The delightful Cocoa Beach Hotel is located a 20-minute drive east of Lomé’s centre, several kilometres beyond the capital’s port, on its own private stretch of palm-fringed sandy beach. Leafy, laidback, understated, and unpretentious, the Cocoa is one of the city’s best-loved hotels.
A medium-sized hotel, Cocoa Beach Hotel comprises a shared area and 30 sleeping rooms. Championing an alfresco style and ambience, its three lounge bars and its restaurant all taking advantage of the hotel’s private beach setting and year-round balmy temperatures. Seating and sun loungers are scattered between palm trees, and the hotel has an outdoor pool, a garden and outdoor play area for children. WiFi is also available throughout.
Food & service
Staff at Cocoa Beach Hotel are warm and friendly, offering attentive service. It’s restaurant specialises in seafood, serving up everything from lobster to seabream. Continental breakfasts, fresh fruit and local favourites such as coconut juices are also available. The three bars on site specialise in liquors, as well as offering beers, wine and soft drinks.
Cocoa Beach Hotel offers four types of rooms, all on either the ground floor or first floor, offering garden and sea views. Three of these – the mini-suite, comfort, and standard – are simple, clean, and no-frills offerings, with tiled floors, chairs and coffee tables, desks and en suites. The bungalows offer a touch more in the way of home comforts, including dedicated living rooms. Air con is available in all rooms.
Cocoa Beach is well connected to the local community, hosting various events from fitness and sporting days, to local liquor fairs, as well as making big celebrations around cultural events such as St. Valentine’s Day.