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Your comprehensive guide to the best things to do in Accra

The Hot ListThe Hot List

The Hot List

Read on for our guide to the week's coolest events and most interesting venues. If you manage to tick off all ten, head back to our home page for daily upd...

Libreria Gh

Libreria Gh

Calling all bookworms! Ghana’s first subscription model library is here, tucked away in PAMA House in West Legon, and the model is a new concept to Ghana ...

Best places to Have a Break in Ghana

Best places to Have a Break in Ghana

THERE IS NO other city like Accra. It’s a place full of life and excitement. There’s so much sprawl, variety and diversion in the city, just like its hugger-mug...

Surfing in Ghana

Surfing in Ghana

Over the Christmas Holidays 2013, Busua Beach hosted the Busua Beach Boardriders Surf Championships. Surfing in Ghana is still a young sport, but it's a sport...

It came from the sea

It came from the sea

As the African sun rises over the Gulf of Guinea, the long wooden fishing boats begin to dot the horizon. Slowly they grow in size, the shapes on board becoming...

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The best of Accra

75 things to do in Accra and Ghana • Sights, heritage and history

75 things to do in Accra and Ghana • Sights, heritage and history

Take a tour through Ghana's history – and then find read our feature 50 thinsg to do in Accra & Ghana

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Accra's cultural highlights

National Museum of Ghana

National Museum of Ghana

The National Museum is home to some of Ghana’s most absorbing historical finds. The museum, opened by the Duchess of Kent in 1957, gives an opportunity to trave...

WEB Du Bois Memorial Centre

WEB Du Bois Memorial Centre

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an African-American civil rights activist who became a citizen of Ghana in the 1960s. He was known as the ‘Father of Pan-Af...

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum

A national park erected in memory of Osagyefo (the Messiah) Doctor Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first president and one of its founding fathers. Built on a former Bri...

Where to take kids in Accra

Ci Gusta

Ci Gusta

3 out of 5 stars

Ci Gusta, an international franchise bringing a wide array of gelato, frozen yogurt, waffles and many other desserts. This cafe, located conviniently in Airport...

La Palm Royal Beach

La Palm Royal Beach

La Palm Royal Beach is one the best pool complexes in Ghana, an ideal way to spend a lazy Sunday. Plus there's  La Palm Kids Theme Park, a pleasant and saf...

Ci GustaCi Gusta

Ci Gusta

3 out of 5 stars

Ci Gusta, an international franchise bringing a wide array of gelato, frozen yogurt, waffles and many other desserts. This cafe, located conviniently in Airport...

Ci Gusta

Ci Gusta

3 out of 5 stars

Ci Gusta, an international franchise bringing a wide array of gelato, frozen yogurt, waffles and many other desserts. This cafe, located conviniently in Airport...

La Palm Royal Beach

La Palm Royal Beach

La Palm Royal Beach is one the best pool complexes in Ghana, an ideal way to spend a lazy Sunday. Plus there's  La Palm Kids Theme Park, a pleasant and saf...

Marvel’s Minigolf

Marvel’s Minigolf

This is an impressive new minigolf course that will attract fun-loving adults as much as children (there’s a bar after all). The 18-hole golf course has t...

Accra Mall

Accra Mall

In the courtyard of Accra Mall is a kids playing area with a bouncy castle and a lots of other rides.  

Kidz Cottage

Kidz Cottage

This is a remarkable place for children under 12 who love to be spoiled rotten. The large safety-conscious play area is great to expend energy, but the part the...

The best weekend escapes

Aqua Safari Resort

Aqua Safari Resort

We were rather taken aback by Aqua Safari. It faces out to the estuary of the River Volta, a mile or so upstream from the ocean. From an open-sided restaurant a...

Royal Senchi

Royal Senchi

The Royal Senchi Resort is a bold undertaking; a largely thatched 84-room complex with facilities for large conferences just west of the town of Akosombo. Its l...

Aqua Safari ResortAqua Safari Resort

Aqua Safari Resort

We were rather taken aback by Aqua Safari. It faces out to the estuary of the River Volta, a mile or so upstream from the ocean. From an open-sided restaurant a...

Aqua Safari Resort

Aqua Safari Resort

We were rather taken aback by Aqua Safari. It faces out to the estuary of the River Volta, a mile or so upstream from the ocean. From an open-sided restaurant a...

Royal Senchi

Royal Senchi

The Royal Senchi Resort is a bold undertaking; a largely thatched 84-room complex with facilities for large conferences just west of the town of Akosombo. Its l...

A complete guide to Mole National Park

A complete guide to Mole National Park

To find Ghana's best wildlife, it's Mole National Park in the north of the country where you need to head. Here's our guide to the park.  Mole (pronounced Mo-l...

Colours of Elmina

Colours of Elmina

Is there a more colourful vision in Ghana than Elmina's fishing port on a clear morning? This masculine little town subjects the visitor to a whirl of sights, s...

Cape Coast Castle

Cape Coast Castle

You’ll most likely be aware of Cape Coast Castle already (Barack and Michelle Obama visited in 2009 to much fanfare), as it was here that some of the worst atro...