In a typical natural setting, Obudu Mountain Resort is one of the most exciting and interesting places in the world for leisure seekers, holiday makers, tourists and for vacations.It is situated on a plateau at 1576 meters above sea level on the Oshie Ridge of Sankwala Mountains in Cross-River Nigeria close to the borders of Cameroon in the continent of Africa, and can be reached by plane through Lagos from all parts of the world. The temperate climate there offers a total contrast and welcome respite from Africa’s tropical heat. The idyllic tranquility, beautiful scenery, natural vegetation and captivating views make it ideal for the lone adventurer, young couple, holiday group or family on a reunion to have a fun-filled experience.
Upon arrival to the Resort, a cable car system which is a major talking point for guests in Africa’s longest car system is available to convey visitors and their luggage gently from the tropical climate at the base of the mountain right to the hotel’s reception area on the mountain side of a distance of 4 kilometers. Though short, a pleasurable ride is guaranteed with the cable car system.
Obudu Mountain Resort also provides comfortable accommodation for its guests in form of African round huts and chalets on stilts maximizing proper views, but if you prefer self-contained apartments, it is also available varying in sizes from 2-bedroom Governor’s lodge with its own lounge/dining and kitchen to the 20 mountain villas, each with 3-bedroom, lounge, dining room and balcony. Food and beverages are not left out, it is found at the Terrace Restaurant and Bar located right inside the Resort with a cozy and relaxing atmosphere made complete by the blazing log fire. Both Nigerian native and foreign delicacies are available to suit and satisfy all tastes.
And for those involved in sporting activities, working out and keeping fit, a fully equipped gym, two floodlit tennis court, a squash court and a natural swimming pool are available at the Resort for maximum use. Keen golfers are also allowed to show their prowess on the Resort’s 9-hole golf course.
Viewing the magnificent scenery and spectacular bird life are a must for the visitors to the Resort because they can go through the canopy walkway which is situated in the trees allowing a thrilling close-ups on birds in their natural habitats high above the ground. Tours in the Resort can either be on foot or on a bicycle. So like me, if you desire a memorable leisure experience, get your travel bags and luggage and take a trip to Obudu Mountain Resort Cross-River Nigeria for a true feel of nature’s best combined with class, absolute comfort, satisfaction and world-class services.
About the Author: Fortune Obiagbor is an instructor and a youth conference speaker. He is dedicated to helping youths of this generation use all their gifts, talents and potentials while achieving their goals and fulfilling God’s plans for their lives. His organized youth conferences serves as a source of wisdom and teaches both practical and motivational principles challenging youths in their day to day experiences. Fortune Obiagbor is from Boki in Cross-river Nigeria but and he is the last child of five with siblings, Lawrence, Jerry, Joy, Lydia and his mother.