Obudu Mountain Resort, Cross River State:
Obudu Mountain Resort is one of the Africa’s finest and most magnificent tourist destinations. It is a tourist heaven with its inviting natural endowment to be explored.
Obudu Mountain Resort is located in the highlands of Cross River State, only 45 miles from the border with Cameroon, and it possesses a temperate climate due to its high altitude.
Obudu is one of the finest and most magnificent tourist destinations in the world today. Deep in the tropical rain forest of Cross River State, presents an area of idyllic tranquillity and an enchanting scenery.
Obudu has increasingly become popular amongst tourists, adventurers and event planners from all around Nigeria and Africa as a whole.
WHEN TO VISIT:
Although Obudu welcomes visitors all year round; the much best time to visit is October to February, when the flowers are in bloom, the sky is clear and the air is cool. This is ideal weather for trekking over the high ground and enjoy the extensive views that stretch out across the plateau.
This may be tropical Nigeria, but remember you are at the top of a mountain! Accommodation is in form of chalets at Obudu Mountain Resort. With over 160 accommodation categories, made up of standard rooms, executive rooms, huts and chalets to a presidential apartment, amidst its extreme eco-tourism potentials, there’s more than enough space for other activities.
All the rooms include complimentary toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities and a kitchenette. Other amenities featured in the rooms include a TV and a hair dryer. An internet connection is also provided.
Obudu Mountain Resort features a poolside snack bar, water slides and outdoor tennis courts. Guests can enjoy a dip in the outdoor pool or work out in the on-site gym.
The resort also provides 24 hour room service, a kids pool and free parking. A concierge, babysitting / child services and meeting rooms are also available to guests. Guests can indulge in a beverage at the hotel’s on-site bar, before savouring a meal in the restaurant.
Driving to the resort can be quite exhilarating, especially the last ten kilometres of winding road with its 22 bends, including the famous Devil’s Elbow halfway along.