Holidaying in Nigeria can sometimes become monotonous if all you ever do is visit places in Lagos and Abuja. Nigeria is blessed with hidden gems that only a few ever get to explore.
Asides Lagos and Abuja, maybe you’ve already visited Obudu Ranch, the beach resorts in Lagos and other popular locations and you are looking for more places to visit; then these unpopular holiday sites should trigger plans for your next trip.
These locations offer the same level of privacy that most seek when they travel abroad. Plus if you are already in Nigeria, it means you won’t have to spend long hours leaving the country to relax and have some fun.
Here are 3 of the hidden holiday sites in Nigeria you should consider visiting…
1. Oguta Lake Holiday Complex – Imo State
Oguta Lake Holiday Complex, situated in Oguta LGA – 45 mins away from Owerri – is one of the teeming reasons every family should visit Imo State. The freshwater lake is the second largest natural lake in the country after lake Chad.
With exotic scenes and recreational facilities that only a few places in the country can boast of, Oguta Lake Holiday Complex is one tourist attraction that brings seasoned tourists to Imo state. The Lake was originally created by the colonial rulers in 1960 but later opened for commercial purposes.
2. Abraka Turf and Country Club – Delta State
This is a private country club that has been created to serve lovers of luxury. Located within Nigeria’s Niger Delta, Abraka Turf and Country Club has taken on a leading role in the nation’s leisure and catering industry and prides itself on its ability to deliver exquisite services.
The resort includes villas, chalets, and caters to a high-end clientele that includes families, campers, as well as corporate groups. Abraka Turf and Country Club come fully equipped with state of the art facilities and the outdoor activities include golf, tennis, canoeing, kayaking, polo, horseback riding, fishing and deep river diving.
3. Green Legacy Resort – Ogun State
The Green Legacy Resort is one of the least talked about holiday site in Nigeria. It is an amazing resort facility and vacation destination in Abeokuta, Ogun state. With 153 rooms of different sizes, the resort is recommended both for business and leisure.
The Green Legacy Resort is 5 minutes away from the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library and a visit to the library would definitely complete your vacay goals. According to the resort, they have an event facility for personal and commercial use at a fee. Other services which are also provided at the resort include: babysitting, car hire and laundry services are available on request. Entertainment options at the resort include the Bamboo Groove, lounges & nightclub, live band, karaoke, barbecue parties, garden party, and outdoor dining. What more could you ask for on a trip?
If you are going with the kids, the resort also boasts of facilities suitable for children which include: a shallow swimming pool, bouncing castles, trampoline jumps, mini cinema, Taekwondo room, rock climbing and more.
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