Coconut Residence Hotel

Coconut residence is a luxury, intimate, boutique hotel set in the gorgeous country of Gambia. Gambia is gaining in popularity as a tourist destination owing to its beautiful beaches, breathtaking views and generous climate. Coconut residence is one of the best hotels in Gambia, a five star residence that has guests coming back year after year. The hotel is situated close to the vibrant town of Kololi and only twenty minutes away from the capital, Banjul.

Coconut residence is swimming in luxury making it the perfect relaxing retreat. You will stay in one of the hotels luxury suites which come with a minimum of a Queen sized bed. Each room has its own private sun terrace and guests can have their very own personal butler on request. The hotel offers champagne breakfasts and a la carte evening meals in a variety of different styles including Gambian specialities. The staff are famed for their professional and friendly demeanour, with every single guest being given the VIP treatment.

Things to do

You can keep yourself entertained the entire duration of your stay without ever having to leave the hotel. Coconut residence has a total of three luxury swimming pools, plus an extra four for those who have their own pool in a private villa. You can get free transport to the nearby beach to laze around and soak up those sun rays. If you want to be pampered on holiday you can use all of the facilities at Coconut residence's the sister hotel including sunbeds, a spa and a beach restaurant.

If you want to explore out of the hotel, Coconut residence can arrange for excursions away, so you don't have to lift a finger. You can take a trip on one of the hotels three luxury river boats staffed by expert personnel. You can take one day or two day cruises to view all the must see destinations in Gambia including Dog Island, the well known village of Albreda and James Island.

Whilst you are at Coconut residence you should take a trip to the capital of Banjul to visit the famous bustling Albert market and pick up some crafts to take home with you. This will give you a chance to immerse yourself into typical Gambian life at the same time as picking up some souvenirs. You can take a trip to Banjul in a luxury four wheel drive with air conditioning or an open top land rover, this can be arranged through the hotel.


Coconut residence has plenty for you to do in the evenings. After dinner, you can pay at visit to the Moroccan tent. This is a large room with a tented roof where you can relax, read or have after dinner drinks. Alternatively you could pay a visit to the Sugar Can Lounge and bar at Coconut residence. This large bar complete with grand piano and classic cocktails is the ideal place to spend an evening after a relaxing day. If you want to explore the local nightlife take a trip to Kololi a nearby town. Here there are a wide selection of bars and restaurants with a vibrant and lively atmosphere.

Getting there and around

There are many flights to Gambia from the UK. Flights go from airport such as Gatwick, Manchester and Leeds. The flight time is just under six hours.

The nearest airport to the hotel is Banjul International Airport, this is a twenty minute drive from the hotel. Coconut residence arranges for airport transfers so you do not have to worry about a thing from the moment you step into Gambia.

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