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Address: 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 a nice experience. I went down and got fresh coconut water from whole coconuts... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 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 and enjoyed seeing the locals. We headed over to the restaurant later to have lunch... More 

Thank PernicketyGF
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 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 site which was helpful.

Thank LMurphy2
New York City, New York
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141 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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 plank like canoes and waking up early in the morning with mist around the hills... More 

1 Thank ronald00001
Kumasi, Ghana
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
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38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 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
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122 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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
Lake Bosomtwi
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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 water, the view from there is spectacular and makes everyone wonder about the origin of... More 

3 Thank sistaelo
Accra, Ghana
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89 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
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 all around to enjoy. The food sold around is nice and ok. It is nice... More 

Thank Sylvestre A
Sheffield, Alabama
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 there.

1 Thank Jenifer L

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