Ghana has built its reputation as the place to be if you want to party hard (especially in December) and if you need a peaceful country to relax and just chill in. We are not exactly known as a honeymoon destination but these hotels on the banks of the Volta River and the country’s sandy south coast were made for romance. We’ve compiled 8 places we think would be perfect to enjoy your honeymoon at. No need to go to another country when our offers the same quality if not more.
The Royal Senchi is the first 4-star luxury resort in Ghana. It stands on 35 acres of lush greenery with a magnificent view of the Volta River. The Royal Senchi is known as West Africa’s most romantic hotel destination. You will find a restaurant, bar, and lounge that will cater to your gastronomic needs. Honeymooners should make time for a guided speed boat ride and a drink at the Tree Terrace. You can enjoy the use of their conference venues, swimming pool, fitness center, spa and salon, playground, and tennis grounds. These are all maintained to suit luxury resort standards.
La Palm has 152 rooms laid out in chalet fashion, creating the feeling of a village complete with eight bars and restaurants, swimming pool, shopping mall, casino, health club and the finest conference and meeting facilities in the country. It has one of the nice beaches in Accra that you can walk on especially when the sun is rising or setting.
Each of their 11 guest chalets are uniquely placed and feature magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean. Over here you get to eat freshly prepared food from their garden and local fishermen. They serve 3 meals a day but you’re welcome to carry your own food there. You can enjoy long beach walks along the coast. They are close to a colonial fishing village known as Apam. It also features a colonial castle (Fort Patience) and church that are worth a visit.
4. Zaina Lodge
If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of Accra, maybe a trip to Mole in the northern part of Ghana would do. Located within Mole National Park, the Lodge elegantly blends a safari sensibility with modern amenities. All 25 rooms are individual luxury tented chalets, complete with private balconies. There are indoor showers, as well as outdoor showers for those who like to bathe under the stars. The lodge looks out over seemingly endless savannah. There are two busy waterholes frequented by animals such as elephants, waterbucks, kobs, bushbucks, hippopotamuses, warthogs, water buffalos, hyenas, and baboons. If you and your partner are wildlife lovers, this location is perfect for both of you.
This location is also perfect if you want to focus entirely on each other since you won’t mind too many people there at a time. The spacious and round chalets in African village style can be booked in different categories. There are Deluxe Single/Double Rooms/Twin, Executive Double Chalets and Executive Family Chalets. The hotel’s food is prepared using ingredients sourced from its own garden and the local area. Couples can expect lots of seafood and very homemade delicacies.
The Spa is situated in a quiet, beautiful natural surrounding spreading along Ghana’s biggest river – the Volta River. It is impressively designed and decorated in calm vegetation green colours. The relaxing environment is a complete change from every day stress and strains of life. The natural ambiance, cool breeze from the Volta River, chirping of several species of birds, enables a person to switch off into a relaxed mode which is necessary for your honeymoon.
Over here you can experience different activities that will help both of you bond even more like having a romantic dinner for two on a quiet island where nature and romance comes to play. You will get to experience the delight of a romantic view with local and continental delicacies of your choice. There are other activities like jet skiing, kayaking and canoeing, horse riding, bonfires and marshmallows, night fishing, watching migratory birds, fly boarding and turtle watching among others.
Charlestina Beach Resort offers the perfect setting for moments of romance, adventure, cooperate events and excitement and memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy recreation amenities such as a private beach or take in the view from a garden. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and a television in a common area.
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