Whether you're a beach lover, or culture vulture - North Africa is full of possibilities for the perfect holiday. Top up the tan in Tunisia, meander through the medinas in Morocco or Egypt and immerse yourself in fascinating, unique locations. Fancy checking out North Africa for your next trip? Here are some of our top tips for places to visit.
Overlooking the beautiful Red Sea, Hurghada is a great choice for a North Africa holiday. A former fishing village, Hurghada is now a modern resort town, with a great selection of hotels to choose from and miles of sandy beaches. The town is particularly famous for its scuba diving, with nearby coral reefs and wreck sites providing plenty of opportunities to explore. Hurghada also offers family-friendly activities and a vibrant nightlife scene, while shopping options include both big name brands and traditional souks.
Found between the Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara Desert, Tunisia’s mix of fantastic beaches and fascinating history make for truly memorable holiday experiences. You can explore ancient sights in its beautiful capital, Tunis, or just lie back and relax, with beach resorts like Hammamet enjoying practically year-round sunshine.
A meeting-point of European, Berber and Arabian cultures, Morocco offers some of the most iconic sights in North Africa. The narrow streets of Marrakech’s Medina and its bustling Jemaa el-Fnaa square are filled with exciting sights, experiences and flavours to discover. Fes and Tangier have inspired visitors for centuries, while the former capital of Meknes is fast becoming a popular destination.