The Sallah holiday is drawing closer, what it simply means is that it’s a perfect time to explore places near you, and if you’re up for it, you can take a dive into a secluded location where the fun just doesn’t stop.
The festival of Eid-el-Fitri commonly known as (Sallah) is a very important holiday in Nigeria, especially amongst the Muslim faithful.
It is celebrated as the feast of breaking the fast and marks the end of Ramadan. It is regarded as the holier of the two celebrations and honors the prophet Ibrahim’s selflessness and willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God’s command.
Make your Eid-el-Fitri holiday as memorable as possible with your family and loved ones. Here’s a list of 5 open-air places to visit this Sallah holiday due to the covid-19 restrictions.
Tarkwa Bay Beach
Tarkwa bay beach is one of the most popular beaches in Lagos. Tarkwa Bay beach is an artificial sheltered beach located at Onisiwo Island which is about 20 minutes boat ride from Victoria Island, Lagos. Tarkwa bay is one of the many popular tourist attractions in Lagos. Even though Tarkwa bay is a public beach, it offers the exclusivity of a private beach. Tarkwa bay boasts one of the most beautiful beaches in Lagos and it is also a popular tourist attraction where you can experience nature in its rarest beauty.
Tarkwa Bay is a perfect blend of nature and the beauty of Lagos Island and the Eko Atlantic City in the background fused in beautiful harmony.
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Kamp Ikare Resort
Kamp Ikare Beach Resort, owned by Anuradha Mahbubani, is the perfect holiday spot. If you are looking for some solitude, a romantic getaway, or a place for a family retreat, this location with its rustic beauty with modern touches is perfect for you.
The resort is situated in a coastal village called Ikaare, which is accessible only by boat. The resort has a main communal beach house with 6 duplex cabins positioned around a swimming pool and just meters from the sea.
Black Heritage Museum
Badagry Black Heritage Museum is located in the ancient town of Badagry, Lagos, and is housed in the former district officer’s office built in 1863. Badagry Black Heritage Museum, funded in part by the Nigerian Cultural Commission, preserves artifacts and records from the slave route that once ran through Badagry.
The hundreds of artifacts and historical relics it houses chronicle more than 300 years of the movement of slaves through Lagos. From the early 1500s, slaves were transported from West Africa to the Americas through Badagry.
Black Heritage Museum was built to preserve relics from the slave trade era. It is notable as a reminder of a bleak segment of the past, and also a testament to the resilience of the region.
This is a nice place to spend some time with the family learning about the slave trade era.
The Landmark Beach
Landmark leisure beach is not just another beautiful, it is a private recreational and leisure beach that offers exciting entertainment and leisure activities, the beach is calm which makes it friendly for swimming and other water sports. However, caution must be taken when swimming in the water.
The beach stretches from Shiro Restaurant, Hard Rock Café, Landmark event center down to the Landmark hotel.
Landmark beach resort is the perfect example of a beach resort within close proximity to Lagos island, serene, beautiful, and affordable.
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