Port-Harcourt the Garden City (locally known as PITAKWA) is one of Nigeria’s richest and largest cities, capital of oil-rich Rivers State, and a tourist dream destination. This post lists some of the relaxing & fun things to do in Port Harcourt. The city is a stunning haven for businesses and tourism, with a wide variety of attractions and historical landmarks. You can spend a month in the Garden City without getting bored, so while you’re in PITAKWA, here are some relaxing and interesting things you could do
1. Have a taste of Port-Harcourt’s sumptuous BOLE
A visit to the Garden City would be incomplete without having a taste of the local cuisine known as BOLE, which is plantain and fish, grilled over a red hot charcoal and served with a peppery palm oil sauce. This local cuisine can be purchased on a street corner, where the indigenous women specially prepare the meals. You only need an empty stomach and a large appetite because with just one bite, you’re hooked!
2. Pleasure Park
Port-Harcourt Pleasure Park is a public recreational center, located along Aba road on an expansive open land with nature all around. It has different kinds of attractions which include games, rides, a relaxation center, entertaining events and a boat cruise which you would certainly love. Pleasure park is like a little slice of paradise where people would come from far and wide to visit, have fun, chill and relax.
The prime relaxation center has a climbing tower, fitness machines, football pitches, a mini golf course, restaurants, mobile gyms, etc. It is the place to be…
3. Going To The Movies
Are you looking for the perfect way to spend your day in Port-Harcourt? A pack of popcorn, drinks on the side and a thrilling movie is “just what the doctor ordered” for you to have an amazing and relaxing time alone or with friends and loved ones. Film House Cinema and Genesis Cinema are the ideal places to cool off, with perfect audio and video settings, comfy seats, and plenty of leg room, meaning you can lean back, breathe, and enjoy your movie in a fully air conditioned room filled with funny and opinionated people. From cult classics, to brand new releases, both foreign and Nigerian, watch your favorite movies come to live on a big screen, right here in the Garden City.
It’s been said that the newly commissioned NEXT mega shopping mall is arguably the biggest shopping mall in Nigeria, and it is located right here in Port-Harcourt the Garden City. The shopping mall sits on a whooping 11,000 square meters of land, making it the delight of patrons Nation-wide on a daily basis. From luxurious boutiques to large departmental stores, offering a wide variety of products, it is safe to say that you’ll find all you need and much more in this overwhelmingly gigantic facility. You will indeed have a shopping experience.
5. Karaoke & Singing
If you love Karaoke and good music, then karaoke bars will be happy to welcome you for your evening relaxation.
Most of them located at GRA, it is without the shadow of a doubt, the best sports and karaoke bar are found in this location, where you can relax, have fun and unwind in the most friendly environment, backed up with cozy couches, mouth-watering dishes, cool drinks and great music. You’re definitely gonna have a good time.
6. Drinks, Food & Friends
Sit out lounges in Port-Harcourt prove to be where you can go to relax in the evening, have a beer or two with some small chops, enjoy good vibes and great music.
Londa Poolside is your best bet to get wet and relaxed at the same time. At the pool side, while swimming there is relaxing music, food & drinks menu to place order from. So, while sitting and enjoying your chilled glass of beer (or what ever your poison), take a moment to observe the pictures on the wall as well as the out burst of positive energy all around you.
There are so many lovely things to do here in Port Harcourt. Apart from these various activities, you can have a tour guide that tells you of any new spots. Visit londahotels for affordable and quality accommodation services in Port Harcourt