Africa is home to numerous gorgeous beaches both inland and coastal. We spanned the continent to find the most beautiful beaches on the continent. Here is a select list of 5 magnificent beaches that will leave you captivated by their beauty.
The Bazaruto Archipelago is paradise for divers who’ll marvel at the coral reefs. The underwater world is home to many species of colorful fish, whale sharks, dolphins, manta rays, mackerels, and more. Bazaruto is the ideal place to relax and feast on prawn platters.
While the name doesn’t come top of mind when you mention Kenya beaches, Diani has consistently been voted one of the top beaches in Africa. Take some time to enjoy the long stretch of white sand and take a dip in the Indian Ocean. There is a wide range of accommodation, with beach resorts, hotels, hostels and honeymoon tree houses.
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
One of the most beautiful spots along the Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay offers the perfect beach for spending a day in the ocean. The town is a haven for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, with plenty of activities like whale-watching, body-boarding, surfing and sunbathing along the Robberg Peninsula
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
You may not believe it, but until 1968, Sharm el-Sheikh was just a quiet fishing community. But now, it has become one of Egypt‘s most popular beach resorts. Hot in the summer, while pleasant and warm in the winter, Sharm is a fantastic beach to visit in the Sinai Peninsula.
A tropical island in the warm Indian Ocean off the coast of mainland Tanzania, Zanzibar is a place full of history and multicultural heritage. It offers wonderful experiences for travellers, including dining out in Arabian style houses, on rooftop terraces or even on a rock in the ocean. Off the coast of East Africa, Zanzibar is a full of white sand beaches, easygoing vibes and shady palms. Wherever you stay, you’ll find paradise.