Our top 3 hotels for a perfect romantic getaway

Updated on Feb 06, 2024 by Ella Brundle

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The Gambia has all the components for a romantic getaway with your loved one. From gorgeous weather to evening meals whilst the sun sets around you...

With Christmas, New Year and Valentines' all within the next few months, now is the perfect time to plan a romantic getaway with your loved one! The Gambia is beautiful to visit through December, January and February and you won’t be disappointed with the winter sun.
Begin your journey with Titan Airways and perhaps upgrade to Star Class for that extra bit of luxury – champagne anyone? Touching down in Banjul you will be transferred to your hotel of choice in air-conditioned comfort, so where will you choose to stay for your romantic getaway?

1. Ngala Lodge

This 5-star, adult-only hotel oozes romance. Soak up carefully manicured gardens, immaculate rooms and the most romantic setting to enjoy your meals out on the restaurant terrace, overlooking the Atlantic. Sip cocktails to the sounds of the waves crashing below you and enjoy a delicious 3-course meal at sunset in the restaurant, the perfect date night. The Macondo Suite has the perfect viewpoint to enjoy another drink after dinner with spacious rooms and his and hers sinks in the roomy bathroom. Wake up to the sounds of the waves and see if you can spot the colourful artwork around the hotel as you make your way down to the infinity pool to spend a day sunbathing and soaking up the atmosphere.

2.Fathala Wildlife Reserve

Experiencing a unique and amazing wildlife encounter as a couple is most likely on many people’s bucket lists and at Fathala Wildlife Reserve you can do just that. Enjoy your stay in a luxury Safari Tent, where you can opt for a Jacuzzi to make your stay extra special. Each tent is equipped with air-conditioning, four-poster beds, a private deck and private open-air showers. Once you’ve enjoyed your breakfast in the peace and tranquillity of the African bush, you will be transported in 4x4s to the heart of the reserve where you will encounter beautiful African wildlife, this is an amazing experience and one that is not to be missed!


3.Coco Ocean Resort and Spa

This hotel has a wonderful palatial feel to it, with pristine white buildings and gorgeous décor throughout. This 4.5-star resort is truly a slice of paradise, with spacious rooms and gloriously high ceilings you will feel like royalty when getting ready for the day in the generously sized bathroom. Enjoy breakfast before heading to the beachfront, make your way through the tropical gardens where you will feel like you are the only two people in the hotel! Coco Ocean is exceptionally peaceful, and you will be blown away by the friendly and warm staff. In the afternoon, head on over to the spa, where indulgence awaits, this impressive 1,800m adult-only spa aims to rejuvenate its guests in style, with a sauna, steam room, ice plunge pool, fitness suite and treatment rooms. Gambia Experience guests receive a 10% discount too!

Book your romantic escape to The Gambia now.


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