For such a small country, Ghana has a great, diverse selection of honeymoon options, from a Northern Safari to the best in beachside relaxation and hills and lakes in between.
Blue Diamond Beach Resort
Resort, Boutique Hotel
Blue Diamond sunset | ©Shutterstock/ESB Professional
10 sea view chalets are set in a delightful atmosphere at Blue Diamond, where you can enjoy 500 meters of hammock-lined beachfront, play on volleyball courts, and enjoy the barbecue and sea view restaurant with an extensive international menu. Perhaps the jewel of the crown is their full-service spa that includes Thai and Balinese massage, as well as a sauna.
Coconut Grove Beach Resort
Resort, Golf Hotel
Coconut beach | ©Andy B-More/Flickr
A lovely gem of the Cape Coast and perfect for sightseeing at nearby Elmina Castle, this award-winning hotel is located on a lovely stretch of beach where horse riding is available. Facilities include an 18-hole golf course, numerous restaurants, and pools and terraces.
Independent Hotel, Resort, Homestay
Described as “Paradise found,” the unique Ankobra seeks to give its guests “relaxation, nature, and the muse to connect with land and culture.” Located on six kilometers of stunning beach, the resort has 16 generous bungalows, including a luxurious honeymoon suite that is beautifully furnished. A plethora of adventure, exploration, and activities are accessible from the resort, including visits to the famous Nzulezu stilt village, the slave fortress at Axim, a tour of Kwame Nkrumah’s birthplace nearby, boat trips up the Ankobra river, and surfing and drumming classes, to name a few.
White Sands Beach Resort
Resort, Spa Hotel, Budget Hotel
White sands | ©Mina Legend/Flickr
Billing itself as Ghana’s “most exclusive beach resort,” White Sands aims to cater to your every whim while providing lush accommodation, which includes an infinity pool, two restaurants (with one located on the beach), an antique-inspired bar, and accommodation in one of ten individually crafted and super private chalets, each of which not only boasts designer décor but also a 24-hour butler on hand to cater to your every wish.
View from Mole | ©Stig Nygaard/Flickr
The only luxury safari lodge in Ghana, Zaina boasts 25 rooms set across 12 chalets that have views of the savannah and the watering holes favored by the animals. Along with lush, safari-inspired décor with a modern mind, the hotel boasts great amenities, including multiple honeymoon suites, an infinity pool, fire pit and an open bar, and creative and tasty chef-created menus. All logistical matters are taken care of by friendly staff, including airport transfers and tours.