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Africa’s Paradise Islands

Africa’s Paradise Islands

Boasting some of the best coastlines in the world, if you travel to Africa and don’t visit a beach, you’re seriously missing out.

While Africa may be most famous for its bush and wildlife experiences, the tiny islands speckled just off the coast of this continent also deserve some attention. That’s right! Bali and the Caribbean aren’t the only places with dreamy island destinations. Africa has its fair share too!

These are a few of our favourite African islands for a relaxing beach getaway:


Africa’s Paradise Islands

Thriving coral reefs, white-sand beaches, and fascinating underwater world make the chain of islands that makes up the Maldives. This is the obvious choice for those wanting to experience a little piece of paradise. Find out more here:


Scattered across the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles is made up of 115 idyllic islands. Set against a backdrop of lush hills; the powder white beaches are lapped by turquoise waters, providing a postcard-perfect destination for a tropical escape. Find out more here:


Around 1,200 miles from the east coast of Africa, Mauritius is best known for its beautiful beaches, lagoons, reefs, and rainforests. As the island is ring-fenced by one of the largest unbroken barrier reefs in the world, scuba diving here is a magical experience. This little piece of heaven is very popular for honeymoons and romantic breaks. Find out more here:


Zanzibar is one of the most well-known islands in not only Africa but the world. And for good reason. Situated just off the coast of Tanzania, Zanzibar is steeped in culture and history, and the beaches are just the beginning of what’s on offer in this archipelago. It is a brilliant ‘all-round’ destination for travellers offering unique combinations of activities. Find out more here:

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