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…
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.
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.
Notable Building in Malabo

Equatoguinean Cultural Centre

A bright yellow building on the main street, this centre is a lovely colonial building with large windows. It has a central atrium that serves as a performance area and gallery, and is worth visiting to see if there…
Notable Building in Malabo

Casa Verde

This deep green house was prefabricated in Belgium in the early 19th century and has recently been restored. It is a prominent landmark and is highly regarded in Malabo. Word is that it will become a museum.
Church in Bioko Island

Sagrada Familia Church

This small yellow church is in a picturesque location on a wooded hillside overlooking the sea in the village of Basakoto, south of Malabo. A tour of Bioko Island will take you through the village.