5 Amazing Places You Can Visit In Nigeria this Christmas (Part 1)

5 Amazing Places You Can Visit In Nigeria this Christmas (Part 1)

In spite of all the problems and challenges, the year 2020 presented to us all, we should take our time to thank God and enjoy this Christmas as we prepare for a better 2021.

So, in this article, we’ll be looking at 5 amazing places you can visit in Nigeria this Christmas. Here are some places you can spend a great time with your families and friends.

Tourism and vacations are among the things people love engaging in, especially in civilized societies. This is because of the colour and richness they add to life.

It is also noted to relieve one of the stress in a fast-paced society like ours. It is one thing to intend going for sight-seeing, and it’s another to know the right and most enjoyable places to visit.

Nigeria is one of the countries of the world that is blessed with unique tourist attractions. In fact, tourism is one of the major sources of revenue in Nigeria. It is quite unfortunate that many Nigerians are missing out on these blessings left for our own enjoyment by God.

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It is also surprising that some foreigners are even in better positions to tell an average Nigerian the most interesting places to visit in his own country.

5 Amazing Places You Can Visit in Nigeria this Christmas

Omu Resort (Lagos State)

Best Christmas Holiday Destinations in Nigeria

Omu Resort is one of the finest Resorts in Lagos. If you would love to have fun adventures during the holidays in Lagos, Nigeria this is certainly a place to be. The world of OMU RESORT is set in a rainforest environment, it allows guests to experience and be inspired by the wonders of nature.

Tourists Attractions:

Access to Zoo, Seaworld, Wax Museum, Archery, Mini-Golf, Mechanical Bull Riding, Horse riding, Waterpark, Swimming-Pool, and Amusement park. Additional access to Quad Bikes, Roller Skating, Kayaking, and Go-Karts.

  • Address1 Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Way, Ibeju, Lekki

Obudu Ranch Hotel & Resort  (Cross River)

Best Christmas Holiday Destinations in Nigeria

Obudu Mountain Resort is a top-class hotel in Obudu, Cross River, and is a wonderful place for family vacation and resort getaways. Its beautiful scenery and breathtaking views make it ideal for the lone adventurer, families on a reunion, young couple, or a holiday group.

Tourists Attractions:

It features a water park with a water slide and a swimming pool, a golf course, night-time bonfires, and horseback riding. It is a great place to bond with your families while enjoying great entertainment and quality food and drinks.

  • Address: Obudu (a mountain town in Cross River State Nigeria)

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Lekki Leisure Lake (Lagos State)

Best Christmas Holiday Destinations in Nigeria

Lekki Leisure Lake is a lakeside resort overlooking the Atlantic in the Lekki peninsula area. The resort offers the thrill of jet skiing in a safe environment, under the watchful eye and guidance of an instructor.

Immerse yourself in a genuine quad biking adventure. Quad bikes are suitable for anyone over the age of twelve.  For the thrill-seekers amongst you, the 1 km long lake affords plenty of space to explore your adrenaline drives, though within reasonable confines.

Cruise along the serene and tranquil water in a pontoon boat.  The Wave boat can be used for up to 6 people cozily and set up on the Jet Ski. This is definitely one of the best Christmas holiday destinations in Nigeria.

  • Address: The Hub, Adekunle Animashaun drive, Okunde Blue Water Tourism Scheme, Lekki, Lagos State.

 Okomu National Park (Benin City, Edo State)

Okomu National Park

One of the few remaining enclaves of the virgin rainforest that once dominated the territories of southern Nigeria for its entirety, the Okomu National Park can be found sandwiched between the endless mangroves that crash into the Atlantic Ocean and the streets of Benin City.

Untouched and undeveloped, the spot’s remoteness has allowed it to become a refuge for some of the country’s rarer creatures, like the pangolin, chimpanzees, leopards, and even forest elephants.

There’s also a smattering of rustic tribal villages still here, where visitors can encounter the age-old way of Nigerian country life.

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Olumo Rock (Ogun state)


Visit Olumo rock and you’ll be left many days pondering over the wonders lavished on the earth that we are living in.

Olumo rock is located in Abeokuta town of Ogun state.’ Abeokuta’ is a name which means ‘Under the Rock’. The town itself has a considerable deposit of huge rocky mountains, but the most thrilling of all is that of Olumo. Don’t dare miss it!

P.S Wear a mask, wash your hands, maintain social distancing, and stay safe this season.

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