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Labadi Beach

Explore the Bustling Social Scene and Beachside Entertainment

Discover the perfect mix of adventure and relaxation at Labadi Beach, Ghana's most popular beach destination. From surfing and water sports to vibrant cultural festivals and beachside dining, Labadi Beach offers endless fun and entertainment. Immerse yourself in Ghanaian culture and experience the ultimate beach adventure at Labadi Beach.


Even though the beach is a public area, you might be asked to pay a fee before you are allowed into the premises. The fee will not be more than USD10.00.


Accra, Greater Accra

Explore the Bustling Social Scene and Beachside Entertainment

Looking for that perfect mix of adventure and relaxation on the beach? Look no further! Labadi Beach in Ghana is the spot for you. You will find this lively beach in Accra. It is an ideal spot for water sports activities.

The consistent waves and warm waters make it perfect for surfers especially if you are new to surfing. There are plenty of experienced instructors who can guide you and help you catch the perfect wave.You can also enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding, and jet skiing. You can rent the necessary equipment from vendors on the beach and have some fun in the sun.

Water sports are not the only reason to visit Labadi Beach. This place isn't just about sunbathing and relaxing. There are plenty of other activities to enjoy as well. Take a stroll down the beach and watch local fishers bringing in their daily catch or at a small fee, you can even take a horse for a stroll around the beach.

Night jams and Entertainment

IIn Ghana, beaches are one place where the fun never dies and are always alive with music, dancing, and socialising, especially during the weekends. Musicians often perform at Labadi Beach or have special jam nights. Live music nights often go deep into the night or as the local people will say, “till Mama calls”.

In Labadi Beach there are a variety of events and occasions happening all year long, including musical festivals and ethnic celebrations. The annual Chale Wote Street Art Festival, which takes place in August, is probably one of the most well-liked occasions. Live music, street performances, art exhibits, and a parade - there is a lot going on! It's a wonderful chance to experience Ghanaian culture fully while having fun at the beach. When making travel plans to Labadi Beach, make sure to check the events calendar to see what will be occurring there.

Street food

If you get hungry, here in Labadi Beach you will find many restaurants and bars, where you can enjoy a delicious meal or refreshing drink while taking in the beautiful ocean views. Here it is like a one-stop location for street food and local alcoholic beverages and gin. Try some local delicacies such as Jollof, grilled tilapia, kelewele, spicy kebabs , fried pork or local biscuits.

About that local gin

About that local gin: Yes, here you can try some locally brewed gin and spirits such as “akpeteshie", local dry gins, and “shocker”. These are strong drinks and moderation is strongly advised. Tobacco lovers will most likely appreciate “hookah lounges” and smoking areas too.

Labadi Beach is a fantastic destination for anyone visiting Ghana. With its beautiful scenery, fun activities, and vibrant atmosphere, it's no wonder why Labadi Beach is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Don’t forget to book places to stay like Labadi Beach Hotel or other hotels and guesthouses, located nearby, in advance. This place gets busy.

Pack your bags, grab your sunscreen, and head to Labadi Beach for an unforgettable day and fun in the sun.

Art stores

Even art-lovers will find this place awesome! There are various art stores around the Labadi Beach where one can purchase local artefacts and pieces of art.

Desmond Dorvlo

Hi, I’m Desmond, I am a GhanaTRVL Insider.

Locations mentioned

# Location Coordinates City/State
Labadi Beach 5.562692163 / -0.137976535 Accra, Greater Accra
Labadi Beach Hotel 5.563834741 / -0.138416417 Accra, Greater Accra

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