Coco Ocean Resort and Spa

A favourite of celebrities and visiting dignitaries, the Coco Ocean Resort and Spa is the ultimate destination for luxury holidays in The Gambia. Spectacularly situated on an unspoilt stretch of beachfront just a 20 minute stroll from Kololi, the Coco Ocean Resort and Spa is ideal for honeymooners or anyone seeking a stylish yet relaxing break.

Opened in 2008, the Coco Ocean Resort and Spa is an elegant, contemporary hotel. High ceilings and domes give a Moroccan feel, whilst minimalist architecture keeps things cool. Ideally located in beautiful, tropical gardens, the hotel boasts a range of accommodation options including stunning suites and beach houses.

When it comes to eating and drinking, guests at the Coco Ocean Resort and Spa are spoilt for choice. A number of international restaurants at the hotel offer a range of international foods -. deciding whether to eat Moroccan, Thai or Gambian cuisine could be the most stressful thing you do in a day at this blissful retreat.

Guests are guaranteed the highest possible levels of service from the hotel's highly trained staff. Personal touches add to the luxury feel, making a stay at the Coco Ocean Resort and Spa one you will remember for years to come.

Things to see and do

Days at the Coco Ocean Resort and Spa have a decidedly relaxed feel. Soak up the sun at one of the sun terraces around the huge outdoor swimming pool, or take refuge at a beach cabana on the private beach. As well as the beach, the Coco Ocean Spa is a big draw for visitors and it's easy to see why. The spa boasts no less than nine sea view treatment rooms and offers a wide choice of treatments from highly qualified therapists. Spa facilities include a Thalasso pool, hammam and gym. An inviting relaxation area surrounds the spa pool, providing guests the opportunity to chill out between treatments or simply soak up the view.

Activities offered by the hotel include river and creek trips by African pirogue, whilst golf is offered at a nearby course. A visit to the nearby Bijilo Forest Park Nature Reserve offers the chance to see red colobus monkeys, whilst Kololi is the place to go for shopping and local crafts.


Nightlife in and around the hotel is quiet and low key. This is somewhere to come to relax, so you won't find noisy discos ruining the peace. If you do fancy a change of pace, the busy resort of Kololi is a short taxi drive away. Head there to find lively bars and restaurants serving an international crowd.

Getting there and around

The Coco Ocean Resort and Spa is located a short distance from Kololi, the main resort centre of The Gambia. A short car journey away from Banjul International Airport, the hotel is easily reached in a taxi when you arrive.

The hotel can arrange transport for guests who want to explore the surrounding areas, including other beaches along The Gambia coastline. Hiring a car in the Gambia is generally safe, although with facilities such as these on offer at the hotel most guests use taxis for occasional journeys.

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