About River Number 2 Beach
River No. 2 Beach is a beautiful coastal destination located in the western part of Sierra Leone. With its golden sands, turquoise waters, and lush green surroundings, it is considered one of the most picturesque beaches in the country.
The beach is named after the nearby River No. 2, which flows into the Atlantic Ocean just a few meters from the shoreline. This unique feature gives the beach a serene and tranquil atmosphere, as visitors can enjoy the sound of the river flowing into the sea while relaxing on the sand.
River No. 2 Beach is a popular destination for both locals and tourists. The beach is particularly popular among surfers, with its consistent waves and uncrowded lineup. Visitors can also enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and fishing, or take a walk along the stunning coastline and explore the surrounding mangrove forests.
Despite its popularity, River No. 2 Beach retains a relaxed and authentic vibe. There are several small restaurants and guesthouses in the area, but the beach remains relatively undeveloped, giving visitors a chance to truly disconnect from the outside world and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area.
Getting to River No. 2 Beach is relatively easy. The beach is located about 30 km south of Freetown and can be reached by car or taxi in around one hour. There are also several guesthouses and lodges in the area that offer accommodation for those who want to stay overnight.