December is here once again; the holidays are fast approaching, and you might be wondering about how to plan your month and the holidays along with it.
We get it; making plans can be quite a hassle, especially if you have no idea where to begin, but that’s why we’re here to relieve you of such a burden.
If you would instead put on your explorer’s hat and go on a trip this holiday, we have the perfect places lined up for you to spend your Christmas holidays in Nigeria.
Here are the 10 Places to Spend Your Christmas Holiday in Nigeria
- Tinapa Resort
Located in the capital of Cross River State, Calabar, Tinapa Resort is a magnificent resort with loads of activities to participate in during your stay; you can never grow bored as you spend time exploring the city of Calabar, diverse cultures and meals. Tinapa Resort offers exciting games like casinos, theatres, and many more.
- Abraka Turf and Country Club
Delta State invites you to visit the Abraka Turf and Country Club, as it is one of the most alluring greenery suitable if you want a quiet holiday without the buzzing of city life interrupting your mind. At this resort, you can go horseback riding, kayaking, fishing, and swimming in the Ethiope River.
- Wonderland Amusement Park
There is no other right way to have fun than this 330,000 sq/m amusement park located in Abuja. Wonderland Amusement Park is one of the biggest parks in Nigeria, filled with lots of games and activities catered to all ages. If you are looking for fun, something to bring up your competitiveness and an excellent place to make fantastic memories, this is the perfect location to spend your Christmas holiday.
- Oguta Lake Resort
Oguta Lake Resort is known for its appealing blue-coloured Oguta Lake and the muddy Ulasi Lake, forming a confluence. The resort will have you book a trip to Owerri, Imo State, as you experience the serene wonder of the earth. To further enjoy your stay in Owerri, the resort offers several enjoyable outdoor activities which will leave you fulfilled as you return home after the holidays.
- Jos Wildlife Park
When did you last see other animals besides the dogs and cats on your street? Take a trip to Jos, Plateau State, and reconnect with the wildlife. Learn about the earth’s creations. You could go with family and friends on this trip, feed some monkeys and marvel at how enormous elephants are.
- Lekki Palm Shopping Mall
Do you need to relieve yourself of the stress and hard work you have done all year? Retail therapy is one of the best solutions there is in the world. You could take a trip to Lekki Palm Shopping Mall in Lagos State and decide to put the power of that credit card to the rest as you shop till you drop. Buy something or many things for your loved ones, redecorate your home for Christmas, invite some friends over and have a lovely holiday.
- Obudu Ranch Resort
Cross River is genuinely a land of plenty as it shines with evergreen fields, which have become a haven for all who find their way there. Obudu Ranch Resort is a peaceful place to spend the Christmas holidays in Nigeria.
- Yankari Game Reserve
Yankari Game Retreat is located in Bauchi State and is home to multiple wildlife creatures. With over 59 animals, it’s nearly impossible to get acquainted with all of them during your short stay in Bakuchi | State
- Rufus & Bee
Who says adults also can’t have fun? In Lagos state sits Ruus & Bee, an arcade centre built to bring your exciting desires to life. From car ride competitions to dancing, bowling, and more, Rufus & Bess will excite your inner child as you visit the place.
- Port Harcourt Tourist Beach
Not interested in the list above? Port Harcourt offers a trip to the beach as you experience a handful of live performances. The Port Harcourt Tourist Beach is undoubtedly a place to check off your list this year as you plan to take a trip around the country to explore, sightsee, learn, and experience new cultures and lifestyles beyond your preconceived knowledge.
Ayomitide Adeyinka is a content writer, crypto journalist and editor with a Bsc in Political Science. He is also an egalitarian.