Lekki, one of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria, is located in the eastern part of Lagos State. The city is a naturally formed peninsula joined to its west Ikoyi and Victoria Island districts of Lagos. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to its south, Lekki Lagoon to the east and Lagos Lagoon to the north. However, the southeastern part of the city terminates at the western edge of Refuge Island which borders the eastern part of Ibeju Lekki Local Government Area. More so, Lekki is divided into Lekki Phase 1 and Lekki Phase 2. The other areas in Lekki include Chevron Drive, GRA, Agungi, Ajah, Ibeju-Lekki, Lekki Abijo, Idado, Alma Beach Estate, Elesekan, Ajah-Lekki Peninsula, and Ajah.
Best Time to Visit Lekki
Lekki witnesses two seasons every year namely the rainy season and the dry season. The hottest month in Lekki is February while July is the coldest month. The most daily sunshine is usually recorded in December. The best time to visit Lekki for recreational purposes is March because the weather is most perfect for swimming in the seas.
How To Get to Lekki
The closest airport to Lekki is the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja. The distance from MMIA in Ikeja to Lekki is approximately 52.3km. The major method of transportation in Lekki include yellow buses popularly called “Danfo”, tricycles known as “Keke Napep”, motorcycles called “Okada” and taxis.
Where to Find Top Restaurants in Lekki
Cluttered around the Lekki axis is a superfluity of top restaurants offering local and intercontinental dishes. The top restaurants in Lekki can be found in Admiralty Way and Chevron Drive.
Where to Shop in Lekki
The popular places where people go to shop in Lekki are Ikota Shopping Complex, Centro Lekki Mall, SPAR and The Palm Shopping Mall.
If you are looking for an interesting place to hang out in Lekki, then the first place to start from is Lekki Phase 1. This area in Lekki offers a diverse choice of events and hang-out spots. Palms Shopping Mall, Lakowe Lakes Golf and Country Club and Lekki Conservation are some of the interesting places you can visit in Lekki.