With more than 50 different countries on the continent, Africa is home to thousands of beaches, many of which are under explored and not yet developed for tourism. However, there are plenty of interesting and absolutely amazing beaches in Africa including the beaches in the Western Cape, Mauritius, Tunisia, and Kenya. Many of the beaches of Africa are located along the Indian Ocean and feature soft white sand and turquoise waters perfect for fishing, swimming and water sports. Explore the mangrove channels of Lamu or have a relaxing day along the rocky coastline of the beach in Tunisia. There's plenty to see and do at the beaches of Africa.