Planning a vacation soon? Well, you have come to the right place, as we bring to you some of the best holiday destinations in Africa. Sometimes, you go to a place and you never want to leave because of how surreal your experience was during your time there, these five places will do that to you. Africa has some of the most amazing places for you and your family to go and have the time of your lives, as well as re-bond. Sadly though, some places are not even known. Explore with us as we will look at the top 5 places that serve as holiday destinations within Africa.
We also recommend our guide to the 7 of the best African safari destinations.
Kajuru Castle, Kaduna
While some believe that this place doesn’t exist and others question why such a beautiful place should be in Nigeria, the truth remains that this magnificent place is located at kajuru village in Kaduna state, Nigeria. The castle was built during the years 1981 to 1986, and it was finally opened in 1989. It was constructed by a German expert who lived in the village at the time. This breathtaking villa is considered to be one of the most amazing holiday destinations in Nigeria. In order to give the best services possible, the castle operates exclusively and only accommodates 12 individuals or 5 couples at a time. The features inside the castle include four dungeon rooms, master’s bedroom, swimming pools and a kitchen. If you pay close attention, you might even see the live crocodile and the peacocks. The castle’s rooftop has chairs and tables that can accommodate its visitors when they just want to soak up all the beauty that make up the castle. The courtyard, the garden and the swimming pool are things that make the castle even more beautiful. Basically, its home away from home, you just have to visit this place.
Zona Braza Beach Lodge, Mozambique
Located between a freshwater lake and the Indian Ocean, this beautiful beach lodge is where you need to be during your next vacation. Zona braza’s beach gives you a view that lingers in your memory for a really long time. The many rock pools along the beach, the restaurant, poolroom and swimming pool are all the attractions you get to enjoy during your stay in the beach lodge. There’s also sea swimming and snorkeling, for the super aquatic folks. The lodge guarantees a 24 hour gate control and night security to ensure the maximum safety of its guests. It is also fumigated regularly to keep mosquitoes and rodents away, talk about great customer service, am I right? The lodge is very well equipped and always kept neat at all times. Activities to do at the beach lodge further includes; rock and surf fishing, dropshot and fly-fishing, birdwatching, kite-surfing and of course photography, because who wouldn’t want to take pictures in such a beautiful place? Don’t miss out on this experience.
La Casa Del Papa, Ouidah
This beach resort is one of the most captivating places you will come across in Benin republic. Located in Azizacoue, this beauty offers you the best time with all the activities to be done. Kayaking, swimming, learning about then culture of history of the host community, ouidah, these are all things that you get to do when in La Casa Del Papa. This resort assures you of a great atmosphere, hospitality, relaxing and clean rooms, good food from their restaurant, a private beach and an outdoor pool where you can enjoy and relax your nerves. The resort also has a children’s playground and a sun terrace as well as a free Wi-Fi! I can’t think of a better place for you to spend your vacation if it’s not in this serene and beautiful destination.
Zanzibar Beach Resort, Tanzania
Situated on the south west coast of Zanzibar, this beach resort is the perfect place for your holiday getaway. With its flawless white sandy beach, beautiful landscaped gardens, a captivating view, magnificent and tidy rooms, this is a place to be indeed. The beach resort has invested a lot in training their staff and that is why the customer service there is impeccable. They make you feel so welcome, and take good care of you. You don’t need to worry about the food there because there is a wide range of delicious meals to choose from. If you are a lover of views, then you will be highly impressed with the Zanzibar beach resort, because the view of the sunset and the ocean is simply not enough to put into words, you need to experience it firsthand.
North Island, Seychelles
If you badly need a getaway from all of life’s hustle and bustle, then this is the right place for you. This island gives you the maximum freedom and privacy you need to experience, and not just that, you also get to relax and have fun while at it. The beautiful and breathtaking villas, the great cuisine, the mind-blowing activities provide you with the time of your life, literally. There are a lot of activities to do while in North Island which makes everything worthwhile. You get to do things like; scuba diving, snorkeling, cycling, guided nature walks, fishing, excursions, kayaking, stand up paddling, etc. this place is simply the best! Not only do you get to participate in these amazing activities, you get fed to the brim with various dishes of your choosing, in your dining place of choice. The culinary team there works hard to spoil surprise and delight their guests with all manner of cuisine. Still considering your trip there? Don’t bother; this is the place for you.
We hope this post helped in your decision making, and that you have the best time during your holiday.