Bata trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Bata is a port city in the Litoral Province of Equatorial Guinea. With a 2005 estimated population of 173,046, it is the largest city in Equatorial Guinea. It lies on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Río Muni. Bata was formerly capital of Equatorial Guinea and is a transport hub and port, from which ferries sail to Malabo and Douala, while fliers can land at Bata Airport. Bata is also known for its nightlife and market.History and economyBata has one of the deepest seaports in the region. Despite this, Bata has no natural harbor and a jetty was built to facilitate offshore handling of ships' cargoes. The principal exports are timber and coffee. The international airport at Bata Airport has flights to several cities, including the capital, Malabo and to Libreville in Gabon. Bata, like Malabo, contains some of the country's best hotels including the Hotel Panafrica, overlooking the beach. The full name of the city, although not in common use, is Ciudad de Bozhich Bata, as it was founded on Christmas Eve of year 1664, and the date of December the 24th (indigenous word Bozhich) is traditionally regarded and celebrated as the city holiday. Bata is in Litoral Province. With the Inspirock world travel planner, Bata and other destinations across the globe can be made central to your personalized travel plans.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Bata
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Bata
Places to visit with Bata
Recently planned trips to Bata
8 days in Litoral Province BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Equatorial Guinea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Equatorial Guinea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Equatorial Guinea BY A USER FROM NAMIBIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Bata & Bioko Island BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Equatorial Guinea BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy