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21 July 2017 , 7:08 am

Bleisure Travel – Explore Lagos with these insider tips

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The commercial capital of Nigeria, Lagos has recently grown into a thriving business hub and a popular bleisure destination for corporate travellers.

This fast-paced city is a hip-and-happening destination with chilled-out lounge bars, vibey night clubs, tropical beach resorts, trendy malls and relaxing wildlife excursions. What better way to let your hair down after long days of meetings than having a cocktail on the beach or relaxing in the serene ambiance of the rainforest at the Lekki Conservation Centre?

We’ve chatted to some travel experts for their tips on having the best bleisure trip to this interesting city.

 

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 Which restaurant is your absolute favourite in Lagos? Yellow chilli absolutely! Yellow chilli is a fashionable restaurant and bar in Lagos that specialises in traditional Nigerian and continental dishes. It ranks in the top 5 restaurants in Lagos, which is not surprising as the food, service, ambience and values are amazing.

Which pub/bar/establishment would you recommend for after-work drinks? Freedom Park Lagos is a leisure park with a very conducive environment for relaxed gatherings as well as for watching a plays or doing some shopping. The park used to be a prison during the colonial times, and is therefore seen as a Historical landmark as well as a Cultural site and an Arts and Recreation centre.

Do you have any tips or advice for corporates venturing to Lagos?

Lagos is a highly competitive market. Every new entrant must understand the weakness of their competitors and develop their strengths.

 

 

 

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Which restaurant is your absolute favourite in Lagos? Lagoon Restaurant is a restaurant which features both an indoor setting and outdoor setting. The outdoor setting is just located by the lagoon front, and is a great place to dine with friends and family in an amazing atmosphere.

Which pub/bar/establishment would you recommend for after-work drinks?

Hard Rock Café is right in the center of one of the most exclusive areas in Nigeria. You can do more than grab a bite here: with over 200 seats, there is a stage for live performances and a swimming pool area for adults and kids

What would you recommend as a day trip in/from Lagos for corporates looking to have a bleisure day?

A visit to a beach resort to relax and network for the day

Do you have any tips or advice for corporates venturing to Lagos?

Network, relax and put in all effort at everything you do.

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