Gam Jam Fest – the winter festival in The Gambia!

Updated on Aug 21, 2019 by Clarabel Jones

Blog > Gam Jam Fest – the winter festival in The Gambia!

As if you needed another reason to get your winter sun fix in The Gambia, Gam Jam Fest makes December an even more appealing time to visit.

Running from 5th to 12th December, Gam Jam Fest is an action-packed week-long festival in the tropical paradise of The Gambia. Bringing you seven days and seven nights of beach and pool parties, themed club nights plus cultural excursions and events, this is an event music-lovers won't want to miss! 

An international line-up of the UK’s finest DJs and MCs will play the best in House, Old Skool Garage, R&B, Hip-Hop, Afro-beats and club classics. Click here to see the full line-up >>

Let your hair down at the boat or beach parties, or dress up for one of the festival's themed 'All White' and 'Back to Old Skool 90s' parties. 

Prices are £220 per ticket for the whole week which includes access to every event, excursion and activity hosted by the festival.


Where to stay?

Gam Jam Fest doesn't provide accommodation in their ticket package, but we have an array of tempting deals on nearby hotels, ranging from simple but comfortable properties to more luxurious stays.

Whatever your budget, there's a property to suit you! Here are the best places to rest your head...


African Village | 2 Grade

Renowned for its relaxed and intimate atmosphere, African Village is laid out like a typical Gambian village and enjoys an elevated location overlooking the sea.

Make the most of the African sunshine in the hotel pool area, or explore the bustling fishing community of Bakau which is close-by.

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Senegambia Hotel | 3.5 Grade

Located in the heart of the bustling resort of Kololi and right next to the inviting ocean, Senegambia Hotel is one of The Gambia’s best-known hotels.

The extensive grounds are used for an array of activities during the winter season, including daily vulture feeding and tours with the hotel's resident ornithologist.

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Sunu Hotel | 3 Grade

A simple and centrally located hotel in the bustling resort of Kololi, Sunu Hotel is currently undergoing renovation and will be refreshed with a new look for winter 2019/20.

Perfect for those looking for a great-value winter holiday in The Gambia, Sunu Hotel enjoys a great location just 400m from the sandy beach.

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Kombo Beach Hotel | 3.5 Grade

One of the most popular hotels in The Gambia, Kombo Beach Hotel is a relaxing base beside the beach that's perfect for families and couples alike.

Chill by the pool in the day, and enjoy the hotel's varied entertainment programme in the evening.

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African Princess Beach Hotel | 4.5 Grade

Water is the star attraction at this contemporary hotel, with eight free-form pools and the option to upgrade to one of their luxurious swim-up rooms.

Children under 12 aren't allowed, providing a tranquil and calming atmosphere that allows you to completely unwind.

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For more information about Gam Jam Fest 2019 or to book your tickets, click here.


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