The Banana Islands are a group of islandsthat lie off the coast south west of theFreetown Peninsula in the Western AreaSierra Leone. The three islands that made up the Banana Islands are two Dublin, Rickettsand Mes-Meheux. Dublin and Ricketts are linked by a stone causeway. Dublin Island is known for its beaches, while Ricketts Island is best known for its forests. Mes-Meheux is the uninhabited third island of the Banana Islands. They are accessible by boat orhelicopter.