April 22, 2024

As a couple, a little bit of romance and fun here and there will help spice up the relationship. Life is meant to be lived, enjoyed, and made memorable.  More so, if you are looking for some ideal plans for a romantic weekend getaway in Nigeria, you are lucky to be in the right place.  

Romantic Weekends, as some people judge, mustn’t always be traveling to countries like Egypt, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, and the rest of the elites. It shouldn’t also be going to exotic places just to take pictures and cruise. There are several other ways you can enjoy life in Nigeria as a couple on weekends.  

Nigeria is known for having several unique destinations that can help you escape from the usual hustle and bustle of the city. These places offer you the opportunity to have real fun with your partner, immerse yourself in nature’s greatness, and enjoy a blissful unforgettable experience.  

So, let’s get started! 

Visit the Spa with Your Lover 

You heard that right. Unfortunately, most men in Nigeria think it’s a woman thing however, it is not gender specific. If you truly love your partner and want to make them happy, going to the spa for a body massage treatment on the weekend wouldn’t be a bad idea.  

There should be a Spa in your location, find one with good reviews and clean customer service, and go with your lover. You can spice things up by engaging in some relieving Yoga activities and see how it helps you create a strong bond with the one you want to spend your life with.  

Don’t be that man who is very traditional, you should learn to treat your woman right and chances are that she will replicate the same if the love is genuine.  Moreover, a weekend in the Spa won’t cost you so much. This is one place where you can combine having fun with relaxation.  

Furthermore, if you do not welcome the idea of visiting the Spa, you can actually call for home service and you are sure to get the same experience. There are quite a few things as thrilling and romantic as having a Spa treatment with your lover so, go do it! 

Enjoy a Romantic Dinner Together 

Welcome to Nigeria where the real romance is only thought of to begin in bed. Brethren, the narrative has changed for good. Couples ought to do more with their love lives. Enjoying a romantic dinner with your partner is one of the best and most great ways to spend the weekend.  

Pick one of your favorite recipes and make something flavorful out of it. It could be Jollof rice, Fried rice, snacks, or small chops for the night. This will not only fill your stomach but also help you create memories with your partner and enjoy the moments you share with them.  

You can also choose to patronize a restaurant in your neighborhood if you don’t have so much time in the world to prepare the food yourself. Trust me, there could be more fun outside than you can imagine. The smiles, eye contact, and pictures can do some magic in your relationship.  

Nowadays, it is easy to find people who fall out of love and that’s because they fail to do beautiful things in their relationships. To maintain your relationship, you just have to try falling in love with them again and again by doing the insignificant things that do matter.  

Enjoy a Quiet Weekend Indoors with Your Partner 

Sometimes, the best way to spend a romantic weekend is simply by staying at home and enjoying each other’s company. Fortunately, this is the best tip for those who are in relationships with introverted partners. Staying indoors could be the perfect ingredient for your relationship.  

You can spend the time cooking a special meal together, giving each other massages, playing board games, or cuddling up and watching a favorite TV show. More so, making videos and taking pictures together could also be a better way to enjoy indoors.  

If you don’t mind, you can post the videos you create with your partner on social media platforms. There are a lot of other couples who do this on TikTok, Instagram and Facebook. You and your partner can be a part of the moving train and even earn some money on the side.  

The key is to create a relaxing atmosphere that allows you to focus on each other and enjoy the simple pleasures of life. You could also try out a new hobby together, like learning to play an instrument or knitting. 

Go on a Road Trip 

A road trip is the perfect way to get out of your normal routine and explore new places together. If staying indoors could be fun now imagine how fun it would be when you are on the road with your partner with several eye-catching views at your disposal.   

You can either choose a destination or just hit the road and see where the journey takes you. Sometimes, you just don’t have to rack your brain thinking about where to go. You just have to let love lead the way while you follow the lead like a child follows his parents.  

On the way, you can stop for picnics, take photos, and enjoy the natural beauty of your surroundings. Be sure to bring along snacks, a good playlist, and a sense of adventure. These are some of the special things that can add up to how much fun you get on your road trip.  

You might even want to rent a convertible or a camper van to make the experience extra special. A road trip is the perfect way to spend quality time together and create lifelong memories. What do you think about this? You may want to try this out and let us know how it went. Voila! 

Have a Movie Night 

We all have that one night when we watch some of our favorite movies but then come to think of how beautiful it would turn out to watch late-night movies with your partner.  It sounds classic but it is one great way to spend the weekend with the main person in your life.  

To make it special, choose a few movies that you know you’ll both enjoy and stock up on snacks and drinks. Some of the hottest movies right now in Nigeria include The Black Book, A Sunday Affair,  Shanty Town, Ijakumo, and lots more that can guarantee a time well spent.  

You don’t want to make the moment dull so you may want to set the mood with dimmed lights and candles and cuddle up on the couch or in a comfy chair. Put your phones away and give each other your full attention to enjoy the experience together with no form of distraction. 

If you really want to go all out, you could even turn it into a themed movie night by dressing up as the characters from the movies. You may want to try this with your partner on your next weekend getaway. However, if you think visiting a cinema is better then there you have it! 

Visit a Museum, Art Gallery, or any Place of Your Choice 

You could be surprised to find out that not so many people have visited somewhere as fascinating as a museum or art gallery. This could be an opportunity for you and your partner to break out of the norms. At the end of the day, it will be all fun and memorable.  

If you’re both history buffs, you could visit a history museum or historic site. There are a couple of them here in Nigeria and they include the National Museum Lagos, the Gidan Makama Museum, the National War Museum, Umuahia, National Museum Benin City, and some others. 

Meanwhile, If you’re both into art, you could go to an art gallery or visit an artist’s studio such as Nike Art Gallery situated in Lekki, Oshodi Art Gallery in Ikorodu, Centre for Memories in Enugu.  Or, if you both like to explore, you could choose a new place to visit together. 

No matter what you choose to do, planning a weekend like this is a great way to connect with your partner and make some new memories that won’t be forgotten in a hurry. You never know what exciting experiences you can find along the way. And don’t forget to take lots of pictures! 

Wrap Up 

A romantic weekend getaway is the perfect way to rekindle the spark in your relationship and spend quality time together. Whether you choose to stay at home or go on a road trip, the important thing is to prioritize each other and create meaningful experiences. 

With a little bit of planning and some creativity, you can make a romantic weekend getaway that is perfect for you and your partner. What was your last weekend getaway like? Are you ready to start planning? I hope you both have a wonderful time together! Thanks for your time! 

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