When it comes to varied and interesting destinations that will suit all types of tastes, Ghana has a lot to offer- from bustling capital cities to charming rural regions.
Whether you are looking for a relaxing weekend or an adventure-filled weekend of sightseeing and exploring historical sites, there are plenty of destinations to choose from.
Here are 5 destinations perfect for weekend getaways in Ghana
WHITE SANDS | GOMOA FETTEH| Central Region
On the West African coast of Ghana, the White Sands Beach Resort and Spa combines luxury and exclusivity, in a delig htful, exotic, understated manner. The resort with 10 well appointed individually designed suites & chalets is situated amidst 60 hectares of tropical garden with exotic plants & trees. The resort boasts of a private beach, club house, restaurants & bars, tennis court, and a helipad.
At White Sands Beach Resort and Spa guest are new culinary experiences that are exotic yet familiar. The cuisine embraces flavours from countries around the tropical belt to the Mediterranean.
VOLTA SERENE HOTEL| HO | Volta Region
Volta Serene Hotel in Ghana is the only four-star facility located in the heart of the Volta regional capital, Ho. The hotel sits atop the picturesque Kabakaba Hill in Ho and the panoramic terraces provide the most magnificent views of the Ho township.
The intimate atmosphere of the hotel gives guests the comforts of a private home with the convenient facilities of a hotel. 150 apartments that range from a modest Deluxe Room to a fully furnished Three-Bedroom Apartment which comes with stellar level of facilities and services. Whether you’re staying for business or leisure, Volta Serene Hotel makes sure that you get nothing less than the best that the capital can offer.
ZAINA LODGE |MOLE | Northern Region
Zaina Lodge is West Africa’s first luxury safari lodge. Nestled in the heart of the Mole forest, Zaina Lodge in Ghana provides world-class hospitality service with a unique touch. Zaina Lodge in Ghana offers unparalleled service and luxury accommodation in Ghana’s National Parks and community wildlife destinations. All 25 rooms are individual luxury tented chalets, complete with private balconies. There are indoor showers, as well as outdoor showers for those who like to bathe under the stars.
Zaina Lodge is located within Mole National Park, the largest game reserve in the country. The lodge looks out over seemingly endless savannah. There are two busy waterholes frequented by animals such as elephants, waterbucks, kobs, bushbucks, hippopotamuses, warthogs, water buffalos, hyenas, and baboons.
AFRKIKO RESORT| AKOSOMBO
AFRIKIKO is a top resort in Akosombo, which is located about an hour and a half drive from the capital city Accra, on the banks of the River Volta.
The Resort has a 3-Wing setup. We have chalets with individual balconies facing the river, the courtyard rooms and the pool-side rooms built in an exotic tropical garden.For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Akosombo, Afrikiko River Front Resort is the perfect choice.
OASIS BEACH RESORT|CAPE COAST
Planned and built as a restaurant by a German-Turkish couple in 2001, it now offers accomodation for low budget travellers as well as for business people, families and tourists. The Resort is located at Victoria Park in Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana. The former capital of Ghana, Cape Coast, is 160 km from Accra on the road to Takoradi.
Oasis is where you plant your feet in the Cape Coast beachfront sands and enjoy the live music blasting from the colonial Ghanaian coastal center where the state-of-the-art restaurant serving international cuisine comes with a cocktail bar. Their nightclub is one to keep you on your feet spinning, especially during their memorable weekend parties. Their huts offer shade for backpackers and the energetic drummers, dancers, and acrobats add to a vibrant atmosphere.