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Lake Bosumtwi

30 km south-east of Kumasi, Ghana
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Worth seeing if you're visiting Kumasi

This was a pretty area and lake to see. I didn't go to swim and not sure how clean it is, but it's... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2017
PernicketyGF
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Los Angeles, California
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Second visit, beautiful place

Improved since our last visit several years ago. Now has motorised boat rides with life jackets and... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
LMurphy2
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London
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10 Jan 2017
“Worth seeing if you're visiting Kumasi”
27 Nov 2016
“Second visit, beautiful place”
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30 km south-east of Kumasi, Ghana
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This was a pretty area and lake to see. I didn't go to swim and not sure how clean it is, but it's a nice experience. I went down and got fresh coconut water from whole coconuts, got a snack of some freshly fried fish...More

Thank PernicketyGF
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Improved since our last visit several years ago. Now has motorised boat rides with life jackets and shade on board. Lots of food and drinks stalls and was busy when we got there on a weekday. Tour guide office gives a brief talk about the...More

Thank LMurphy2
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I am have been visiting this lake for many years, due to it being the only natural lake in Kumasi i will feel good to visit the wonderful lake. its very peaceful area to be away from the hustle and bustling of city center.

Thank Weheretohelp
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stayed the night by the lake and although it was a detour to stay there it was well worth it. The lake is large with some 25,000 people living around it in small villages and fishing is the main activity. They fish with little...More

1  Thank ronald00001
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Stay, relax, eat, and lots to do at Cocoa Village, Lake Bosumtwi. Very clean rooms and excellent local and European dining. A hidden gem. Matevz and Tjasa perfect hosts.

Thank wfaurie
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Try the boat ride at sunset around 5:30pm even the 15 mins ride will be enough! I really enjoyed it and the skies were perfect. Just sad part of the lake had a brown foam on it :(

Thank Abena O
Reviewed 26 September 2015

I loved the serenity and the story behind the lake. Intriguingly, are the old tree trumps in the lake. Had a boat ride over the lake with my buddies and horse ride round it. It was worth the long trip from Kumasi.

1  Thank Akin O
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Hey, you are in Ghana and you have not planned to come and visit this amazing place ??? Then you will miss one of the most mysterious and energising crater lakes on Earth... It already starts while descending the mountains road and rim towards the...More

3  Thank sistaelo
Reviewed 17 September 2014

The lake is a beautiful view, and the shore is nice. The mountains around gives it a supernatural sight. There are resorts up the shore. There is more fun when you visit in big groups or on holidays, because a lot of people come from...More

Thank Sylvestre A
Reviewed 19 August 2014

A beautiful lake where you can actually go out in a boat and learn about this unusual place. Scenic drive and at the base of the lake you can visit a beautiful resort to dine lakeside and relax and learn local culture while you are...More

1  Thank Jenifer L
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