WATCH: The magical beaches of Africa's islands

While there are thousands of beautiful beaches to choose from, these are a few top picks that are a little more than just your average sandy, palm-lined island beach.

Volcanic sand, dangerous seaside cliffs and one of the most photographed beaches in the world, our African islands know how to deliver spots for the most idyllic memories. 

READ: Where to find the best of SA's secret beaches

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