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Discover The Best Christmas Destinations In Nigeria: Top 10 Must-Visit Places

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Christmas is a joyous global celebration, the most wonderful time of the year. Families take vacations to bond, have fun, and relax from everyday life.

There are so many amazing places in Nigeria where nature’s beauty is at its peak and, these are classic and ultra-modern holiday destinations that offer not just the serene attractions but also countless activities, delicious cuisine, and a myriad of interests that are sure to transform your holiday into a memorable experience. We list here ten of these wonderful places in Nigeria.


Location: Lagos Island, Lagos state

This place is for lovers of serenity and beauty. The beach is a serene and beautiful environment where you can get a feel of the nice warm weather. You can have your refreshments by the side while taking in the beach’s beauty. La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort is your best stop. The beach resort provides a pleasant, fascinating and excellent holiday relaxation for you and your loved ones.

La Campagne is one of Africa’s most visited beach resort at Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos. The resort is on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, bordered by the Ikegun Lake. Its attendants exude an African themed beach’s beauty with modern luxury also offering comfortable accommodation with twenty-nine well-equipped chalets, luxury tents, a private swimming pool and the perfect beach for picnics.


Location: Landmark, Lagos State

This is the biggest inflatable water park in Lagos with different obstacle course for dare devils. There is 3 life guards on board to ensure everyone’s safety, life jackets and swim wear for purchase, there are also lockers where you can put your personal items till you are done with the experience. It is N2000 into Landmark and N5000 for 1 hour experience.


Location: Calabar, Cross River State

Tinapa resort is a business and leisure-based resort located in Calabar, the beautiful capital of Cross River State, Southern Nigeria.

The resort offers amazing features like a casino, children’s arcade, an amphitheatre, retail and wholesale outlets for shopping, and an 8-screen digital cinema. The resort is located at the Calabar Free Trade Zone. Whenever you visit Tinapa resort, seize the opportunity to buy electronic items at affordable prices as well as check out some business opportunities within the resort.

Another interesting thing about the resort is the colorful Calabar Festival which is celebrated annually. A poetry festival in which poets from all over Nigeria & abroad is also celebrated at this time. It is called the Poetry Festival Calabar. All of these makes Tinapa resort an interesting destination for Christmas.


Location: Obudu, Cross River State

The Obudu Ranch Resort is one of the amazing tourist centres in Nigeria and arguably the best vacation spot for anyone seeking to enjoy a Christmas holiday in an environment that offers both a perfect blend of nature and modernity.

The resort comprises a water park, a golf course, and horse riding, nightclub, and bonfires. A walk through the forest of Obudu brings you closer to nature while listening to beautiful birds singing melodiously to your delight.

If you want a vacation spot that will help you establish a lasting bond between you, loved ones or family i.e. a place that’d create beautiful memories for you; then Obudu is a perfect choice.

5. Vega waterpark

Location: Agbor, Delta state

Located at Agbor, delta state is the biggest waterpark in Nigeria. This water park has a restaurant and bar, a lounger area for couples, Cabana for family. You most probably cannot exhuast the slides, pools and space hole activities at the park, It is simply fun none stop.


Location: Federal Capital Territory, Abuja

This is a 330,000 square meters’ ultra-modern park in Nigeria’s federal capital. Wonderland Amusement Park is unarguably the biggest and most equipped park in Nigeria.

It offers leisure gardens for visitors’ recreation and rides and an amazing arcade. A visit to the Millennium Park would not be complete until one enters the popular Fulani Ranch that offers a variety of tasty local and intercontinental cuisines.

A plethora of other restaurants and shops are also on the ground to cater to your needs while at the park. Because of these marvelous attractions, wonderland amusement park is fondly called a fun haven.


Location: Oguta, Imo state

Also known as the lake of treasure, Oguta Lake resort is in Oguta, a quiet town about 30 minutes’ drive from the ever-busy capital of Imo State, Owerri.

The striking part about this park is the confluence of the Oguta lake which is blue and the muddy Ulasi River, with both maintaining their unique colors. Even an attempt to mix the two by scooping water from one to another will only leave a stain for a short while; this is better experienced than reading or imagined! The freshwater lake at the resort also does not harbor dangerous creatures.

The resort equally features a golf course with eighteen standard international holes, cruise boat services for an exciting sail, recreational park, standard lodging accommodation and an excellent restaurant. It also allows you to enrich your knowledge of history by visiting relics of war constructed by the defunct Biafran Navy during Nigeria’s civil war.


Location: Abeokuta, Ogun state

This amazing granite rock used to be a place of refuge for the people of Egbaland (present Ogun State) during intertribal wars in the olden days.

It has several spot caves, some of which are about 20 feet long and 25 feet wide. This rock is now modernized with an elevator, eateries, and many more to serve as a tourist destination. It is a beautiful sight to behold.

Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) is also located at Abeokuta. This place is a man-made/natural tourist relaxation centre which consists of a library, restaurant, wildlife, river, game centre, hotel, museum and lots more. It’s a wonderful place to spend Christmas in with family. A church and mosque are also there.


Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State

Planning on a family vacation or picnic this Christmas, this amazing and scenic beach is the place to go. Located at the flourishing city of Port Harcourt, the tourist beach is one of the best outdoor tourist destinations in its environs.

The live performances of Cultural entertainers is an addition to the fun. The resort also offers restaurants and accommodation for all classes and sunbathing sites.


Location: Lagos Island, Lagos State

When it comes to finding a fun-filled place to spend Christmas with the family or your significant other, Tarkwa Bay is a perfect choice. About 20 minutes from Kampari tours office , it is surrounded with crystal clear water, sandy beach and warm atmosphere.

Tarkwa Bay is the best place to experience exciting activities such as water skiing, jet skiing, boat cruising or having a picnic on the beach. There are plenty of fun things to do here. The atmosphere is serene and beautiful too.

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