5 Tourist Destinations in Nigeria You Should Explore This Long Weekend


Woohoo! Cheers to the long holiday. Barka de Sallah to the Muslim brothers and sisters. Time to relax and recoup lost energy. Before you turn up with your folks for the celebrations, curl up under the duvet with a bottle of wine, TV or popcorn. Have you considered exploring Nigeria? It’s only four days, but you’d be amazed how much exploring you can do in such a short time. Ready? Take a virtual trip with us through these 5 blissful tourist destinations:

  1. Whispering Palms Resort, Badagry:
    Hidden in the historical city of Badagry Lagos, Whispering palms is a fun and ideal resort for all members of the family. There are lots of attractions and fun activities to participate in. From the mini zoo to the beautiful pool area, breathtaking view of the ocean, fun boat rides, trampoline and many more, you don’t want to miss out on the fun.

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2. Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort, Ekiti:
Experience nature at its best in Ikogosi springs, located in the serene Ekiti state. What’s the catch? A side by side warm and cold spring. Like it hot, like it cold? Take your pick and dive in for a soothing swim. As you exit, a restaurant resplendent in quality local dishes awaits to titillate your palate. Need we say more?

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3. Green Legacy Resort, Abeokuta:
Tucked away in the ancient town of Abeokuta in Ogun state is this eclectic resort. The resort is a beautiful getaway spot because of its serenity and breathtaking views. Boasting attractions like a Boating Lake, Theme park, Wildlife Park, Pool area, Mini rock for climbing, Four-star Hotel and Spa, Picnic ground, Bamboo groove, Casino, Adire and fabric center, amongst others. Prepare to not be bored. What’s more? The famous Olumo rock is only minutes drive away.


4. Obudu Cattle Ranch, Calabar:
Obudu Ranch Resort is like the dream getaway. Water-slide. Check. Swimming pool. Golf Course. Horseback riding. Cable Cars. Cozy Hotels. Night-time bonfires. All check. Plus, the majestic view, cloudy mountaintops are a sight to behold. Trust us, visiting Obudu will be a moment for life for you.

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5. Magicland Amusement Park and Resort, Abuja:
Forget Disneyland. We have Wonderland. With over twenty rides and attractions, visitors can expect to be thrilled. The Pirate Ship, Water Splash ride, Roller coaster and Bumper cars are amongst the exhilarating rides for everyone to enjoy. Your kids can get lost in the buzzing arcade game center. While you experience the exotic goodness that abound in the food and drink stalls.


Which of these destinations would you love to visit? Leave your comments below. Do not forget to check our amazing travel deals and discounts on Jumia.

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