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Plan the perfect day: things to do on Valentine’s Day in Abuja

January 18 / Nigeria

The most romantic time of the year is just around the corner and love is certainly in the air. Valentine’s Day is almost here, and happy couples all over the world are thinking about the special day. Already planning or dreaming of your ideal Valentine’s Day date? You’re in luck. Abuja makes a great place to enjoy this special day with your special someone.

If you’ve not started planning anything for St. Valentine’s Day just yet, there’s no need to panic. Abuja is full of romantic places to spend time with your love – whether you want to take in a sunset, enjoy a delicious meal, or just take a relaxing stroll under a blue sky. We’ve put together a selection of some of the most romantic things to do for Valentine’s Day in Abuja. And, of course, we’ll be here to help make your plans go as smoothly as possible.

A romantic walk

If you’re looking to spend some quiet time with your beau, then there’s nothing quite like a romantic walk, especially if your walk takes you through one of Abuja’s scenic parks. Millennium Park is the ideal place for a nice, long walk. Or, alternatively, Tobix Recreational Park and Garden offers a more tranquil experience.

A fun activity

After a long walk and a light lunch, why not go on a boat ride? Jabi Lake is the perfect place to spend Valentine’s Day. When it’s time, request a ride to the lake– or schedule one in advance to surprise your partner. This fun activity is sure to win you some points for a creative date!

Wining and dining

No Valentine’s Day is complete without a candle-lit dinner. Fortunately, spending Valentine’s Day in Abuja means that there is no shortage of opportunities for a romantic evening meal. The Salamander Café allows you to take full advantage of their lovely terrace. The modern International menu will not disappoint, with a range of delicious culinary options for you and your partner to try.

Watch the sunset

If you can get there before the sun sets, the Sky Bar Rooftop Lounge is one of the most romantic places for couples to spend their evening. Climb to the top and admire the sunset against the skyline of the city. And, don’t forget to take that obligatory panoramic selfie!

And for the single people…

Not found that special someone yet? Don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten you. This is often a time of year that single people try to forget exists, but it doesn’t have to be that way – Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to celebrate the other relationships in your life. Why not gather your friends, grab an uberX, and hit the town? Go shopping or dance the night away at some of Abuja’s best clubs. And who knows, you might even meet your future Valentine’s Day partner along the way.

Whether you’re looking for the most romantic places or fun things to do with your closest friends, make sure to plan ahead to enjoy Valentine’s Day in Abuja.