Top 10 Most Beautiful & Visited Beaches In Nigeria (2023)

Nigeria, one of Africa largest countries is blessed with numerous coastlines especially in its southern province.

best and most beautiful beaches in nigeria

Most of these coastlines in Nigeria naturally form beaches and often serve as place of tourist attraction, relaxation, picnic and sightseeing.

Most beaches found across Nigeria are often modeled and shaped by firms and governments to provide safety and greater tourism experience.

As a result of high influx of visitors and tourists to these beaches, many hospitality firms have taken advantage and invested heavily in some Nigerian beaches.

There are so many beaches in Nigeria located in different Nigerian states. Some of these beaches attracts high number of visitors and tourists as a result of infrastructures in place at these beaches to make visitors experience, a memorable one.

In this blog post, Nigerian Informer will be discussing 10 best and most beautiful beaches in Nigeria.

Best & Beautiful Beaches In Nigeria

Coconut Beach, Badagry Lagos

Coconut Beach, Lagos is one of the oldest and most visited beaches in Nigeria. Its name “coconut” may not be unconnected to the heavy presence of coconut trees as the shore of the beach.

These coconut trees provide umbrella like shades for visitors and tourists who are out to get some relaxation and good time.

Numerous restaurants operate at this beach and are ever ready to serve the best deserts to visitors.

You can’t visit coconut beach in Lagos without have a taste of coconut drink. It is a great place for fun seekers and couples.

Kamp Ikare Beach Resort, Lagos

Kamp Ikare Beach Resort located at Ikare village, Badagry Lagos offer best holiday and cooling off experience.

Visitors mostly found at Ikare Beach are couples and families. Some of the infrastructure put in place at the beach to provide tourists with great experience are six duplex cabins and pools.

It is more of a private beach and can be a wonderful place to freshen up from work stress.

Patigi Beach, Kwara

Patigi Beach, located in Kwara state may not be one of the most popular in Nigeria, however, the beach is one of the standout beaches in Nigeria.

White sands and very calm environment of Patigi beach makes it a great location for couples, individuals and groups in for picnics and sightseeing. The beach is located in Patigi town, Kwara state.

Bar Beach, Lagos

Lagos Bar beach is one of the most popular and visited beaches in Lagos. A perfect place for sightseeing, meeting friends and relaxation.

It is a very safe beach as measures are in place to prevent overflows and accidents. Bar beach is in Victoria Island and the strong wind of bar beach is one of the most enjoyed features of the beach.

Port Harcourt Tourist Beach

For tourists and fun seekers willing to enjoy beach vacations and experience, one of best place to be is Tourist Beach, Port Harcourt.

Its white sands and palm trees gives breathtaking views. It is a great place to encounter nature and hang out.

Elegushi Beach, Lagos

Elegushi Beach located at Lekki expressway; Lagos Island is one of the busiest beaches in Nigeria.

Elegushi Beach always witness huge crowds on weekends and with enough groove. It is a great place for parties and social gathering. It is nice place for adventure and meeting of friends.

Suntan Beach, Lagos

Located at Badagry Lagos, Suntan Beach is one of the most magnificent and cool beaches in Lagos.

Horse rides is part of side attractions and fun enjoyed at the beach. Suntan beach is surrounded by trees which provides shades and serene environment for visitors.

Finima Beach, Port Harcourt

Finima Beach managed by Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) is one of the best and neat beaches in Nigeria.

The beach is in oil rich Bonny Island, Rivers State. It is beach where most top Port Harcourt visitors and tourists visits to relax, have good time and cool off. The beach covers over 1000 hectares of land.

Ndibe Sand Beach, Ebonyi

Ndibe Sand Beach is wonderful place for fun and hang out. It is part of Gold Sand Beach in Cross River State. Ndibe Sand beach witness heavy traffic during holidays and public holidays.

Calabar Beach, Cross River

Calabar Beach presents visitors with fun and quality time. Tourists can enjoy swimming and boat cruising at Calabar Beach.

It a beach for all, families, couples, singles. Calabar beach is one of the coolest sea shores in Nigeria.


The Author

Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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