Tokeh Tourism, Sierra Leone

Attractions in Tokeh

Tokeh Also known as Tokeh Town is a coastal resort town along the peninsula in the Western Area Rural District of Sierra Leone. Tokeh lies approximately twenty miles east of Freetown and near the neighborhood town of York. The major economic activity in Tokeh is fishing and tourism. Tokeh is home to a large resort of sand beaches known collectively as Tokeh Beach, which attract a large number of tourists to the town . The Tokeh beach is one of the largest and most attractive beaches in West Africa. Tokeh is also known for its mountains, forests, resort hotels, and nearby Tokeh Island, an uninhabited island a short boat ride from Tokeh town. Tokeh is a predominantly Muslim town, and its people are ethnically diverse among Krio. Temne, Loko, Sherbro, Mandingo, Limba, Mende and Fula. Tokeh is a principle home of the Krio muslim people (locally known as Oku), who are politically influential in the town. Although part of the Western Area Rural District, Tokeh has its own locally governed directly elected town council headed by a Town Head. The current Town Head of Loko is Alhaji James Slow, who was elected in the 2013 Tokeh Town Head Rural District municipal election.


Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Cotton Tree, Banana Island, THE PLACE, Sierra Leone National Tourism Board/The Tourism Authority-NTB, Western Area National Park

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Facts and Stats for Tokeh*

  • Living in Tokeh - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 73.54 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Tokeh

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tokeh

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 60.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 22.65 USD

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