Victoria Island is the main business and financial hub of Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria. It is an affluent area that includes a former island bearing the same name that lies in-between the Lekki Peninsula and Lagos Island in the Lagos Lagoon. VI is one of the most exclusive and pricey areas to live in Nigeria. It is also among Nigeria’s busiest hub of banking and commerce, with majority of Nigerian and international organizations having their headquarters on the island. The city and island is located within the boundaries of Eti-Osa Local Government Area.
Best Time to Visit Victoria Island
Since there is no much difference in the weather in Victoria Island throughout the year, you might want to pay attention to the dry and rainy seasons when deciding when to visit VI. If you have a preference for rainfall and dry weather over dry weather, then the rainy seasons will be the best time for you to visit Victoria Island. The city witnesses incessant rainfall from April to July, experiences a break in August/September and then picks up in August. However, if you prefer dry weather as opposed to rain, then you might want to plan your visit around August to March, but remember to leave out September.
Where to Find Top Restaurants in Victoria Island
Ozumba Mbadiwe, Oniru and Tiamiyu Savage Street are the top places to find restaurants in Victoria Island. The restaurants in these areas are exotic and classy.
Where to Shop in Victoria Island
Ceddi Plaza, Mega Plaza and Silverbird Galleria are some of the popular places where people go to shop in Victoria Island.
Victoria Island is awash with lots of spots, locations and places where you can go and have fun. If you happen to visit Victoria Island, then do not leave the city until you have visited Kuramo Beach. Civic Centre and 235 Restaurant and American Embassy are other interesting places in Victoria Island.