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North Africa Holidays

North Africa Holidays

Unveil the Riches of the Maghreb in North Africa.

Holidays in North Africa

A region steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty; North Africa is alive with holiday magic. Comprising countries such as Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt, North Africa offers an unforgettable line-up of experiences for intrepid travellers and luxury lovers alike. From ancient cities and vibrant markets to stunning desert landscapes and pristine beaches, there’s a holiday for everyone in North Africa. 
Whether you're exploring the labyrinthine streets of Marrakech, marvelling at the pyramids of Egypt, or relaxing on the beaches of Tunisia, North Africa promises an extraordinary journey into Africa.

When is the best time to visit? As you may expect North Africa can get hot, hot, hot! But if you can handle heat North Africa can be a great summer holiday destination. However, if you prefer holidays mixed with days by the beach and exploring local attractions- Spring months like May to June are the perfect time to visit. 

Where to stay in North Africa? The BIG hitters of North Africa among holidayers are Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt. And for good reason. With luxury resorts offering the perfect blend of amazing sights and spaces to unwind, North Africa Offers the best of both worlds. From the white sands of Morocco's Essaouira and Dakhla to the turquoise waters of Egypt's Red Sea Riviera, there are plenty of idyllic beach destinations to choose from for sunbathing, swimming, and water sports just a hop away from the hustle and bustle of city life where streets come alive with colourful markets and tantalising scents. 

Travel guide

From ancient cities and historic ruins to stunning natural landscapes and vibrant cultural experiences, North Africa offers a wealth of opportunities for travellers seeking adventure, discovery, and relaxation. 

  • Best time to visit: July-October
  • Most suited for: Couples, Groups
Trek Through the Atlas Mountains

Trek Through the Atlas Mountains

Embark on a trekking adventure through the Atlas Mountains, a rugged range that stretches across Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Hike through verdant valleys, past cascading waterfalls, and alongside traditional villages, where you can experience breathtaking views and encounter hospitable locals. Visit Berber villages in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, where you can learn about traditional crafts, cuisine, and customs, or attend a cultural festival in Algeria or Tunisia to experience Berber music, dance, and storytelling.

Explore Morocco’s Imperial Cities

Explore Morocco’s Imperial Cities

Embark on a journey through time in Morocco's imperial cities of Marrakech, Fez, Rabat, and Meknes. Marvel at the intricate tilework and ornate architecture of the historic medinas, wander through bustling souks filled with colourful textiles and spices and explore ancient palaces and mosques that bear witness to centuries of history and culture. Or take a camel trek through the towering dunes of Erg Chebbi and take in the lush oases that dot the desert landscape.

Uncover Ancient Ruins

Uncover Ancient Ruins

Step back in time and explore the ancient ruins scattered across North Africa, remnants of civilizations that once thrived in the region. Visit the Roman ruins of Leptis Magna in Libya, where well-preserved temples, theatres, and baths offer a glimpse into the past, or explore the ancient city of Carthage in Tunisia, once a powerful Phoenician city-state. No trip to North Africa would be complete without a visit to its iconic ancient landmarks, including the temples of Luxor and Karnak in Egypt, where colossal statues and intricately carved hieroglyphs pay homage to the gods, or the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

food and drink

Food & Drink

A tantalising blend of spices, herbs, and fresh ingredients influenced by centuries of trade, North African cuisine is made to be savoured. Feast on fragrant tagines and couscous dishes in Morocco, sample spicy harissa and flavourful couscous in Tunisia, or enjoy fresh seafood and mezze platters in Egypt. For those travellers a little less adventurous in the foodie department, there are plenty of places offering familiar international and home favourites to enjoy. 

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