Where to stay around Africa?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 33,746 vacation rentals near Africa. From 12,389 Condos/Apartments to 10,841 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Africa for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Africa?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Africa. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cape Town: 4,348 vacation rentals
  • South Africa: 14,583 vacation rentals
  • Durban: 210 vacation rentals
  • Marrakech: 2,531 vacation rentals
  • Accra: 175 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Africa! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Africa?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Africa:

  • Cape Town: 4,348 rentals
  • Durban: 210 rentals
  • Marrakech: 2,531 rentals
  • Accra: 175 rentals
  • Nairobi: 588 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Africa?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Africa are:

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ): 220 vacation rentals
  • Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ): 46 vacation rentals
  • Vipingo (VPG): 124 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Africa?

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Africa. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Umhlanga Rocks Beach: 240 rentals
  • Ballito Beach: 166 rentals
  • Thompson's Bay Beach: 153 rentals
  • Watamu Beach: 297 rentals
  • Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre: 87 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Africa listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Unique Experiences at Africa Vacation Rentals

Africa is a vast continent made up of diverse cultures. Most Africa vacation rentals are located in countries in the eastern and southern parts of Africa or the far northwest coastline. Africa has the reputation of being somewhat uncivilized by western standards yet it has a raw beauty and attraction to it that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Africa tends to attract the more adventurous travelers and those who appreciate wildlife and nature.

Coastal Beauty at Africa Vacation Rentals


If you are looking for a beach vacation, Africa's coastline has some of the longest stretches of sandy coastline in the world. You will find Africa vacation rentals in top destinations such as Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa. You don't even have to rough it, unless you want to. The coastal cities host some of the best Africa accommodations options available. In Cape Town, for example, guests can enjoy Africa rentals that have modern sophistication and every luxury imaginable.

Wildlife Attractions near Africa Accommodations


Most people staying at Africa vacation rentals visit the continent to see the unique wildlife that roams the plains. There are many national parks that are protected sanctuaries where visitors to Africa villa rentals can enjoy several days of game viewing. See the big five which include elephants, lions, buffalo, rhinos, and if you are lucky, elusive leopards. Africa rentals located in the bush provide a unique African travel experience. Immerse yourself in the sights sounds and smells of the African bush and enjoy an unforgettable African vacation.

Mountains and Landscapes at Africa Rentals


When staying at Africa vacation rentals, guests can experience diverse landscapes. The continent has towering mountain ranges, deep canyons, volcano calderas, wide savannah plains, forests and deserts. No matter which Africa accommodations you choose, you can witness blazing sunsets and starry night skies that will amaze you. The more adventurous traveler staying at Africa house rentals can go on a trekking trip across the mountain landscapes.

Narrow down your search of Africa vacation rentals to include Cape Verde rentals or Morocco vacation rentals in your search.

Explore destinations around Africa

Nairobi
588 vacation rentals
Mombasa
96 vacation rentals
Western Cape
7,650 vacation rentals
Algiers
43 vacation rentals
Tunis
174 vacation rentals
KwaZulu-Natal
953 vacation rentals
Gauteng
1,278 vacation rentals
Arusha Region
67 vacation rentals
Pwani
200 vacation rentals
Sousse Governate
101 vacation rentals
Mahdia Governate
37 vacation rentals
Greater Accra
176 vacation rentals
Mpumalanga
262 vacation rentals
Nabeul Governate
195 vacation rentals
Fez-Meknes
229 vacation rentals
Limpopo
231 vacation rentals
Casablanca-Settat
472 vacation rentals
Eastern Cape
490 vacation rentals
NW
984 vacation rentals
Kajiado County
17 vacation rentals