Attractions

Beach in Pointe-Noire

La Côte Sauvage

Pointe-Noire's best and most popular beaches are located to the south of the city and are known locally as 'the wild coast'. There are lots of stalls serving fresh fish and cold beers, as well as plenty of room to e…
Beach in Pointe-Noire

Pointe Indienne

This lovely stretch of sandy beach 19km north of Pointe-Noire is a great place for a day trip out of the city. It's popular with locals at weekends, and there are several hotels and restaurants here, though during t…
Gorge in Pointe-Noire

Diosso Gorge

Half an hour north of Pointe-Noire, just outside the dusty village of Diosso, is the remarkable scenery of Diosso Gorge, which tears through the otherwise ordinary landscape between the village and the coast in a bl…
Museum in Pointe-Noire

Musée Ma-Loango

Some way north of Pointe-Noire in the village of Diosso is this rather surprisingly located history museum, which covers the history of Congo and its colonisation. It's a small and rather unusual collection, but it'…