It’s the season of love, and you are thinking of where to take Bae to but there are limited places to go out to in Port Harcourt unlike Lagos where you have different options. So where can you go to in Port Harcourt? Port Harcourt is popularly known as the oil rich city and one of the fastest growing cities in Nigeria. Here are some places you can go to in Port Harcourt.
- PORT HARCOURT CITY MALL
One of the latest attractions in the city of Port Harcourt. The mall-like in most big cities is a hub of activity and a lodestone for fun seekers. With a shopping complex, cinema and various food courts, there is a little bit of something for everyone at the mall. It is Located at 1 Azikwe road next to the government house.
- PORT HARCOURT GOLF CLUB
Established in 1928 as a prime recreational destination. The 18-hole golf club is open to the public all year round and its serene location within the Old GRA region of the city positions it is a perfect haven for tourists. And for those who don’t play golf there are other facilities to enjoy within the club like the restaurant, lounge area, table tennis hall, bar, clubhouse, internet facilities, swimming pool, football pitch, tennis, squash courts and gym facilities.
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- PLEASURE PARK
Port Harcourt Pleasure Park is a public recreation park in Rumuola, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. It is located along Aba Road, near the 2nd Amphibious Brigade Barracks also known as Bori Camp, Rumuola town on an expansive open land. The park has various activities like a climbing tower, pedal boat, a mini-golf course, jogging circuit, water steps, and mini soccer field, there are also many restaurants to choose from.
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4.PORT HARCOURT TOURIST BEACH
The Port Harcourt Tourist Beach is the most popular one in the city. This beach is actually manmade and was created in 1988 along the Kolabi Creek line. The designers of the beach created a serene environment for tourists. Visitors to the beach can enjoy the white sands and waves. They can have a picnic on the sand and then take a walk through the hiking trails. It has a museum within its premises and tour guides are available to take you through. Also, a great place to enjoy fresh palm wine along with other local delicacies.
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- HOTEL PRESIDENTIAL
Hotel presidential situated at Aba Road, GRA Phase II, Rivers, Nigeria. Hotel presidential has a serene environment, well-furnished rooms. The hotel’s five-star status is reflected through its 241 tastefully furnished and functionally equipped Rooms and 53 spacious Suites including Presidential, Governor, Royal, Luxury, Executive, Senior, Junior and Family Suites for those who prefer that extra touch of luxury. There is also a nightclub where guests can unwind and have loads of fun.
- ASIA TOWN
If you are looking to go out to a quiet place that serves a great buffet, then Asia town is your best choice. With a rich menu ranging from local food to continental, you are sure to have a nice time. Located at 24 Forces Avenue, in Old GRA, Port Harcourt.
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- NOVOTEL HOTEL
Novotel hotel Port Harcourt is equipped with an outdoor pool, a business center, fitness facilities and a play area for children, The Novotel Port Harcourt is a 4-star hotel located at 3 Stadium Road, Rumuomasi.
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These are few of the top places for a romantic getaway in Port Harcourt. Do you stay in Port Harcourt? Do you know of any other place for a romantic getaway? Kindly drop a comment below.
Author: Yetunde Opaleye