Africa is a huge continent. It offers many stunning locations for a perfect beach vacation. There is Mediterranean Sea in the north, Indian Ocean in the southeast and Atlantic Ocean in the west.
Here is a brief overview of the top 10 beaches in Africa, according to the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice.
10. Anse Coco Beach (La Digue Island, Seychelles)
This all-seasons beach is less crowded. It is not easy to reach this beach. It is unique and has its own charm. However it can get a bit hot and humid. It is an ideal beach for couples who would want to spend some romantic moments together.
9. Watamu Beach (Malindi, Kenya)
It is advisable to visit this wonderful sand beach between December and March. It is well-known for its crystal clear waters. It offers you many recreation opportunities for a wide range of water sports. If you are lucky, you can scuba dive with dolphins.
8. Bloubergstrand Beach (Cape Town Central, South Africa)
You can enjoy wide open spaces in this wonderful beach. Located just north of the city of Cape Town, this beach is not very crowded and is dog-friendly. This beach is ideal for long walks and wind surfing. You will find many good bars and restaurants here.
7. Praia de Santa Maria (Santa Maria, Cape Verde)
This all-seasons beach is well-known for its golden sands. The weather is pleasant and the waves are just right in this calm and beautiful beach. It is a stunning beach with a lovely pier. You will find many good beach front restaurants and hotels here.
6. Boulders Beach (Simon’s Town, South Africa)
Plan your trip here between November and March. There is a protected colony of African penguins here. You will find these adorable creatures all over the place. The beach offers you a wonderful opportunity to see these amazing creatures in their natural habitat. It is located on the way to Cape Point from Cape Town. This beach is a paradise for penguin lovers.
5. Clifton Beaches (Cape Town Central, South Africa)
This beautiful beach is well-known for its stunning views. It is advisable to visit here between November and March.
4. Grand Anse (La Digue Island, Seychelles)
It is not easy to reach this beautiful beach. But the efforts are definitely worth. It is less crowded. It is an excellent beach for you to just relax. Its crystal clear waters offer some stunning views.
3. Camps Bay Beach (Cape Town, South Africa)
This awesome bathing beach is near Cape Town. It is advisable to visit this beach between November and April.
2. Anse Source d’Argent (La Digue Island, Seychelles)
This stunning beach is privately owned. Its beautiful rocks, blue waters and sand offer many breathtaking views. Snorkeling here is an amazing experience. However, this beach tends to get crowded.
1. Anse Lazio (Praslin Island, Seychelles)
This gorgeous beach is perfect in every way. It is well-known for its stunning clear blue waters. You can visit this beach any time during the year.
The above-mentioned beaches are all well-known for their raw tropical beauty and serenity.