Vacation is that period when people suspends studies, or other activity to rest, recreation, or travel; recess or holiday.
Most times Nigerians say that their dream vacation is going to Hawaii, Paris, United States, South Africa and other various countries but there is nice vacation spots here in Nigeria used to be our favorite spots.
We have got some interesting vacation spot that you might have forgotten about or never knew existed that will very suitable for both family and personal vacations.
1. Obudu Cattle Ranch, Calabar
Obudu Ranch Resort is superb place for family vacation, there is fun activity for every member of the framily. The resort features a cable car which gives guests a scenic view of the surrounding, mountains and offers free WiFi to all guests, a water park with water slide and a swimming pool, a golf course, night-time bonfires horseback riding and so much more.
2. Yankari Games Reserve
Children will be excited at the sight of baboons, hippos, elephants and other 50 species of wildlife including variety of fishes and birds. The Wikki River is a natural swimming ground. Yankari also has outdoor and indoor sports facilities and suitable accommodation. The Marshall cave Systems and Wikki Warm Springs are exciting attractions ideal for family fun. Other facilities include: Tennis courts, squash courts, a small museum in the reception area plus gas stations with convenience stores at Wikki Camp and Bauchi.
3. Okomu National Park, Edo State
The Okomu National Park is a rain forest. It is a fantastic spot for family picnics. Its an amazing view of above 150 varieties of birds each with its distinctive supple display with your family. Similarly, children will be amazed at the sight of White throated monkey, forest elephants and other 33 wildlife species. Suitable air-conditioned accommodation is available.
4. Tinapa Business Resort
Tinapa Business and Leisure Resort which is located near Calabar Free Trade Zone, has top-notch facilities for wholesale and retail trade as well as entertainment and leisure. It has a children’s arcade, an eight-screen cinema, a mini amphitheatre, restaurants and pubs. It is an enormous family vacation spot.
5. Ikogosi Warm Spring Resort
Ikogosi Warm Spring is a natural wonder, warm water spring flows side by side with a cold spring. The spot where the two springs merge is a distinctive attraction. The resort situated around the warm spring has various accommodation and recreational facilities suitable for family vacation.
6. Idanre Hills
The historic Idanre Hills are situated in Idanre town in Ondo State. The beauty and the precise architectural design employed by nature in arranging of the hills are amazing. The scenery of the green vegetation surrounding the hills and the crystal clear Arun River on the hill top visiting the hills a communion with nature as well. It is great for an adventurous family vacation
7. Ikeja Shopping Mall
Ikeja City Mall is a shopping and entertainment resort. It is located in the centre of Ikeja and it features a range of entertainment options for families including cinema and kiddies zone. There are many restaurants located in the shopping mall, and they serve the best food from several cuisines including African foods.
8. Owu Water Falls
This spectacular waterfall is situated in Owu Isin Local Government of Kwara State. The water fall tumbles down through rocky landscape to form an ice cold water pool below. This refreshing scenery is a preferred family vacation spot. There are a range of accommodation to suit any taste and budget.
9. The Palms Shopping Mall
Palms Shopping Mall which is located at Lagos is family-preferred entertainment and shopping mall. The mall features several exciting activities, cinema, shopping stores and restaurants
10. Jos Wildlife Park
Jos wildlife Park is a man-made wildlife park. It hosts several wild life like hippos, buffalos, lions, pigmy horses, birds, crocodiles, pythons and much more. Children’s playground, picnic pine forest, wildlife museum, video viewing center and restaurants are some of the attractions of the Park.
Atleast, now you know where exactly to spend your next vacation while working in Nigeria.