Africa certainly offers some hot weather and a variety of choice for both winter sun and for summer holidays.
South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, Cape Verde, and Kenya are some of the popular choices.
South Africa is ideal for winter sun, as their summer peaks at the same time as winter in the UK. With Cape town, Johannesburg, and Kruger national park as some of the top destinations. Read more about South Africa.
Morocco is much closer to Europe, in-fact it’s less than 5 hours away by plane. The culture in Morocco is vibrant and fascinating, with stunning places like Marrakesh and Fes to explore. Read more about Morocco.
Not much further than Morocco is Egypt, on the east cost of Africa. Many famous places here such as the Nile, the pyramids, the Sphinx, and the city of Cairo. Read more about Egypt.
Out to the west of Africa in the North Atlantic Ocean you can find a wonderful tranquil island holiday in Cape Verde, where tourism is still in its infancy. Read more about Cape Verde.
Kenya is on the East coast and had a coastline in the Indian Ocean. Of the countries we’ve listed, Egypt is the most proximal to the Equator, meaning the sun is always very intense and the seasons vary the least in terms of peak temperature. With both seaside and safari holidays, it’s worth reading more about Kenya.