Destination guide

The culturally rich city of Accra awaits you

Take a holiday to Accra and enjoy the area's culture, live music and museums. Renowned for its cafes, shopping and sightseeing, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options 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.


Sightseeing in and around Accra

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

  • 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 holiday in Accra. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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

Travelling to and around Accra

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

Where to stay around Accra?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 129 holiday lettings near Accra. From 49 Flats to 49 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Accra for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Accra?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Accra. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • University of Ghana: 128 holiday lettings
  • Labadi Beach: 128 holiday lettings
  • Osu Castle (Fort Christiansborg): 127 holiday lettings
  • Ghana State House: 127 holiday lettings
  • Accra Mall: 127 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Accra listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Accra?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 49 Flats in Accra. Our other popular types of Accra holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Guest houses: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Accra?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Accra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.