It can be quite stressful hustling in Nigeria as an entrepreneur, so if you ever need to unwind, no need to go far. Here are 5 places to visit in Lagos during the summer holiday.
- LEKKI CONSERVATION CENTRE
The Lekki Conservation Centre, Lagos is one of the best nature reserves in Nigeria. This conservation and relaxation centre offers a breath of fresh air and an escape from the forever buzzing city of Lagos. It is generally regarded as an icon of nature conservation and represents the flagship project of Nigeria Conservation Foundation for the preservation of unique biodiversity, scenic, natural, scientific recreational values of the coastal environs of western Nigeria. This is definitely one to make your tourism experience complete!
- ELEKO BEACH
Eleko Beach offers a peaceful retreat for privacy seekers looking to enjoy a good time away from the hustle of Lagos. This public beach, ocated close to La Campagne Tropicana offers private beach features bamboo huts. It is also less rowdy than other public beaches in Lagos and considered to be cleaner. It’s definitely one of the few tourist attractions to offer such services.
- TARKWA BAY BEACH
Tarkwa Bay, a sheltered beach located near the Lagos Harbour. It’s a popular with swimmers and water-sports enthusiasts, also home to a welcoming resident community. You’ll love this beautiful island that far removed from the hustle and bustle of Lagos. Tarkwa Bay Beach, unlike most public beaches in Lagos, isn’t often noisy or overcrowded. This makes it a great place for some alone time with your significant other or perhaps a fun day out with your friends.
- NIKE ART GALLERY
A magnificent five-storey building coated in spotless white, standing high and proud in its environs, Nike’s Art Gallery tells its story from the outside. The fence of the compound is adorned with rare marbles. Its walls are covered in different artistic inscriptions and drawings. You immediately feel a deep sense of awe once you walk through its colourfully tattooed black gates. This historical abode ranks high in the list of bedazzling Lagos destinations.
From the inner courtyard of the gallery where you’ll find the stone sculptures, tie-dye workshop, and hanging craftworks, to the wide variety of art displayed inside the magnificent structure, you can rest assured that your love for Nigerian art will go through the roof.
- FREEDOM PARK
This is a historical landmark, a cultural site filled with arts and other monumental pieces. The Park was constructed to preserve the history and cultural heritage of Nigerians. Monuments in the park reveal the Lagos colonial heritage and history of Her Majesty’s Broad Street prisons.