More often than not, people tend to look beyond Africa when choosing destinations for vacations. That may be because they do not know that the African continent is home to some astonishingly beautiful fun spots, rich in history and culture. If you are brave enough to explore all what Africa has got to offer, here are our top 8 fun places you should definitely consider visiting in Africa.
This white sandy haven near Prison Island experiences low tides and is the perfect location for snorkeling and swimming with the dolphins. Nakupenda Beach is a breathtaking spot to escape from the world, and the experience will remind you to always live in the moment.
If you are looking for a luxurious holiday, a cultural haven or a heart trenching adventure, Morocco’s imperial city will exceed all expectations.
Marrakesh, also known as the red city, is one of the most evocative cities in the world. Filled with dusty streets and sandstone buildings, it is impossible to walk through the streets of Marrakesh for more than ten minutes without marveling at an architectural wonder.
This is said to be the busiest square in Africa, where you will see a host of entertainers, ranging from belly dancers, astrologers, and fire-eaters to a bunch of other types of street entertainers, all in the square.
Whether you are heading out on an amazing desert trek or enjoying the ultimate relaxation at a traditional Moroccan Haman, you can immerse yourself in the richness of Morocco’s culture.
Nairobi’s Giraffe Manor
Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and a city for great adventures.
A safari holiday should be on everyone’s wish list because, no matter how many wildlife documentaries you may have watched, nothing can be like the real thing. You will love to lounge at one of Nairobi’s iconic hotels, Giraffe Manor, a beautiful spot where you may find a heard of Rothschild giraffe poking their heads through your windows, hoping for a treat before retreating to their forest sanctuary. While in Nairobi, you may visit the Nairobi National Park, which is probably the only wildlife park in the world that is not too far from town and can be accessed with taxis. Home to lions, giraffes, hippos, leopards, cheetah’s, zebras and more, the reserve is best known for breeding endangered black rhinoceros.
Cape Town’s Table Mountain
The Table Mountain, located in Cape Town, South Africa, is one of South Africa’s top tourist attractions. It not only boasts of an extraordinary view many will die to see, it also has several beautiful trails, which is every Hiker’s paradise. Its remarkable features sure make it a great destination for nature-lovers deserving of a breathtaking view.
Agadir is a major city in Morocco, located at the Atlantic Ocean, near the foot of the Atlas Mountains. Agadir is Morocco’s top sea resort, an ideal place for a family vacation, with activities such as snorkeling and surfing readily available to tourists. If you are planning a getaway for your family, this is an ideal spot for you.
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Erin Ijesha, also known as the Olumirin Water Falls, is situated in Ipetu-Ijesha, Osun State, Nigeria. It has a view that is a sight to behold. An ideal family vacation destination, the overlooking viewpoint of the falls is also a frequent location for television soaps, films and various commercial TV productions. Here, tourists can engage in swimming, rock climbing and picnicking in a peaceful natural and adventurous environment.
Obudu Cattle Ranch
Located in Cross River State, towards the Nigeria-Cameroon border in South-Eastern Nigeria, the Obudu Cattle Ranch is over 24 square kilometers in size and has a temperate weather condition that ensures green vegetation and grazing of cattle all round the year. The Ranch is a tourist delight as a result of its divergent attractions like natural swimming pools, horse riding facilities, beautiful waterfalls, gorilla camps, bird watching spots, sporting facilities and exquisite accommodation.