Our Top 5

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What many people don’t realize is that Ghana has several world class luxury hotels, resorts, retreats and getaways nestled away in spectacular idyllic settings.

Here Are Our Top Five Picks!

Zaina Lodge

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Situated in Mole National Park in the northwest area of Ghana, Zaina Lodge is West Africa’s “First Luxury Safari Lodge.”  Secluded and luxurious, it’s the perfect spot for safari seekers on the lookout for wildlife, honeymooners looking for a romantic hideaway, writers seeking an inspirational retreat, and for people needing time to just get away from it all. https://www.facebook.com/Zainalodge/

Amenities include:

25 luxurious tented chalets, each with private balcony. Infinity pool that overlooks a watering hole. Indoor and outdoor showers (“for those who like to bathe under the stars”). The locally crafted shea butter soap is a big hit. Wheelchair access. World class customer service, and from all accounts, the food is outstanding and gets rave reviews, and includes vegetarian options.

Things to do and nearby attractions:

Guided walking safari tours, as well as vehicle tours. Some of the animals you may happen across include elephants, baboons, warthogs, and antelopes.  Swim. Host a writers retreat, or a health and wellness retreat, or a spiritual retreat. Or simply kick back, relax and enjoy the surrounding peace and nature.

The Royal Senchi Hotel

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Sprawling across 35 acres with spectacular views of the serene Volta River, Royal Senchi has the distinctive reputation of being Ghana’s first 4 star (now 4.5 star) award-winning luxury resort. Its contemporary and elegant ambiance makes it a dream wedding or honeymoon venue, or the perfect spot to treat yourself to a luxurious business or leisure trip. https://www.theroyalsenchi.com/

Amenities include:

80 rooms and suites, many with river views, featuring an elegant combination of western and Ghanaian decor, restaurant, lounge, bar, clubhouse, swimming pool, health club, spa, fitness center, salon, library, tennis courts, golf, airport transport and helipad.

Things to do and nearby attractions:

Kayaking, boat cruise, hiking, bird watching, golf. Nearby tour attractions are Wli Waterfalls, Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary, Aksombo Dam, and Adomi Bridge.

Maaha Beach Resort

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“Harmony with Nature” best describes the essence of  Maaha Beach Resort. Canoes filled with seashells welcome you to this beachfront paradise and bamboo accessories throughout the resort enhances the feel of being one with nature. Its location in a growing business hub in the Western region, is not too far from town, but far enough to give visitors a sense of getting away. All this makes this resort a convenient venue for business meetings, conferences, luxury retreats and events. https://maaharesort.com/

Amenities include:

Spacious rooms and suites, many with ocean views, and featuring bamboo enhancements, 2 restaurants, Spanish bar, swimming pool, gym, conference and events facilities.

Things to do and nearby attractions:

Explore Fort Apollonia, visit Nzulezo, Ghana’s only village on stilts, and view the Ankosa Conservation Area and Bamboo Cathedral.

Rock City Hotel

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The Ultimate Destination, you’ll find this hotel, one of Ghana’s newest, carved out of the rocky mountain area in Ghana’s Eastern Region Ghana in Nkwatia, Kwahu. Looking for a place to ring in the New Year, or a venue for business meetings and conferences, or a place to get away from it all surrounded by nature? Then Rock City Hotel may be the perfect place for you. https://rockcityhotelgh.com/

Amenities include:

Luxurious rooms, conference spaces, swimming pools, restaurants, welcoming staff, and not to mention what is claimed to be the largest nightclub in the world, (seats 1000). Wheelchair accessibility in many areas of the hotel.

Things to do and nearby attractions:

Thrill seekers can head over to Air Jays Canopy Ziplines, or over to higher ground to paraglide for a stunning view of the landscape below. Sight-see while you hike in the mountains. Visit Basel Mission and the Presbyterian Church for a taste of history.

Peduase Valley Resort

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Nestled in a valley just 30 minutes outside Accra is the premier Peduase Valley Resort. Sleek, elegant and contemporary with a definite local flair, this is a peaceful oasis away from the hustle and bustle of busy Accra. Its prime location makes it the ideal venue for business visitors, meetings, conferences and events. https://peduase-valley-resort.com/

Amenities include:

Conference and events facilities, pampering spa and luxury fitness center, restaurants, lounges, sports bar, multipurpose spots courtyard, pool, and petting zoo.

Things to do and nearby attractions:

Wander through Aburi Botanical Garden and soak up the local flora and wildlife. Learn about Ghana’s chocolate industry with a visit to Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farm. Tour Old and New Accra

So there you have it! 5 Luxury Spots to check out when you come to Ghana!