Get some R&R on an African beach holiday! What kind of African Beach Holiday are you looking for? A romantic honeymoon, a beach wedding, family vacation, or for the ultimate; combine an African beach holiday with an African safari and enjoy the best experience.
We can help you find your ideal African beach vacation. Whether you like a luxury resort or a secluded retreat, a private location on a white-sand island; or being close to the city life. There’s also a fascinating combination of cultures, colorful marine life, and adventure activities; to explore if you want to do more than just unwind.
African Beach Holiday
Beach vacations on the Kenyan coast are characterized by sandy beaches and crystal clear water. Flanked by coconut palms, and tropical colors. This is the ideal spot for unwinding before or after a safari. You can do nothing or participate in a variety of activities, both in and out of the water.
Diving, snorkeling, and kite surfing are just a few of the water-based activities available. Both beginners and skilled water sports enthusiasts will enjoy the Kenya coast. For more information; visit our Kenya Beach Holidays.
Madagascar’s beaches are uncrowded and a key draw for divers and sunbathers because of its 5,000 kilometers of coastline. Northern Madagascar is home to the majority of the island’s beach resorts and villages.
A lot of people don’t realize a beach holiday is possible in Malawi as it is a landlocked country. But it has a lake that takes up nearly a fifth of the country! Lake Malawi‘s crystal pure freshwater makes it an ideal location for wonderful beach vacations in the heart of Africa.
Snorkelers and divers come to witness the incredible variety of colorful ‘Rift Valley’ cichlid fish. Water skiing, parasailing, yachting, wake boarding, and other water sports are possible at lodges. Although most guests come for a relaxing beach vacation after a safari in Africa.
Mauritius is a tropical island on the warm Indian Ocean; offering world-class hotels, and beautiful white sandy beaches. Typically, the West coast of Mauritius is better for open sea water sports. While the East and South coasts are best for water based adventures around the lagoons. Both open sea and ‘lagoon’ based activities are possible along the North Coast.
The long stretch of Mozambique coastline and its islands; is the best-kept secret for fantastic beach vacations. With its countless white-sand beaches. The Bazaruto Archipelago in the south and the Quirimbas Archipelago in the north; both contain a number of wonderful tropical islands that provide excellent destinations for beach holidays in Africa.
Seychelles has 115 breathtaking tropical, granite islands with some of the best beaches in the world. And many fantastic beach resorts.
South Africa is often called ‘A World in One Country’ as it has everything to offer holidaymakers including beach holidays. Most popular are in the Cape including Cape Town itself, the Garden Route, and the West Coast.
The warm Indian Ocean waters of Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa and Mozambique offer some of the best scuba diving in the world. In Mozambique, you will encounter whale sharks and manta rays. Mozambique has the largest marine protected area and a visit to Quirimbas Archipelago and Bazaruto Islands offer spectacular uncrowded beaches and diving.
Some of the top South African dive sites are:
Sodwana Bay – famous for its tropical fish and ragged-tooth sharks,
Aliwal Shoal – one of the top ten dive sites in the world,
Two-Mile Reef – well-known for its excellent snorkeling inside the reef as well as a host of exciting dives on the outside.
Scuba diving off the Southern African coast offers numerous shipwrecks which are awesome dives.
Tanzania offers the incredible Indian Ocean waters of Pemba and Mafia Island (Zanzibar) and for some freshwater dives, Lake Tanganyika. You’ll be in awe at the colors and clarity beneath the lake.
The quality of diving in Seychelles is second to none. But it is always a good idea to check on the trade winds if this is your main reason for visiting.
Just contact us with your details, dates, and where you would like to go and we’ll send you an obligation-free quote.