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Africa Beach Destinations

Some of Africa's most unusual - but no less inspiring - beaches are located far from the coast in the continents interior. Although fresh water experiences the great lakes of the Rift Valley provide beach holidays that rival any coastal beach holiday. Kenya and Tanzania are legendary wildlife safari destinations but in recent years they have also become known for their beach holidays, offering warm water and excellent diving and fishing. Arguably the best known beach destinations in Africa, apart from the large Indian Ocean Islands, are the islands of the Zanzibar archipelago off the coast of Tanzania. Rich in history and culture Zanzibar has long been an add-on for visitors to the iconic game areas of Tanzania such as Serengeti and Ngorongoro. From tropical shores and bustling towns to remote islands and historical ruins the Kenya beaches offer far more than a paradise of white sands and turquoise waters - with great reefs the Kenya coast provides some of the best scuba diving and big game fishing on the African coast. From romantic secluded islands to great family resorts the coast of Kenya has it all for a great family beach holiday safari.

We believe in the power of the beach, and the Indian Ocean has some of the best in the world. Some of these are even coupled with true stunning accommodation worthy of the finest holiday memories. Barefoot luxury, spa treatments, wildly beautiful beach shelters, private plunge pools and incredible underwater adventures are all on the agenda; the choice is yours. The superb quality of Indian Ocean beaches and private Indian Ocean Islands complement any African safari itinerary. These may be easily - or sometimes slightly less easily, depending on your safari options - incorporated into most safari itineraries, and eye-opening diving and snorkelling here can seem to continue your wildlife adventure. Beach accommodation style may be small and simple, chic and exclusive or all-inclusive five star luxury, depending on your preference.

African Beach
African Beach
African Beach
African Beach
zanzibar

zanzibar

An enticing destination that sits just off the coast of Tanzania, the archipelago of Zanzibar has retained a classic charm and culture. This was once East Africa’s commercial hub, merging over time to become a fusion of Arabic-inspired architecture, ancient ruins and sugary beaches.

lamu island

Lamu Old Town is the oldest and best-preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa, retaining its traditional functions. Built in coral stone and mangrove timber, the town is characterized by the simplicity of structural forms enriched by such features as inner courtyards, verandas, and elaborately carved wooden doors.

diani beach

A land of lush greenery and sparkling white sands, invites you and your family to take leave from your busy, stressful schedule and relax in one of the many Diani beach hotels, under an umbrella with a glass of fresh juice and breath in the crisp clean and fresh air breezing from the blue ocean.

watamu

Transfer from your Nairobi hotel and transfer to Nairobi airport. You may also be transferred to Nairobi or Wilson airport directly from your safari. Fly on the 1-hour flight to Ukunda airstrip.

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