accraexpat.com bi-annual Day at the Beach
Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM
To: 6:00 PM
Venue: Sankofa Beach House
Address: Krokobite, less than an hour from Accra
Contact name: Masao
Contact number: 0244 311-439 or 0244 616-081
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - email@example.com
accraexpat.com Day at the Beach - Fall 2014
For the first time, in the spring of 2012, accraexpat.com organised an event out of town. We did it a second time in the fall and it became a bi-annual event. Expatriates and kids gather on the beautiful grounds of Sankofa Beach House for an enjoyable day on the sea. See pictures on our Facebook page.
Let's have anoher great day at the beach like we have each Spring and Fall ever since.
Located in the well-known beach village of Krokobite, Sankofa Beach House is a small and stylish resort owned and run by Masao, one of our American Members. Masao loves the beach and loves to cook! Discover the resort here
Join us for a day of relaxation, swimming, walking on the beach, eating, playing and socializing with fellow expatriates from around the world. Kids are very welcome.
Details for this edition will come this month. Here is what we had last May.
A “Rolling Buffet Menu” was offered, whereby different food menu items came out every hour as below:
12:00 Brushetta, Beef Sausage Kebabs, Grilled Pita Bread, Grilled Pineapple
1:00 Soup and Salads: 1) Antipasta Salad; 2) Caprese Salad; 3) Avocado Salad; 4) Lobster Salad 5) Vegetarian White Bean Soup 6) Cream of Tomato Soup
2:00 Pasta: 1)Ravioli in Cream Sauce; 2) Fettucini with Seafood; 3) Grilled Chicken in Red Sauce with Penne Pasta; 4) Meatballs and Spaghetti with a Red Sauce; 5) Pasta Primavera with Grilled Zucchini and Eggplant, Olive Oil and Garlic
3:00 Grilled Pork Chops, Grilled Steak and Hamburgers to order
4:00 Dessert: Cake and Ice Cream
There is no fees or tickets to buy for the event but we kindly request that guests book their lunch at 0244 311-439 or 0244 616-081 or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Payment can be made at accraexpat.com office at Labone Junction on Ring Road or to any Zenith Bank branch in Sankofa Investments account # 6011204945.
To change from the volley ball competition and the “Capture the Flag” game for the children of last spring, we had a "Sea Shell and Stone" Competition. This event is open to all ages. The winner received a weekend for a family at Sankofa Beach House. Second and third place received 10 and 6 complimentary tickets to Silverbird Cinemas.
Massages are be available throughout the day.
Guests can also book a room at Sankofa Beach House for one of the nights of the week-end. Please refer to the website for details and rates and call Masao at 0244 311 439 for availability and booking.
Krokobite is the closest beach resort to Accra. The drive on a Sunday morning is about 45mn. See detailed directions below.
We hope to see you there for another great outdoor day on the ocean in good company.
Last year, some carless guests enjoyed car-pooling. Should you have space in your car or should you wish to find a ride, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can put you in touch.
Sankofa Beach House is located in Kokrobite on the outskirts of Accra (approximately 50 minutes drive from the center of town).
From Accra, the newly completed La Paz Road and Malam junction is the fastest way to get to the Beach House. From Malam Junction going towards Kasoa and Cape Coast, you will take a left at the “Old Weija Barrier.” You will know you are approaching “Old Weija Barrier when you see Modex filling station on your right and Sizzler/DSTV on your left. After these two landmarks, you will hit a set of traffic lights with signs to Bojo Beach and De Holiday Beach Hotel. Take a left at the traffic light and go up the hill.
Follow this beach road past the fishing villages of Aplaku, Bortianor, Oshi, Kokrobite. At the Kokrobite “last stop”/or transport stop, the road will fork. To the right, the road is unpaved. Bear left and stay on the paved road and follow the road until you reach De Holiday Beach Hotel. There you will start seeing signs for Sankofa Beach House. The road will turn into a dirt road and follow it through the village of Langma and take the first left, first right after the school on the right and football pitch on the left. Follow the sandy road and make a turn at the Sankofa Beach House sign.
If you have problems, ask on the roadside or call 0244-311-439 or 0244 616-081.
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