Travel Guide The top 8 5-star hotels you need to visit in Africa

In today's Kenya Airways Travel Guide, we introduce you to top 5-star hotels in Africa you need to visit.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

You don’t have to travel out of Africa to experience the luxury of a 5-star hotel.

Over the years, many new hotels have sprung up in Africa which offer services that match those expected in Dubai, Paris , London and other places noted for high-end hotels.

In today's Kenya Airways Travel Guide, we introduce you to top 5-star hotels in Africa you need to visit.

Djibouti Palace Kempinski

play Djibouti Palace Kempinski


The Djibouti Palace Kempinski is located in the city of Djibouti between the Red Sea and Indian Ocean. The 5-star hotel has 320 rooms and suites catering for its numerous visitors as well as locals in the area. The hotel’s style is inspired by Arab and African architecture with a combination of clay and golden tones. 

The majestic edifice sits on large beachfront with so much sand and setting of palm trees and bougainvillea that gives you a sense of luxury and relaxation at first-hand.  The hotel is only 9km from the airport and will just take a few minutes to arrive at the premises.  

Constance Tsarabanjina

play Constance Tsarabanjina


A small private island with 3 pristine beaches 90 minutes from Nosy Be by boat, this is the paradise of Constance Tsarabanjina, 25 villas facing the sea, which has just reopened after being completely renovated.

The Constance Tsarabanjina offers 25 air-conditioned villas built with wood-rose, thatched roofs and terraces for an area of ​​47 m2. 13 of them are along the north beach and the other 12 along the south beach.

Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club

play Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club


If you have the time to relax on your trip to Kenya then the magnificent views of majestic Mount Kenya from the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort is the best anecdote. With 120 luxurious rooms set in an over 100-acre landscaped gardens, the club offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure to its visitors.

Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club is described as the ideal base for a truly superb holiday in Nanyuki, Kenya providing great cuisine as well.

Constance Belle Mare Plage

play Constance Belle Mare Plage


Everything about the new stylish renovated Belle Mare Plage is invigorating and inviting.  The soft white sands and turquoise lagoon which lay on the facility is a sight for sore eyes. You’re allowed to choose from one of the 104 prestige rooms, 149 junior suites, 6 deluxe suites, 18 distinctive villas or the presidential villa on the top-notch island.

All the fun you need with family, business associates or by yourself is here. Seize the opportunity to try new things in the beautiful island of Mauritius in this 5-star hotel

The Wheat Baker

play The Wheat Baker


One of Nigeria’s finest luxury boutique hotel, the Wheatbaker hotel located between the business district of Ikoyi and Victoria Island is also another spectacular destination to lodge if you find yourself in the city of Lagos in Nigeria. The hotel is a few minute drives from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport and is destined to become Lagos’ top lifestyle, luxury accommodation and entertainment address.

Meikles Hotel

play Meikles Hotel


100 years and still counting, Zimbabwe’s 5-star Luxury hotel, Meikles has always been the topmost destination for most people travelling to the country. It’s well-known for the services, accommodations and hub for leisurely activities

Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

play The Presidential Suite at The Twelve Apostles hotel and Spa


The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is an award-winning hotel destination owned by the Red Carnation Hotel Collection in Cape Town. The 5-star hotel is situated above the Atlantic Ocean and flanked by one of South Africa’s most visited tourist spots, Table Mountain National Park.

The hotel derives its name from the Twelve Apostles mountain range in the area and features 70 guest rooms, with unique features that include a holistic spa, private cinema, and breath-taking views from the legendary Azure Restaurant and The Leopard Bar.

Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City

play Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City


The new Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City is Accra’s latest leisure and luxury destination and located in the Centre of Accra’s business district.

This 5-star hotel is a few steps away from some of the most important landmarks in the city including the Efua Sutherland Children's Park, National Theatre of Ghana, Accra International Conference Centre and Ohene Djan Stadium. The hotel is noted for its rooftop poolside and exquisite banquet halls.

Kenya Airways, The Pride of Africa; flies daily from Accra to 43 destinations in Africa, including Nigeria where you find these attractions.

Kenya Airways was recently voted Africa’s Leading Airline and has won the award for Leading Airline Business Class Africa for 4 consecutive years. Its holidays solutions business unit, KQ Holidays, specializes in putting together awesome holiday packages across the world, but especially within Africa.

Kenya Airways takes pride for being in the forefront of connecting Africa to the World and the World to Africa through its hub at the ultra-modern Terminal 1A at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.

Visit for more information on Kenya Airways.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email:

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos

Top Articles

1 Pulse Food How to prepare light soup the Ghanaian waybullet
2 DIY Recipes How to prepare Ghanaian vegetable stewbullet
3 Pulse Food How to prepare kontomire stewbullet
4 Pulse Food How to prepare chicken currybullet
5 DIY Recipes How to prepare 'kontomire stew' and boiled plantain...bullet
6 Pulse Food How to prepare wrewre/melon seed soupbullet
7 Pulse Food How to make beef saucebullet
8 Pulse Food How to prepare squid curry at homebullet
9 Pulse Food How to prepare banku and okro stewbullet
10 Pulse Food How to prepare fried beans cakebullet

Top Videos

1 Meet the Ghanaian private chef who is cooking for all the big names...bullet
2 Food 101 How To Prepare Fried Plantain And Beans Stew - Food 101bullet
3 Food 101 Kooko ne Kontomire abomu - Food 101bullet
4 Tourism This park has only large penis monumentsbullet
5 X'mas Ways to add flavour to your rice this Christmasbullet
6 Getaway Places in Ghana to spend the Christmas holidaysbullet

Food & Travel