Warri is somewhat of a costal city on the western coast of Nigeria. It is an oil rich and ancient city located in Delta State. If you are in the oil and gas industry or marine sector, Warri is a good place to live and do business. In this post, we’ll be looking at the best places to live in Warri.
For the make up of this list, we considered the security, seclusion, of these areas before the social amenities in these places. You should know that Warri is kind of a rough city, so you must be assured of your safety before anything else. The areas, we are about to mention, are safe.
One important fact about Warri is that even though it is an oil rich city, it is not as expensive as people might think. One, it is not as expensive as Asaba or Port Harcourt or even Yenegoa.
Best Places to Live in Warri
The areas and places we are to mention are mostly estates. You should know that the cost of living, rent prices, water and light bills, and other expenses, are mostly the same. Thus, for all these places you should hold the same amount. Due to how better, developed, and secure, these areas are, the cost of living here is pretty more expensive than in other areas in Warri.
To rent a flat in these areas, you should hold around 700,000 naira to over a million, depending on the newness of the house, amenities, location and all. A room and parlor self-contained should go for around 400,000 to 600,000 naira. A self-contained room should go for around 250,000 naira to 400,000 naira.
1. Plantation Estate
This is the top choice or area to consider staying in Warri. It is a secluded and secured estate. It is in a good location. The social amenities here are topnotch and in great conditions. The roads are good, there is good power and water supply, and you would be sure of a robbery free stay here.
This is the old Government Reserved Area in the city. Just like all GRAs all over the country, this place has a wide range of social amenities. It is also secure and safe. GRA is in a good location in Warri that you can go to anywhere in the city from here. A lot of government offices and parastatals are here as well.
3. Idama Estate
This estate is also another good one too watch out for when you are searching for a good place to stay in Warri. This estate has the necessary social amenities. It is safe. It is in a good location.
4. New Layout
This place is not an estate, though. Even though it is not an estate, ur is still relatively safe when compared with other areas of Warri. It is sort of a modern area with modern facilities. The social amenities are good. It is also in a good location. Here, you would find cheaper house rent prices than the areas mentioned earlier. Therefore, if you’re on a budget, try here.
5. Brume Estate
This estate is a good estate to check out. Just like in other areas mentioned, you get the right social amenities, and you are assured of your safety. The needed seclusion and tranquility is also here.
Warri is a nice place to stay and this is why we did this feature of best places to live in Warri. It is an averagely expensive city; it is not too expensive, and it is not cheap. Once you are in good and secured areas in Warri, there’s little else to be worried about.