Lagos may not be widely recognized as a tourist destination globally, with most visitors arriving for business reasons or even as residents. However, the city boasts noteworthy tourist attractions and a variety of exciting getaway spots for a weekend escape.
Here are some of the top places to explore in Lagos, Nigeria.
- Jara Beach Resort
Jara Beach Resort is arguably one of the best beach resorts in Lagos at the moment. The resort stands out with its offering of an all-inclusive stay at the beachfront property. The resort is located in Museyo, Eleko, Lagos and is easily accessible by road.
- JazzHole Lagos
If you have a passion for coffee, books, and occasional concerts, Jazzhole is the perfect place for you. This bookstore, located in Ikoyi, Lagos State, offers a delightful combination of these interests.
- Lakowe Lakes Golf and Country Estate
It is an excellent destination for golf enthusiasts in Lagos. Whether you prefer a round of golf or simply want to unwind, there are various accommodation options to choose from, ensuring a pleasant and leisurely experience.
- Citi Lounge
Newly launched in Surulere area of Lagos. It is definitely a lounge to visit whether to unwind or connect to Citi boys and girls. From the meals and good music to the ambiance of the space, Citi Lounge makes for a one of a kind getaway spot and you should experience it at least once.
- Nike Art Gallery
Located in the affluent Victoria Island, the Nike Art Gallery is a must-visit for any art lover. This gallery showcases a variety of traditional and contemporary art from some of the most talented artists in Nigeria, and is sure to inspire and amaze.
- Go “Sip & Paint”at the DEW Centre
Get your artistic juices going with the canvas while sipping a tasty cocktail at the DEW Centre in Lekki. Uncork your creativity and create a work of art. Make new friends, have fun with them, and treat yourself to a variety of snacks and drinks. The Sip & Paint experience never gets boring.
- Moist Beach Club
The Moist Beach in Oniru offers a tranquil yet exhilarating beach experience. It features a laid-back outdoor setting by the beach, offering a menu with international dishes like sliders, sandwiches, and BBQ. While the beach is recognized for its peaceful ambiance during the afternoon, it transforms into a lively beach club at night, creating a vibrant and energetic atmosphere.
- Terra Kulture
Terra Kulture space encompasses a restaurant, bookstore, and a charming art gallery. However, the highlight is the stage plays held here. If it’s a production by Bolanle Austin-Peters, attending is highly recommended for an enjoyable experience as she doesn’t fail to deliver each time.
- Rufus and Bee
This establishment is a game arcade and bowling center situated in Victoria Island, Lagos. It’s a destination worth exploring to unwind and awaken your inner child.
- Johnson Jakande Tinubu Park
Due to a scarcity of public parks in densely populated Lagos, this park tends to be quite overcrowded. However, on favorable days, it remains an excellent location for a picnic.