Wildlife Encounters

Ureca Four species of marine turtles come ashore to lay their eggs at this remote spot.

Monte Alen National Park Wild camp in this magnificent region to discover gorillas, chimpanzees, mandrills and bush elephants.

Bioko Island The southern part of the island is a twitcher's delight with 200 bird species.

Reserva Natural de Rio Campo Hippos swim in the river estuary in this deserted nature reserve.

Deserted Beaches

Isla Corisco Beaches here are the stuff of dreams: pure white sands, swaying palms and azure sea.

Ureca Black volcanic sands backed by rain forests and waterfalls make this the jewel of Bioko Island.

Rio Campo You'll probably be the only visitor (other than turtles) on these unspoiled beaches.

Evouat Palm trees and dugout canoes line the beach at this remote fishing village.

Colonial Architecture

Malabo and Bata have some fascinating Spanish colonial architecture.

African Flavours

Look beyond the European standards to discover a wealth of African cuisine.

  • Restaurante Djibloho Plaza You'll need a strong palate for pepe sup, a perennial favourite that's very, very spicy.
  • L'Atelier Giant snails are on offer here, as well as ndolé and chicken with chocolate sauce.
  • Restaurant Babel Bilolá is worth trying: it's a shellfish found only on Bioko.
  • Restaurant Naby Senegalese fish yassa features here: fish marinaded in onions, lemon and mustard, served over rice.