Following on from our previous post on Virgin Atlantic’s new route to Accra, writer and photographer Kim Wildman – author of the Bradt Guide to Ghana and dozens of other African guides – offers some tips on where to sleep, eat and entertain in the capital.
Where to sleep
Labadi Beach Hotel – Best for Trade Fair Centre and the Beach
This 5-star hotel displays rare attention to detail in everything from the architecture and lush landscaped gardens to the standard of service and quality of its rooms. Adjacent to the lively and attractive La Pleasure public beach and practically opposite the Trade Fair Centre, it’s also only ten minutes by taxi from the city centre. Facilities include tennis courts, a sauna & health club, an excellent business centre, wi-fi in every room and two highly-regarded restaurants. There is a free hourly airport shuttle.
Beach Road, Labadi Beach; Tel: 021 772501/6