Finding the perfect honeymoon destination could be a challenge especially when you don’t have a large budget. The cost of visa interviews and international airline tickets are enough to pay for an unforgettable honeymoon experience in Nigeria.
Asides the fact that you’ll be saving costs and contributing to the growth of the Nigerian economy, these honeymoon destinations are simply mind blowing. Single or not, everyone should visit these places at least once in their lives.
Lakowe Lakes Golf and Country Estate
This tropical slice of earth on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean with its sparkling sand bunkers, lush greenery and palm tree groves makes a wonderful honeymoon destination.
If you and your sweetheart are fans of the bougie lifestyle, Lakowe Lakes Golf and Country Estate is sure to tempt you with its expansive 18 hole golf course and quaint Balinese inspired cottages.
Located in the heart of Ibeju Lekki, Lagos; this destination is easy to access and does not require you to purchase airline tickets. If you are not really a fan of golf, their sports gym engages you with other sports like tennis, squash, badminton, basketball and swimming. You can also visit the Spa Resort within the Estate for some high level indulgence and relaxation – think couple massages while getting serenaded with the sounds of nature.
When you both need to take a break from the physical activities of the bedroom, the retail centers are available for you to explore. You can also experience fine dining at the resort’s Clubhouse Wine Bar.
La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort
If you would love to experience African hospitality in a luxurious manner, this could be the best honeymoon destination for you.
La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort is set in the heart of over 65 acres of white sand beach, mangrove forest and the lagoon. Located in Lagos, this resort offers a range of tastefully decorated chalets and also outdoor camping.
Fun activities to try out during your stay includes a guided cruise of the lake, jet skis and kayaking. If you are both nature lovers, you will have a grand time observing the wide variety of flora and fauna exclusive to this place.
Zenababs Half Moon Resort
Sitting on over 25 acres of land in Ilesha, Osun State; this resort with its lush lawns and breathtaking views of rolling hills makes a memorable honeymoon destination.
You will feel right at home in their well decorated chalets equipped with free WiFi 24/7. Activities to try out include exploration of their wildlife park, games lounge and gymnasium. You can also try out boating activities on the lake.
Abraka Turf and Country Club
Luxury meets leisure and creates an unforgettable honeymoon. Situated in an exotic location in Delta State, this honeymoon destination is surrounded by refreshing gardens and exciting fauna.
The relaxing ambience gently frees you both from stress and allows you to bask in the glow of nature and enjoy the most romantic moments.
Activities to try out includes horse riding, star gazing and bird watching. The resort also features a scenic walkway to the mysterious river Ethiope which you can both explore.
Their range of dining locations allows you to explore the various fine dining options that appeal to you.
Rojenny Tourist Village
Modelled after Disneyworld, this entire village in Anambra State dedicated to tourism might make an interesting honeymoon destination.
Featuring a zoo which harbors a plethora of wildlife, you will find yourself rediscovering nature. If you and your partner are interested in history, the Ozo Village and Museum will whet your appetite for rare and ancient artifacts.
There is also an amusement park, complete with joy rides as well as sports facilities.
La Manga Luxury Beach Villas
Surrounded by gigantic palm trees, this little piece of paradise on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean makes a great honeymoon destination.
The luxurious beachfront villas located in Ilashe near the Badagry Creek in Lagos are inspired by Spanish architecture. Each villa features four artfully furnished beachfront bedrooms complete with rooftop Jacuzzi and private lounge, sizable swimming pool, massage room, furnished kitchen, bar and poolside barbeque grill area.
Facilities like the mini golf course, beach volleyball court, quad bikes make your stay enjoyable. Activities like jet skiing and boat cruises are also available on request.
Ikogosi Warm Springs
This wonder of nature with its springs of hot and cold water running side by side makes a memorable honeymoon destination.
Located in the heart of Ekiti State, this is no doubt one of the finest tourist destinations in Nigeria. The calm and serene environment allows you and your partner to enjoy time as newlyweds and bask in the glow of your love.
Walking the nature trail, experiencing the magic of the miracle waterfall and swimming in the pool which is fed directly by the waterfall are some fun activities to enjoy during your stay.
Epe Resort and Spa
You may also consider this sub-tropical paradise renowned for its world class hospitality as a honeymoon destination.
Situated in Epe, which is on the outskirts of Lagos, visiting this place saves you the stress of traveling long distance while also getting you away from the bustle of Lagos.
The attention to details such as the complimentary foot massage you receive on arrival are some of the qualities that set this destination apart.
The warm ambience allows you to cocoon and get lost in each other as you adjust to the early days of marriage. The unique array of fine dining experience promises that you both don’t go hungry during your stay.
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You may also want to check out our recent post on planning the perfect honeymoon.
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