If you want to take that sense of the unknown to the next level, why not hop in a car with your partner and experience a change of scenery?
Add a new destination to your list of “firsts” as a couple, have a happy Valentine somewhere new. Could be somewhere close by or decidedly more exotic.
Here are 10 awesome places you can visit on Valentine’s Day:
1. Farm City, Lekki
Farmcity is a relaxation centre, a fantastic place with nice ambience and the perfect place for hanging out with your lover while having some very tasty meals.
This establishment is renowned for its Indoor Dining Restaurant, Lounge & Bar, Club, Boat cruise and an outdoor sitting area that overlooks the axis of Lekki Lagoon that has amazing scenery with a soothing atmosphere from the calm, quiet and cool sea breeze.
2. Lakowe Lakes Golf and Country Estate, Lekki
Lakowe Lakes Golf & Country Estate often described as ‘West Africa’s best-kept secret’, is a beautiful, luxury community nestled in a peaceful neighbourhood an ideal weekend getaway for lovers.
The manicured green grass, powdery white sand bunkers, tropical palm groves, and glistening lakes are part of what gives Lakowe Lakes Golf & Country Estate its appeal.
The exclusive Golf and Country Estate is strategically located within easy reach of the heart of Lagos’ city centre, right on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, but just far enough to escape the bustling city and the daily chaos of Lagos life.
3. Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort
The Ikogosi Warm Springs is a tourist attraction located at Ikogosi, a town in Ekiti State, southwestern Nigeria. Flowing abreast the warm spring is another cold spring which meets the warm spring at a confluence, each maintaining its thermal properties. These attributes make the spring a lover’s delight.
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4. Obudu Mountain Resort
The Obudu Mountain Resort has capitalized on its altitude to provide guests with the best viewpoints and fresh, invigorating mountain air and a spectacular grotto.
This natural swimming pool with sparkling pure water provides a clear view of the long winding waterfall and green mountain ranges surround the natural reserve. The reserve is home to rare species of birds and other animals such as the gorilla and drill monkey.
The sights and sounds of the resort make it an ideal spot for holidaying lovers on Valentine’s Day.
5. Idanre Hills
The hill of Idanre is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Nigeria ideal for a Valentine trip.
It includes such cultural sites as “Owa‘s Palace, Shrines, Old Court, Belfry, Agbooogun footprint, thunder water (Omi Apaara) and burial mounds and grounds”.
At the top of the hill, there stands a great tree, this marks the entrance to the ancient city of Idanre called the IRAYE TREE. Here you and your significant other can enjoy the view, take lots of pictures and if you wish, prepare to take the steps to the great city beyond the hills of Idanre.
6. Radisson Blu Anchorage
Drink and dine as you please at the Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Lagos, V.I. Apart from the exquisite lodgings, the hotel is known for, Radisson Blu’s Voyage Restaurant hosts the hotel’s renowned Sunday brunch buffet perfect for an early Valentine’s Day meal with your partner as well as breakfast and lunch, while their Surface Bar & Grill offers beautiful lagoon views as you enjoy local and international dishes.
The View Bar opens out onto the pool deck and serves up crafted cocktail creations, as well as hot drinks and desserts. The hotel offers a lot of valentine day options in one place.
7. Landmark Beach
The Landmark Leisure Beach is Lagos’ first in-city premier private beachfront.
The beach features a boardwalk along the Atlantic coastline, spanning the distance of the Landmark Village, home to Hardrock Café, Shiro Restaurant, the renowned Landmark Event Centre and the upcoming Retail Boulevard.
It combines a myriad of leisure and recreational activities which caters to whatever romantic needs you might have this Valentine’s.
8. La’Vee Rooftop Bar & Lounge
La’Vee Rooftop Lounge is an exclusive and exquisite penthouse restaurant and bar.
A bar with a serene atmosphere vibe, breath-taking views, spectacular meals and a homely ambience. Side attractions include regular Karaoke, Sunday Buffet, Bottomless Beer, T.G.I.F, Happy Hour, Love Thursday and more to ensure a memorable Valentine’s Day at La’Vee Rooftop.
9. The Backyard Bar & Grill
The Backyard Bar and Grill is an ideal location for lovers on Valentine’s Day because of its unusual setup, great food, extremely friendly staff and awesome ambience.
Located in the heart of Victoria Island, it offers lovers a serene outdoor vibe, live bands and ice cold drinks all at fairly reasonable prices.
Wouldn’t you like to experience it all?
10. La Manga Beach
La Manga Luxury Beach Villas are located along Ilashe Beach on the beautiful Island of Ilashe in Lagos State, Nigeria. Ilashe Island is 15 minutes boat ride from Ikoyi and Victoria Island, bordering the Badagry creek and the Atlantic Ocean.
It is perfect for an inexpensive romantic getaway that doesn’t break the bank but still gives off the vibes of a Caribbean Island.
You could never go wrong with a romantic dinner with the love of your life!
So go… Pick a vacation spot with the one you love and rekindle the flames or maybe even pop “the question”. Just like the saying goes, “you’ll never know till you try”.
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