Now that Christmas is coming in full swing, it’s time to start planning for the holiday. Christmas in Lagos comes with lot of fun and joyfulness. The festive season is a period to spend time with loved ones, a period to take a break from work and enjoy.
ENCOMIUM Weekly presents a handful of interesting places to visit this season.
Escape to an exotic island, Takwa Bay, a place to be when it comes to finding a fun-filled place to spend time. It’s located at about 20 minutes from Lagos CMS Boat jetty. It is surrounded with crystal clear water, sandy beach and warm atmosphere.
This is a private zoo at Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos. Wood Field, the first of its kind in Lagos is home to over 30 wild animals and different species. Aside the animals, it has a mini-golf course.
Silverbird Galleria is one-stop venue for almost every type of fun you want to catch. They have cafes, clubs, cinemas and restaurants. It’s on Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
NIMBUS ART GALLERY
Located in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nimbus is a modern art gallery. Alongside the art gallery is a live music stage and outdoor restaurant which serves as a side attraction for musicians or artistes from all over the world. Some of the features at Nimbus Art Gallery include art valuation, advisory and auctioning services.
LAGOS BAR BEACH
If you don’t enjoy spending time at other beaches, Lagos Bar Beach is a great alternative lined with bars and shops. Visitors can also go swimming and horse riding on this stretch of sand. It’s located on the Island.
EKO HOTEL & SUiTES
Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, is one of the most prestigious international hotels in Lagos, strategically positioned on the Island. The hotel is spread over three buildings and has spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and Kuramo Lagoon.
NATIONAL ARTS THEATRE
The edifice is one of Nigeria’s most culturally significant entertainment spot. The theatre is a beauty to behold, with its spacious and serene environment. It’s ideal for weekend visits and public holiday relaxation. The National Arts Theatre is located at Iganmu, Lagos.
IKEJA CITY MALL
The City Mall, Ikeja, Lagos, is a new age shopping mall on Lagos Mainland in the centre of the city. The City Mall has over 50 shops, two cinemas and restaurants. Around 5,000 people visit the mall for the best deals each day.
Ozone Cinemas is located at Yaba, Lagos. Popularly known as E-Centre, the first four-screen cinemas is the first multiplex cinema to be built on the mainland of Lagos. Ozone Cinemas is a place to be this festive period.
THE AFRIKA SHRINE
If you are looking for a place to chill during the weekend in Ikeja, Lagos, the new Afrika Shrine is the place to be. It’s a huge shed, great afrobeat music. They give their clients nice treat as they welcome you at the gate.