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Africa > West Africa > Ghana > Ghanaian Coastal Plain > Akwidaa


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Akwidaa is in the Ghanaian Coastal Plain.


Akwidaa is one of the southernmost places in Ghana. The charming fishing village is surrounded by its unique, long pristine sand beaches.

The town was once called Ezile, named after for the river. During the Dutch occupation, the town was renamed after an old man who used to ferry people across the river.

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Explore cocoa plantations, hike in the forests, see humpback whales, take a guided night-time tour of the turtle nesting spots on the beach, visit the Cape Three Points, the southernmost point in Ghana.






  • 1 Akwidaa Inn, Dixcove-Akwidaa Old Town Rd, +233 54 915 8469. Huts and a dorm on a plant-filled ground near a stretch of sand beach. The friendly staff of the inn arranges tours including boating in the mangroves and visiting a rubber plantation.


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