BEACH HOLIDAYS

What makes a Gambia beach holiday? Is it the temperatures, around 30 degrees from November to May, the long sunshine hours, the cooling sea breeze? It might be the relative lack of crowding, much quieter than Mediterranean resorts or the sheer variety - long stretches of golden sand lining the entire coast. Or is it simply the fact that most of our hotels spill onto the beaches themselves, leaving you free to sunbathe and paddle from morning to each evening's beautiful sunset?

 

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Gambia Beach Holidays

Couple at restaurant overlooking Cape Point beach.

Luxury spas to budget hotels

We have something to suit all tastes and budgets - from boutique hotels and luxury spas to more basic hotels. What you can be sure of is that they're all close to a golden stretch of beach...

Woman relaxing on beach near Coco Ocean Resort

Relax from dawn to sunset

Be it a slow morning stroll through the surf, a midday snooze under a gently swaying palm, or a cold evening drink while the sun sets across the Atlantic, the beach will be your constant companion.

Beach in South Gambia

Variety of beaches

Gambia's coastline is rich with a huge variety of beaches - from busier, closely managed beaches in the resort areas, to deserted expanses of sand that will feel like yours and yours alone...

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Beaches in The Gambia

 

Beach at Bijilo

Bijilo Beach

This is an unspoilt stretch of sand; and with only a couple of smaller hotels and no beach bars or restaurants it feels desrted and personal.

Kairaba Beach

Kololi

The beach outside the Senegambia and Kairaba Hotels is suffering from coastal erosion but is still a lovely place to while away an afternoon.

Sandy Kotu beach at Kombo Beach Hotel

Kotu

A wide sandy beach, popular with hotel guests in the area. The area outside the Sunset Beach can change quite dramatically depending on the direction of the Kotu stream. Famed for spectacular sunsets.

Ngala beach at sunset

Bakau & Fajara

This area of coastline is quite dramatic with red rock cliffs interspersed with small beaches. Care should be taken if swimming in this area.

Cape point beach near Laico Atlantic Beach Hotel

Cape Point & Banjul

Magnificent broad and long sandy beaches that stretch into the distance, down to the Atlantic Ocean. Definitely two of the finest beaches in The Gambia.

Brufut beach

Brufut

Despite the presence of the Sheraton hotel, the beach at Brufut is quiet and unspoilt - a real treat with great views along the coast to Bijilio and Kololi.

Sanyang beach

Sanyang

The beach here is fairly sheltered but has some rocky areas with beach bars dotted along the bay - it's a quiet place and very popular for a day trip.

Gunjur

Gunjur

Gunjur beach is ideal to watch local fisherman when the boats come in. For sunbathing you may need to move away from the activity to avoid upsetting the locals.

Idyllic beach at Sandele

South Gambia & Kartong

Further south along the Atlantic coast you can be assured of some secluded and deserted beaches. The sand is golden with along this stretch, and the region is populated by local fishermen landing their boats. Be sure to find a secluded spot if wearing swimwear to avoid offending the locals.

 

You have a team to be proud of! Very professional and friendly at all times.

Miss Dillon – Guest – Kombo Beach