With rich cultural diversity throughout the continent and surrounding islands, Africa is a fantastic holiday destination year round, with hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers flocking to enjoy the warm climates and exciting experiences.
Known for its spectacular wildlife, Africa is the best place on earth to discover beautiful creatures in their natural habitat, and plenty of luxury resorts offer sustainable safari trips for those who want to see lions, elephants, buffalo and rhino in protected national parks.
Zambia’s Royal Zambezi Lodge offers guests tailored safari experiences, as well as fishing and canoeing right on the Zambezi River, and those visiting Tanzania’s Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge can soak up the incredible landscapes of the sprawling Serengeti National Park.
One of Africa’s busiest and most exciting countries is, of course, South Africa. When you take in the gorgeous sights, excellent food and vibrant cities, it’s easy to see why South Africa is so popular with holidaymakers.
Cape Town’s De Verdwaalde Boer is located in one of the oldest wine regions of South Africa, and this hotel arranges exclusive wine tasting sessions for guests. Meanwhile, in Umhlanga you’ll find The Oyster Box, a five star hotel that is set in lush tropical gardens that are filled with indigenous plants and even features a beautiful reflection pool where guests can relax and unwind.
The mainland isn’t the only place where luxury holidays are par for the course, as Africa’s host of islands also know how to spoil guests.
Featuring what has to be one of the world’s most beautiful infinity pools, the Banyan Tree Hotel in the Seychelles overlooks the turquoise ocean and even comes with a private stretch of beach for guests to enjoy. Across the water in Mauritius you’ll find the Maradiva Villas Resort and Spa, where each of the stunningly decorated villas comes complete with their own infinity pool - you can’t get much more decadent than that!
That’s not all Africa has to offer, as we have plenty more hotels and resorts to discover in this region. We’ve handpicked each of our hotels to ensure we share the best of the best here at Infinity Swimming Pools, so keep reading to find your next vacation spot.