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Make a holiday rental home, or villa in Africa your home away from home

Africa

The world's second largest continent, Africa, is impossible to explain in these pages. However, travel to Africa and self catering African holidays are so diverse that every holiday maker will be able to find their dream holiday somewhere in this magnificent continent. Including the islands off the coasts, Africa is comprised of 53 countries, and every landscape known to man. Many different apartments and villas in Africa can be found in the tropical rainforests, deserts, savanna plains and sub-arctic conditions on some of the highest peaks can be found in different destinations, meaning that you can participate in any adventure sport in Africa.

Things to do in Africa

African safaris are hugely popular for holidaymakers. Lions, hyenas, giraffe, zebra, crocodiles, buffalo, elephants, camel and many other magnificent African animals can be seen in many parts of Africa, and safaris can be designed for all levels of comfort, from hikes into the wilderness with tents and rations (and armed guide is essential for these, as the African animals are wild and extremely dangerous) to guided drives around specific parks.

The coastal regions supply fantastic beaches of all description, and water sport conditions to suit all. The surfing in South Africa is of particular note.

Due to the original tribal make-up of Africa, culture is diverse. Culinary variations across the continent are huge, and there are some real culinary treats to be found. African music and dress also differs, and there are some countries, especially in the north, where dress code is very important for travelers.

Places to holiday in Africa

Egypt and Egyptian accommodation has great heritage. When you first think of Egypt, pyramids, sphinxes and temples spring to mind. There is of course more to the country than this, but the pyramids make sensational viewing. Egypt also offers desert treks, golf and a magnificent Red Sea coastline (Sharm el Sheik), where scuba diving and fishing are popular. You can also take a cruise down the River Nile, from which you can see parts of the country not usually discovered on African holidays.

Kenya has an incredible diversity of landscapes, from wilderness to coast, forests to mountains and deserts to cities. Within 20 minutes of the capital, Nairobi, is the Nairobi National park, where game can be seen free within sight of the city skyline.

If Africa seems too far away, Morocco is only around 3 hours by air from the UK. Living in an African luxury riad in Rabat, Fes, Marrakesh, Casablanca or Tangier, you have access to some of the most colouful markets in the world, as well as a magnificent coastline and the chance to hire a 4x4 and try your hand at desert driving!

South Africa, one of the most popular destinations in Africa is a land of incredible diversity. The unspoiled coast boasts dramatic scenery, with waterfalls dropping directly into the ocean, and elsewhere, wide golden beaches sweeping into the horizon with surfers, body boarders and deep sea fishermen dotted out beyond the swells. Within a few hours drive of the coast are the plains and parks filled with animals, and battle grounds from South Africa's fiery past. Of special note is the battle field at Rorke's Drift, the battle behind the film Zulu.

Tunisia is a colourful and spicy land, with many festivals and celebrations all year round. It has Mediterranean beaches, perfect for windsurfing and sun bathing on empty beaches. Golf is also popular here, and resorts like Hammamet and Sousse provide top class facilities, and luxury villas in Africa.

Travel to Africa

There are hundreds of airports across Africa accepting regular cheap flights from the UK. Choose a destination and holiday accommodation for an African holiday before deciding on the easiest flight to catch! "

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (79 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Separate Toilets
    • Sleeps 4
    Apartment #6147076
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      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (13 reviews)
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 3
      Studio #1396645a
      13
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        Exceptional! 5/5
        (15 reviews)
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 2
        Multiple rentals Villa #1102210a
        15
        Viewed 80 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Bungalow #926624a
          24
          Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (26 reviews)
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 3
            Chalet #867289a
            26
            Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.3/5
              (12 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #6338509
              12
              Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (12 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 3
                Cottage #4050536
                12
                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                  (12 reviews)
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Apartment #1443401a
                  12
                  Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (10 reviews)
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 5
                    Multiple rentals House #1102210a
                    10
                    Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Condo #1882942
                      2
                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                        Very Good! 4/5
                        (6 reviews)
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                        • 3 BR
                        • 3 BA
                        • Sleeps 8
                        Villa #6783863
                        6
                        Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                          (37 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Bungalow #1031133a
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                          Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (21 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #1247110a
                            21
                            Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5/5
                              (20 reviews)
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 16
                              Multiple rentals Villa #1680591
                              20
                              Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Chalet #4250048
                                2
                                Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (10 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Apartment #1470193a
                                  10
                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                    (22 reviews)
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 3 BA
                                    • Sleeps 10
                                    Villa #888849a
                                    22
                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (9 reviews)
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #1674829
                                      9
                                      Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        Villa #1505647a
                                        3
                                        Viewed 64 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (9 reviews)
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 4 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Villa #1637459
                                          9
                                          Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                            (5 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Apartment #1436231a
                                            5
                                            Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (14 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              Villa #1550193
                                              14
                                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (16 reviews)
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                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Apartment #2362063
                                                16
                                                Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                  Apartment #1153523a
                                                  10
                                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                    (4 reviews)
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                                                    • Studio
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Bungalow #1463374a
                                                    4
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Apartment #1453560a
                                                      2
                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                        (8 reviews)
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                        Studio #1381723a
                                                        8
                                                        Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                          (31 reviews)
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                          Bungalow #668760a
                                                          31
                                                          Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                            (21 reviews)
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                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 4 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                            Riad #941228a
                                                            21
                                                            Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (23 reviews)
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              House #1380948a
                                                              23
                                                              Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                (7 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                Apartment #6320164
                                                                7
                                                                Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                  (23 reviews)
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                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Apartment #847872a
                                                                  23
                                                                  Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (16 reviews)
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                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                    Villa #1659994
                                                                    16
                                                                    Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                      Villa #2463857
                                                                      1
                                                                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                        (8 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                        Apartment #1206626a
                                                                        8
                                                                        Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (13 reviews)
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          House #2052822
                                                                          13
                                                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (12 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Villa #6812836
                                                                            12
                                                                            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (17 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Bungalow #572061a
                                                                              17
                                                                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                House #882863a
                                                                                5
                                                                                Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                  (29 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Apartment #67295
                                                                                  29
                                                                                  Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Villa #1729671
                                                                                    7
                                                                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (12 reviews)
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                                                                                      • Studio
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Studio #1356339a
                                                                                      12
                                                                                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (4 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Chateau / Country House #2502908
                                                                                        4
                                                                                        Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (23 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          House #2057104
                                                                                          23
                                                                                          Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (26 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Villa #6303097
                                                                                            26
                                                                                            Viewed 67 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              Apartment #1383791a
                                                                                              3
                                                                                              Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (27 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilets
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                House #851583a
                                                                                                27
                                                                                                Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (17 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  House #1708482
                                                                                                  17
                                                                                                  Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Very Good! 4/5
                                                                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • Studio
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #1013803a
                                                                                                    7
                                                                                                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Very Good! 4.1/5
                                                                                                      (16 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • Studio
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #924903a
                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                      Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Fantastic House - Fantastic Views

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This house comfortably catered for 8 adults and one child. We had a great view of Gordon's bay and managed to spot some whale and dolphin whilst lounging by the pool. The pool provided much needed relief from the Cape Town heat! The gas braai meant we could cook our own meals and soak up the views as the sunset. If the weather was windy or cool, the was a large dining table in the open plan kitchen/dining/living room with amazing views. The house catered for the child in our party (3 years old) very well as the lounge room situated next to the pool contained many toys and a TV with kids channels. This was a welcome surprise once we arrived! The house was well stocked with all the necessities required; towels, sheets, look roll, washing up liquid, large fridge, kitchenware etc. The agent the we met on arrival was super helpful and was readily contactable with any queries we had throughout our week long stay. Would recommend this property and would stay again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

                                                                                                      Des vacances rêvées..

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Nous avons passé une super semaine dans cet appartement, près de la grande plage de flic en flac, près des commodites. L'appartement est grand même trop grand pour nous 2 adultes et 2 enfants (3 ans et 1an). Il est équipé d'une baignoire BB d'une chaise haute et d'un lit BB. Nous avons profitez pleinement de la piscine le seul jour de pluie et tous les autres jours en rentrant de la plage. Merci à la femme de ménage qui a étendu notre linge..! Et merci à Ravin et Manda Carpen pour avoir répondu à toutes nos questions avant le départ. Yves et Ophélie
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017