About Ibeno Beach Ibeno beach, which stretches 45km from Ibeno to James Town, Akwa Ibom, is the longest beach in Africa. Ibeno beach is one of the beaches on the Atlantic Ocean, and it's located in Ibeno local government, Akwa Ibom state, southeastern Nigeria. Ibeno beach is highly rated because of its peaceful and safe surroundings. It is the most popular beach in Akwa Ibom. Although Ibeno is now a popular tourist atttraction because of its beach, the area has some history too. Ibeno was the landing site for one of the most successful christian missions in Nigeria - the Qua Iboe christian mission from Scotland which arrived in the early 20th century. Relics of that missionary expedition also attract tourists to the area. In 2013, the federal government constructed the Ibeno bridge to attract tourists and improve other economic activities in the area. Safety As ExxonMobil operational headquarters is at Qua Iboe terminal, Ibeno, seasoned guards patrol the area 24/7 to keep visitors safe and to ensure orderliness. Things to Do Tourists can enjoy a stroll along the beach, play beach soccer, also have fun at water sports and boating. What to Bring Before heading to Ibeno beach here are some things to go along with; Flip flops, sun screen, face cap, swim wear, head gear, sports wear, a camera to take pictures with the view of the beach. Best Features The beach itself is a must see as it is the longest beach in Africa. The beach has a bridge which was built by the federal government. Best Time to Visit The best time to visit is during the weekend, public holidays or during festive periods. Most Common Visitors Most people you will find here are tourists, families, couples, class groups, fun lovers. Why You Should Visit To relax after a long week at the office, for family bonding.