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The five most expensive and luxurious neighbourhoods in Accra, Ghana

The five most expensive and luxurious neighbourhoods in Accra, Ghana

A bustling and diverse world-city, Accra is home to millionaires, paupers, and everything in between. As the capital city of Ghana, Accra is home to inhabitants with considerable wealth and power, and with wealth and power comes high-profile living. So, where to go if you’re looking for the most luxurious and expensive neighbourhoods in Accra? Let’s take a look:

Trasacco valley

This high-class area showcases incredible luxury, with custom-built homes set adjacent to a golf course, tennis courts and parks. Trasacco valley is located close to the city’s airport and the port of Tema and offers residents a serene and controlled environment, dotted with a large number of trees.

Airport Residential Area

Located northeast of Kotoka International airport, Airport Residential Area is home to world-class amenities and luxury. Sparsely populated and quiet, this area is home to wealthy Ghanaians and foreigners and also houses the office buildings of international NGO’s and embassies.


This area was originally built for use as military barracks but has been transformed into a posh and affluent neighbourhood. Cantonments is home to many of Ghana’s wealthy academics and government officials. This residential area is located just 5km east of the city centre.

East Legon

This area is moderately new and is home to the main campus of the University of Ghana. This area boasts art centres, sports complexes, excellent schools, a buzzing nightlife and what is widely considered to be Ghana’s first mall. East Legon is one of the most coveted residential areas in Accra and is characterised by its sophisticated and modern apartment buildings and detached houses.


A beautifully planned area, Dzorwulu is a comfortable upper-class area. Home to one of Ghana’s former presidents, Dzorwulu is also known for its security. Accra’s only mini-golf course is located in this area, and Dzorwulu offers residents a number of excellent eateries, hotels and nightclubs.

Comfortable and luxurious, these neighbourhoods offer the best Ghanaian living Accra can supply, complete with security, elegance and modern comfort.

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