Visiting Ghana over Christmas is always the most welcoming idea, considering the warm weather, the beautiful beaches and the fun-filled activities planned for the “Beyond the Return” initiative. By default, the Christmas season is a booming business for the travel and tour industry, with hiked flights and hotel prices. Travelling around Ghana is not cheap at any time of the year, but during the festive season, prices are increased by almost double or more.
Travelling to Ghana can be fun, but also expensive. If you are planning on visiting the country during December, here are some of the best places to stay in Accra and its environs to enjoy your little adventure abroad.
Are you looking for a place to stay in Ghana? You’re not alone. We have tons of people coming to Ghana every year, and they need somewhere to stay! That’s where we come in. In this article, we will highlight some of the plush short-term stays that are perfect for anyone visiting the country during December. Whether you want a cosy little apartment or an entire house.
Devtraco Plus offers short stays at their state-of-the-art serviced apartments in Accra. Located within Cantonment and Labone, easy reach of all major attractions. These apartments offer a comfortable place to relax or work after exploring the city's many attractions. All units feature modern furniture, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi internet access as well as a fully equipped kitchen. They offer a better alternative to hotels and Airbnb, as it’s fully furnished and comes with a monthly fee package.
Niiyo is located in the heart of the city, this purpose-built development marries a bohemian lifestyle with off-the-beaten-path city experiences. Floor-to-ceiling
windows and glass doors allow natural sunlight to flood the apartments. Located in Dzorwulu, this apartment is close to shops, banks, and recreational facilities and is easily accessible to major transport routes in Accra. You'll have a great time here! Book Now
Avant-Garde is located in the popular Labone area. A plush, cool, contemporary, stylish apartment with sumptuous bedroom spaces. At Avant-Garde, we really are building something for everyone. There are one, two and three-bedroom apartments available for a short stay for a minimum of a month. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with 24/7 security services. Learn More here
Acasia is unrivalled when it comes to luxury short-let options in Accra. This luxurious residence is located in Accra's Cantonments neighbourhood, in the idyllic, quiet urban setting of Accra. With impeccable credentials, a beautiful design and some striking views over the landscape, this is a collection of city-centred Townhomes and Apartments that will undoubtedly attract the attention of those looking for a classy abode. We recommend booking your short stay with Acasia right away before it's overbooked.
Our Edge homes are fully furnished with everything you could ever need while travelling abroad. They also come equipped with high-speed internet so you can keep up with your friends back home on social media and watch movies online without any problems whatsoever! Enquire Now
Worldwide short stay can’t be mentioned without considering Airbnb, in case now of the above suits your style and budget, you may consider Airbnb, most homeowners or real estate investors have listed their homes on Airbnb. The platform offers suites at different price points and locations.
Most apartment suites are fully air-conditioned, with a full kitchen, laundry machine and free WiFi access. Some come with a cafeteria, a 24hr gym, a rooftop swimming pool and resting areas atop the skyscraper giving you a panoramic view of the city at all hours during the day and night. Security is around the clock. It will be good to look out for what you need when booking with Airbnb
Accra and even the outside Accra has 5-star plush hotels running down to 1-star hotels, including guest houses. You can also check out some of the popular hotels in Ghana for accommodation. In Accra, we have Labadi beach (the host of polo beach club), Ibis style, Marriott, Holiday Inn, Golden Tulip, just to mention a few.
If you want to take a trip out of Accra, we have diverse destination locations to explore, the Safari Valley Resort, Lou Moon, Zaina lodge, Aqua Safari, Royal Senchi and many others to consider.
Here are some of the top hotels you can spend your Christmas vacation in outside of Accra:
Kumasi is the second biggest city in Ghana. If you’re looking for a place to still have fun and explore some of Ghana’s biggest historical sites, Kumasi is your go to place. Enjoy your vacation at the 4-star hotel, Golden Tulip. They are known for their affordable room rate, yet exquisite aesthetics and the food is talked about in the city.
Akosombo is known as one of the most serene places in Ghana. Let Volta Hotel be your choice to stay for a relaxing Christmas vacation. Close to the Dodi Princess Island, you can take a trip to the Island via the Dodi Princess cruise ship. If you are not one to get sea sick, a trip on the lake to the island would be worth it. Volta Hotel is one of the top yet affordable hotels to stay at in Akosombo. Don’t forget to try their fresh tilapia when you choose to stay there.
Known as the “Pride of the North”, Akayet Hotel is a top choice if you wish to travel to the Northern part of Ghana. The Upper East Region is one of the least explored places in Ghana, yet there are a number of sites you can visit such as the Paga crocodile pond to enjoy your vacation. Akayet Hotel offers chalets with breathtaking views. The decor of the rooms have been intentionally designed to praise the beautiful works of our African heritage. Place Bolgatanga on your map to tour and feel warmly welcomed at Akayet Hotel.
If you have never been to Afadjato, you are missing out. Make your way to the Volta Region and enjoy the view from the highest mountain in Ghana. Take a relaxing bath at the Chances Hotel after your journey from the mountain. Chances Hotel promises a home away from home stay. Get your body in good condition as you use the gym or stop by the Chances Mall to get a change of clothes and some snacks if you please.
Cape Coast is known for its magnificent and clear beaches. Relish in the calm breeze from the sea as you stay in one of the chalets at the Lemon Beach Resort. Lemon Beach Resort is one of the leading 4-star hotels in the coastal region of Ghana. The hotel pledges that their meals are fresh and foodstuffs are bought from the market every morning.
Accommodations during holidays are usually expensive and few people love spending Christmas holidays in a hotel for more than two days. Short stays with Friends in Ghana is always the best time to spend together especially during holidays like Christmas when everyone is busy spending time with families and relatives. A short stay with friends where you book an apartment together can help reduce costs. You will find unique places in or around Accra to enjoy the festive season in style.
This December Ghana is the place to be. You'll get a chance to experience some beautiful beaches and warm weather while having fun with your friends. This is an opportunity that you don't want to miss! See you soon.