A honeymoon is a period of time spent together by newly-married couples right after their wedding ceremony. It provides the perfect opportunity to relieve all the mental and physical stress, and to enjoy some privacy. Most couples exploit this opportunity, going away for as long as a week or two.
Now, there are a thousand and one honeymoon destinations in Nigeria. Some of them are fascinating, and some others are just there. We have narrowed down the numerous options available to a select few.
Here’s a list of some top destinations, arranged in no particular order.
1. The Obudu Mountain Resort
Formerly known as the Obudu Cattle Ranch, and located in Cross River State, the Resort is a well-known holiday and tourist center, notoriously famous for its scenic view and temperate climate.
A perfect paradise for lovers, the Ranch has a serene and calm atmosphere that can give newly-weds a certain sense of attachment and connection with nature.
Couples also get to enjoy the many wonderful features of the Ranch, ranging from walking on the air with the Canopy Walkway to driving cable cars.
A quick visit may also be made to tourist attraction sites such as the Afi Forest Reserve and Agbokin Waterfalls; both of which are within 3hour drive from the Resort.
2. La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort
Combining African themed hospitality with modern luxury, the Resort is situated between lush tropical forests and extends along the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. It presents a perfect, unhindered view of the ocean and a unique blend of natural elements, and is without doubt the perfect getaway for newly-weds.
An exotic spot with first class features and amenities such as a spa and a fully equipped cardiovascular gym, the Resort is generally regarded as one of the best honeymoon destinations on the continent.
3. The Whispering Palms Resort
Easily one of the finest honeymoon destinations in Nigeria, the Whispering Palms Resort offers a combination of exclusiveness, beauty, ambience, wonderful sightings, and lovely artworks! It is located in Badagry, far away from the characteristics hustle and bustle of Lagos.
If you have the heart for adventure, the Badagry Heritage Museum, the historical point of no return island, and the first storey building in Nigeria are near locations you can go exploring!
4. Epe Resort and Spa
Honeymoon offers a great chance to indulge oneself and experience what it truly means to be pampered. The Epe Resort has become very famous for its outstanding services and all-inclusive cuisine.
Named after its location, the Resort is a stylish blend of contemporary and traditional design, elegance and luxury. It is located in Epe, Lagos State.
5. Le Meridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort
Situated among a vast expanse of palm forest vegetation, and planted on an incredible 174 hectares of land, this destination offers a paradisiac peace and serenity.
Free Wi-Fi access, a restaurant and wellness center, accommodation with flat screen TVs and air conditioning, a minibar, an outdoor pool and spa makes the hotel a totally great choice. It is located in Uyo, Akwa Ibom.