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Kokrobite is only 30km (19mi) west of Accra. By far the easiest way to get to Kokrobite is by grabbing a taxi from your location in Accra. If you want to save money (or go local), take a tro-tro from Kaneshie Station in Accra.
Surfing | Swimming | Sun-Bathing | Eating | Partying
Kokrobite Beach is awesome if you love…
- Reggae vibes
- A good mix of locals and visitors
- A great weekend party
- An active beach
- Budget travel
Avoid Kokrobite, if you prefer…
- Luxury accommodation
- Swimming in calm waters
Good to Know About Kokrobite
Kokrobite is the home of Mr. Bright’s Surf School, Ghana’s most professional surf school
Bring cash, there is no ATM and only few places accept credit card
Weekends get busy as the crowds from Accra head towards the sea
Plastic bags and other debris is sometimes floating around in the sea here
Kokrobite is the best beach near Accra
Big Milly’s hosts a drumming and dancing show on Fridays and live Reggae and Highlife Music on Saturdays
Bringing Surfing to Ghana
A guide to Kokrobite wouldn’t be complete, without a section on Brett Davies, the man who brought surfing to Ghana. Brett started his surf school in Busua in Ghana’s Western Region, but moved his operation to Kokrobite to be closer to the Accra crowds.
Not only has Brett introduced surfing to Ghana (and Ghana surfing to the world), he is organising beach clean-ups in Kokrobite and surf competitions around Ghana, mentoring young Ghanaians to become surf instructors, and supporting Ghanian communities with fund raising projects. You will find Mr. Bright’s Surf School inside the compound of Big Milly’s Backyard.
Photo: Mr. Bright’s Surf School