West Coast updates

Many thanks to Nancy Chuang, who is currently in Ghana updating the Bradt Guide for the 8th edition, for these useful news snippets: AKWIDAA/EZILE BAY: A new chief for Akwidaa was installed in 2017, and everyone says this has made things safer for tourists. CAPE THREE POINTS: If you are self-driving to Escape 3 Points, … Continue reading West Coast updates

Crime at Ezile Bay, Akwidaa

Regrettably, we have to alert readers to an ongoing crime problem at Ezile Bay, which is otherwise one of Ghana's loveliest beach retreats. We received a report today about a break-in to one of the rooms on 24 December 2016 in which the victim lost all his valuables. We also understand that at least one similar incident happened … Continue reading Crime at Ezile Bay, Akwidaa

Safari Beach Lodge, Akwidaa

Nouss writes: I'd like to bring to your attention my big disappointment about one of the hotels listed in your 6th edition, and to suggest that you warn the readers regarding the deterioration of the facilities and the inappropriate, even disrespectful attitude of the management towards customers. I went to Safari Beach Lodge (Akwidaa - … Continue reading Safari Beach Lodge, Akwidaa

Safety alert for coast between Busua and Cape Three Points

Françoise writes: Yesterday on 2 Feb 2016 we were attacked on the road between Ezile Bay and Cape Three Points. We left for Cape Three Points on foot and followed the road and then the beach up to the village and then the light house. We ate at the village then came back the same way. On the … Continue reading Safety alert for coast between Busua and Cape Three Points

Closures in Akwidaa and Tamale

Sam writes: Just spent five weeks in Ghana and would like to notify of a couple of changes. The Green Turtle Lodge in Akwidaa/Cape Three Points is closed for construction and renovation work for the foreseeable future (a taxi driver I spoke to seemed fatalistic about it ever reopening). On the bright side however, it's … Continue reading Closures in Akwidaa and Tamale

Trip Report 5-26th Feb 2013

Sandra writes: We (German couple, 41 and 52, journalist/university prof) visited Ghana for three weeks in February 2013 and found the guide very good and valuable (and – this for Germans who are preparing for Ghana -  far far better than the German one from Jojo Cobbinah, this one gives just lots of wrong and … Continue reading Trip Report 5-26th Feb 2013

Ceto Beach House, Dixcove-Akwidaa Road

Proprietor Claire Wilkinson writes: Ceto Beach House is a self-catering house for rental. From as little as USD25 per person per night you have access to your own house, complete with modern bathroom and kitchen, a private garden and a large, secluded sandy beach with safe swimming. With 2 bedrooms, Ceto sleeps 4 people, with … Continue reading Ceto Beach House, Dixcove-Akwidaa Road