Akwa Ibom is a state known for her rich culture. It is a must-visit if you ever get the chance and if you are making plans to travel to Akwa Ibom already – any time soon or in the later future, then these are the places you should definitely make your destination (meanwhile if you have already, drop us a comment below and share your experience with us):
Le Meridiene Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort.
The beautiful le Meridiene Ibom Hotel is a state of the art hotel and resort located in the heart of the capital of Akwa Ibom. It is the number one destination for tourists and locals who are looking forward to the perfect getaway. From the resorts breath taking earthy view of acres of luscious green and beautiful spread of nature, to the perfectly alluring manicured golf course, a serene pool area, and of course their professionally trained and well mannered staff, pallet titillating local and continental meals, and of the one the best features of the hotel; an 18 hole golf course.
I.bom Tropicana entertainment center
Founded in 2015, the first of its kind in the state is a modern entertainment center with astonishing features like a 14 story building, % star hotel with 250 bedrooms, a 5000 capacity cinema, and a theme park. The beautiful tourist attraction is located at Udo Udoma Avenue in the capital of the state, Uyo. This entertainment center is a must see for both tourists and locals who are looking to have a good time and have a feel of one of the best go to places in the state.
Located in the south end of Akwa Ibom, in Ibeno local government area of the state. The beach is said to be the longest sand beach in west Africa with an impressive length of over 5km. Ibeno is not only notable for its beautiful coastline, it is also appreciated for the long array of trees spread all over the beach. Ibeno is also home to international oil company Exxon and Mobil, from where crude oil is exported all over the world. The area also has an impressive historical tie to the coming of the missionary from Scotland in the 20th century which was the most successful Christian mission in Nigeria.
Akwa Ibom stadium.
Home of the Nigerian supper eagles, the Godswill Akpabio international stadium and games village is one of the top tourist attractions in the state. The stadium is a well equipped 30,000 seater multipurpose sports complex modeled after Germany’s Allianz Arena. The stadium is also home to important social, cultural, and religious events hosted in the state.
Akwa Ibom Museum and park.
The Akwa Ibom and park is home the history of the people of Akwa Ibom. Filled with pictures, crafts, carvings and lots more, the museum is a definite must see.