Where to stay around Africa?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 11,349 vacation rentals near Africa. From 4,202 apartments to 2,686 houses, 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 HomeAway.

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 HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cape Town: 1,539 vacation rentals
  • Marrakech: 1,219 vacation rentals
  • Morocco: 3,296 vacation rentals
  • South Africa: 2,444 vacation rentals
  • Casablanca: 174 vacation rentals

And HomeAway 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: 1,539 rentals
  • Marrakech: 1,219 rentals
  • Casablanca: 174 rentals
  • Johannesburg: 195 rentals
  • Sandbaai: 50 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): 70 vacation rentals
  • Cape Town International Airport (CPT): 1,365 vacation rentals
  • Johannesburg International Airport (JNB): 180 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?

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

  • Stade 5 Juillet 1962: 39 rentals
  • South Africa Library: 1,254 rentals
  • Africa Centre: 1,241 rentals
  • V & A Waterfront: 1,236 rentals
  • Camps Bay Beach: 1,255 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Africa listed on HomeAway 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.