Have you ever wondered the mysterious power of rest? It’s amazing the wonders that a good rest can do to the human body and mind: it heals, renews and transforms. Have you been searching for a place to take your body and mind on a beautiful escape to, away from the stress of your daily life, or you just want a place away from reality that you can relax with just your family and yourself, you know, strengthening bonds and spicing up the relationship? Turn this wonder into an unforgettable experience of a lifetime as I show you locations for a nice getaway with little expenses that will tickle your fancy.
A real getaway from reality. Whispering Palms is located in the legendary Badagry, Lagos, Nigeria. It is a haven in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the commercial city. If you are longing for a real romance with nature, this is the place to be. It offers a wide range of varieties that would linger in your memory for life: breathtaking view of the ocean, boat ride, warm ambience, rich food and very affordable accommodation. Other side attractions includes: a visit to the museum, mini zoo and other landmarks on the history of slave trade in Nigeria.
Mexico is known for its rich culture and tasty food (are you thinking of tacos too?). Beyond the beautiful beaches there, there are other wonders unknown to many. If you love adventure, fun, and climbing, this is the place to be. Xilitla is an intriguing spot surrounded by jungle terrain and waterfalls. It has an historical garden known as Las Pozas, which means The Pools, made up of spiral staircase and spring, an attraction of tourists from different parts of the world. Accommodation and food are very affordable here, and visitors are treated as royalty.
Kingham Village is the plug if you all you desire are that real country life feel. Located in Cotswolds, a short drive from the popular Chipping Norton town. Kingham is an alluring, serene and secluded village (the perfect place for your peace of mind), decorated with beautiful cottages all around, it also boasts of a friendly community, and very good food. One time UK favorite village, it has been the food capital of the Cotswolds where amazing cafe are, and sumptuous organic food are sold.
Close your eyes and visualize red rocks, breathtaking landscape, hiking spots, and the beautiful view of the sun when it sets – I see paradise. Sedona is place to take your inner man on a journey to. If you can make it to the US, this is the place to be. Incredibly, it isn’t frequented by many visitors, which means cheaper accommodation and more space to explore. Other side attractions to this special resort are wonderful spas, affordable hotels, amazing food, the Chapel of the Holy Cross, Tlaquepaque Art and Shopping Village, Cathedral Rock Trail, among many others.
You think of experiencing the beauty of nature, think of Ol Pejeta in Kenya. If you are wildlife lover and you wish to breathe in deeply that ‘Africa air’, grab your bags and jump on a flight to Kenya. Ol Pejeta Park has more wildlife than other parks. Advantage of spending your time here are as follows: getting to see animals, experiencing the rich colourful Kenya culture, serene atmosphere, delicious local and continental dishes, and affordable place of rest.
A wonderful hub for beach lovers and party people; Infact, this beach is ranked as the ‘Queen of beaches’, exactly! The ocean is mesmerizing, the climate is warm and enchanting, the atmosphere is filled with happy people, accommodation is cheap, and meals are incredibly delicious and affordable. Calangute is the best place to have all the fun in the world. And guess what? You would always catch the sun whenever it sets graciously.
Low budget is not synonymous to low quality. You can have a good break without breaking the bank; all you need is just a list of amazing places that are budget friendly which has been shown to you. Never hesitate to give yourself and your family a nice treat. Remember this: health is wealth. And you can only help others only when you’ve learnt to take care of yourself. Have a swell time and happy Easter to you.