8 places to have Christmas fun on a low budget in Nigeria
Christmas is a great time to unwind and have fun.
While Christmas time may be family bonding time and reunions between relatives that haven’t seen each other all year, it’s also a great time to go away to somewhere new.
Here are some places where you can go out and have fun on a budget.
1. Lekki Conservation Centre, Lagos
With little or no money this is a great place to go for the holidays. You can go with friends or family and have a lot of fun. It’s affordable and also has quite a few attractions that are bound to keep the attention of everyone that goes.
For old time visitors, you can spice it up a bit and take a picnic basket and a blanket to relax on while playing family-friendly games there.
2. Olumo Rock, Abeokuta
Olumo Rock is not only an affordable place to go and fun but also a great place to get a quick history lesson. It is a historic monument of the Abeokuta people with ties deeply rooted in their cultural history. To enjoy your trip it’s best to be accompanied by a tour guide as they will help you better understand the significance of the location.
3. Idanre Hills, Ondo
Idanre Hills is located in the serene town of Idanre town in Ondo state and is a great place to also have a history lesson while having fun, rock climbing. It is affordable and budget friendly with a lot of cultural history to be learned on the way up the rocky hill.
4. Obudu Cattle Ranch Resort, Calabar
Obudu Cattle Ranch Resort is located close to the Cameroon Border in Cross River State. The resort features a cable car which gives guests a scenic view of the surrounding, mountains and offers free WiFi to all guests.
5. Lekki Leisure Lake, Lagos
It is a lakeside resort that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. The resort has jet skis, quad bikes and other fun water activities. Worthy of note is that food and drinks cannot be brought into the resort but are sold at the resort.
6. Oniru Beach, Lagos
Oniru Beach is ideal for a day out with friends and family to swim, swim or walk beside the water. It’s affordable along with the fact that you can bring your own food and drinks to the beach while you spend a day with nature.
7. Tinapa resort, Calabar
This is another choice location in Cross River. The Tinapa Free Zone & Resort has a Casino (Bye Vegas, hello Tinapa), cinemas, arcades, restaurant and clubs. This is an amazing location for family trips because there’s something for everyone. If you’re in the area this Christmas, don’t forget to enjoy the Calabar carnival experience.
8. Millennium Park, Abuja
Millennium Park offers a good spot to walk the dog or come for a picnic with family and friends. Evenings are especially nice to enjoy the beautiful lights at the park. It also has a narrow river running through its centre. Millennium Park offers visitors opportunity to savour the freedom and freshness that nature offers and it is a great place to unwind this Christmas time.
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