Experience The Gambia

Activities and Excursions
  • Fishing: In the Atlantic or on Gambia River – passionate fishers too get their money’s worth in the Gambia. The most common types of fish: barracuda, African pompano, Atlantic tarpon and many others. More information: www.african-angling.co.uk
  • Golf: The 18-hole course (par 69) in Fajara (approx. a 15-minute drive from Seafront Residence) can be booked for you at a fee.
  • Tennis: In some of the bigger hotels in the Senegambia area tennis courts are available; equipment can be rented on site.
  • Bird watching: No other country is home to more different species of birds. A small selection of them can be observed in the garden of the hotel. If you want to discover more of them, you can do so at many spots nearby, e.g. Tanji Bird Reserve, Kotu Stream,....
  • Banjul: On a tour of the Gambia’s small capital you can see among other things the Arch 22 and the Albert Market.
  • Serrekunda: A tour of the serrekunda market can only be experienced and not narrated. A must visit as this is a once in a lifetime experience.
  • Lamin Lodge & Mangrove Tour: Starting from the worthwhile lodge that is set on stilts in the middle of the river, you can enjoy nice boat tours through the channels of the Gambia River, which are lined with mangroves.
  • Kachikally – the holy crocodiles: In Bakau which is a 25-minute drive from the hotel is a old traditional crocodile pool, in which the holy animals live. You can visit a small museum there and have opportunity to watch these fascinating reptiles close-by.
  • Makasutu Culture Forest: In this nature reserve you can hike through the beautiful palm tree forest, undertake a pirogue trip or learn plenty about the flora and fauna of the area.
  • Brikama: Here is the biggest wood carvers’ market of the Gambia. You can watch craftsmen at work and of course acquire their work.
  • The South of the Gambia with reptile farm: In the South of the Gambia you can find traditional African villages and tropical landscapes. En tour a visit of the Gambian Reptile Farm is recommended. There you can learn plenty on the Gambia’s snakes and reptiles and hold some of them even in your hands.
and many MORE... simply ask the concierge for fruther options.