Africa is the second-largest continent on the planet and with a mostly tropical and subtropical climate, this hidden gem promises to produce some excellent beach weather. This diverse continent also has over 18 000 miles of virgin coastline with many majestic bays and beaches. Its no wonder then that Africa has a lot to offer to beachgoers and if you can’t make up your mind on where to go first, here are some of the most spectacular beaches in Africa.
Bom Bom Beach
Located just off the western coast of equatorial Africa is the tiny island of Príncipe which boasts the spectacular Bom Bom beach. Bom Bom beach’s golden sands are lined with coconut trees and a luscious green forest. The sea here is blue and warm and offers tourists fantastic snorkeling, diving and swimming in the pristine water. It’s also a great spot for whale watching and the islands remote location offers visitors a private island vacation
Anse Source d’Argent
This breathtaking beach is located in Seychelles and is undoubtedly one of the world’s most romantic locations.
The sand here is pure white and the aquamarine waters are warm and welcoming. This island paradise is the perfect spot for a romantic vacation or getaway and visitors can spend their days either on the beach or enjoy a spot of snorkeling around the island’s natural reefs.
Located on the island of Mauritius off the coast of Madagascar are the fine sand beaches of the small town of Trou-aux-Biches. Here the waters of the Indian ocean are warm and inviting and adults can enjoy some well-deserved alone time while children can check out the local watersports.
With plenty of resorts in the area, the best time to go is in December, where visitors can enjoy a tropical Christmas on this island paradise.