Destination guide

The culturally rich city of Accra awaits you

Take a vacation to Accra and enjoy the area's culture, live music and museums. Renowned for its cafés, shopping and sightseeing, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Accra

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Accra a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Oxford Street (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Accra Zoo and Endangered Primate Breeding Centre (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Achimota Golf Club (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • House Party Karts (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Accra

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Accra. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Achimota Forest (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Labadi Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Teshie Beach (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Titanic Beach (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Kokrobite Beach (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Aburi Botanical Garden (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Accra

The nearest airport is in Accra (ACC-Kotoka Intl.), located 1.2 mi (2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Accra?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 191 vacation rentals near Accra. From 70 Condos/Apartments to 66 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Accra for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Accra?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Accra. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • East Legon: 19 vacation rentals
  • Ghana State House: 168 vacation rentals
  • Osu: 18 vacation rentals
  • University of Ghana: 183 vacation rentals
  • U.S. Embassy: 183 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Accra! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Accra?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Accra:

  • Adenta Municipality: 121 rentals
  • Tema: 150 rentals
  • Prampram: 35 rentals
  • Weija: 43 rentals
  • Kokrobite: 21 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Accra?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Accra. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ghana State House: 168 rentals
  • University of Ghana: 183 rentals
  • U.S. Embassy: 183 rentals
  • Accra Mall: 183 rentals
  • Osu Castle (Fort Christiansborg): 168 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Accra listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.