Spintex is a vibrant travel destination in the colourful city of Accra, the capital of Ghana.
Whether you’re planning to stay for a brief business visit, or a longer holiday, there’s always something to see and do.
In the centre of town, Spintex Road winds down from the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange to the beach at Tema. In between, you’ll find market stalls overflowing with produce, smart city malls and a huge selection of restaurants to choose from.
To catch the best weather, visit between October and April, the temperatures are still high but the rainy season has passed, so humidity levels are low.
The closest airport is Kotoka International Airport, at a distance of 5.8km. The most convenient form of transportation from here to Spintex is the Kotoka Airport Taxi service, which run distinctive yellow and black cabs across the city. State Transport Corporation buses also run from nearby Achimota Station to main cities in Ghana, like Kumasi and Cape Coast.
Things to do
The city of Spintex is a tourist delight as it offers various sites for entertainment and pleasure. It is home to many museums, nightclubs and the famous Accra Mall.
One of the best places to visit while you’re here is the fully air-conditioned Accra Mall, with its numerous shops and an impressive food court. The Accra Mall is located along the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange link to the Spintex Road.
For summer visitors looking for fun things to do, the Chale Wote Street Art Festival is one of the area’s most popular attractions.