7 Beautiful Places to Visit in Ghana

7 Beautiful Places to Visit in Ghana

Highly praised as the friendliest country in Africa, many people want to visit and explore Ghana, people are searching for places where they would love to feel the environment.

You might be a person who loves learning about the past, enjoys being outdoors, likes trying new foods, or is always ready for an adventure.

In this blog article, let me take you through 7 beautiful places to visit in Ghana. So, walk with me, and let’s tour these beautiful places.

1. Accra: The Vibrant Capital City

Accra is an amazing city in Ghana where you can experience the local culture. You can enjoy music and dance, try delicious dishes like jollof rice, and participate in fun festivals. Accra isn’t just any city, it’s a fun adventure.

Must-Visit Places in Accra

The National MuseumThis is the place to learn about Ghana’s history and culture through its extensive collection of artifacts.
Makola MarketA busy and colorful market where you can get everything from cool Ghanaian kente cloth to fresh fruits and veggies.
Osu CastleAlso known as Fort Christiansborg, it has served as a seat of government and a historical landmark that tells the story of Ghana’s colonial past.
Labadi BeachThe most popular beach in Accra, perfect for a relaxing day out.

But to truly experience Accra, consider exploring with Bibiniba Tours. Their Accra City Tour offers a unique journey through the city’s historic and business districts, showcasing a city that beautifully blends colonial and modern architecture.

You’ll not only see the usual sights but also discover what makes Accra truly great. Highlights include the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, the Cultural and Arts Center, James Town, Osu African Market, Independence Square, and the bustling Makola Market. And as the sun sets, experience the vibrant nightlife in Accra. 

2. Atakwame Island: An Eco-Friendly Paradise

Atakwame Island is a cool eco-friendly island in Ghana. It’s on the Volta Lake and it’s like a secret treasure with beautiful nature and quiet places. You can listen to the calming sounds of the lake and look at the clear blue sky.

It’s the perfect place for camping, no matter if it’s your first time or you’re an expert. But if you want to make your trip even more exciting, you should think about joining the ‘Eastern Escape’ tour by Travel Junkies.

They’ll show you the Asenema Waterfall, let you play outdoor games, take you for a picnic at Papaya Recreational Village, and even give you a wildlife and nature tour. It’s a great way to take a break from the hustle and bustle and enjoy Ghana’s natural beauty. 

3. The Hanging Village of Shiare: A Mountain Settlement

The Hanging Village of Shaari, located in the Oti Region of Ghana, is a sight to behold, the houses seem to hang in the air. built from local materials, the village has two waterfalls you can hike to.

The hike may be challenging, but the breathtaking views of the waterfalls and the surrounding landscape are well worth the effort.

If you enjoy such adventures, you might also love our Volta Experience by Tour With Lex. It includes a visit to the Wli Waterfalls, the Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary, and a hike up Mount Afadjato, the tallest mountain in Ghana.

4. Nzulenzu: A Village on a Lake

Nzulenzu is a unique village that’s not on land but on Lake Amansuri near a place called Beyin 90 kilometers west of Takoradi. It’s amazing because all the houses are built on stilts above the water and are connected by wooden paths. It’s like walking in a village floating on a lake.

If you’re fascinated by this, our Nzulenzu Tour could be your next adventure. Led by Aba Anderson, the tour includes a canoe ride to the village, a walk through the stilt houses, and a visit to the Nzulezu Cultural Center, providing a deeper understanding of the village’s history and traditions.

5. Aburi Botanical Gardens: A Breath of Fresh Air

Located in the mountainous town of Aburi, the Aburi Botanical Gardens cover a vast area of nearly 65 hectares. The gardens house a wide variety of plants and trees like the royal palm trees (Roystonea Regia), the spine palms (Aiphanes horrida), and more, flourishing in the cool mountain air.

For those who enjoy the outdoors, our Quad biking and Waterfalls tour hosted by ‘The Get Out Ghana‘, offers a unique way to explore the Eastern Region of Ghana, including a visit to the Oboadaka and Asenema Falls.

5. Rock City: A Premier Hotel Destination in Africa

Rock City is a modernized hotel and resort situated on the mountaintop of the Kwahu township in the Eastern region of Ghana. It provides a lavish and exquisite experience with its 500 individually furnished rooms.

It features a laptop-friendly workspace, air conditioning, an outdoor pool, free self-parking, A 24-hour front desk, concierge services, and 2 meeting rooms in addition to perks like separate sitting areas, bathrobes, and more. 

With a 4-star rating from Sarpong Isaac, a local guide, he wrote ”Exquisite and serene environment. Cosy and centilating rooms for your comfort ✨️ 💖.  Customers are treated as Queens and Kings

For a more intimate experience, Sojourn Cabins offers beachfront cabins. Surrounded by beautiful landscapes and beaches, you can disconnect, cook your food, and explore the Ghanaian coast at your own pace.

6. Busua: For Beach Lovers

Busua is a beach resort and fishing village in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region in Ghana. The beach is one of the nicest in Ghana. It’s known for its serene environment, golden sands, and clear blue waters.

It’s the perfect place to relax, soak up the sun, and enjoy the beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. You can take a stroll along the beach, swim in the clear waters, or try your hand at surfing and enjoy breathtaking sunsets and beach bonfires in the evening.

If you’re drawn to natural beauty, consider our Waterfall Hopping tour with Transit Global. It takes you to Asenema Waterfall, Oboadaka Waterfall, Adom Waterfall near Aburi, offering a refreshing escape from the city and a chance to marvel at Ghana’s captivating landscapes.

7. Cape Coast

Cape Coast in Ghana is a city that’s important historically. It played a big role in the slave trade and had lots of old buildings.

But it’s not just about the past. Cape Coast has amazing beaches, colorful markets, and delicious food. Let’s discover some must-see spots in this city.

Must-Visit Places in Cape Coast

Cape Coast CastleThis 16th-century trading lodge now contains the Museum of West African History.
Kakum National ParkThis forested parkland makes for a great day hike with fantastic views, especially from the wooden suspension bridges that soar a hundred feet overhead.
International Stingless Bee CentreThe International Stingless Bee Centre (ISBC) is a sanctuary for stingless bees and a place of environmental education and ecotourism.
Wesley Methodist CathedralThis gracious old church was set up by missionaries of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society in 1835, making it one of the oldest (and largest) churches in Cape Coast.
Fort VictoriaBuilt in 1821 on a hillside in western Cape Coast, Fort Victoria was used as an outlook post by the British, hence the stunning views out over the town.
Fort WilliamThis former lookout post and lighthouse was built in 1820, and has wide-ranging views over the town.

To fully experience Cape Coast, consider our Cape Coast Day Trip hosted by The Get Out Ghana. The tour includes a visit to the Kakum National Park, the Cape Coast Castle, and Elmina Castle, and ends with a relaxing time at the nearby beaches.

In this article, we’ve journeyed through seven beautiful places in Ghana, each offering a unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty.

We’ve explored the vibrant city life in Accra, the eco-friendly paradise of Atakwame Island, the mountain settlement of The Hanging Village of Shiare, the lake village of Nzulezo, the lush Aburi Botanical Gardens, the luxurious Rock City, and the historical journey in Cape Coast.

Each place we talked about has its own special thing that can appeal to different people. You could be someone who loves history, enjoys nature, likes to eat, or is always up for an adventure, and you’d still find something cool to do.

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