Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Robertsport, Cape Mount, Western Africa, Africa

Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Robertsport, Cape Mount, Western Africa, Africa

Robertsport is a town situated on the Atlantic Ocean in the western part of Liberia. It is the administrative centre of Grand Cape Mount County, located around 100 km north of the national capital, Monrovia.  Robertsport is also called as Robert’s Port and Roberts Port. Robertsport lies near Liberia’s border with Sierra Leone, on the peninsula of Cape Mount. Robertsport is one of the prominent tourist destinations of Liberia, especially famous as a heaven for surfers. Robertsport receives around 5,200 millimeters of average annual rainfall and its coordination measures 6°45′ N 11°22′ W.


History of Robertsport:

Robertsport got its name from Liberia’s first president Joseph Jenkins Roberts. It is believed that Cape Mount at Robertsport was named by the Portuguese navigator Pedro de Sintra during his voyage in the mid-15th century. Robertsport was also used as Allied Forces Air Force base in World War II.


Conenctivity to Robertsport:

The major international airport of Liberia, Roberts International Airport, is located around 170 km from Robertsport. The airport handles flights from London, Brussels, New York, Freetown and many European and African cities.

Robertsport has good road connectivity to Monrovia, Harbel (where RIA airport is located) and all the major Western Liberian cities.

There are many tour operators in Robertsport, where cars and bikes are available for local travel and sightseeing purposes.


Food and Shopping in Robertsport:

Robertsport is one of the best places to taste genuine Liberian seafood. Restaurants and shops are spread up all around the town, mainly on the beach line, but generally credit cards are not accepted there. So visitors have to keep some local currency in pocket.


Things to do in Robertsport:

  • Swimming
  • Canoeing
  • Water skiing
  • Fishing


What to see in Robertsport?


Beaches of Robertsport:

Beaches are the prime attractions of Robertsport, among them Fisherman’s Point, which is the nearest beach to the town and other popular beaches are Cassava Point and Cotton Trees. Most famous activity can be enjoyed at beaches are surfing, which draws tourists from all around the country.


Lake Piso:

Largest lake in Liberia, the Lake Piso covers a surface of 103 sq. km with a maximum width of 16 km and length of 31 km. The lake lies close to Robertsport, where visitors can involve themselves in swimming, canoeing, water skiing and many other water sport activities.



Monrovia is the capital and largest city of Robertsport, located around 100 km southeast of Robertsport. Being the capital, Monrovia houses a wide range of renowned tourist attractions, including Liberian National Museum, Liberia’s Centennial Pavilion and Sky Bar Entertainment Center.


List of other places of interest near Robertsport include:

  • Liberian National Museum
  • Ce Ce Beach
  • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
  • Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex
  • Monkey Island
  • Beaches of Monrovia
  • The Kendeja Cultural Center
  • Providence Island
  • Cuttington University
  • Lofa-Mano National Park
  • Kpa-Tawe Waterfalls
  • Gertylue Floral Park
  • Liberia’s Centennial Pavilion
  • Sky Bar Entertainment Center



Best time to visit Robertsport:

The tour of Robertsport can be enjoyed best during the months between December and March when the weather in condition.


Hotels in and around Robertsport:

As a seaside town, Robertsport houses many modernized tourist favor accommodation centres like lodges, resorts, hotels and campgrounds. Advance booking is advised for visitors as hotels fill up quickly during dry season. The below list includes hotels in Robertsport (first 4) and Monrovia (around 100 km from Robertsport, the rest of the hotels):

  • Kwepunha Surf Retreat
  • Nana’s Lodge
  • Robertsport Community Campground
  • Gertrude’s Oceanview Resort
  • Golden Key Hotel
  • Hotel Provident
  • Palm Spring Resort
  • RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas
  • Atlantis Beach Hotel
  • Royal Grand Hotel
  • Bella Casa Hotel & Suites
  • El Meson Hotel
  • Mokos Bed and Breakfast
  • Krystal Oceanview Hotel
  • Tilda Guest House

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