Weekends are always short and most times not enough for people to relax and enjoy themselves after a long days of work in the bustling and hustling environment of Lagos, the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria.
Business Insider Sub-Saharan Africa looks at ten exciting and fun places in Lagos where you ease off the stress of the week.
1. Lekki conservation centre
Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC), a 78-hectare Natural Resource Conservation centre established in 1990 to serve as biodiversity conservation icon and environment education centre.
The centre has grown into one of Africa’s prominent and most-diverse urban nature parks due to its high species richness.
2. La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort – Ibeju Lekki
One of the best ways to relax outside the stress of Lagos is to take a visit to La Campagne Tropicana beach. It has a serene environment that offers fresh breath for your to enjoy the ambience of the Atlantic ocean.
3. The Backyard Bar & Grill – Victoria Island
A restaurant located in the heart of Victoria Island. Here you enjoy exquisite and delicious cuisines in an escape environment with live music performance.
4. Atican beach – Ajah
Atican Beach Resort is a relaxation ocean view beach spot and private beach located on the axis of Lagos-Epe Expressway.
5. Omu Resort – Ibeju Lekki
Set in a rainforest environment, Omu Resort gives you a combination of adventure, nature and history. Nestled in a peaceful neighbourhood, occupying a land area of approximately 22 hectares and boarded to the North by the imposing clear waters of Omu Creek inspired by the wonders of nature.
6. Get Arena, opposite Oriental hotel
Get Arena has been around for a long time. If the family is ready to have an ideal adventure time, then visit this space. Located opposite the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island it offers a go-kart track and an arcade centre where the whole family can have fun.
7. Hard rock cafe, Landmark centre
Enjoy your weekend with an enhance live performance, drinks, and an unforgettable experience with the beautiful waters of the Atlantic Ocean as the perfect backdrop.
8. Maryland Mall
Popularly called The Big Black Box. It offers a refreshing hangout and leisure experience with nice spots in the mall that can take care of your weekend.
9. Ndubuisi Kanu Recreational Park – Alausa
A quiet outdoor hangout where you can have a cool sightseeing and family picnic on a weekend. At the park, you also have access to free public Wi-Fi provided by the state government.
10. La Mango Bar – Ikeja
Located in the serene neighbourhood of GRA Ikeja. It has a tropical paradise surrounding for relaxation and serenity.