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


July 2016 trip report

Lluís Vives writes: We've just come back from our trip in Ghana, which we really enjoyed. Your guidebook and updates have been really helpful although most of the prices have changed due to current exchange rate (for euro, about 4.4GHC / 1 euro). In Accra, we found the Rising Phoenix Hotel in Usher absolutely rundown and … Continue reading July 2016 trip report

Beach Walks from Winneba to the Ivory Coast border

Thanks to James Fraser for these detailed notes about walks taken along the Ghanaian coast over 2011 to 2013: These notes are for those who are thinking of walking along the coast in Ghana.  The coastline is very beautiful, in parts, particularly west of Takoradi.  For anyone who enjoys walking; the coast possibly offers the best … Continue reading Beach Walks from Winneba to the Ivory Coast border

Almond Tree Guesthouse, Elmina

David and Kiki write: We'd like to commend highly the Almond Tree Guesthouse in Elmina. We love evrything about the place. The rooms were clean and inviting. The owners and staff were hospitable. But most of all, what struck us was the collection of dozens of photos and captions about persons with African roots - … Continue reading Almond Tree Guesthouse, Elmina

Twitter Paradise, Ampenyi (Elmina)

Thanks to Emmanuel Nash for letting me know about Twitter Paradise, his new budget lodge and campsite located close to the beach at Ampenyi, near Elmina. Emmanuel describes it as follows "A very relaxing serene and secure place for suited to families, couples, individual & cooperate bodies. The rooms are very airy and decorated with the finest locally made materials. The restaurant serves continental and local dishes, and … Continue reading Twitter Paradise, Ampenyi (Elmina)