Sit back, relax, and enjoy fresh coconut on these sparkling white sandy beaches.
Lagos is known as the city of aquatic splendor, an acknowledgment of the fact that the city is one of the few along Nigeria’s 853 km (530 miles) coastline with many boastful beaches, lakes, lagoons, and islands. Though Lagos is notorious for its hustle and bustle, the coastline offers an escape from it all. When you need a getaway from the hectic city, you can find solace at the beaches for fun and entertainment, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the splendor of the waves.
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Atican Beach is a private beach which can be accessed from Abraham Adesanya Road, Okun, Ajah, Lagos. The beach is known for its white sand and clean environment. As one of Lagos’ far off beaches, it is less crowded than most others. While the entertainment activities are limited, you can sit back and watch the tides or settle down in a quiet spot to get work done—the ideal getaway for digital nomads. Facilities at Atican Beach include a play area for children, swimming pool and convenient lodging for those looking to spend the night. If you’re feeling peckish, a restaurant and a bar are also available where you can eat Nigerian delicacies, including the famous spicy meat skewer called Suya.
INSIDER TIPUnless you are staying around the Lekki and Ajah Axes, it will take quite a while to get to the beach, especially due to Lagos traffic. It’s best to leave early.