Ibeno Beach

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Ibeno Beach Description

History of Ibeno Beach

Ibeno Beach.

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.


Tourists can enjoy continental dishes. Customer service offered is top notch.

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.With its beautiful coastline, Ibeno provides endless natural facilities for tourist, such as;  Boat Riding, Canoeing,Water sport, Volley ball, Beach soccer, Archery, Sun bathing etc.

Who Can Visit

The beach is open to families on vacation, class groups, couples, fun lovers. children, relaxation for tourists, lovers of water sport etc.

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit there is during the dry season, from November to April. Preferably during the weekend, public holidays or during festive periods.


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.


This is a very safe location.




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