Christmas season is fast approaching and it’s up to you to make it worth remembering. Are you looking for a place to visit this holiday season with your loved ones in Nigeria? Aside from the regular travelling to our respective village for Christmas, there are many places one can opt for this Xmas season. Today, we present to you the 5 best places to go for a date this Christmas in Nigeria. Discover where nature is at its perfect form or visit an ultra-modern serene environment with classic settings.
1. La Campagne Tropicana Resort
La Campagne Tropicana Resort is located at Ikegun, Ibeju-Lekki Area, Off Lekki/Epe Expressway, Lagos State. The resort features a lively beach offering warm chalets, kayaking, treehouse, horse riding and an outdoor pool. It has a 4-star hotel and the views are simply iconic. It’s a perfect place for a date this Christmas season. Get to experience African culture and hospitality in a cosmopolitan way. Entrance fee to this resort is N5,000 for adult, N1,500 for children aged 4-12 and N3,000 for teens aged 13-17. You won’t have to pay the entrance fee if you’re going to lodge a night there.
2. Tinapa Resort
Another resort worth visiting is Tinapa Resort which is located North of Calabar Municipality, Cross River State. The leisure & business resort has impressive features such as an amphitheatre, casino, children’s arcade, digital cinema, wholesale & retail shopping. There is also a 3-star hotel with 243 rooms. Tinapa Resort is connected with the Calabar Free Trade Zone, where you can buy items at a very affordable price. While staying in Calabar this Christmas, don’t forget to visit the colourful and vibrant Calabar festival.
3. Obudu Ranch Resort
Coming up at number three in the 5 best places to go for a date this Christmas in Nigeria is Obudu Ranch Resort. The Resort is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country with world-class hospitality. It is located in the Northeastern part of Cross River State close to the Cameroon border. There is a cable car in the resort, which gives tourists/guests a scenic view of the environment. The features of the resort include a restaurant, bar, outdoor pool, lawn tennis court, basketball court, football pitch, world-class adventure water park and a fitness centre. The hotel features a spacious room with an air conditioner, worktable/chair, wall arts, a TV with satellite reception, and bathroom.
4. Tarkwa Bay Beach
It’s an artificial beach which is located about 20 minutes drive from Lagos CMS Boat Jetty. It is only accessible by water taxis or boat as it is surrounded by water. Tarkwa Bay is often regarded as an exotic island with a welcoming resident community. It is an ideal place to visit with your loved one this Christmas season. Activities one can participate while in the beach are boat cruising, water skiing, jet skiing e.t.c
5. Freedom Park
Freedom Park is a recreational centre located at Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos State. It’s a good place to be if you’re a fan of culture, art and history. The Leisure Park also hosts various Afrocentric shows, especially during the Christmas season. Theo Lawson is the architect who designed this memorial park. The park was built to honour Nigeria’s 50th year of independence in October 2010.