The Loos Islands (Îles de Los) are an archipelago of three islands not far from Conakry in Guinea. They are just a few kilometers away, but the complete opposite to the dusty and noisy capital, a perfect escape for relaxation.

RegionsEdit

 
Map of Loos Islands
  • 1 Kassa, the closest of the islands, when seen from Conakry
  • 2 Roum, the smallest, in between the two larger ones.
  • 3 Tamara, site of Tamara Lighthouse and former prison

CitiesEdit

Only small villages there.

Other destinationsEdit

UnderstandEdit

Get inEdit

From Boloobinnet (or Boulbinet) in Kaloum, small boats (piroques in French) head towards the islands. Kassa is only 20 minutes away and many boats leave during the day. There is also a public ferry leaving at the harbour, on the other side of Kaloum, to Kassa. But it does not leave frequently. It is a little bit more difficult to get to the other islands, either plan plenty of time to wait for other passengers at Boloobinnet, or hire a boat for 250000 GNF or more (bargaining needed).

Get aroundEdit

SeeEdit

DoEdit

Swimming, relaxing, hanging around with local people in the villages or with people from Conakry who spend the weekend here.

EatEdit

Obviously, seafood is your choice.

DrinkEdit

SleepEdit

Hotels on the islands are approximately 300000-500000 GNF.

Stay safeEdit

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