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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
    79
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      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (14 reviews)
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 3
      Studio #1396645a
      14
      Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5/5
        (15 reviews)
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 2
        Multiple rentals Villa #1102210a
        15
        Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Bungalow #926624a
          24
          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (27 reviews)
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 3
            Chalet #867289a
            27
            Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.5/5
              (14 reviews)
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #1443401a
              14
              Viewed 83 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (20 reviews)
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 8
                Villa #1680591
                20
                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (13 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 3
                  Cottage #4050536
                  13
                  Viewed 12 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 85 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 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Apartment #1453560a
                        2
                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (6 reviews)
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 8
                          Villa #1505647a
                          6
                          Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (37 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Bungalow #1031133a
                            37
                            Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                              (9 reviews)
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 2
                              Studio #1381723a
                              9
                              Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (8 reviews)
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                                • Studio
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Apartment #1355275a
                                8
                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Condo #1882942
                                  2
                                  Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Chalet #4250048
                                    2
                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                      (11 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Apartment #1470193a
                                      11
                                      Viewed 13 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 14 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 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (32 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 3
                                            Bungalow #668760a
                                            32
                                            Viewed 34 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 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                • Studio
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                Bungalow #1463374a
                                                5
                                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                  (17 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Apartment #2362063
                                                  17
                                                  Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                    (28 reviews)
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Villa #6303097
                                                    28
                                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (20 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Villa #55503
                                                      20
                                                      Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                        (10 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        Apartment #1206626a
                                                        10
                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (13 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Villa #6812836
                                                          13
                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                            (13 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Apartment #6338509
                                                            13
                                                            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              Villa #2463857
                                                              1
                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (11 reviews)
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                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                Villa #1637459
                                                                11
                                                                Viewed 14 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 20 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 14 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 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                        (11 reviews)
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 3
                                                                        Apartment #1153523a
                                                                        11
                                                                        Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                          (22 reviews)
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 4 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                          Riad #941228a
                                                                          22
                                                                          Viewed 66 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 24 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 33 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 14 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 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (14 reviews)
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                                                                                    • Studio
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Studio #1356339a
                                                                                    14
                                                                                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                      (15 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Apartment #6194044
                                                                                      15
                                                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (17 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        Villa #1659994
                                                                                        17
                                                                                        Viewed 14 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 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (25 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            House #2057104
                                                                                            25
                                                                                            Viewed 34 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 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (28 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilets
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                House #851583a
                                                                                                28
                                                                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Very Good! 4/5
                                                                                                  (7 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • Studio
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #1013803a
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                  Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                    House #6883924
                                                                                                    3
                                                                                                    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Very Good! 4.1/5
                                                                                                      (17 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • Studio
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #924903a
                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                      Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      spacious and clean

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      we enjoyed our stay enormously. The apartment block was easy to find, the Concierge kind, and the flat well equipped and furnished. It was in a pleasant setting surrounded by mature communal gardens. Would recommend.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Tranquil une fois installè

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Apartment small but well equipped. Close to beach. Main issue was that despite prior correspondence the key was not available on arrival, we were not expected and could not access our accomodation for the 1st night. After midnight we had to walk to find an alternative. Internet also at times intermittent. Otherwise we were very happy during our stay.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017