Despite the fact that our citizens would have said ten bad things about the country before they even reflect on one good thing, the nation has been making a lot of progress in some key sectors of the economy over the years. One of such is tourism. This article showcases the top 10 best holiday resorts in Nigeria
There are many beautiful and breathtaking resorts in Nigeria; places where you can have weekend or holiday get-away or even spend your honeymoon. These places don’t just offer beautiful attractions, but also high class accommodation facilities and excellent hotels meant to transform your holiday into an unforgettable experience.
These are our top 10 Best Holiday Resorts In Nigeria:
1. LA CAMPAGNE TROPICANA BEACH RESORT
La Campagne Tropicana is a private 60-acre beach resort, located between green tropical forest, beside freshwater lagoon and amazing sandy beach along the Atlantic Ocean in Lekki, Lagos. La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort combines an African themed hospitality with modern luxury. The beach resort has been patronized by world class dignitaries including ex-presidents, ministers and monarchs. La Campagne is regarded as one of the best beach resorts in Nigeria
At La Champagne Tropicana Beach Resort you can spend the day hiking, fishing; listening to sound of the birds, engage in water sports or simply take casual walk along the beach
2. OBUDU MOUNTAIN RESORT
Obudu Mountain Resort (formerly known as the Obudu Cattle Ranch) is a ranch and resort on the Obudu Plateau in Cross River State, Nigeria. It was developed in 1951 by Mr. McCaughley, a Scot who first explored the mountain ranges in 1949. He camped on the mountaintop of the Oshie Ridge on the Sankwala Mountains for a month before returning with Mr. Hugh Jones a fellow rancher who, in 1951, together with Dr Crawfeild developed the Obudu Cattle Ranch.
Although the ranch has been through troubles since, it has very recently been rehabilitated to its former glory. A recently added cable car from the base to the top of the plateau gives visitors a scenic view while bypassing the extremely winding road to the top.
3. THE WHISPERING PALMS RESORT
Whispering Palms is a conference resort centre occupying an 8-acre of land in a rural area of Lagos state: Iworo, Badagry Local Government Area. It lies on the Lagoon and typifies the beauty of the area-cool, Atlantic breeze, sillica sands, palm trees and chirping birds. The road within the resort looks fascinating as it lined with palms kernel residue. The entire environment is quiet with stunning ambiance and a contrast to the maddening crowd and noise of Lagos.
4. TINAPA RESORT
Be rest assured that you will have a wonderful stay when you visit Tinapa. It is place near the Calabar River and is a special business resort. It was aimed to integrate business with pleasure in a unique Nigerian resort, and it managed to do it flawlessly. It has everything from entertainment venues, relaxation spots, business facilities and good restaurants.
5. LE MERIDIEN IBOM HOTEL & GOLF RESORTS
Located in the midst of a flourishing palm forest vegetation, and full of romantic discoveries and adventure, Le Meridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort s a quiet get away for couples who know ‘what’s up’. Amidst palm trees on 174 hectares of land, this upscale hotel is 17 km from Uyo, the main capital, and 23 km from Godswill Akpabio Stadium.
6. KAMP IKARE BEACH RESORT
Kamp Ikare Beach Resort is the perfect holiday spot; either you’re looking for solitude, a romantic get away, or a family retreat, you’ve found the destination you want. Tucked away in the coastal village of Ikare, this location is rustic with the modern touches here and there to give you the perfect holiday. The resort has main communal beach house with 6 duplex cabins positioned around a swimming pool and just metres from the sea.
7. ZENABABS HALF MOON RESORT
Zenababs half moon resort is located in the heart of ijesa land, the resort is situated in a peaceful and beautiful part of Osun State, surrounded by natural beauty, nearby hills, with over 25 acres of lush grounds, providing a luxurious and tranquil environment in which to celebrate specials occasions.
8. EKO TOURIST BEACH RESORT
Eko Tourist Beach Resort is a privately-managed beach that provides fun seekers and picnickers an alternative to the hustle and bustle of conventional beaches in Lagos State.
Located along the Lagos-Epe Expressway, the resort, otherwise called Akodo Beach, has well-appointed chalets, amusement parks and a serene swimming beach, exquisitely furnished rooms and suites while providing a conducive ambience for communing with nature.
Akodo Beach, being the most well-organised beach in Lagos, enjoys quality patronage especially from the corporate world.
Sadly, no resort centre in Abuja – the federal capital territory of our beloved country made this list
9. THE OGUTA LAKE HOLIDAY COMPLEX
The Oguta Lake Holiday Complex is one of the teeming reasons every family should visit Imo State. With exotic scenes and state of the art recreational facilities that only few can boast, Oguta Lake Holiday Complex is one tourist attraction you need to check out. The Lake was initially established as a retreat and getaway spot for the colonial kingpins. It contains fresh water and is the largest natural lake in Nigeria after the Lake Chad.
10. IKOGOSI WARM SPRING RESORT
Adventure seekers will feel at home at Ikogosi Warm Spring Resort. Located in Ikogosi in Ekiti State, the resort offers luxury accommodation and lifetime experiences that will make your honeymoon memorable. Explore amazing landscape views of the resort, natural wonders of rock formation and the meeting point of warm and cold springs.