History December 06, 2016 at 01:00 pm

Top 7 Historic Sites To Visit in Guinea

Fredrick Ngugi | Contributor

Fredrick Ngugi December 06, 2016 at 01:00 pm

December 06, 2016 at 01:00 pm | History

Iles de Los

Iles de Los. Photo Credit: Afro Tourism

Iles de Los (Island of the Idols)

Iles de Los is a group of islands located about 2 kilometers off the cliff on the southern side of Sangareya Bay. The name was derived from the Portuguese term, “Ilhas dos Idolos,” which means “Island of the Idols.” The islands are best known for their beaches and forested interiors. Every year, thousands of tourists visit these islands to enjoy their amazing scenery and serene atmosphere. The islands also played a significant role in the slave trade.

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