There’s a long list of resorts and destinations to visit in Ghana on a reasonable budget and these are my current favorites.
Afrikiko Riverfront Resort
Afrikiko Resort is a top resort in Akosombo, which is located about an hour and a half drive from the capital city Accra, on the banks of the River Volta.
The Resort has a 3-Wing setup. This includes chalets with individual balconies facing the river, courtyard rooms, and pool-side rooms built in an exotic tropical garden.
Room rates start At Ghc 450 and all rates include buffet breakfast.
Book via http://www.afrikikoresort.com
Meet Me There Lodge
Meet Me There African Home sits between the villages of Dzita and Dzita-Abledomi on the stunning coast of the Volta Region, Ghana.
They offer a calm, relaxing, and eco-friendly experience. They pride themselves on the high standard of service and have created a beautiful environment.
Room Rates Start At Ghc 180. Book online via http://www.ghanameetmethere.com
Maranatha Beach Camp
The camp is conveniently located at the Ada estuary where the Atlantic Ocean and the Volta River meets. This is a historical site.
Accommodation at this resort starts at Ghc 60 per night and your accommodation is a simple but decent beach hut.
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Alyos Bay is located in Atimpoku, Eastern Region of Ghana. They have budget-friendly riverside rooms with a bar overlooking the Adomi Bridge.
Room Rates Start At Ghc 180 for a decent air-conditioned garden view room and their riverside rooms go for Ghc 240. The food is great, friendly staff and the pizza is excellent! Activities include boat rides and hiking.
You can also book kayaking and abseiling adventures nearby with Trident Island. Book via http://www.thetridentisland.com
Contact Aylos Bay Resort via 0243374443. Watch the vlog here
Tenack Beach Resort
I love Tenack for the food, facilities, and its proximity to some of Western Ghana’s tourist attractions.
The food is delicious and freshly made, the staff is super helpful and the facilities are well maintained. They have 20+ rooms, a large pool, sea view rooms, conferencing facilities, and a restaurant. Highly recommended for large groups.
Tenack is located in Beyin, they are just a short drive from Nzulezu – Village on Stilts and Fort Apollonia.
Room Rates Start At Ghc 350. Call/WhatsApp 0577686230 or Visit http://www.tenackbeachresort.com to book.
Stone Lodge is set in a green and serene environment and is uniquely situated to offer a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape.
It is also ideal for the tourist who wants to experience traditional life in Ghana while having access to all of the conveniences and comforts of modern life.
Located in Asutsuare and is easy to find via Google maps. Accommodation starts from Ghc 350 for a standard air-conditioned room with breakfast and access to the pool.
It’s a short drive from the Shai Hills Camp so you can include hiking and birdwatching in your itinerary.
Book via http://www.stonelodgeghana.com
Kokrobite Garden originally started as a restaurant and has grown into a cozy garden home.
Accommodation is basic but perfectly comfortable. Outside the rooms are colorful textured walls, elegant paintings, and small triangles of a mirror.
Room rates start from Ghc 140 for a budget room and an en-suite pool view room goes for Ghc 350.
They are specialized in Italian food but also have a wide variety of meals on their menu.
Kokrobite Garden is easy to find on Google maps and it’s just an hour’s drive from Kaneshie, Accra.
Book Online via http://www.kokrobitegarden.com
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Kosa Beach Resort
Ko-Sa Beach Resort is an environmentally aware and quiet resort built in natural surroundings. The unique ambiance of eco lodging in colorful rooms with modern comfort.
Budget double rooms start at Ghc 140 and the rooms have a garden view. Facilities include a double bed, a fan, and a built-in mosquito net.
Meals here start from Ghc 40. They make wonderful cocktails.
Getting to Kosa is easy, from Accra drive to Cape Coast, and then to Ampenyin.
Visit http://www.ko-sa.com for more information
This hidden gem is a two-bedroom private beach house in Gomoa Fetteh.
The 1st bedroom has a queen-size bed and the 2nd bedroom has two single beds. Each room goes for Ghc 300 per night. This house is perfect for a group of four.
Emily’s Place is easy to find. Drive from Accra to Gomoa Fetteh Township and ask to be directed to Emily’s Place. Easy to find on Google maps.
Contact them on +223 257 3420 for further information.
Akwidaa is a fishing village in Ahanta West District. Akwidaa inn, A beautiful place with a beachfront has such a serene atmosphere. Precisely overlooking the sea, this lodge offers the chance to rest, reflect, and recreate.
Located approximately two hours from Takoradi in the Western Region of Ghana, this little beach destination is a beautiful paradise.
The beach and its quirky, simple but decent accommodation called Hideout Lodge wasn’t even the best part of this vacation, the view from Fort Batenstein which is located 10 minutes away from the beach is the most beautiful scenery I’ve seen by far.
Room Rates Start At Ghc 150. Contact them via +233206222562
Mountain Paradise Lodge
The Volta Region of Ghana is amongst my favorite regions in the country and the Mountain Paradise Lodge is one of my favorite destinations.
Nature, serenity, good food, and everything in between.
Rooms at the Mountain Paradise Lodge start from Ghc 150 to Ghc 300. Options include air-conditioned rooms, dorm rooms, and decent double rooms.
There’s a beautiful waterfall in the valley overlooking the lodge to discover during your stay and the bar has the best view of Mount Gemi!
Contact the manager Tony via +233 24 416 6226
Lemon Beach Resort
Lemon beach resort in Elmina is truly stunning! Perfect getaway and only a short distance from Accra city. More info via http://www.lemonbeachresort.com
Axim Beach Resort
Axim Beach Resort has budget single rooms at Ghc 130 and sea view chalets starting from Ghc 350. Facilities include two restaurants, a large pool, air-conditioned rooms, TVs and conference facilities.
Axim is approximately a 3hrs drive from Takoradi. The resort is a few minute’s drive from Fort Saint Antonio.
Visit http://www.aximbeach.com to book
Aborigines Beach Resort
Aborigines Beach Resort located in Keta has a beautiful clean beach.
Facilities include WIFI, Bar, swimming pool, Gym, Horse riding, Boat riding, Beach soccer, Safe swimming beach, Jet Ski, and live band music.
Contact them via: 0540272600 and http://www.aboriginesbeachresort.net
Happy travels!! 🥂