Long weekends are rare and so are usually planned months in advance, making most destinations around your city both overbooked and overflowing. But don’t despair, because this also makes it the perfect time to discover that one destination most of us usually don’t get to visit in our own cities. Restaurants don’t need reservations, movie and play tickets are easier to get, and traffic is also lighter, making this the perfect time to go around with the family.
We have listed 5 places in Lagos where you can celebrate your Easter.
Have you ever being to the beach in Lagos? Beaches still provide the best relaxation spot in Nigeria. you may want to celebrate your Easter by visiting one or two beeches in Lagos. Each beach you visit is Easter will have some amazing activities lined up just for you. A lot of family members, friends, and lovers prefer to celebrate their Easter on the beach. There are a lot of beaches to pick from but if let me give you allow me to pick one for you Eleko beach will be my pick.
Just as Bar beach, Eleko beach provides a good place to celebrate Easter with your loved ones. Eleko beach is Located just 45 minutes drive from Ikoyi, Eleko Beach is a palm-fringed beach with several small privately-owned beach huts. Visitors can rent a beach hut for the day here, and get someone to make a barbecue for you. There is also a small local market selling interesting stuff like arts and crafts. You can either drive or hire a drop taxi to get there. You are going to have a basket full of fun there.
2. Shopping Malls
if you chose not to visit the beach due to a large number of people you can decide to celebrate your Easter visiting a shopping Mall. We have so many shopping malls in Nigeria that you can visit.
Lennox Mall Lekki
The Lennox Mall is a world-class state-of-the-art facility that features luxurious retail shop spaces, an elegant food court and restaurant, a serene relaxation spot, and nightlife entertainment area and so much more. This premium shopping and lifestyle destination occupy approximately 5,000 sqm of retail space on multiple floors.. you can visit this beautiful mall for your Easter celebration.
3. Recreational Parks
Another place to celebrate your Easter is by visiting some beautiful recreational parks. There are so many beautiful recreational parks in Nigeria you can visit. In Lagos the Lekki Conversation center
Lekki Conservation Centre
Lekki Conservation Centre, Lagos is one of the best and most visited nature reserves in Nigeria. The conservation and relaxation center is a scenic area that offers a tranquil escape from everyday life in the buzzing city of Lagos.
The conservation center was commissioned as a flagship project of the Nigeria Conservation Foundation for preserving unique biodiversity and providing natural, scientific recreational values in the coastal environs of western Nigeria. The Lekki Conservation Centre is located at Km 19 Lekki – Epe Expressway, Lekki Peninsula II, Lekki, Lagos State.
4. Hotel Getaways
So you don’t want to go to events but just want to spend a quiet time away from home? There are a number of hotels in Nigeria you can book and enjoy a pleasant stay. Depending on your budget and location. In Lagos, there are many hotels to pick from to spend your Easter holiday.
Eko Hotel and Crossroads Restaurant
Head to Eko Hotels & Suites’ open-air bar, where drinks are half-price during happy hour. Located in the same complex is Crossroads, a Tex-Mex hybrid restaurant with large circular tables and friendly waiting staff. Why not sample the excellent cuisine with a few marvelous margaritas, or simply stay at the bar drinking and lounging – just don’t overindulge and fall into the pool!
Eko Hotels & Suites, Plot 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, PMB 12724, Victoria Island, Nigeria,
5. Art Gallery
Art galleries are full of hidden treasures. Whether you love old art or modern art; whether you are into contemporary works, fine art, sculpture, or arty events, these galleries hold enough gems to meet your artistic interests. Enjoy your Easter by visiting an art gallery.
Visit the Nike Art Gallery
Arguably the largest gallery in West Africa, Nike Art is a treasure trove of the art world. Featuring an astounding collection of contemporary African art across all forms, the four floors will take hours to explore. If you feel tired, take some time off in the adjoining shop for drinks, and don’t forget to buy some postcards or trinkets before you leave, such as waist beads or deliciously stately necklaces to help you become your own African queen.
Nike Art Gallery, 2 Elegushi Road, 3rd Roundabout, Epe Expressway, Ikate Cross Road, Lekki Phase 1, Nigeria
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