Vacation is a special bonding time for most people, the connections and memories formed during such adventure make for stories that will last a while.
Individuals learn a lot from visiting new environment and interacting with people from different backgrounds. Some have even discovered their talent by chance while on vacation. However, they have little idea about amazing family vacation destinations in Nigeria.
Therefore, here are some great places to visit on a vacation in Nigeria:
1. Obudu Cattle Ranch, Calabar
Obudu Ranch Resort is wonder place for family vacation. It features a water park with water slide and a swimming pool, a golf course, night-time bonfires and horseback riding. Besides, you will be bonding with your families and nature as you hike through forests and mountains while watching birds. The accommodations are modern and you will enjoy admirable entertainment and quality food.
2. Tinapa Business Resort
Tinapa Business and Leisure Resort is located near Calabar Free Trade Zone, it has top-notch facilities for wholesale and retail trade as well as entertainment and leisure. It has a children’s arcade, an eight-screen cinema, a mini Amphitheatre, restaurants and pubs. It is a great place for a family vacation.
3. Millennium Park
Millennium Park is the largest public park in Abuja. A narrow river run through the center of the park, there are pleasant walkways with fountains and lights. A section of the park is devoted to scientific knowledge of the natural environment, it has Italian-style garden layout while another section comprises of untouched nature with brushwood and greenhouses for tropical birds andbutterflies.
4. Nike Art Gallery
Nike Art Gallery is wonderful place to visit with your children, you never know if one might discover his latent talent. Located in Lagos, it has a lot of artworks on display which includes beadwork, painting, drumming, singing and dancing, stone works and carvings, traditional loom weaving, indigo dyeing, embroidery etc.
5. Tarkwa Bay
Tarkwa Bay located along the harbor of Lagos is a sheltered beach that can be accessed by boat from either Maroko or under Falomo Bridge on Victoria Island. It offers safe swimming conditions for small children and other recreational water sports.
6. Lekki Conservation Center
Lekki Conservation Centre is a reserve for wildlife in Lagos. The natural habitats of this centre has preserved making it a vacation spot for nature lovers from around the world. It is located situated in Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos, on Lekki Peninsula.
7. Erin Ijesha Waterfall
Erin Ijesha waterfalls also known as Olumirin waterfalls is a natural sauna located in Ijesha, Osun State. The falls has seven layers of ascending plains with all the levels having breathing views and the freshness of the water is energizing. Being at these different levels and just basking in the invigorating freshness of the falls is an unforgettable experience for the whole family.
8. Ikogosi Warm Spring Resort
Ikogosi Warm Spring is a natural wonder, warm water spring flows side by side with a cold spring. The spot where the two springs merge is a distinctive attraction. The resort situated around the warm spring has various accommodation and recreational facilities suitable for family vacation.
9. Lekki Leisure Lake
Lekki Leisure Lake is a lake side resort overlooking the Atlantic in the Lekki peninsula area. The resort is operated and managed by Optima Leisure, a leisure and hospitality company based in Lagos.
10. Olumo Rock, Abeokuta -Tourist Centre
Located in Abeokuta, Ogun State is Olumo Rock; a massive outcrop of granite rocks of prehistoric formation. The highest point of the rock is about 137m above sea level. There are several caves on the rock a few of which is 20 feet long and 25 feet wide. It is such a serene environ for family vacation.