Living in Accra and feel like you need a weekend away? If you’re looking for a short break away from the city, we’ve got a list of the hottest spots outside the city, perfect for spending two to three days away from the hustle and bustle of Accra. Whether you’re looking for a spa getaway, the chance to hike up a mountain or want to relax next to the beach, our list of short breakaways is perfect for anyone looking to get out of Accra for a bit.
This small town in the Asuogyaman District boasts a surprising range of exciting activities and points of interest. Visit the Akosombo Dam, set sail on the cruise ship the Dodi Princess, enjoy a massage at the spa of the Royal Senchi Hotel, go fishing on the Volta river or go hiking in the Akwamu Gorge, where you might spot the nearly-extinct Picathartes bird. Akosombo is only a two-hour drive from Accra.
The Volta region is home to an abundance of impressive waterfalls, lush green farmland and beautiful mountains. Make a trip to the Wli waterfalls, West Africa’s largest waterfall which is located within the Agumatsa Sanctuary. Visit the Volta Regional museum, Tafi Agome Caves and the Keta lagoon. This region is perfect for fans of hiking and the outdoors.
Ada is the perfect location for your next weekend trip: with stunning beach resorts, fantastic cuisine and heaps of things to do and see, Ada is a weekender’s dream. Located just 2 hours drive from Accra, Ada is easily reached for a short break. The town Ada Foah is located on the southeast coast, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Atlantic Ocean. Ada Foah offers various activities, like swimming, fishing, sailing and boat cruises and the town is host to many holiday chalets, hotels and guesthouses.Mobus Properties Ltd. is a privately-held Ghanaian property investment, development and management company focusing on commercial and residential property development. The company has property portfolios in Ghana and Nigeria.