What are some interesting/fun things to do in the area? Can you recommend any “hidden gems"?
Getting clothes made can be very fun, as are the local markets. I wish we'd signed up for/ever gone on any of the trips planned by the Nigerian Field Society, which include a tour of Makoko. - Jun 2019
Bogobiri, Jazz Hole, Freedom Park, Nike Art Gallery, the Conservation Centre, Tarkwa Bay. - Mar 2018
Visitors here go on the Lagos tour: Lekki Market, Lekki Conservatory, Yacht Club, Nigerian Field Society, Community Liaison Office (CLO) events, the Shrine, events with the British, trivia night, and sports such as volleyball and basketball. Certain restaurants serve decent food and are affordable. The hidden gems are what you make of it. - May 2016
Literally nothing. The Lekki Conservation Area by Chevron is nice for one visit. Other than that, there's a reason tourism isn't an industry in West Africa. - Nov 2015
House parties, swimming, private dance classes, eg. Salsa or Ballet, tennis, dinner parties, beach trips, road trips to neighboring countries. Outdoor: surfing, yacht club sailing, baseball league, tennis. Social: casual bbq's; visit to beach huts outside of the islands. - Dec 2011
Outdoors: surfing, yatch club sailing, baseball league, tennis. Social: casual bbq's; visit to beach huts outside of the islands. Travel: Benin. Clubs: active American and International Women's Clubs; bible studies; book and sewing groups; cheap movie night; yoga, salsa dance classes. - Sep 2008
House parties, swimming, private dance classes, tennis, dinner parties, beach trips, trips to Benin. - May 2008