Ave Maria Resort







Summary: Ave Maria was built in the Early Fifties by Sir W. Halcrow. The Resort is situated just meters from the Greenwich Meridian Rock. Before the Queen?s visit in 1962, the late President, Nkrumah ordered that a chalet and swimming pool should be built for the Queen?s relaxation during her stay. After the Queen?s visit the late President Nkrumah visited regularly and the flag was hoisted each time, indicating his presence. Today the chalet is a Guest room, called the Queen?s Reading Room, guests get to overnight in this luxury and historical room, overlooking the pool.
Region: Greater Accra Region
City: Tema
Location: P.O BOX TN 916 Teshie Nungua,Accra-Ghana
Rooms:
  • Executive Single Room, $ 100 p.n.
  • Executive Double Room, $ 120 p.n.
  • Executive Apartment, $ 140 p.n.
  • Presidental Suite, $ 160 p.n.

Ave Maria, originally called Halcrow Beach Club, was built in the early 1950s by Sir W. Halcrow, the consultant assigned to the construction of the Tema Harbour. The Resort is situated a few meters from the Greenwich Meridian Rock.

Before the Queen?s visit in 1962, the late President, Kwame Nkrumah ordered that a chalet and swimming pool be built for the Queen?s relaxation during her stay In Ghana.

After the Queen?s visit the late President Nkrumah visited the facility regularly and the Ghanaian flag was hoisted each time, indicating his presence.

Today the chalet is converted to a Presidential suite called ?The Queen and President Nkrumah?s Room. Guests may stay in this luxury and historical room, overlooking the swimming pool.

Ave Maria Holdings acquired the property in May 2002 and has upgraded and added many more facilities making the Resort an International Tourist Hotel, Conference Centre, Sport and Entertainment Venue, and Health Spa destination.

The resort?s main emphasis is on Health Care and Fitness and its dedicated and qualified Staff and Management are always willing to assist and be of service to our many guests.

Our belief is that Health is not a luxury, it is the key to a Prosperous and Happy Life

Health & Wellness Spa

Visit our Health Spa and enjoy a variety of Treatments and Facilities offered by a Qualified Therapist

Enjoy an outdoor massage listening to the waves caressing the boulders and shore while your body is being pampered

Massage
Facial Treatment
Pedicure / Manicure
Sauna
Jacuzzi
Steam Bath
Sport Facilities
Gym
Tennis
Squash
Table Tennis

Aerobic Classes Include: Breathing, Stretch & Isolation Classes

Large Sea Water Swimming Pool: 25 meters in length
Shallow-end 4 feet
Deep-end 9 feet
It is the only sea water swimming pool in the country

Sport Coaching

Swimming Lessons
Tennis Lessons
Squash Lessons

Club Membership

Silver Subscription
Gold Subscription
Platinum Subscription

Meals & Beverages

We pride ourselves to serve you from a Traditional and Continental Kitchen
All food is freshly prepared to order. Good food is worth a little waiting for. Bon Appetit!

Some of the Ghanaian Dishes include:

Sensa Fisherman?s Soup Okro Soup
Grilled Tilapia with Banku
Kelewele

Our Speciality

Octopus Khebab
Black Star (Palava Sauce)
Octopus in Vegetable Sauce
Fish Khebab
Most Meats & Fish (Charcoal Grilled)

Other Specialties Include

Shrimp Cocktail
Spring Rolls
Pizza Pasta
Salads
Sandwiches
Kebabs
Burgers & French Fries
Grilled Chicken
Grilled Pork Chops
T-Bone steak
Pepper Steak
King Prawns
Lobster
Barracuda Steak
Red Snapper
Sole

The fish we give you is still in the sea. Most of our Fish & Meat are Charcoal Grilled.
The Beverage Menu includes Local and International Drinks.

Soft Drinks Include:- Coca Cola Fanta Sprite Soda Tonic
Fresh Juices Include:- Pineapple Mango Mixed Fruit Pineapple & Ginger
Ciders Include:- Savanah Dry & Light Hunters Extreme
Beers Include:- Star Club Stone Guinness Stout
Cocktails include:- The Meridian Rock Pina Colada The Fruity Tooty Vodka/Rum
Spirits Include:- Johnny Walker Red Johnny Walker Black; Martel V.S. Gordon?s Gin
Liqueurs Include:- Bailey?s Cream; Takai (local); Amarula Cream
Our International Wine List has Wines from:- Argentina Australia; Chile France Portugal; South Africa Spain.