This is a very popular beach for surfing in Ghana Accra. There are plenty of courses that can be taken from the surf shops nearby as well as local instructors who will be willing to help you out. The International Surf Day Contest is held on this beach where people come from all over the world just to experience it. The best time to head out on the waves is around sunrise when the waves are gentle and clear. Mr. Bright is an experienced surfer who has set up his own shop on the beach, he gives lessons throughout the day and visit him would be a great idea because he will be able to tell you what time you should head out according to your level, as well as, the different things you will need to do when you are one with the waves.
This is the most well-known beach in Ghana. The clear blue waters are surrounded by a fishing village where you can find the locals. There are plenty of gentle waves that move both left and right and the shallow almost transparent waters are great for beginners to surf on. If you are a beginner and you’re afraid of harsh waves, then worry not, this place is great for you. If you are an advanced surfer and you want something a little more difficult, then you can explore the waters where the tide is called ‘Black mamba’. It is located 20 minutes away from the beach if you go paddling. There are many great restaurants, guesthouses and even surfing schools located on the beach. You can get the opportunity to experience Busua Beach surfing.
Most surf breaks are named after people who have surfed those particular waves for a very long period and have earned their name there as legends. The currents and the breaks here are for experienced surfers. There are only a few lessons held here and if you head out on the water on your own, it would mean that it is an accomplishment for you. If you really want to show off your skills when you go surfing in Ghana then this is the best place to do it. The beach is not a crowded one and it doesn’t attract many tourists because of the location. But it is definitely worth it!
Cape Three Points
This is a great spot to go surfing in Ghana even though it is quite a trek to the beach. It takes about 6 hours to get here from Accra, but it is definitely worth it. You can find plenty of surfers here and surf schools around the area. The white sandy beach sits right in front of the best surf break. You will have to head out and paddle to the break but you can find breaks of 1.5 m here and it can go up to about 3m when it rains. The waves are huge and about 100m. If you want a good surf break to surf on, then you will have to make the trip.