Free Things to Do in Lagos: Bar Beach

By April 28, 2017Free Friday

Happy Free Friday! We’re always looking for fun things that you can do for free when you travel. You know what they say: the best things in life are free! Today we’re focusing on the most popular beach in Lagos, Nigeria. Bar Beach is a great way to meet locals, do some shopping, and relax by the ocean.

It can be surprisingly difficult to find a nice beach when you travel. Sometimes beaches are on private land, sometimes the only access is by staying at a hotel. Sometimes, the beach is dirty. That’s what makes Bar Beach one of the best free things in Lagos. Not only is it free, it’s clean and full of friendly people!

A Room with a View of the Beach

If you’re a beach lover, you’ll be happy to know that Bar Beach is located near several 4 and 5 star hotels. Enjoy the luxury of your hotel room and take a stroll to the beach only a few hundred feet away! Don’t forget to bring your camera for some romantic photos on the Atlantic coast.


Make Some New Friends 

Bar Beach in Lagos, Nigeria has been labeled as the most popular beach in Lagos. As such, keep an eye out for festivals and celebrations that frequent the beach. Or join in a pickup game of volleyball. Whatever you decide to do, it’s a great way to meet some locals!

Bar Beach is one of the best free things to do in Lagos, Nigeria.

Considered the best beach in Lagos, Bar Beach always has something fun going on. Photo: Samuelejiwunmi


Have a drink!

As the name suggests, Bar Beach has several bars along its boardwalk. There’s also plenty of shopping nearby for those wishing to bring home a souvenir. Hungry? Stop by one of the many fresh fish stands.


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