12 Of The Most Beautiful Beaches In Africa

The African continent is blessed with an amazing coastline.

The coastline of Africa is beautiful. And is as diverse as the people who live on the continent. From North to South and East to West, Africa boasts of amazing beaches. Here are some of the beautiful beaches in Africa:

1. Belle Mare Beach, Mauritius

This beach is on the Eastern coast of Mauritius. Fine white sand, shallow clear waters and a tranquillity that will relax even the most stressed out person in the world are what to expect from this hauntingly beautiful beach.

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2. Skeleton Coast, Namibia

Nothing compares to the beauty of desert meets the ocean. The skeleton coast boasts of sand dunes from the Namib desert gently sloping down into the Atlantic. Whale bones and shipwrecks also litter this beach.

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3. Tofo Beach, Mozambique

This beautiful beach is 8 kilometres long with clear waters and lots of fun.

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4. Ifaty Beach, Madagascar

Located on the Southwestern coast of Madagascar, Ifaty is the perfect place to be if you’re a fan of white sands, coconut trees and snorkelling.

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5. Anse Soleil, Mahe, Seychelles

Forests and mountains slope down into the bay of Anse Soleil in Southwestern Mahe to form this private getaway.

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6. Nungwi, Zanzibar, Tanzania

This fishing village in Zanzibar is fast becoming an ideal for beachgoers. With palm trees and turquoise waters, the beach is the best place to have a quiet laid back time.

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7. Watamu, Kenya

This beach with its white sands and turquoise waters is part of Malindi Marine Reserve Park, a marine protected area. It is also a breeding ground for the green and hawksbill turtles.

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8. Coffee Bay, Wild Coast, South Africa

This wild beach with its plunging cliffs and forests rolling down to the ocean is one that you’d not forget about in a hurry.

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9. Banana Beach, Sao Tome and Príncipe

This beach on the island of Principe will take your breath away. It is a stretch of beach with white sand, forest-fringed edges, clear shallow waters and plenty of quiet.

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10. River No. 2 Beach, Freetown, Sierra Leone

Mountains with vivid green vegetation provide a backdrop for one of the most beautiful beaches in Sierra Leone.

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11. Chaves Beach, Boa Vista, Cape Verde

Chaves Beach is another place where you can get tranquillity at its finest. With soft sand dunes gently running down into the Atlantic, you’d never want to leave.

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12. Sidi Bou Said Beach, Tunisia

Although always crowded, the Sidi Bou Said beach provides another beautiful place to hang out apart from the colourful town on the cliff.

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