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The enchanting capital city of Ghana, Accra is place where one immerses into the very essence of glorious nation. It is dotted with range of spectacular attractions depicting the fascinating culture, history and artistic grandeur. National Museum is one of the best bets that boast intriguing exhibits including carvings, clothing, paintings, thrones, pottery and much more. Independence Square is another interesting place celebrating Ghanaian independence from the British. Besides, travellers can also behold range of spectacular attractions including W.E.B. DuBois Memorial Centre, Artists Alliance Gallery, Osu Castle, Labadi Beach and Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.
Accra Kotoka International Airport is the largest international airport in Ghana and West Africa. Handling legions of flights every year, it remains one of the busiest gateways to the nation. It is located about 10km (6 miles) north of Accra city centre, the airport is accessible via modes of public transports including taxi and bus. The state of the art airport boasts two terminals featuring cutting edge passenger-friendly amenities and services designed to cope with the needs of waiting passengers and business travellers. There are bureau de change, several ATMs, numerous restaurants, svelte bars, a good number of shopping outlets, avant-garde business centres and spacious parking space.
Accra is well-connected to global destinations including United Kingdom. A vast multitude of airlines based in Africa, Europe and even Middle East operate scheduled flights to Accra. These operators offer seamless connectivity and number of choices for convenient direct/indirect flights from major UK's airports including London Heathrow, Manchester and Birmingham. The most popular choice is the British Airways, UK's flag carrier that offer tickets to Accra and superlative in-flight services. Alternatively, British travellers can also reserve tickets with major foreign carriers including South African Airways, Lufthansa, KLM Royal Dutch and Delta Air Lines.
Accra is laden with plenty of accommodation options catering to both budget travellers and leisure holidaymakers. Some are located in the city centre while others offer serenity at remote places. Several great accommodations are located in scenic beaches, offering best of both worlds to vacationers. Labadi Beach Hotel, La Palm Royal Beach Hotel and De Holiday Beach Hotel are some of the lavish choices that provide spacious rooms overlooking the picturesque beach. While business travellers can opt for Villa Monticello located in Airport Residential Area and make hay of business-friendly amenities and services.
Accra is hot and humid year round. However, the period from November to April is ideal for touring Accra in Ghana. The time is perfect for enjoying the remarkable beaches and myriads of exhilarating gambols. The dulcet weather and lesser humidity are conducive for partaking in outdoor activities including sightseeing. It is a peak season with high tourist influx and demand of tickets aboard flights. Therefore, tourists are advised to book well in advance. The summer from November to January is the hottest season featuring scorching heat. It is an off-season when airfares and accommodations are comparatively cheap.
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