Nigerians! We love long weekends! If you have not heard, a long weekend is brewing –from the 9th to 13th of September 2016, thanks to the Eid El Kabir celebrations. Sometimes, the only way to maximize a long weekend is to get the heck out of town for a luxurious experience somewhere new. But it can be daunting to decide where to dedicate your Naira when you only have a few days’ time. To help you choose the best destinations for maximizing your weekend, Jumia Travel has compiled places with just the right ratio of accessibility, affordability, and entertainment, especially if you are looking to immerse yourself in a new destination and enjoy its full richness.
Lagos is an enchanting metropolis that offers loads of entertainment opportunities including museums, music shows and culinary treats from all over the world; and The George, a luxury hotel located in Ikoyi, offers amazing Lagos city breaks. With 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and a coffee shop/café onsite, you are bound to receive premium treatment. Again, its proximity to Ikoyi Golf Club, African Artists’ Foundation, and Lagos Motor Boat Club , as well as sites like Terra Kulture and Nigerian National Museum, ensures you have enough activities to keep you busy for the long weekend.
Le Méridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort
Enjoy a royal weekend at Le Méridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort, a luxury resort located in the Uyo; this hotel is located among many of Akwa Ibom State’s top tourist attractions. The stylish 5-star hotel certainly enables you to enjoy the full richness of the city. Enjoy your day wandering around famous historic sites or exploring the remote areas of the locale and spend your night luxuriating in the stately rooms within the resort.
Swiss International Mabisel
Located about 40 minutes from the Port Harcourt International Airport, Swiss International hotel provides business and leisure travelers a luxurious urban retreat in the heart of Port Harcourt. The hotel offers classy and spacious rooms which are well equipped with luxury conveniences. If you want to surround yourself with endless elegance during your vacation or stay in Port Harcourt, you should probably head to Swiss International Hotel. It offers the best luxury accommodation in the city.
Grand Tower Hotel
Plan a rewarding long weekend getaway at the Grand Tower hotel, located in the heart of the Federal capital Territory, Abuja. A modern, state of the art boutique hotel, it offers unique unprecedented style and boasts unique finishes, guest amenities, and technological equipment. Even though there are just thirty luxurious rooms and one Penthouse Suite at Grand Towers Hotel, the hotel has all of the amenities of a larger resort. Visit for a flamboyant treat.
Intercontinental Lagos Hotel
In the midst of Victoria Island, the Intercontinental Lagos Hotel is like a dreamy luxurious mirage providing a palatial retreat in the city of Lagos. The location also ensures that a night out during your break will never be dull. You choose from hundreds of restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in close proximity. The hotel concierges also know what is happening in the city and they are more than willing to help you decide.