Bijilo Beach Hotel

Gambia is a beautiful country that has a lot to offer holidaymakers. In recent years the popularity of this country as a holiday destination has skyrocketed. Visitors come to take in the exotic delights of Gambia, including the diverse culture, beautiful scenery and gorgeous beaches. Gambia is an English speaking country so guests do not feel out of their depth. The people of Gambia are friendly and welcoming making the destination ideal for families as well as couples.

Gambia is a destination that is still relatively untouched in terms of tourist influence. One of the major advantages of this is that you can get luxury accommodation for reasonable prices. One of the most luxurious hotels in Gambia is bijilo beach hotel. This hotel is located very close to the airport making it convenient for holiday makers. The hotel is located right next to the Atlantic Ocean providing its guests with stunning views and a once in a lifetime experience.

Things to do

There is plenty to do when staying at bijilo beach hotel. The hotel itself boasts a large swimming pool and patio area as well as a separate children's pool. The hotel is located on a internationally famed beach meaning you can unwind and relax in the warm Gambian sun.

The hotel is located only five minutes away from the Bijilo Forest Park. This stunning park is famous for its breathtaking views and diverse wildlife. It is home to species of rare monkey and exotic rare birds. The forest park is open all year round and is certainly worth a visit while you are in Gambia. In Bijilo there are high quality bars and restaurants for you to eat and drink in as well as water sports and other outdoor activities.


At the hotel itself there is occasional evening entertainment with a buffet provided. Although Bijilo is not a lively resort and is aimed mainly at relaxation, the vibrant town of Kololi lies close by, only a five minute taxi ride away. Here there is plenty going on, with a wide selection of bars and restaurants to choose from. There is always something going on day or night in Kololi. Bijilo hotel is perfectly placed to enjoy this nightlife, whilst taking advantage of the unspoilt paradise that is Bijilo by day.

Getting there and travelling around the area

Although The Gambia is a world away from dreary Britain, it is actually less than a six hour flight away. This is ideal for holiday makers as you can experience an exotic country without getting jet lag. There are many cheap charter flights available from the UK and a tour company which can take care of everything so you don't have to lift a finger. Most flights to Gambia run from Gatwick airport, however there are some regional services in the holiday months from airports such as Manchester, Bristol, Leeds and East Midlands airport.

The hotel is ideally placed, only 12km from the airport. This means you can easily get a transfer or a taxi from the airport. There are also cars available to rent.

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