Victoria Island is one of Nigeria’s busiest centres of banking and commerce, serving as the headquarters of most major Nigerian banks and international corporations.
Victoria Island is one of the districts in Lagos and it is bordered by the Atlantic ocean on the south, the Lagos Lagoon on the west and the Five Cowrie Creek to the north.
This island which is one of the most exclusive and expensive areas to live in Nigeria, is popular amongst the expatriates and employees of multinational corporations.
Victoria Island offers array of world-class restaurants, shopping malls, hotels, bars, night clubs, movie theatres etc. You can visit Tourism Europe (turism).
Property investment is a lucrative business on the Island as the cost of renting an apartment with luxurious amenities ranges from $10,000 to $48,000 per annum.
Victoria Island has continued to rapidly develop and along with Ikoyi, it’s a favourite spot for Nigerians and foreigners to live, work and play.
Constructed in 1976, National Arts Theatre, which hosted the Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) in 1977, is a multi-purpose national monument for the preservation, presentation and promotion of Nigerian arts and culture. The building, which also houses two cinema halls, a restaurant and a bar, is located in Iganmu on the mainland area of Lagos. Read more
Kamp Ikare Beach Resort
Kamp Ikare is beach resort that offers home-away-from-home facilities and services that combines the rustic environment around it with a Miami-style lounge area creating the most simple, no fuss environment for your relaxation. The beach resort is situated on a stretch of Lagos coast near Ikare village and it’s only accessible by boat. A day or night at Kamp Ikare is the ideal way to get away without going too far. Read more
Lekki Conservation Centre
Situated on Lekki Peninsula are of Lagos, the nature park, which covers a land area of 78 hectare, is one of Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) foremost conservation project sites. The centre serves as biodiversity conservation icon and environment education centre. It was established in 1990. Read more
Hermitage Garden Resort
Hermitage Garden Resort
With an expansive and soothing environment, Hermitage Garden Resort has luminous beach front and their luxurious mini-villas all offer wonderful ocean views with its own balcony. Read more
Whispering Palms Beach Resort
Whispering Palms is a conference resort centre occupying about 8 acres of land located in Iworo, Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State. The resort lies on the Lagoon and typifies the beauty of the area’s cool Atlantic breeze, silica sands, palm trees and chirping birds. Read more
Eleko Beach, Lekki
Eleko Beach is a palm fringed beach with several small privately owned beach huts. Located just 45 minutes drive from Ikoyi, Eleko Beach offers peace of mind and tranquillity, ideal for those seeking privacy. Read more
Casa Ilashe is a 12 bedroom nature coloured private beach club situated in a calm and relaxed beach front setting of Ilashe and offering a perfect getaway from the ethic city life. Located in Lagos, Ilashe is a sleepy village and tranquil oasis, along Badagry Creek, where the pace of life is set by the rise and set of the sun. Read more
Funtopia Water Park, Ibeju-Lekki
Funtopia is a complete entertainment park for the entire family. It is set on 2 acres of land and packed with activities for all ages. It offers 3 giant water slides and 3 interconnecting pools which include an in-pool bar for adults. Read more
Silverbird Galleria is a modern galleria with entertainment package. It offers multiplex cinema screens with five cinema halls fitted with a large sitting capacity. Read more
Black Heritage Museum, Badagry
Black Heritage Museum preserves artifacts and records from the slave route that once ran through Badagry. In the early 1500’s, slaves were transported from West Africa to America through Badagry. Visiting the museum allows tourists to see a bleak past and learn more about Badagry. Read more
National Museum, Lagos
Established in 1957, National Museum has great collections in archaeology, ethnography and traditional art. Located in Onikan, Lagos, National Museum displays contemporary arts and historical monuments. The main attractions at the museum are the galleries dedicated to brasses from Benin City, Nok Terracottas etc. Read more
Terra Kulture is a privately owned educational and recreational centre; a perfect place for the lovers of art, culture and everything African. Located in the Victoria Island area of Lagos City, Terra kulture has a mini library or information centre on Nigeria and Africa. Read more
Ikoyi Club Golf Course
The Ikoyi Club Golf course is a par 71 course made up of 18 holes, totalling 5838 metres in length. Each hole is portrayed by unique features such as sand traps, fairway bunkers, water and huge trees. Read more
Lagos Bar Beach
This is the main beach on Victoria Island, along Ahmadu Bello Way and one of the more popular beaches in Lagos State. The beach runs from the Institute of Oceanography in the west to the Eko Hotel in the east. Read more
Eko Tourist Beach Resort
Eko Tourist Beach Resort is a privately-managed beach that provides fun seekers and picnickers an alternative to the hustle and bustle of conventional beaches in Lagos State. There is also the beach restaurant serving quality foods and drinks. Read more
Halem Seaside Resort
This is a top Nigerian resort situated on an exclusive beach over-viewing the Atlantic ocean on the Lagos coastline. It is about 30 minutes boat cruise from Victoria Island. Read more
Takwa Bay Beach
This is a sheltered and arguably the most popular beach in Lagos situated along Lagos harbour. The beach which is accessible by boat from Osborne Jetty, provides a pleasant outing with a relatively safe swimming conditions. Read more
The new Freedom Park is located on the site of the colonial prison where prominent Nigerians had their jail terms during the colonial era. The park, which is now a peaceful place for individual and collective contemplation and interaction is open to public daily. Read more
Lacampagne Tropicana Beach Resort
This resort offers a unique blend of natural environments which include a fresh water lake, accessible mangrove forest, a savannah, extensive sandy beach and the warm Atlantic sea. Read more
Jhalobia Recreation Park & Gardens
Jhalobia Recreation Park & Gardens is a carefully planned beautiful and unspoilt park and garden space that provides an ideal setting for superb white weddings, Islamic Nikai, Traditional marriage, registry or engagements. Read more
La Manga Luxury Beach Villas, Ilashe
A little piece of paradise nested along the unspoiled Atlantic Ocean on the beautiful and alluring Island of Ilashe. It is surrounded by luscious and towering coconut palm trees and just 15 minutes boat ride from Ikoyi and Victoria Island. Read more
Here you can get a variety of French patisserie with a large selection of bread, croissants, ice cream and coffee. The various treats that are available include the soft, all buttered croissants; the moist chocolate fudge brownies etc. Contact: AIM Plaza, 267A Etim Inyang Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234 1 262 3055, 271 4155
One of the best cocktail and food bars in Lagos. A good place to get healthy salads, sandwiches, burgers, crepes, pizzas, platters etc. It also has a nightclub and bar for club lovers. Take away and delivery services are also available. Contact: Plot 1296, Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234 1 261 0235, 261 7644
Bambuddha Restaurant & Lounge Bar
This sleek, modern haven in Lagos is alive with unique interior decor, abundant and pulsing to an eclectic mix of ambient, afro jazz, bossa nova, jazz, funk, samba, salsa and some of the most attractive sounds of world music has got to offer. Contact: 21 Plot 1310, Karimu Kotun, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234 1 761 4198, 761 4199.
A reliable name that provides superb services to its customers, Cactus has a large selections of main courses with outside patio overlooking the five Cowrie Creek. Provides pizzas, salads etc. Contact: 20–24, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island. Tel: +234-1-262-4928, 262-4929
One of the top name restaurants in the city of Lagos with large selection of ice cream, salads and sandwiches. Contact: 21A Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island. Tel: +234-1-2627548-9
Small upstairs cafe, creamy cappuccino and toasties. Overall good service! Contact: 114 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi. Tel: +234-1-270-1629, 267-1819
Located above the bakery, provides food like pizzas, sandwiches and grilled food with excellent espresso and cappuccino. Contact: 29 Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-261-0096, 264-7263
Pearl Garden Cafe
The perfect place for delicious cake. You can also have a special message written on your cake such as happy birthday at no extra cost. A surprise for your loved one. Contact: 10A Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-270-8889
An excellent selection of intercontinental food with Sunday buffet lunch. Contact: 1 Bankole Oki Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-267-0237
A bright airy place with rich tasting coffee and frappuccino, with a large selection of snacks. Contact: 283A Akin Olugbade Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-270-2606
Good Japanese, Chinese and Thai food reasonably priced. Sushi must be ordered 24 hours earlier. Contact: Alfred Rewane Road, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-269-5337, 5339
A good spot for Thai food, take away is also available upon request. Contact: 244 Muri Okunola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-261-9124, 555-8772
A restaurant specialising in Japanese cuisine with delicious sushi and Kyoto stlye interior. Contact: 1303, Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island Tel: +234-1-792-0157
A Brazilian BBQ with delicious food and fun night out. Contact: 1C Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island. Tel: +234-1-261-1888, 261-8334
Tako Juice Bar & Restaurant
Tako offers delicious food and drink in a warm, laid back atmosphere. It is a comfortable spot to enjoy a social get together, a drink with friends or a meal. Contact: Sandiland Arcade, Muri Okunola Street, Victoria Island. Tel: +234-1-4740616
Located at The Palms Shopping Mall, Cafe Vergnano is one of the trusted names in the city of Lagos. Visitors are spoilt with the choice of salads, sandwiches, hamburgers, milkshakes, coffees, and plenty of desserts. Contact: The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos
A good Chinese restaurant, very clean with good decor, great service and delicious food. Contact: 6 Ahmed Onibudu Street, Victoria Island
A very good Thai restaurant in Ikoyi. Contact: Awolowo Road, Ikoyi. Tel: +234-1-271-5593
Saipan Restaurant and Bar
Modern and spacious restaurant with excellent food. Contact: 3rd & 4th Floor, Dream Plaza, Bishop Aboyade Cole Street, Victoria Island. Tel: +234-1-461-2056, 461-2057, 261-4388
A Chinese restaurant with a cool flavour. Offers a menu of food and beverages with a distinctive taste. Contact: 9A Karimu Kotun Street Victoria Island. Tel: +234-1-270-0248, 4448938
An ultra-modern, multi-faceted shopping centre on Awolowo Road in Ikoyi has specialty shops for books, local fashion, banks, travel agencies and restaurants. There is a special area with outlets for arts and crafts, offering dresses made from local materials and a wide selection of works or arts, like paintings and sculptured objects.
Contact: Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.
The Palms Shopping Centre
A shopping and entertainment mall situated on the Lekki road near Victoria Island, Lagos. It is the first and largest centre of its kind in Nigeria and is on par with similar shopping centres anywhere in the world, providing an international standard shopping and cinema experience to Lagos.
Contact: Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lekki. Tel: +234-1-2714491-3; Fax: +234-1-2714495. Web: http://www.thepalmsshopping.com
Specialises in hair and body care shops, toy shops, children clothes and shoe shops, large home appliances shops, men shirt shops, material shop, pharmacy supermarket and more.
Contact: Elpina Plaza, Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-269-2842, 261-1390
Ruff “N” Tumble
Ruff n Tumble is Lagos’s prime children wear shop, with designs from top of the range designers. If you want your kid to make an impression, visit Ruff n Tumble. Has a few outlets in Lagos.
Contact: 23A Isaac John street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-4932387
Century 21 Mall
Sports shops, office furniture shops, clothes shops, electrical and household appliances shops. Contact: 21st Century Mall, 14 Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-2624624
Fairly comprehensive range of toileteries, cleaning items, tinned/dried/fresh and frozen foods and wines. Goodies are reasonably priced.
Contact: 237 Kiofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-267-0623, 262-5470
Park N Shop
Large supermarket, gift section, watches, electrical appliances, furniture, bed linen, office furniture, lightning etc.
Contact: 47B Guru Plaza, Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-262-3091, +234-1-262-3295
The main activities centre of the Palms Shopping Mall is this South African supermarket with a well stocked selection of goods.
Contact: The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lekki, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-271-4481/2/3. Fax: +234-1-271-4484
Cinemas, coffee shop, chinese restaurant, arts shop, dress and accessories shops and more.
Contact: 133 Ahmadu Bello Way, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-270-1413, 791-9900
Lafayette Shopping Mall
Childrens and adults clothing shops, African material shops, designer clothes and ladies underwear shops, shoes and bags shop, gift and card shops, computer shop, pharmacy, mobile phones shop etc.
Contact: 1436 Sanusi Fafunwa Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-545-0688; Fax: +234-1-545-0688
Lagos Oriental Hotel is a top-class luxury hotel offering quality service with a competitive edge in an elegant, comfortable and modern rooms. Lagos Oriental Hotel prides itself in. Read more
The Avenue Suites, Victoria Island
Strategically located in the business district of Victoria Island, Lagos, and overlooking the Kuramo waters as well as the Atlantic ocean, The Avenue Suites has one of the most envied panoramic views of the city. Read more
Hotel Bon Voyage, Victoria Island, Lagos
Hotel Bon Voyage is a luxury and affordable boutique hotel offering elegant, comfortable and modern rooms, delicious meals and other top modern facilities you will hardly see in other boutique hotels. Read more
Southern Sun, Ikoyi
Southern Sun, Ikoyi, is an impressive synergy of stylish sophistication and luxurious elegance, combining classic contemporary design with modern trends and rich textures. Read more
Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel, V.I.
Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel offers 45 luxuriously appointed rooms and suits – a perfect destination for business travellers looking for relaxation, comfort or adventure. Read more
Four Points by Sheraton Lagos
The hotel provides a hassle-free stay in a traditional comfy room – 234 great rooms all equipped with comfortable beds and many other top-quality in-room facilities. All rooms have both bathtubs and walk-in showers. Read more
Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Lagos
Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel offers 170 rooms and suites decorated in two original styles. These spacious, modern rooms, which range from standard to opulently furnished suites, feature spectacular views of Lagos city. Read more
Hotel Ibis Lagos Airport
Ibis is a global brand in the world of hotel and the Lagos branch is staffed by friendly, well-trained and helpful people. It is the perfect escape for short and long breaks as well as business travellers. Read more
Sofitel Lagos Moorhouse, Ikoyi
Sofitel Moorhouse is ideally located in the heart of the Ikoyi residential district, just 5 minutes from the new business district. It offers 94 rooms and suites, a cigar bar, swimming pool and fitness facilities. Read more
Hotel 1960, Ikeja, Lagos
This is a top-class boutique hotel offering spacious, luxuriously furnished and elegantly decorated rooms and suites. Hotel 1960 is designed to offer premium convenience to make the experience a remarkable one. Read more
Eko Hotel & Suites, Kuramo Waters
Eko Hotel & Suites is one of the most prestigious international hotels in Lagos, strategically positioned near the heart of Nigeria’s economic activity. Offering spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Kuramo Lagoon. Read more