As a travel person, I’ve had countless requests for locations to chill in different places. Sometimes, people just assume that I’ve been everywhere in a city that I spend just 3 days in. I try to cover as many places as I can, but, oh well, the world is just so large.
So, here I am, listing out places I know you can hangout in Lagos without necessarily breaking the bank. Anything from big gatherings to low-key chills. However, I’ll only list out places I’ve been to OR heard about. Please do well to add locations you know about too as I’m also looking to explore further.
These locations are grouped according to your interests. Let’s check them out!
A mall lover? check these malls
- Ikeja city mall
Allen Avenue, Ikeja.
- Palms mall, lekki
1 lekki street.
- Novare mall,
- Circle mall,
Jakande roundabout, lekki.
- Spar outlets
Locations: mainland and island.
- Mega plaza, VI.
14 Idowu Martins St, Victoria Island Lagos.
Activities: Shop, see movies if there's a cinema present , sit out, grab a quick bite (cheap meals and drinks), etc.
- Filmhouse cinemas,
- Genesis deluxe cinemas,
Palms mall, Novare Mall, ICM,etc.
- Silver bird cinemas,
Festac, Victoria Island
- IMAX theater,
Bisola Durosinmi Etti Drive, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
- Ozone cinemas,
E-centre, 1-11 Commercial Ave, Sabo yaba 023401, Lagos.
Activities: See movies, grab a bite, relax and chill, make new friends.
A beach Lover?
- Lekki Liesure Lake
- Elegushi beach
- Oniru beach
- Atican beach and resorts
- Tarkwa bay
- Lekki beach
- Eleko beach
Activities: fun water sports, swim, beach picnic, beach house stayover, eat and drink, dance, etc.
Resort day out?
- Atican-beach resort
- Epe resort
- LA campagne Tropicana
- Inagbe grand resort
- LA manga luxury beach villa
- Hermitage garden villa
- Whispering palms resort, badagry
- Omu resort
Activities: Relax, get a spar treatment, set up picnics, have fun.
Bars and clubs, unwind at –
- Shaunz bar
- Ikoyi club
- Jazz hole, Lagos
- Club 57
- Spice routes
- Lounge 38, surulere
- LA mango
Activities: Eat, drink, karaoke, dance, chill, watch a live band, watch a match or anyother sport,etc.
- National museum, onikan, Lagos.
- Kalakuta museum
- The Nigerian railway corporation museum
Activities: full historical experience.
Adventure and Fun, dare yourself at –
- Freedom park, onikan
- Zipline and bungee Jump (lekki leisure lake)
- Kayaking in Ikoyi
- Hi-impact planet
- Snake Island
- Go-karting at get arena
- Dream world Africa
- Apapa amusement park
Activities: zipline, bungee jump, kayak, boat rides, general play, picnics, go-karting, quad biking, etc.
Picnics and sitouts? unwind at-
- Omu resort
- Lufasi nature park
Activities: Experience nature, relax, have fun, go-kart, water play, eat and drink, etc.
Restaurants and food.
- The place restaurant
- Domino’s –
- RSVP, VI Lagos – 9 Eletu Ogabi, Victoria Island 101001, Lagos
- Talindo steak house – 7 Karimu Kotun St, Victoria Island 101241, Lagos
- Yellow chilli –
- The lagoon –
- Spice Route –
- Bungalows –
- Veggie victory –
Crave for ice cream and pastries?
- Coldstone creamery –
palms mall, victoria island, ajah, etc
- Hans and rene –
Ice cream factory – 5 Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
- Cream slices –
- Sweet kiwi –
- Chocolate Royale –
- cakes and cream –
Activities: Satisfy your sweet tooth!
An art enthusiast? Visit –
National arts theater
The afrika shrine
9, Maitama Sule Street off Awolowo Road, South-West Ikoyi, Lagos.
Rele art gallery
5 Military way, Onikan
Activities: learn more about arts, engage in art activities, buy artworks, etc.
Chill in your home. Get supplies from the mall, make something easy and convenient. Play games, watch a unifying TV show.
There’s this free private beach at lekki that I go. It isn’t well developed yet, but you can get good fish peppersoup and a cold bottle of drink while watching the ocean waves crash. It has tight security and it’s really instagramable! Want directions? Message me!
Are you currently in Lagos? Have you been in Lagos before? Where do you usually chill at?