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When you're planning your travels to Africa, the amount of accommodation options can seem quite overwhelming. But for those looking for something a bit different, there are some innovative souls out there who have thought outside the traditional four-walled bedroom box and have either found or created some very unique places in which to spend a night of slumber.

   So if you're looking for an extraordinary experience to be the cherry on top of your African cake, check out these unique places to wake up that will make a holiday on the continent even more memorable.


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Cover photo provided by The Manta Resort, Pemba Island, Tanzania. Image taken by Jesper Anhede and copyright of Genberg Art UW Ltd. To find out more about Africa's only underwater room, click here.