Staying all-inclusive in The Gambia

FEATURED Updated on Jun 10, 2024 by Clarabel Jones

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Looking for a holiday with all the trimmings? Our all inclusive holidays to The Gambia are there to make sure your trip is as memorable and care-free as you always imagined…

Why choose an all-inclusive holiday to The Gambia?

All-inclusive holidays are completely stress-free. They take the effort out of deciding where you want to eat each night and make your comfort and relaxation a high priority. They’re also a great option if you’re on a budget and want to make sure you don’t overspend.

Remember though, you’re not tied to your hotel — however lovely it might be! Many of The Gambia’s beach bars and restaurants are very reasonably priced, giving you the option to sample the local food and drink outside of your hotel while also keeping within your budget.


Our all inclusive holidays in The Gambia

Sunbeach Hotel  |  4 grade

The beachfront Sunbeach Hotel is one of our most popular all-inclusive properties in The Gambia, offering excellent value for money in the laid-back resort of Cape Point.

Enjoy delicious buffet meals in the Togali Restaurant, dining al fresco if you wish, and sip unlimited drinks by the pool, including cocktails, local beer and spirits. 

When you’re not lounging by the pool, you can make the most of the hotel’s free activities. Try a water aerobics class, visit the beachside gym or challenge your family to a game of beach volleyball on the sand, or for those who prefer to relax in peace, try the second quiet pool and bar area. And when evening comes, settle down to enjoy Sunbeach's evening entertainment, with live music and shows providing the perfect end to your day.

Outside of the hotel, there’s plenty to explore, including the must-visit Kachikally crocodile pool. Located in the heart of the small resort of Cape Point, the property offer easy access to a small selection of local bars, restaurants, small shops and craft stalls, as well as a taxi rank should you wish to explore further.

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Sunset Beach Hotel  |  3.5 grade

Small and friendly, Sunset Beach Hotel offers an attractive, all inclusive experience.

Two beachfront pools provide a relaxing base for your days spent here. All three meals can be enjoyed in the waterside buffet restaurant, which is also perfectly placed to enjoy an early evening drink as you watch the sunset. Entertainment-wise, daytime activities such as yoga, water aerobics and table tennis are put on throughout the day and there are regular African cultural shows in the evening during winter.

A craft market, supermarket, beach bars, restaurants and other hotels are also within easy walking distance in Kotu and The Gambia's liveliest resort, Kololi, is just a short taxi ride away. It’s also a great place to stay if you enjoy birdwatching. Its location next to Kotu Stream brings you close to a huge variety of birdlife in the area.

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Palma Rima Hotel  |  2.5 grade

A popular and lively hotel and a great choice for couples and families looking for an activity filled budget holiday.

The focal point of the hotel is certainly the huge swimming pool which is one of the largest in The Gambia, and hosts a variety of pool games. The restaurant offers international and traditional dishes and all inclusive guests have use of their own bar as the property is also available on a bed & breakfast basis.

The golden sand of South Kotu beach is just a short walk away, passing a number of bars and restaurants along the way. The larger resorts of Kotu and Kololi, with their craft markets, shops and eateries are just a short taxi ride away.

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Tamala Beach Resort  |  4 grade

New to our property collection is this attractive, adult-only hotel fronting the golden sands of South Kotu Beach. 

A perfect couples' retreat, the on-site spa offers a broad range of treatments and the relaxation continues in the hammocks and bean bag area on the beautiful beach. The rooms are modern with good amenities and an African twist, plus, for something a little bit special, there are a limited number of swim-up rooms.

South Kotu has a small selection of bars and restaurants, and it's just a short walk along the beach to Kotu, where you'll find further beach bars and a craft market.

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Kombo Beach Hotel |  4 grade

A firm favourite with our customers and a hotel that has benefitted from a large refurbishment in 2024. Now offering an all-inclusive board, it is perfect for 

The enticing pool is the centre focus of the newly renovated hotel, with waterslides for children and plenty of sunloungers to relax on. Each room is spacious, with a modern finish, guests can upgrade to a room with a sea view to enjoy the beautiful Kotu Beach from the comfort of their balcony.

Soak up the friendly atmosphere and all-inclusive perks throughout your stay, enjoy live evening entertainment or explore the local area, there is plenty to do!

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A note from us…

As the UK’s destination specialist for holidays to The Gambia, it’s important to us that we provide holidays to suit everyone, no matter what your preference or budget.

While we recognise that some may have concerns about the impact of all-inclusive hotels on local economies, unlike other destinations where tourists rarely venture outside of their resort, we fully expect and encourage our guests to explore all The Gambia offers. 

Our all-inclusive hotels’ locations mean you don’t have to go far to explore craft markets, fabulous beaches and local restaurants. We also always provide information about the local area on our hotel pages, so you can easily see some of the different things you can do away from your hotel; also a Gambia guidebook is sent to all our package holidaymakers, with discount vouchers for use in local restaurants.


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