Lagos is a coastal city with luxurious beaches scattered around. The beaches in Lagos include both private and public beaches. If you are looking to relax with family and friends or just enjoy a quiet time by yourself, you can try any of the beaches in Lagos. 

1. Atican Beach

Inspired by the poor beach life while growing up, came about the decision to invest and create a more secured environment for all beach lovers in Lagos and Nigeria as a whole. Services offered are restaurants-for get-together/hangouts, beach bar & barbeque spot, Lodging, Live Band, Children Activities and much more.

Location:  Off Abraham Adesanya Estate Road, Okun Ajah Town, Lekki-Ajah, Lagos

2. Tarkwa Bay 

is an artificial sheltered beach located near the Lagos harbor in Nigeria.

Due to its island status, it is only accessible by boat or water taxis. The beach, popular with swimmers and water-sports enthusiasts, also has a welcoming resident community. There are several parts of Lagos Island where you can board a ferry or high-speed boat to the bay. The most popular places to get a boat to Tarkwa Bay are Marina, Mekwe Jetty, and Tarzan Marine (Victoria Island).

3. Barracuda Beach

is one of the best private beaches in Lekki Lagos. An ideal location for family gatherings, corporate retreats and team bonding as well as time out with friends. Barracuda Beach Lekki is situated away from the bustling of the city center and offers serene private getaway to locals and tourists alike. Barracuda Beach Resort is located at Okun Mapo Village, Off Ogbomo Road, Off Abraham Adesanya roundabout, Ajah, Lagos.

4. La Campagne Tropicana

is entwined in the core freshness of nature amongst virgin trees and the lovely view of the gentle romantic reflection of the setting sun upon the calm Atlantic Ocean. The views are simply iconic; you can only find in La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort
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Whispering Palms: Whispering Palms is a conference resort centre occupying about 8 acres of land located in Iworo, Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State. The resort lies on the Lagoon and typifies the beauty of the area’s cool Atlantic breeze, sillica sands, palm trees and chirping birds.Whispering Pals offers ecological, beach and aquatic tourism where tourist can view some of the exotic animals and birds in its mini zoo. Sun and sand, a host of colorful beach umbrellas dot the beach front.Beach huts, numerous mini gardens that host various Nigerian carvings and artworks, including bronze heads of various Yoruba deities dot the landscape of the resort.

5. Coconut Beach

Coconut Beach is another beach in Badagry, Lagos. For tourists or leisure seekers looking to enjoy a quiet time, Coconut Beach is perfect for you. The beach is located close to several restaurants and you can enjoy fresh coconut juice with freshly prepared seafood. An ideal location for fun with your loved ones.

6. Oniru Beach

Oniru Beach is one of the most visited private beaches in Lagos. It is owned by the Oniru Royal family; it is neatly kept and offers a serene ambiance for an ideal time away from the hassle of Lagos city.

Oniru Beach is located in Victoria Island, Lagos and it often used for special holiday events and parties. To enjoy a memorable stay and exciting getaway with friends or meet new people, you can visit the popular Oniru Beach.


One of the most frequented and well known private beaches in Lagos, Elegushi Beach is owned by the Elegushi Royal family. You will be required to pay an entry fee of 1,000 naira and 200 naira for parking upon arrival at the beach. The beach is a popular spot for various recreational activities; there are a number of night clubs, lounges and restaurants available at Elegushi Beach.


Eleko Beach is located at Lekki, Lagos. It is a private beach perfect for people looking to enjoy a private time without the distraction from too many activities. Eleko Beach is not as rowdy or congested as other Lagos beaches.

The beach is perfect for romantic getaways and quiet time for self-reflection and relaxation.

Eleko Beach is located not too far from La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort.

9. Lekki Leisure Lake

Lekki Leisure Lake is located along the Lekki Peninsular in Lagos overlooking the Atlantic. Lekki Leisure Lake is the best destination for safe, authentic outdoor fun in Lagos. Tucked away along the Lekki peninsula shoreline, the resort’s cool tranquil lake is host to thrilling aquatic attractions including jet skiing and other exciting watercraft activities.

10. Ilase Beach

is a quiet beach with a serene environment in Lagos state. The beach is surrounded with attractive palm trees and huts. The beach also has speedboats that transport people to various places. It is very safe to have a boat ride because these boats have life jackets.