Sekondi-Takoradi, is the largest city in the Western Region of Ghana. This city is made up of twin cities who have interlocked in boundaries over the years to form one of Ghana’s biggest industrial and commercial centers.
Sekondi-Takoradi city is accessible by road (through the Takoradi-Agona road and Cape Coast-Takoradi road), by air through the Takoradi Airport and by sea through the Takoradi-Harbour.
The elegance of this city makes visitors take some of the most breath-taking shots. The beautiful photos of the sunset of Takoradi beaches may just be enough to make you start packing your bags.
Sekondi-Takoradi has a variety of sites, landmarks and affordable accommodations that cater to corporate and family vacations.
The city is the perfect holiday package if you are wondering where to visit next, here are 5 reasons you should visit Sekondi Takoradi.
For family Vacations
Sekondi-Takoradi is a wonderful holiday destination best enjoyed with friends and family. The perfect blend of busy and calm makes it a top choice for business travelers.
Sekondi has the a diverse category Interesting places and fun activities lined up for for visitors. Favorite activities of families on vacation include boat rides, beach walks, horse riding, visit the local museum and art Gallery.
While in Sekondi-Takoradi, you can stay in the Takoradi Standard Hotel on 5 Axim Road Adjacent Takoradi International School.
Tenack Beach Resort and Hotel is located along Beyin, off the Takoradi-Elubo highway, the Resort has a beach view.
To experience a unique culture and history
The people of Sekondi Takoradi seasonally make time out to celebrate their rich heritage and cultural beliefs. The festivals gives you an insight into the local culture and shows you how the people bond over local rites. The city goes agog with the Takoradi street Carnival every December; it's main attraction celebrated by locals and foreigners alike.The Takoradi festival is popular with tourists, and is covered by the news media in Ghana.
The Sekondi-Takoradi masqurade festival and the Kundum festival are also celebrated in Takoradi. Lovers of history can further explore the history of the city visiting the Railway Museum, Sekondi Historic District, the Regional Museum and Takoradi Fort Orange.
For Romantic getaways and Weddings
Beach weddings are all the rage nowadays and Sekondi Takoradi has some of the most breathtaking beaches in Ghana where you can have your dream wedding. Takoradi is fast becoming a top choice for exotic honeymoons; that features tours, beach resorts or just simple countryside Guesthouses. While honeymoons are usually influenced by the couple’s shared personality, tradition and budget.And if you just need some quiet time with the one you love, this city doesn’t fall short of providing you the best romantic Getaways.
Some of the preferred honeymoon hotels in Sekondi-Takoradi include Hotel Alrose,Takoradi standard Hotel and Sancourt Hotel.
For Business Conference and meetings
Out of office environments have been shown to inspire workers to be more focused and creative. No wonder the popularity of Conference tourism in Sekondi-takoradi. People in the corporate world take time out of the office and town to corporate retreats strictly for their staff.
Sekondi-Takoradi is now a top destination for Business conferences in Ghana. Lots of resorts and hotels in Sekondi-Takoradi offer affordable conference packages and bulk discounts to guests.
The quality of the accommodations in Sekondi Takoradi is often enough to put you in a relaxed state and focus on the theme of the retreat.
Whenever you are in Sekondi-Takoradi city for Business, the Milgwen Hotel, the Mustard seed, Mapees Guesthouse amongst others offer High end accommodation and satisfaction at such great value.
For Beach visits & Boat rides
Sekondi-Takoradi has so many beautiful beaches, although most are not not tourist destinations, they still seem to call out to adventurers.
Some of the developed beaches such as the Axim beach and Busua beach are private beaches maintained by the Axim beach Resort, Fanta’s Folly and The Green Turtle lodge.
Book into resorts like the Axim beach resort enjoy ocean views, cool refreshing breeze and the tranquility you deserve.