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

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Latest news from eastern and coastal Ghana

Thanks to Nancy Chuang, who is Ghana right now researching the coming 8th edition of the Bradt Guide, for the following key updates (listed in alphabetical order): ACCRA (TESHIE-NUNGUA): people who book online would already know this, but if you’re driving out to the African Royal Beach Hotel without making prior contact, just know that … Continue reading Latest news from eastern and coastal Ghana

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

News from Cape Three Points

Kate Woolever Martinez writes: I have traveled to Ghana many times and have enjoyed your books! This past summer I took my high school students from Minneapolis, MN, USA there for 4 weeks. While there we were living in Cape Three Points. I wanted to reach out to you because Cape Three Points is doing … Continue reading News from Cape Three Points

Green Zion Gardens, Butre

Irene writes: Green Zion Gardens in Butre has upgraded its services since your last edition was published. Thos owner-managed lodge now offers accommodation (listed on http://www.airbnb.com) as well as an Indian vegetarian restaurant and bar. It has 3 rooms for rent. 30 cedis each person. One is a double room with twin beds with bathroom and porch. … Continue reading Green Zion Gardens, Butre

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