6 Best beaches in Lagos
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Lagos beaches are one of the biggest draws of the city and it is definitely the city with the best overall beaches in the country. As a city that sits close to the Atlantic ocean, that comes as no surprise. Lagos is one of the few cities along Nigeria’s 853 km coastline with weather averages of 30 degrees Celsius, the city enjoys perpetual sunshine all year round. The best beaches in Lagos are aplenty for outdoor enthusiasts and here are out list for the best, cleanest beaches to have fun at in Lagos
1. Landmark Beach
Landmark beach is an especially beautiful beach with an awesome vibe. It is very family friendly too. There are so many activities for kids too, with bouncing castles, a dedicated kids okay area and amenities for kids to have a swell time. The beach is filled with street food restaurants that offer delicacies from grilled chicken, suya to ice cream, alcohol, etc.
2. Tarkwa Bay
Tarkwa bay is an artificially sheltered beach located near the Lagos harbour. Due to it’s island status, it is only accessible by boat or water taxis. Unlike the other Lagos beaches that have s groovy, party vibe, Tarkwa bay has a chill and peaceful vibe. There are a lot of activities to do at the beach; jet skiing, surfing, etc. Overall, Tarkwa bay gives visitors an euphoria that makes it impossible to worry about the hustle and bustle of Lagos.
3. Atican Beach
Atican beach is a private beach with incredible views of the Atlantic ocean. It is a very clean beach with a peaceful and quiet ambience. The beach has been described by some as the nicest beach in Lagos. Atican beach is famous for its serene and tranquil environment which draws a lot of visitors as it doesn’t get too crowded unlike other beaches in Lagos.
4. Oniru Beach
Oniru beach is a private beach owned and managed by the Oniru royal family. Located in Vicroria Island, it is one of the most popular beached in Lagos. Although smaller and more expensive than most Lagos beaches, it has a very serene and chill ambience. On weekends however, it gets crowded and is filled with a party and groovy vibe. It is a very clean beach with lots of activities for everyone.
5. Elegushi Beach
Located in Lekki, Lagos state. Elegushi private beach is owned a d managed by the Elegushi royal family. The beach is usually referred to as the best beach in Lagos and the country at large. The beach has a party vibe and offers exquisite restaurants, night clubs and several hangout spots.
La Campagne Tropicana is a beach resort that truly reflects the natural Africam beauty and elegance. It is located on the coast of the Atlantic beach and equipped with fully furnished chalets. Situated right in the middle of nature, the resort offers guests and visitors the lovely view of the gentle and astonishing views of the setting sun on the Atlantic ocean.