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Is this a good city for single people? For couples? For families? Why or why not?
Keep in mind there is no mall, no parks, no movie theater, no play places. You will be spending a lot of time self-entertaining, going to friends' houses, or going to Point Denis to the beach. Embassy families have the benefit of the Sabliere compound for entertainment or the Beach Club across the street. - Jul 23, 2014
You really need to know how to keep yourself busy as there is little to do in Libreville. We kept busy with friends from work and some American and UK expats. Lots of dinner parties to keep from being too bored. - Oct 24, 2013
Yes, for young kids! It would not be so great for teenagers. There is plenty to do, but it is very expensive. - Apr 12, 2012
Great for American embassy families with young children. The compound has a great play area and a nice pool. There is not much to do for teenagers, but it is great for couples and families that like get-together's with friends and boring weekends. Many bars and clubs, but nightlife doesn't get started until very late and often goes into the early morning hours. Restaurants open late (8pm) and dinner can be a 3-hour affair. A very SLOW pace of life. - Aug 3, 2011
Yes. Its safe. There is a small nightlife scene that focuses on the clubs... but Libreville is not the most exciting place. If good resturants and quite weekends are your thing, this is a good place to live. - Jul 16, 2010