Coco Ocean is a striking hotel, with a unique atmosphere. Spend your days in the clear blue pools or along the empty beach. The hotel has a quality feel to it, enjoy the stunning design as you relax.
There are 11 room types at Coco Ocean, you will have a tricky time choosing which room to book, considering how beautifully finished they are. From junior suites to penthouses and sea-facing villas, there is a room perfect for everyone. Why not book a stay in a Beach House, an impressive open-plan suite that directly overlooks the beach, boasting a private terrace and garden area, there is even a private pool shared with the Club Villas and Royal Suites.
2. The swimming pools
Rather than individual pools within the complex, there is a three-tiered pool, with beautiful tiles and palm trees surrounding its perimeter. The white buildings complement the crystal waters, making it the ideal place to relax. If you are staying in a Beach House, Club Villas or Royal Suite, there is a stunning private beachfront pool for guests’ enjoyment along with shaded cabanas. Enjoy a swim with a gorgeous view of the Atlantic Ocean in front of you.
At an impressive 1,800 square metres, Coco Ocean’s adult-only spa is the ultimate in relaxation. A tranquil haven, boasting a sauna, steam room and ice plunge pool. Scents of aromatherapy linger in the air, as the sunlight beams through the stunning stain-glassed windows. The Gambia Experience guests receive a 10% discount on selected treatments in the spa too. There is a wide selection of treatments to choose from, from steam baths to facials, couples’ massages and manicures.
4. Enjoy freshly-grown produce in the restaurants
Coco Ocean boasts two superb restaurants, including The Courtyard Restaurant offering à la carte breakfasts and dinners. Enjoy the evening menu, which features African specialities, sumptuous seafood, as well as Moroccan and European dishes. You can dine outside surrounded by beautiful fountains, or alternatively dine overlooking the tiered swimming pool. The Coco Beach Restaurant has a relaxed feel, offering lunchtime meals on a decking area overlooking the beach! Fresh ingredients are used wherever possible, and much is from the hotel’s gardens.
5. Direct access to the uncrowded Bijilo Beach
This glorious stretch of golden sand is generally uncrowded throughout the year. The lush green grass fades away to the sand, and palm trees are dotted around, with sun loungers interspersed amongst them. Soak up the West African sunshine or while away a lazy day under a cabana with views of the ocean, there is nothing better than a peaceful Gambian beach.