Holidays to Cotonou

As Benin's de factor capital, Cotonou attracts many thriving businesses, a growing population, and is the seat of the Benin government. Situated along the southern coast, this city grew from a small fishing town to the economic center it is today. Visitors can take in the local architecture or sample …

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How to get to Cotonou

Here's what you need to know about getting to Cotonou. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Cotonou takes 8 hours, 45 minutes.

When to go to Cotonou

Typical Holiday Price

£928 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Cotonou varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - April is the cheapest month to go to Cotonou.

Where to stay in Cotonou

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Cotonou, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Cotonou

Sara&Joachim | FlickrRoyal Palace of Abomey
Royal Palace of Abomey

Reviews of Cotonou

Nana Karim
Nana Karim

it's a wonderful country i recommend u to visit Ganvier, port-novo, and ouidah

Christiana Okogho OKosor
Christiana Okogho OKosorAccra

Too many motor bike on the street

Romaric Houssa
Romaric Houssa

Hospitable country, it was impeccable.

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