08 Dec 2015

Exploring Lekki’s Hotspots

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Visit Lekki, the residential area is located in Lagos, Nigeria’s capital city. Lekki Peninsula welcomes you with a range of things to do. Let’s take a look at the Lekki Peninsula’s hotspots and the attractions that make it a popular destination for travelers.

Lekki: Tourist Attractions

Lekki-Ikoyo Bridge

Lekki Peninsula adjoins Victoria Island and the residential area of Ikoyi, by means of the Lekki-Ikoyo Bridge, the first cable suspended bridge in Nigeria. Your time in Lekki is not complete, until you have had a run, a jog or a power walk along Nigeria’s stunning cable-stayed bridge. It is the ideal recreational spot to meet new people. Who knows who you will bump into on a early morning or early evening run?

Lekki-Ikoyo Bridge


Explore Nature in Lekki

Lekki Conservation Centre

Lekki is home to the Lekki Conservation Centre, run by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation. Set aside time to visit early in the morning to view the wetland, savannah and swamp area, abundant in plant and animal life. View wildlife in its natural habitat, when you take the raised walkway to view a variety of monkeys, crocodiles, snakes and birds. The Conservation Centre and library, aid in the protection of endangered species.

Lekki Conservation Centre

Photo: 9jatravel.com.ng

Lekki Beaches

Get away from the cityscape and take it back to the beach. Lekki is home to the shores of Bar Beach, Eleko Beach, Lekki Beach and Elegushi. Get your toes wet and enjoy the beautiful oceans as you relax and unwind by the seaside.

Indulge in the Arts

Explore art and theatre while you enjoy your stay in Lekki, simply visit the Nike Art Gallery, Lekki Art Market or pop into the Lekki Waterside Theatre for a dose of entertainment.

The Nike Art Gallery embraces Nigerian Culture and history by showcasing Nigerian Arts, documentaries on Nigerian culture. View master at their craft practice traditional art such as indigo dying and sculpting, as well as cultural activities such as drumming and dancing.

Nike Art Gallery

Photo: africanartswithtaj.blogspot.co.uk

The Lekki Art Market is a stone throw away from the Conservation Centre. It is the perfect spot to purchase local items such as jewellery, paintings, souvenirs, clothing and accessories. Get ready to barter!

Theatre goes local at the Lekki Waterside Theatre. Sit back, relax and enjoy a show or two.

Kids Only!

Lekki offers a range of great activities for kids under 12. Explore The Fun Factory for family friendly entertainment and recreation or visit the Mindscapes Children Musuem, which has an indoor programme in a play space specifically designed to inspire kids and families with exciting learning experiences.

Fun Factory

Photo: http://www.funfactoryng.com

Want to visit Lekki, but feel strapped for cash? Save on accommodation to ensure that you make the most of your time in Lekki! Travel House Budget Hotels are located within the booming district, to provide you with affordable accommodation while you enjoy your stay. For more information on our services and rates visit our website or email us at bookings@travelhousenigeria.com.


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