No matter where you live, what you believe, or what traditions you follow, holidays are important. Not only are they fun, but they’re also a reminder to slow down and appreciate the beauty of life.
Whether you’re surrounding yourself with love on Valentine’s Day or giving thanks during a religious celebration, every holiday has a special meaning with valuable lessons to be learned. Remember, the best way to spend any holiday is within the warmth shared by your loved ones.
1. IKOGOSI WARM SPRING, IKOGOSI, EKIT
Ikogosi Warm Spring Resort is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the state in Ekiti State for its hot and cold spring meeting at a point and flowing down as a single stream. Amazing right?
This is the ideal place for a romantic or family weekend getaway in Nigeria. Plus it has beautiful sceneries which present an opportunity to connect with nature with its thick green forest, hilly landscape and tall trees. It sure is a good holiday destination which offers a cozy and serene atmosphere for you.
2. KAJURU CASTLE, KAJURU VILLAGE, KADU
This weekend getaway destination will surely take you back to the medieval times with its luxury Medieval-German style. Located in the Kajuru Village in Kaduna State, it was built over 3 decades ago. So this building is really old and like old buildings, it sure has a lot of stories to tell. And no, it is not haunted… lol!
With bedrooms designed to look like dungeons and towers with crenelated walls, this is the perfect destination for a time away from civilization. The castle has a guest tower with 4 bedrooms while the main building with a knights’ hall and a master’s suite known as the “landlord’s residence”. If you want to relax and swim, there is an outdoor pool and a barbeque. It is definitely a cool place with peace and tranquility and amazing views.
3. WHISPERING PALMS, BADAGRY, LAGOS.
Located in Badagry, Whispering Palms gives you varieties of beautiful sceneries, great food and lots of fun activities away from the noise and pollution of the big cities. It is home away from home, no dull moment. If you want a weekend getaway in Nigeria where you want to have fun while relaxing, this is the perfect place to visit.
4. EPE RESORT AND SPA, EPE, LAGOS
Epe Resort and Spa Resort offer you a relaxing environment, delicious foods, and an unforgettable romantic experience. Located in Lagos Island in the outskirt of Lekki Epe Expressway, you will be welcomed with a relaxed setting and mesmerized by the beauty and traditional style of the resort.
It promises to give you mouthwatering cuisine, top class bedrooms, fun activities, and a relaxing environment which will leave you refreshed and fulfilled after your stay.
4. OMU RESORT, IBEJU LEKKI, LAGOS
The Omu Resort is situated at Ibeju Lekki, Lagos. This resort embraces you with a warm atmosphere, friendly reception and varieties of excellent foods that complement the spectacular sceneries to hang out.
This is one of the most thrilling locations for a fun weekend getaway in Nigeria. With so many views like the famous “Big Five” zoo, aquarium, Water Park as well as fun games and rides such as rollercoasters, karting, archery, golfing and many more, Omu Resort is a great place for a family vacation. The fun is limitless that you won’t want to leave.
6. ZENABABS HALF MOON RESORT, ILESA, OSUN
Zenababs Half Moon Resort located in the central part of Ilesa, Osun state, is a luxurious resort that gives you the home away from home comfort. If you can’t afford a vacation to the moon, Zenababs half-moon resort is your next option.
This resort has a serene and refreshing milieu and offers low-cost meals and guest rooms. This is a great place outside of Lagos to wake up to great views of the resort from your bedrooms and enjoy various interesting activities.
7. ABRAKA TURF AND COUNTRY CLUB, ABRAKA, DELTA
Experience a memorable weekend getaway at the Abraka Turf and Country Club in the oil-rich region of Delta State. Enjoy a serene ambiance, quintessential comfort, tasty cuisine and eco-friendly environment which allows you to breathe in fresh and unpolluted air.
This resort gives you an unforgettable and laid back experience with nature at its peak. In addition to the natural beauty, it has facilities like golf court, tennis court, polo field, and swimming pool as well as very affordable accommodations. This resort also offers fun activities like canoeing, deep river diving, horse riding, and fishing. With all these amazing offers, you are assured of a memorable experience
I hope you visit these places and enjoy all they have to offer as you have a funfilled holiday.