It is every newly wedded couple’s dream to have the best honeymoon experience ever and so many people go the extra mile to make this happen. They go as far as flying out of the country to exotic romantic destinations like Zanzibar, Hawaii, Paris and so on but because of the cost of these kinds of trips, the stress in processing the needed traveling documents and sometimes their jobs, most will have no choice but to stay back in the country.
Staying back in Nigeria for the honeymoon may not seem like such a great idea but hey, there are so many beautiful and romantic places you can have your honeymoon here in the country that will give you the same feeling; or even better than those exotic resorts outside Nigeria.
Listed below are some of the most beautiful destinations to have your honeymoon in Nigeria:
1. Zenababs Half Moon Resort
This beautiful and exotic resort is located in a tranquil environment surrounded by wonderful natural atmosphere and the villas are equipped to give you the best luxurious honeymoon you can ever dream of. You also get to enjoy the most magnificent views of the environment while you enjoy your breakfast in bed with the spouse of your dreams. This wonderful resort is located at Ijesha in Osun State and has a games lounge, health and fitness club, wildlife park with exotic birds and other species, a boating lake, swimming pool and has WI-fi internet access available. Although the price of a room is not certain but each room has the facility of a four star category rating. The rooms are fully furnished and have a king size bed, air conditioning, satellite TV, sitting areas, mini fridge that is stocked upon request and modern bathroom facilities.
2. The Whispering Palms Resort
The whispering palms resort is located at Badagry, Lagos State and is one of the beautiful places you can have your honeymoon. There is so much you can do here that you will the find the “uncanny balance between fun and rest”. They have an art gallery, heritage room, indoor/outdoor gym, swimming pool, miniature golf, paddle boats, sports field, and tennis courts. This resort is also located in one of the richest historical sites of the country and so you can visit the Badagry heritage museum, the Baraccoon cells (where slaves captured for sale were kept), 1st storey building ever built in the country and the historical point of no return where the slaves were sold off and dead ones buried. In case you need to shop for something you need urgently, you can visit the Badagry local market or the beach town shopping mall. Accommodation price starts from 25000 naira and will be worth every penny spent.
3. Le Meridien Ibom Golf Resort
The Le Meriedien Ibom Golf resort is located in Uyo, Akwa Ibom amidst a flourishing palm forest vegetation and is full of romantic discoveries and adventures couples will definitely enjoy. It is set on over 153 hectares of land and has a world class 18-hole golf course, bar/lounge, pool bar and you get free access to internet while staying on the resort. It houses 156 fully furnished air-conditioned rooms equipped with modern facilities and also offers a wide range of leisure activities like tennis, squash and jungle excursions. It is a well guarded complex and it cost 226USD-729USD per room. All through your stay on the resort, you get free breakfast and it is reported that everyday spent there brings about new discoveries. The hotel has the right atmosphere for a wonderful experience and no wonder it is tagged the “pride of Akwa Ibom state”.
4. La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort
Tagged the blissful marriage between man and nature, la Campagne Tropicana is a paradise beyond your imagination. As described on their official web page, it is a land of palm-fringed, white sand beaches where time slows down in sync with the waves that gently lap the shores. It is a place where you can choose between a dip in the refreshing surf of the Atlantic Ocean on your left and the placid waters of a fresh water lake on your right. you get to lose yourself in 65 acres of expansive lawns, scented tropical gardens, mysterious Savannah and cool mangrove forests that give La Campagne Tropicana its unique ambience. What more “romantic” do you need? Definitely a hot spot for honeymoon.
5. Obudu Mountain Resort
Also known as the Obudu Cattle Ranch. It is a perfect paradise for honeymoon. There are loads of outdoor activities newlyweds can engage in like horseback riding, hiking, golfing and there is a breathtaking water park with facilities for swimming and water slides. The ranch community offers a medical facility, night club and there is also organized bonfires, canopy walk, beautiful views of the mountain and country side to be enjoyed. There are also bungalows and chalets of varying sizes and styles to accommodate your budget. At the Obudu cattle ranch, you’re sure to have the best time of your life.
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