Start your winter 2019/20 holiday countdown as next season's holidays are now on sale!
Whether it's a relaxing beach holiday, a wildlife-packed escape or all-inclusive resort you're craving, a holiday to The Gambia is sure to deliver. We're delighted to announce that you can now book ahead to enjoy some winter sun for next season and guarantee your hotel and dates of choice; Winter 2019/20. Whether you like to be super organised or you just can't wait to start the holiday countdown clock, here we present just some of the reasons we think that you should start thinking about your next holiday to The Gambia...
Reasons to visit The Gambia
1. The wonderful climate
With temperatures reaching the early 30s throughout the winter months, The Gambia is a fantastic competitor when it comes to winter sun, beating even some of the most popular winter hot spots, such as the Canary Islands. Find out more about the climate by month.
Above: Ngala Lodge
2. The uncrowded beaches
If you're a keen beach goer, The Gambia is sure to appeal due to its golden stretches of sand, backed by palm trees and still lovely and quiet even during peak season. Grab a book and relax in the shade, soak up the sun or go for a nice long walk at sunset; the beaches in The Gambia are a wonderful prospect. Explore our favourite beach pictures.
3. The wildlife opportunities
From beautiful birdlife to crocodiles, hippos, chimpanzees, monitor lizards and monkeys, The Gambia is brimming with incredible wildlife opportunities. It's mostly conveniently close by so minimal effort is required to experience the amazing opportunities. Explore wildlife on the blog.
4. Soak up the wonderful culture
The locals are well-known for their welcoming and friendly culture, and as soon as you arrive you'll immediately get to see 'the smiling coast' in all its glory. Visit local schools and villages, watch wrestling and enjoy dance performances as part of your Gambia experience, the people can't wait to meet you and show you around. More about culture and traditions can be found on the blog.
5. Explore parts of Senegal
From the Petite Côte and Sine Saloum in the north to Casamance in the south, our Senegal programme has expanded a great deal over the past few years, so whether you want to explore some of the country's magnificent wildlife and landscapes or laze on its deserted sands, you can enjoy Senegal as an add-on to a Gambia holiday, or a standalone experience - the choice is yours. Explore Senegal holidays.
Above: Casamance rice fields
Above: Beach at Lamantin Beach Resort, Saly
Above: zebras at Fathala Wildlife Reserve (which you can visit for a day from The Gambia)
6. We've been destination specialists for more than 30 years
We're delighted to have offered holidays to this beautiful country for more than 30 years, and are therefore proud to consider ourselves the destination experts. From the moment you call our knowledgeable sales team to when you arrive back home, we work tirelessly to make sure your holiday runs perfectly. Our in-house team are seasoned travellers to The Gambia so can help with all your questions before you go, and our in-resort team are on hand 24/7 should you need any assistance when on holiday. Find out more about us and reasons to book your escape with us.
Above: our dedicated Gambia resort team
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