Ocean Bay Hotel and Resort

The five star Ocean Bay Hotel and Resort is situated in Cape Point near Bakau in the Gambia. With an enviable location right on the beach, the Ocean Bay Hotel and Resort offers awe inspiring views of the Atlantic as well as the Gambia River. Set in tropical gardens, the hotel offers style and elegance with a distinctly African twist. Think swaying palm trees and scorching sunsets, colourful restaurants and a beautiful, pristine beach.

The Ocean Bay Hotel and Resort offers 196 rooms and suites, including family apartments and luxury maisonettes. Each room boasts spectacular views of either the ocean or lush tropical gardens outside. As well as offering family friendly facilities, wheelchair access is available throughout the resort.

Things to see and do

A large, fresh water swimming pool offers plenty of opportunities for swimming and sunbathing at the Ocean Bay Hotel and Resort. Why not have a drink at the poolside bar or snooze on a sunlounger in the Gambian sun? Children can splash around at a separate children's pool, whilst adults can enjoy a cocktail at the pool bar.

As well as a great selection of bars and restaurants, guests at the Ocean Bay Hotel and Resort can enjoy regular poolside barbecues and theme buffets. With no less than five restaurants and bars on offer, deciding where and what to eat and drink can be a challenge at this luxury hotel.

Step outside the gates of the resort and you will find yourself on a beautiful stretch of pristine beach. Go for a stroll on the white sands or paddle in the cool, azure waves. Watch the local fishermen gather in their haul, or relax for a moment under the shade of a palm.

Anyone wishing to get a little more active during their stay can take part in one of the many sporting activities on offer in and around the resort. Popular activities include tennis, volleyball, windsurfing and sailing. There is also an 18 hole championship golf course nearby, or for the more adventurous excursions such as jeep safaris can be booked through the hotel.

Shopping is provided courtesy of local markets and craft stalls located around Cape Point. A number of food stalls and café bars are also within easy walking distance of the resort.


Nightlife at the Ocean Bay Hotel and Resort is centred around the resort's five bars and restaurants. A daily entertainment programme gives guests the opportunity to watch and listen to local artists and groups in a relaxed, family friendly environment. For a more lively choice of nightlife, head to nearby Kololi where you will find lots of lively restaurants and bars.

Getting there and around

The Ocean Bay Hotel and Resort is located in the Cape Point resort area of the Gambia. The hotel is a short journey away from Banjul International Airport. Taxis are easily arranged through the hotel. Whilst car hire is generally safe, most guests decide to use either taxis or transport provided by the hotel.

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