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75 things to do in Accra and Ghana • Sport, spas and pools

With tips on everything from Accra's best restaurants and shops to museums and sightseeing – read our ultimate guide to things to do in Accra

Luxury at the Labadi Beach Hotel

Labadi Beach is a high-end resort that retains its colonial cool. It boasts a sizeable, turquoise swimming pool, with a smaller children’s pool and fountain. Sporty types will be more than satisfied with the gym, floodlit tennis courts, volleyball court and table tennis equipment; sauna and massage services are also available.

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Ringside for boxing

Ghana's boxing heritage is remarkable – in terms of international boxing heroes the country punches well above its weight. To see some boxing head to the district of Bukom (with someone who knows the area) – where there are 20 boxing schools. Also try the Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (+233 302 760 892).

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Horse play at Accra Polo Club

Anyone interested in hobnobbing with the city’s elite can head to the prestigious Accra Polo Club. Originally founded back in 1902, the club is still going strong, attracting monied expats from around the world.

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