Singles holidays

Updated on Jan 08, 2019 by Stacey Parsons

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If you're interested to know more about a singles holidays to The Gambia, you've come to the right place.

Solo travel isn't just a wonderful way to explore a destination at your own pace, but it also allows you to do exactly what YOU want. Whether it's lazing on the beach for a whole week or embarking on local excursions to get to know the country and other holidaymakers, the advantage of a singles holiday is - it's entirely up to you. To give you an idea of the sorts of activities you can enjoy in The Gambia, alongside some hotels which are ideally suited to single travellers, here's how you can enjoy singles holiday... 


Things to do in The Gambia for solo travellers 

Relax on one of the beautiful beaches

If your typical holiday revolves around a few great books and getting the best tan possible, you're in luck when it comes to The Gambia. With year-round temperatures topping 30°C and uninterrupted sunshine for a great deal of the year, you can relax on a sunlounger by the pool or along the uncrowded beach and simply relax. 

Find out more about beach holidays in The Gambia.


Embark on a number of excursions 

From visits to local schools and wrestling matches through to crocodile pools and bird watching mornings, our collection of excursions has grown over the years to include all manner of wonderful opportunities suitable for solo travellers. There are home cooking courses and lazy day cruises which will give you the chance to meet other holidaymakers should you wish, or if you want to keep to yourself, you can rent a private land rover and guide to explore wherever you wish. 

Find out more about our excursions in The Gambia.


Places to stay for solo travellers 

There's no limitation on where you're able to stay as a single traveller within our holiday programme, however we have a few hotels which are ideally suited.

African Village | 2 grade | Excellent Customer Feedback 2018 winner

Exclusively available through us, this charming resort with wonderful sea views is a popular choice for single holidaymakers. Staying in traditional, African-style huts, you can take a dip in the pool and enjoy al fresco meals overlooking the ocean at the on-site restaurant. 

Find out more about African Village.


Bungalow Beach | 3 grade | 20 Years in Partnership winner 

If you'd rather the option to go self-catering and head out to all the fantastic and great value-for-money restaurants, Bungalow Beach might be ideal. Set along Kotu's wonderful stretch of sandy beach and with a private pool and mini market on-site, it's the ideal spot to get away from it all and soak up the sunshine. During the evening, a short taxi ride will take you to Kololi, where there's a variety of bars and restaurants serving up everything from Italian to Lebanese specialities. 

Find out more about Bungalow Beach


Kombo Beach Hotel |  3.5 grade | Excellent Customer Feedback 2018 winner

For a singles holiday with a little more buzz, Kombo Beach is a wonderful choice. Along the sands of Kotu Beach and next-door to a little craft market, this friendly hotel has various games and sandy sports like beach volleyball on offer, as well as a good-sized pool and great dining facilities. 

Find out more about Kombo Beach Hotel


Senegambia Hotel | 3.5 grade | Outstanding Customer Feedback 2018 winner

Set along Kololi's golden sands and just a stone's throw from the shops, bars and restaurants within the resort, Senegambia presents wildlife-filled gardens, two large swimming pools and plenty to do. Why not peruse the mini market or the gardens, enjoy the outdoor gym or even visit the on-site hairdresser? 

Find out more about Senegambia Hotel

Image credit: Chris Murphy. 


If you'd like any more information on singles holidays to The Gambia, give our team a call on 01489 866939 and they can answer any specific questions you may have. We also have a whole host of holiday ideas, designed to showcase the different holidays you can experience in The Gambia. 


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