Attractions

Top Choice Cathedral in Malabo

Catedrál de Santa Isabel

On the west side of the Plaza de España, this gracious, apricot-hued building is the most beautiful in the country. The architect, Llairadó Luis Segarra, had some input from Antonio Gaudí. Construction began in 1887…
National Park in Rio Muni

Monte Alen National Park

Monte Alen is one of Central Africa's best-kept secrets, and reason enough to visit Equatorial Guinea. A protected area covering 2000 sq km, the park is an excellent place to experience the lush rain forests and wil…
Nature Reserve in Rio Campo

Reserva Natural de Rio Campo

This reserve, in the far northwest of Rio Muni, spans 335sq km and is a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance. Turtles, hippos and goliath frogs abound. It is managed by INDEFOR-AP in Bata, from whom you can ob…
Beach in Luba

Arena Blanca

Arena Blanca is a lovely beach close to Luba, with white sand. It is known for its clouds of breeding butterflies. You'll find the beach is cleaner the further away from the car park you walk.
Viewpoint in Luba

Luba Mirador

One of two signposted miradors (viewpoints) along the road that crosses Bioko Island, this one is high above Luba and has spectacular views across the rain forested mountains to the sea.
Viewpoint in Moka

Moka Mirador

One of two signposted miradors (viewpoints) along the road across the island, this one is high above Moka and has spectacular views over the island and ocean.
Beach in Cogo

Evouat

This tiny Fang village is worth visiting for its spectacular beach. Standing on the clean sweep of sand, you can see Gabon and the Elobey Islands across the sea. There are dugout canoes on the beach which local peop…
National Park in Bioko Island

Parque Nacional de Pico Basile

On a clear day you might be able to see the volcanic peak of Pico Basile, but clear days are rare. The park has dense rain forest and it's worth climbing the mountain for the wonderful views, but take a guide. You a…
National Park in Bioko Island

Malabo National Park

This new park is next door to the airport, and covers an area of 870,000 sq metres. The park offers restaurants, a sports area, activities for children, a lake with jet-skis and boats and an art gallery.
Square in Bata

Plaza del Reloj

Also known as the Plaza de la Libertad, this large square features the clock tower of its name (reloj) as well as a memorial statue to those who fought in the 1979 coup.