Africa is a beautiful continent with a lot of amazing cities that have a lot of prestigious and captivating residential areas. Some of these areas are homes to the majority of the elites, businessmen and foreigners who love to get the best nature  have to offer in the continent. Ten of these cities are discussed here you should watch out for the Number 10. And the Residential areas are as follows:-

1) Banana Island, Lagos Nigeria

Banana Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

The Lagos Banana island is an artificial island on the Foreshore of Lagos State in Nigeria, it derives its name from its curvy architectural design. The Island is situated in Eti-Osa Local government area, in the lagoon from where Lagos state derived its name and if is connected to another exclusive area, the Ikoyi Island by a dedicated road. It consists of recreational facilities, residential homes including Hotels and Commercial Buildings. Its Beauty comes with a price ; for, it is the Most Extravagant and Expensive Neighborhood in the whole of Nigeria. Forbes Magazine once described the Island as ” a place of Unrivalled opulence and grandeur”.

Banana Island Lagos, Nigeria.

2)Lavington, Nairobi Kenya

Lavington Nairobi, Kenya.

Lavington is an Opulent Residential area located in the Northwest of the city centre of Nairobi the capital of Kenya, Kenya is a country in East Africa with a coastline on the Indian Ocean, it is a country that is blessed with Savannahs, Lakelands and mountain Highlands. In the Capital city of Kenya, Nairobi the Lavington Neighborhood is found. Lavington is a Suburban Neighborhood where upscale Apartments are found, the foreign embassies are also found in this part of the City’s capital. It’s home to the landmark educational institutions in the country.

Lavington Nairobi, Kenya.

3) Gigiri, Nairobi Kenya

Gigiri Nairobi, Kenya.

Another wonderful Residential area in the capital of Kenya is the Gigiri, and unlike the Lavington, this affluent neighbourhood is made up of single-family houses. And it is one of the largest Expat Communities in Africa. The reclining village shopping centre features Hotels, Entertainment Facilities. Gigiri is famous for its unique location making it into the heart of Nairobi’s Diplomatic and International communities.

Gigiri Nairobi, Kenya

4) Sandhurst, Johannesburg South Africa

Sandhurst sandton, South Africa.

A list of beautiful Residential areas in Africa is incomplete without mentioning Johannesburg South Africa, and in this loving city of South Africa, Sandhurst Residential area in Sandton. It is the wealthiest suburb in the country, therefore, making it a safe and beautiful place to stay.

Sandhurst Sandton, South Africa.

5) Camps Bay, Capetown South Africa

Another beautiful Residential area In the continent and still in South Africa is in Capetown, Camps bay to be specific, a beautiful place to stay and it is known for its white sands, natural rock swimming pool and the view of the Twelve apostles mountain. Apart from being a haven for visitors, camps bay is very much a village with modern Villas, apartments buildings and very beautiful family homes.

Camps bay, Cape Town, South Africa.

6) Transasco Valley, Ghana

Ghana, a remarkable country that spans the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic ocean in its south, shares borders with the ivory coast, Burkina Faso and Togo. In this beautiful country, there is one of the most amazing Residential areas on the continent and that is the Transasco Valley. The Transasco valley offers a calm environment with lush green Trees and astonishing houses

Transasco Valley, Ghana.

7) Miramar, Angola

The Angolan people are known to be very hospitable kind and fun-loving people so almost all their Neighborhoods are epic, and then there is the Miramar Residential area in Angola, which is one of the few neighbourhoods in Luanda that has high-end buildings with incredible views of the sea. Since colonial times the Miramar Neighborhood has been regarded as a prestigious place to live.

Miramar Luanda, Angola.

8) Oyster Bay Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Oyster Bay luxury Homes.

The city of Dar es salaam is living proof of the saying that “Wherever there is Peace, there is progress”. Because this abode of peace as its name implies is always alive with people from all over the world to this Financial hub in Tanzania. Dar es Salaam which is the largest city in East Africa houses the Oyster Bay Residential Area. In our Religious books paradise is said to be a garden where water flows. We can say with no element of doubt that, Oyster bay can be described as a “mini-paradise” known for its glamorous beach where elites including ministers, permanent secretaries, directors, commissioners and even ministers have their homes. Not to mention the fact that Europeans have resided here since Colonial times and till date. You can also find them working for Developmental Aid Organisations in the country.


Oyster Bay
Hillside homes overlooking Oyster Bay of

9) Maitama, Abuja Nigeria

Located in the capital of the giants of Africa, Maitama Abuja is the most beautiful district in Abuja and also one of the Luxurious and amazing places to stay. Maitama is an upscale area of grand embassy buildings and chic hotels. The Residential area is highly developed and it is one of the most sought after neighbourhoods in Nigeria.

Maitama Abuja, Nigeria.

10) Marrakesh, Morocco

Marrakesh, Morocco

Lastly, there is the Marrakesh Residential area in Morocco, and here is the reason why this Residential area is unique, it is the fourth largest imperial kingdom of Morocco. And it is a major economic centre and home to Palaces, Mosques and also gardens. The Marakesh city’s symbol is the Moorish minaret of 12th century Koutoubia mosque and it is visible for miles. Because of its attraction, this abode is the most visited place in Morocco

Marrakesh, Morocco

And that is it for our list of some spectacular residential areas in Africa. Be sure to stick around on this amazing site to see more about Africa, to read more content like this click here 

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