Spending quality time with friends is usually awesome especially when it’s done at fun locations, where you guys can have some fun and catch up on one another’s endeavors. Having fun is very important to an individual’s overall physical and mental well-being, especially if you’re living in a hustle and bustle city – one like Lagos state, Nigeria.

In the case of dates, especially when they are first dates, it is very important that both parties look their best. Dress the way you want to be addressed; don’t forget to douse yourself in some good fragrance. Dates are equally important for people who envision a long-term relationship with their partners. It enables them to be able to relax, as well as catch up on their partner’s life, work, and relationship with others. It also provides an avenue for partners to discuss their problems as well as provide the necessary solutions to those problems.

For these things to take place, the environment must be right. You’d ask what this means. Simply put, the ambiance, the aura, or the atmosphere of the venue of the hangout/date must fit the purpose of the meeting.
Cool places allow for relaxation of the mind and body, allows one to unwind and to relax after a stress filled week – we all know what a typical week at the office feels like, right? The fast pace of the city barely leaves room for relaxation.
The city of Lagos, Nigeria boasts a wide array of fun spots and here, we’ll be giving you a list of some of the most exciting places to go to in Lagos.

LEKKI LEISURE LAKES


This cool place is the spot for outdoor recreation. You can go with a few friends or as a group, simply because, the more, the merrier. This fun place in the Eti- Osa community of Lagos State, boasts of a variety of fun activities and doesn’t give you any chance to be bored. Fun activities like – quad bike riding, pedal boating, wave boating, and jet skiing among other options are available to visitors. They also have an array of sumptuous meals for you to choose from when hungry and need to refuel.

 

THE FOUNDRY


This is the perfect place to go to if you aim to have personal conversations over delicious cuisines with your partner. The foundry has sitting booths designed for four people. It is situated in Victoria Island, Lagos.

 

BOGOBIRI HOUSE


If you or your partner/friends are lovers of art, then this is the perfect hangout spot for you. Bogobiri house offers all her visitors the chance to experience great art in the form of spoken words and live music sessions from some established performers in a relaxed environment. It also has rooms for business and leisure travelers who would like to stay for some time. It is situated in Ikoyi.

 

OMU RESORT


Omu resort is set in a rainforest environment that allows guests to experience and get inspired by the wonders of nature. The fun place boasts of attractions like kayaking, boating, paintballing and other amusement rides.
Omu also houses a zoo with many wild animals you only get to see on TVs.
It’s a fun place to go with friends and family and is situated in Ibeju-Lekki, Lekki.

 

TERRA KULTURE


Terra Kulture Arts and Studios Limited (formerly Terra Kulture Limited – The Nigerian Cultural Centre) was set up in 2003 as an educational and recreational center to promote the richness and diversity of Nigerian languages, arts, and culture.
In its 11 years of existence, Terra Kulture has organized over 200 art exhibitions, 135 plays, 65 book readings and over 10000 individual adults and children, as well as school trips, have attended their language classes. In 2009, Terra Kulture established the Terra Kulture Auction house, one of only 2 art auction houses in Nigeria. The Auction House has organized numerous art auctions in Lagos and Abuja. The rest of the Centre is comprised of the Nigerian language and craft school, reading and documentation center, food lounge, the Terra art gallery and the Terra Arena a multipurpose Theatre.”
Truly, a visit to Terra Kulture will not leave you disappointed.

 

FREEDOM PARK


Freedom Park, located in Broad Street, Lagos Island was built in 2010 to commemorate Nigeria’s 50th independence. It is an art, recreation and cultural center that was designed by an architect named Theo Lawson. The Freedom Park is a very good place for people who are interested in arts, culture, and history as many Afrocentric art shows and musical performances are staged there.

There are so many other exciting places to visit in the wonderful city of Lagos. The city is a perfect blend of the corporate world and bustling social life.
Now, you do not have any reason as to why you should not unwind and recuperate after a stressful work season. Do not forget that emphasis is laid on the need to rest, relax, and recreate as these are very important to our overall psyche.