Ghana is a West African nation that shares a border with the Atlantic Ocean. The country's name means "Warrior King" and invokes images of the country's medieval history having finally re-established its independence in 1957.
Ghana is the world's top producer of cocoa, and guests at hotels in Ghana can celebrate this with a cup of the hot beverage. Prices for food and drinks are reasonable, which makes a visit affordable on most any budget.
Known also for its rich cultural diversity, Ghana welcomes visitors with much hospitality. Ghana hotel deals make the most of this diversity by offering cuisine, sightseeing tours, and music that represent the array of traditions practised in the country. The different ethnic groups of Ghana have their own musical and artistic traditions. To truly experience the country, travellers might consider hiring a guide to take them to different types of villages in the country.
Another important tradition of Ghana is its Kente cloth. Different symbols and colours have different meanings. The fabrics are used to produce clothing and accessories. Many visitors arrange for a special cloth to be woven and bring these home as souvenirs.
Famous for Lake Volta, which is the world's biggest artificial lake when measured by surface area, other important geographic features including low, sandy beaches and the low hills of the Akwapim-Togo range. Many Ghana hotel packages offer expeditionary tours of these landscapes.
Ghana's biodiversity includes forests of mahogany, ebony, oil palms, and mangroves. The beauty of these woods is often showcased in the furnishings of rooms in Ghana hotels.
Because it is situated very close to the equator, visitors will find that the climate in Ghana is hot, with two main seasons of dry or wet weather. Guests enjoying the plentiful cheap hotel deals in Ghana should plan to visit areas in the north of the country between November and March or the south from December to March. To find the best cheap Ghana hotel deal, book reservations on Expedia a few months in advance.
Accra is Ghana's largest city and tourists can easily obtain discount rates on accommodations through Expedia. Other large cities in the nation include Kumasi, known for its bountiful gardens; Tamale, known for its ancient trade routes; and Sekondi-Takoradi, which are twin cities known for their harbours.
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