Accra is a city with many romantic spots, so if you’re dating in Ghana why not surprise your partner with a very special date night? Or maybe you have run out of ideas on what to do with your partner in Accra? Here are some date ideas in Accra that will not disappoint you!
Date ideas in Accra
No matter how long you have been in Ghana, you must have surely already seen or have been informed that Ghana boasts some beautiful, long, white sandy beaches along its coastline.
Accra beaches are not the best for swimming, so you might as well head to any of these three clean & swimmable beaches or maybe have a whole weekend escapade at one of the beautiful beach resorts in Ghana.
You may have heard of Labadi Beach in Accra, it is not the best to swim and it tends to get crowded on weekends (plus you have to pay an entry fee) but if you want a fun and crazy date in Ghana where you can enjoy some music, drinks and a sunset, definitely head to Labadi Beach.
A more fun and adventurous beach date is surfing! You can take a surf lesson together in Busua at the Ahanta Waves Surf School & Camp or if you feel more adventurous and want to rent out a board and experiment on your own, you can head to any of these surfing spots in Ghana.
Are you ready for an adventurous and competitive date? Doom Paintball is your place. Get a group of friends together to join you (maybe double date?!) and get ready to shoot! Another paintball location you can check out is War Games, located around Osu.
Marvels Mini Golf
At Marvels Mini Golf you can enjoy a good game of golf together in their beautiful putting green setting. They also have an indoor and outdoor restaurant and host regular movie nights. Definitely a fun and different date (at least for Accra!).
Arcadia Centre for a date full of games!
Maybe you can go on a date in Accra where you can bring back your inner child? Arcadia Centre is a game centre located in Melcom Plus at North Industrial Area. It is open from 9am-9pm and offers a variety of games: table football, dance arcade machine, VR Game / 3D Virtual, Pool game, Playstation and even a kids zone.
Legon Botanical Garden
If you’re looking for nice places in Accra to have a date, you can enjoy a day of activities at the garden! We suggest the high rope course which is a 52 obstacle challenge course on 4 routes which has 13 obstacles on each route. Make your way through a series of platforms connected by cables, wood, and ropes.
Don’t fancy an adrenaline rush? No problem because you also have a much calmer and romantic option which is canoeing. Cruise around beautiful Islands and Peninsulas together, which are the sanctuary for birds and their friends the Monitor Lizards.
Go chocolate tasting
Ghana being one of the top cocoa producers, of course has some amazing Ghanaian chocolate brands you should try, but how about having a fun date where you can also get to taste the chocolate together and see how it is made first hand?
57 Chocolate offers you the possibility to have a chocolate tasting session including knowledge games, informative sessions on how to make chocolate and the opportunity to taste their 6 different flavours of Adinkra chocolate.
Sip and Paint
Instead of enjoying a conversation over a lunch date, why not show off your artistry skills while sipping on some wine? The sip and paint activity has become very popular in Accra and now many different locations host this activity.
Some of them are: Readers Hub Bookstore, Tree House, Soul Restaurant & Bar or The Studio. There are many more locations and they do tend to change so your best option is to keep an eye out for Nothing to Do in Accra instagram page.
Coffin Workshop tour
Head to Teshie to Kane Kwei Carpentry Workshop to learn more about the unique traditional coffins. The originality of these coffins will amaze you.
A workshop in nature
Meet Joshua in his remote eco-village in Ghana and learn how to live in harmony and alignment with nature while you enjoy some quality time together in a peaceful and serene environment away from the noise of Accra!
Dating in Ghana: Nights Spots
A good glass of wine is always a good date. Head to Sai Wine & Champagne Café and select from their variety of wines. One of their cheapest wine bottles (cheap wine tends to come across as bad wine but not in this case!) is locally made in Ghana and has an amazing taste. It is infused with a special local ingredient that we will leave for you to discover.
You can also check all about the nightlife in Accra and discover the best clubs, bars and rooftop terraces in Accra.
You just want to stick to basics and enjoy a conversation over a nice dinner in a nice setting. Here are a few places we suggest for a date night: Tunnel Lounge, Rockefellas, Gazebo View, Sky Bar, East End Bistro and Moka’s.
You can also check our ultimate Accra Food Guide for a selection of the best places to enjoy a nice meal in Accra anytime of day.
Cinema/ Movie Theatres
Learn how to dance salsa
Last but not least, enjoy a night of salsa together at some of Accra’s best salsa nights. You have no idea about salsa? Don’t worry because most places have lessons you could both join, and apart from having a couple of laughs, also burn some calories!