There are different places in Lagos where you can have great fun, build strong relationships and create fulfilling moments with a meager budget. We all want to have special moments of fun with friends, families and loved ones without getting bothered about the content of our pockets, purses and bags or what’s in the bank account. In no particular order and in different categories, here are places to visit in Lagos with a low budget;
Silverbird Cinemas, Ikeja and Victoria Island, Lagos
At Silverbird Cinemas, you could see a recent movie with N1500, get popcorn for N800 and still grab a bottle of Coke for N300, all these amount to N2600. For students with ID Cards, you can watch a movie for N1000. Watching a blockbuster movie with a couple of friends creating a fun environment is sure and guaranteed excitement .
Filmhouse Cinemas, Surulere, Lagos
Another Cinema where you can get good value for your money is the Filmhouse Cinemas situated at Surulere, Lagos. At Filmhouse, you can pay as low as N600 to see a movie of your choice, they also show star football matches for football lovers and fans.
Ozone Cinemas, Yaba, Lagos
Yaba is a busy and commercial suburb in Lagos and it’s also home to one of the most popular Cinemas in Lagos. Located at Commercial Avenue, Sabo Yaba, Ozone Cinemas is a four-screen cinema that offers customers a chance to pay as low as N1,000 for a combination of seeing a movie, getting popcorn and a drink.
- Elegushi Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos
Elegushi beach is one of the most popular and exciting beaches in Lagos. It is a private beach located at Ikate Elegushi bus stop, off Lekki/Epe Express way. It presents itself as a sandy and beautiful piece of aquatic splendour that offers a variety of food, drinks and music. You get to pay as little as N1000 as gate fee.
- Tarkwa Bay, Lagos
For as low as N1000, you get to experience one of the coolest and most serene beaches in Lagos. An environment only accessible with a jetty around Falomo bridge, Tarkwa bay brings to light calm tidal waves and a lovely ambience.
- Lekki Beach. Lekki, Lagos
One of the most visited beaches in Lagos, Lekki Beach is an exquisite and beautiful beach that offers well aligned coconut trees and hot, white sands. For as low as N5oo, you can experience a nice time coupled with cool breeze from the Atlantic Ocean.
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Fast Food Restaurants
- Mr Biggs
One of Nigeria’s first chain of fast food restaurants, Mr Biggs offers varieties of continental and local dishes at affordable costs, snacks and drinks for as low as N200. Such experiences are best enjoyed with friends and families m various outlets in Lagos.
- Kentucky Fried Chicken
Kentucky Fried Chicken popularly known as KFC, came into Nigeria in 2011 and as since brought a new dimension in the fast food sector. KFC’s prices might be slightly higher than others but you can still get a good meal in their different outlets in Lagos for as little as N1000.
- Chicken Republic
With N1000, a delicious meal can be gotten or ordered via an E-commerce platform at various Chicken Republic outlets in Lagos. Chicken Republic also boasts of a robust use of different social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook.
- Sweet Sensation
Established in 1994, Sweet Sensation as created a niche for itself as one of the most patronised fast food outlets in Lagos. Sweet Sensation offers lots of snacks, drinks, confectionery, local and international dishes with as little as N500.
Resorts and Swimming Pools
Lekki Leisure Lake, Lekki, Lagos
This Ocean overlooking lakeside resort is a lovely, serene and safe seaside environment where families can take part in thrilling activities like jet skiing, quad bikes, wave and pedal boat riding and other water craft activities. The entrance fees for children and adults are N500 and N1000 respectively. You could also get a boat ride for as low as N1000 and up to N5000.
Lekki Conservation Center, Lekki, Lagos
Located in Lekki, Lagos, the Lekki Conservation Center is a reserve for many biological species. It consists of Swampy, Rain forest and Savannah habitats which depict the major types of vegetation zones in Nigeria. The entry point has well aligned and stout palm trees arranged in a lovely manner. It’s a place where one can meet new people and develop long lasting relationships. An amazing experience you can get for as little as N500 for adults and N100 for children.
Airport Hotel’s Swimming Pool, Airport Hotel
Finally, you could visit the Airport Hotel situated at Awolowo Road, Ikeja with lots of friends. A time to relax, play and have loads of fun and exciting moments after a busy day or during a sunny day. The hotel has an Olympic sized swimming pool that’s nothing short of standard;very clean and properly maintained. It costs N1500 per individual.
The city of Lagos is known for it’s hustling and bustling, but Lagos also has various fun places one can unwind and relax without paying over the odds or getting into a financial mess.