We can all agree that the year 2016 was indeed a tough year, especially with the recession. Lots of families who usually take vacations outside the country were unable to do so this year. Now, Christmas is here and truly everyone just wants to let their hair down, roll up their sleeves and have a good time. And truly, with all that has happened, we all need this break. Sadly, ticket prices for trips abroad are still ridiculously high. So, what do we do? We will explore destinations within Nigeria!
Here are 10 fun destinations across Nigeria, that will give your family a memorable Christmas –
Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort, Ekiti
Pack your bags, rent a mini bus and drive your whole family down to this serene wonder of nature in Ekiti. You will learn about the history and myth behind the warm and cold springs, enjoy the beauty of nature, have a poolside party and just have an all-round good time. Find out more on www. ikogosiresort.net
Epe Resort, Lagos
This tranquil resort in Epe is the perfect escape for your family this holiday period. Here, you will relax and enjoy so many outdoor leisure activities accompanied with some luxury treatment. Find out more on www.eperesort.com
Inagbe Grand Resort
This grand resort will give your family the luxury Christmas experience you all deserve. Located in the middle of the ocean, your adventure starts with taking a speed boat to the resort. From quad-bike racing, to horseback riding, bonfire nights and more, your family will have a Christmas to remember. Find out more on www. inagbegrandresorts.com
La Campagne Tropicana Resort, Lekki
True to culture, yet luxurious in nature, La Campagne Tropicana is the resort for you. Your family will be treated to traditional style hospitality in this luxury beach resort located at Ikegun village, Lekki/Epe expressway – away from the bustle of Lagos. There will be various activities to keep your family engaged and give them a memorable Christmas holiday. Find out more on www. lacampagnetropicana.com
Whispering Palms Resort, Badagry
Situated in the historical town of Badagry, this fun resort is the perfect place for your family break. Whispering Palms Resort has just enough activities to keep your family entertained; from water sports, to basketball, volleyball, a zoo and much more. You can also visit the slave port which is not too far away, to learn some history. Find out more on www.whisperingpalmsonline.com
Kajuru Castle, Kaduna
A castle in Nigeria? You guessed right. Allow your family enjoy a royal experience this Christmas at Kajuru Castle. With the most beautiful views, royal pool party, hiking around the castle, your family will have an unforgettable experience.
Yankari National Park, Bauchi
Give your family a whole new experience and visit this national park in Northern Nigeria. You will get to go on a safari ride to see various animals, swim in Wikki warm springs, enjoy a bonfire night and be treated to Northern culture, food and hospitality. Find out more on www.yankarigamereserve.com
Abraka Turf Resort, Delta
Experience a totally new world at this Southern resort in Abraka Delta. With various leisure activities like golf, tennis, polo, kayaking, horseback riding, fishing and so much more, your family would be treated to a Christmas vacation like never before. Find out more on www.abrakaturf.com
Obudu Mountain Resort, Cross River
Treat your family to the most scenic views and atmosphere at Obudu Mountain Resort. You will get to go hiking on the mountain trail, swim, ride the cable car, canopy walk and so many more activities.
Nike Lake Resort, Enugu
Experience the Eastern culture at Nike Lake Resort Enugu. From horse riding, to swimming, eating local dishes, fishing by the lake and much more. Find out more on www.nikelakeresorthotel.com