Beach Holidays In Africa: The Best Places For Sun and Surf

By Karen Elowitt Published: October 8, 2016, 7:08 am
best beach holidays in AfricaDahab, Egypt. Shutterstock.

African travel is not only about safaris. It’s also a great place for a beach holiday, which can mean a remote island hideaway, an urban beachfront, or a lakeside retreat. Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh is known as world-class beach destination. Tourist friendly resorts, warm water and wide beaches are popular with Europeans just a one- or two-hour flight away. For a less touristy experience, head to the Sinai’s hippie-ish enclave of Dahab. It’s less developed.


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