10 of the Hottest Travel Destinations in Africa


Hello, J fam!

I’m sure your Bucket list looks like this.  Get seven figure salary job – Check. Post more selfies – Check. Stay fit – Check. Sky Dive in Johannesburg- uhmm, not checked yet.

We all love to travel, but going abroad; to Europe and the Americas has become stale. Africa is the new travel hot spot of the world. Didn’t get the memo? Thank us later. What’s more? Travelling within the continent not only avails you the joy of enjoying the expansive beauty of Mother Africa and improving your continental geography knowledge, but IT IS QUITE AFFORDABLE.

So save up your millions and get ready to explore Africa. We dare you not to be awed by the splendour of their ambience.

Here we go. 10 hottest travel destinations in Africa:

South Africa

South Africa is a choice tourist destination in Africa. Its Cities are filled with five-star hotels, resorts and beaches. Nature and lots of tourist attractions are also found in South Africa like zoos, safaris and mountains. This is definitely a place to be.


This East African country is indeed a beauty to behold. What with its beautiful landscapes, skyscrapers in Nairobi, it’s numerous parks and conservation centers. Some of  the interesting sites to visit in Kenya are the Maasai Mara,  West Tsavo National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Aberdares National Park, Mount Kenya amongst others. Make sure you stop at the lovely hotels in their major cities, Nairobi and Mombasa.

Lagos, Nigeria

This fun, lively and upbeat city is a wonder in Nigeria, a West African country. Lagos, nicknamed ‘Eko’ is complete with tourist attractions, beaches, five-star hotels and exquisite restaurants. Whenever you visit, do not forget to check out the amazing resorts, museums and art galleries, eat at a local ‘bukka’, dance at a night club and attend a live musical concert at Freedom park. Lagos is a must visit in Africa.


Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania which is made up of islands. This is one place you’ll definitely want to visit on your next vacation. The sky and water are an unforgettable shade of blue that is only seen in movies. There are various resorts and hotels in Zanzibar and it has become a major honeymoon destination for couples.

Accra, Ghana

This upbeat city in West Africa is filled with lots of positive vibes; hospitable people and lovely places. Ghana is famous for is historical sites and tourists attractions. You’ll love the Elmina castle which is a heritage site and subsequently Labadi beach hotel.



Gambia is West African country bordered by Senegal and the Atlantic ocean. It is actually one of the smallest countries in Africa and specializes in tourism. Gambia is filled with lots of hotels, resorts and National parks that would keep you properly entertained during the period of your vacation.


Seychelles is a French Archipelago located in the Indian Ocean, east of Mainland Southeast Africa. It has a number of islands and islands automatically means beaches. It is a beautiful place to enjoy a cool dive in the water, especially during Summer. It is also fast becoming a choice honeymoon location because of it’s dreamy scenery and clear blue waters.


Morocco is a beautiful country located in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It is characterized by large mountainous interior and large portions of the desert. This Arab- African country has a lot of culture to offer to it’s visitors. What with it’s grand landscapes Sahara, waterfalls, amazing architecture, beautiful gardens, beaches and more. You do not have to be told twice to visit.


Egypt is a very ancient and historical country located in North Africa. One that would thrill you about Egypt is the history and culture which it holds. By the time you visit the Pyramids of Giza and Menkaure, Hurghada, Luxor and the Red Sea, you will be amazed at the depth and archaeology of the place. It’s also a very fun place with lots of beaches resorts and more, especially in Cairo which is its capital.


According to The New York Times, Tunisia is “known for its golden beaches, sunny weather and affordable luxuries.” It is yet another North African state that holds great beauty within its walls. There are coastal resorts, lovely architecture and more to be seen in Tunisia.




Start packing your bags J fam for an amazing trip around Africa.

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