staycation in Lagos

Staycation in Lagos: The Best ideas for a Recharge

Why a Lagos staycation is what you need

Lagos is a city bursting with energy, culture, and endless possibilities. From its markets to its serene beaches, It has a unique blend of excitement and relaxation. And what better way to experience all that Lagos has to offer than a staycation right here in the city? Here’s why we think you should explore a staycation in Lagos.

1. The Call of Convenience

Forget about dealing with long airport lines and pesky jet lag – when you choose a staycation in Lagos, you’re already in the heart of the action. You can kick back and relax whenever you feel like it, no need to wait for anything. You’re just a stone’s throw away from all the excitement the city has to offer.

2. Memorable Sights

From serene beaches to bustling markets, Lagos has a wealth of sights to explore and we think you would love them. Explore the stunning views from the Lekki Conservation Center or take a stroll along the vibrant streets of your getaway home, while capturing the beauty of the city with your cam.Your staycation in Lagos can be as memorable as you want.

3. Culinary Delights

Lagos is a culinary carnival, where flavors from around the world meet. Whether it’s gourmet dining at upscale restaurants like Nok by Alara or indulging in street food delights at Jollof Rice joints, your taste buds are in for a treat. Don’t miss out on the mouth-watering suya or the spicy local delicacy, pepper soup!. To help your upscale restaurants search, you can surf through our list of top restaurants in Lekki and Victoria Island.

4. The Thrill of Discovery

Be a tourist in your own town and rediscover Lagos’ galleries, attractions, and natural wonders. It’s like seeing an old friend from a fresh point of view. Visit the Nike Art Gallery to admire beautiful works of art or take a boat ride to explore the historic Slave Port of Badagry. There’s always something new to discover in Lagos.

5. Wellness and Wonder

Your staycation in Lagos is not complete without a wellness retreat. Book a massage at one of Lagos’ spas or simply relax and recharge at the beach. Treat yourself to a yoga session at Freedom Park or unwind with a scenic nature walk at Lufasi Nature Park. Remember, relaxation is key to a perfect staycation.

6.  Budget-Friendly Bliss

By skipping the airfare, you can splurge a little on your staycation and still save money. Take it as enjoying luxury without breaking the bank. Treat yourself to a stay at one of Urban Pumpkin’s homes with stunning views of the city skyline. With so many affordable options, you can enjoy a lavish staycation without worrying about your budget.

7. Souvenirs of Staycation

Shop local boutiques for treasures that will remind you of your Lagosian holiday every time you look at them. It’s the joy of traveling without leaving home.

Discover Lagos from your Urban Pumpkin Home

Exploring different fun spots in Lagos is a lot more convenient when you have a cozy serviced apartment to return to. Finding a well-maintained, fully equipped, and truly homey serviced apartment can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. And what better place to do that than Urban Pumpkin Apartments? 

With multiple apartments across serene residential areas in Lagos, Urban Pumpkin homes combine comfort with carefully selected amenities and a welcoming atmosphere that can improve your staycation in Lagos.

  • Comfortable Living Space: Relax in a chic living room, comfy bed adorned with fluffy pillows and fresh linens or step out onto the balcony for a breathtaking view of the city.
  • Fully-equipped Kitchen: Make your favorite meals in the fully-fitted kitchen with modern appliances like a microwave, fridge, stove, utensils, and dishes.
  • Personal Butler Service: Enjoy a truly relaxing experience with a personal butler at your service, assisting with groceries, meals, and more.
  • Modern Amenities: Stay connected with high-speed wifi, smart TVs with uninterrupted power supply round the clock.
  • Special Rates: Enjoy up to 20% off on longer stays, starting from reservations for a minimum of three nights.

Our Top Picks:


Staycation in lagos

A cozy 2-bedroom in Lekki Phase 1, perfect for a weekend getaway. From the abundance of natural light to the calming color scheme, this place feels like home. The spacious and elegant decor perfectly showcases the fun and vibrant lifestyle of Lekki. 


Lagos staycation

A stylish 3-bedroom in Lekki Phase 1, ideal for a solo or group staycation. Experience the perfect urban retreat ready to be captivated by the minimal color palette and the lush furnishing that characterize every corner of this home. 

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Where to have a staycation in Lagos

An artsy 3-bedroom in Ikoyi, perfect for a cultural experience. Experience the rich history and diversity of African art at Bamboo with an array of contemporary art pieces that adorn every nook and cranny of this home.


Lagos staycation

A waterfront 3-bedroom in Ikoyi, offering luxury and relaxation. Do you want to enjoy the elegant and cozy condo at  the prestigious Banana Island Road in Ikoyi? If this is a resounding yes, then say hello to Cordyline, furnished with art that blends style and comfort; and a relaxing decor that reflects the calm and peaceful living in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or culinary delights, the city has it all – comfort, excitement, flavors, and memories. Lagos welcomes you to live, love, and regal in the splendor of your own backyard. Your Lagos staycation awaits.

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