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Benguela Province

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Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean from the western coast of Angola, Benguela Province bubbles with culture, trade, and beach life. Established by Portuguese settlers in the 16th century, the provincial capital of the same name offers examples of colonial architecture through Benguela's cathedrals, government palace, lighthouses, and fortifications. A large serving of beach-side relaxation is a must on any Benguela Province vacation, with beaches offering clear water and dive sites, in some cases. Once a major center of Portuguese-African trade, fishing remains a thriving industry across the province's harbors. Keeping that in mind, be sure to sample some of the coast's seafood while in the region. Benguela Province is in Angola. Plan trip to Angola with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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Rising in popularity as a travel destination due to its glimmering coastline and rich culture, Benguela Province offers visitors a range of hotels and bed and breakfasts. A large majority of the places to stay in Benguela Province sit along the Atlantic coastline, particularly within the provincial capital of Benguela and the city of Lobito. Find accommodation ranging from budget-friendly lodgings to beach resort-style premium hotels peppered along these two cities' coastlines. Those staying in Lobito will also be treated to unmatched views of the city's natural harbor, considered one the most scenic in Africa.
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