If you think you can’t find luxury in Africa, you better think again. The African continent boasts some of the world’s most beautiful luxury vacation homes, often at prices that can’t be beat. Here are some of the most luxurious rentals found on Airbnb.
This fabulous beachfront villa located is located near Swakopmund, Namibia. It offers 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a private pool, sauna, and gym offering ocean views.
This incredible beachfront home on Senegal’s Petite Coast features 9 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, private swimming pool and a large terrace overlooking the sea. And it’s only located 45 minutes from the international airport.
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This stunning villa home is located Abidjan and accommodates up to 18 people in 8 bedrooms and 8.5 bathrooms. With a private swimming pool and jacuzzi, small gym, and huge living room, it is a perfect space for large groups.
This spectacular villa home in Vilanculos offers the ultimate in privacy and luxury. It features 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, with indoor/outdoor dining, a sunken outdoor firepit lounge, a jacuzzi, and a beautiful rooftop terrace with stunning panoramic views over Vilanculos Bay and the Bazaruto islands. A private chef and selection of private boats for hire also available.
If you ever wanted to stay on a wildlife game reserve, here’s your place. This modern and private home in the Mara Conservancy in Kenya offers guests an exclusive safari experience away from the crowds. You’ll have views of the Mara river and its hippo residents from your bedroom and see a variety of wildlife in the surrounding area. It features a main house and 5 separate cottage bedroom units, as well as a private housekeeper and chef.
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This elite Residence offers guests 5 star luxury in the award-winning N’Wambu Safari Lodge in Mjejane Private Game Reserve in Mpumalanga South Africa. This 10 sleeper retreat is ideal for families, friends or corporate events seeking exclusivity and privacy. A private pool and terrace with firepit features alluring views of the bush.
Villa Zin, near Marrakesh, is guaranteed to leave you in a zin-like state. It sleeps 16 in 10 en suite bedrooms situated among the main house and 3 stand-alone guest apartments. Amenities include a private outdoor pool, 2 al fresco dining areas, a spa with a traditional hammam, massage room and gym, and 2 housekeepers.
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This serene lakefront wine retreat is located on the Vrede en Lust wine estate in Franschhoek, South Africa. It sleeps 12 in 6 en suite bedrooms and boasts a private pool with outdoor seating area and gorgeous mountain views.
This exquisite beachfront villa sits on 5 acres of land in Diani Beach, Kenya. It features 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, a massive 82 foot (25 m) pool, and even comes with a private chef.
This exquisite 4-bedroom house with private pool is perfect for a group getaway in Lagos, Nigeria. It provides plenty of sunlight with floor to ceiling windows and features modern finishings throughout.
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Go to Hollywood in Cape Town South Africa. This contemporary California-style home boasts breathtaking mountain and ocean views and offers amenities which include a private outdoor pool, terrace, jacuzzi, gym, bar and game room, library, home theater, a housekeeper and a butler. It sleeps up to 12 people in 6 en suite bedrooms.
Experience island living at its best at this luxury private villa on Eden Island in the Seychelles. Offering breathtaking views of the inner islands and Indian ocean, this waterfront home sleeps 10 guests in 5 bedrooms. Amenities include a private pool, use of 2 golf carts, kayaks, as well as access to the nearby resort facilities.
This palatial mansion in Marrakesh is the perfect setting for weddings, receptions, or intimate gatherings with family or friends. It sleeps 10 people in 5 en suite bedrooms and even has its own traditional hammam. While enjoying the 82 foot (25m) pool and palm tree lined outdoor terrace, you’ll be treated with 5 star service by the on-site housekeeper, chef, 2 kitchen clerks and waiter/butler.
Explore the 115 islands of Seychelles by private charter yacht. This 51 foot Leopard power catamaran boasts 4 guest cabins each with en suite bathroom, a large saloon and kitchen, and a large flybridge lounge. Guest charters include an experienced skipper, crew member, and a chef to prepare delectable meals while you relax.
Enjoy your private deck and sunsets on the water with this all-inclusive yacht charter in Zanzibar Tanzania. Featuring 4 en suite bedrooms, two sun terraces, and a professional chef and crew, this yacht has everything you need for a relaxing getaway. There’s no better way to explore the Zanzibar archipelago.