Gambia Winter Sun

Summary

A week's holiday on a paradise beach with your choice of activities at your own pace.

Activity code: GAWS01

Duration: 8 Days

Enjoy the "the Smiling Coast of Africa" on a sunshine holiday away from the tourist crowds. A choice of things to do and places to visit can be included and you will return with fascinating stories of encounters with wildlife and Gambia's vibrant culture.

This short holiday to Africa's smallest country offers you a relaxing time staying in delightful lodge camp and on a palm-fringed beach. We're sure that you'll love this spot as much as us, it really is idyllic.

Basing your stay at the pristine sands of Boboi Beach Lodge, an ideal place to relax whilst you become acclimatised to the Gambian weather; it is a small, family-run accommodation and you are quite likely to have the lodge and beach to yoursleves.

A short walk along the beach after sunset will offer the opportunity to experience the stunning night sky completely free of both light and industrial pollution, continue along a while and you may also get to see the mysterious ghost crabs or, if you are lucky, a turtle.

Even without going inland you can experience Gambian wildlife and the culture of this country which is dominated by its rivers. The nearby Allahein river actually marks out the southern border with Senegal (in fact, all borders are with Senegal). You may choose an early morning excursion by canoe to encounter a variety of birds (sea eagle, ospreys) as well as admiring the thick mangroves; in this area oysters grow on the mangrove stalks and the local women often spend all day wading in the water to harvest the oysters. Nearby Kartong beach is a working fishing area so there are always boats coming in with their fresh catch.

You can also visit the Gambia Reptile Sanctuary to meet some of the animals you may prefer to avoid in the wild.

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What's included in your Gambia Winter Sun holiday ?

  • 7 nights at the Boboi Beach Club on B&B basis
  • Round trip airport transfers

Additional Package can include some or all of the folowing:

  • Allahein river excursion
  • Reptile Sanctuary visit
  • Fishing

Highlights

Flexible Tailor-Made Holidays

  • We believe passionately that no two holidays should be the same.
  • With our flexible tailor-made holiday options you can travel at your own pace.
  • Rediscover a city, a resort or an island in a weekend or longer.
  • Take a small group tour or embark upon a more adventurous trip.

Trusted Service

  • ATOL cover for flight inclusive holidays.
  • One of us at Rediscover the World is very likely to have visited the hotels and travelled along the routes on your itinerary.
  • Dynamic, comprehensive travel app with all your documents, maps and much more.
  • Full financial protection for your holiday (TTA).

Why book the Gambia with us ?

  • More than 10 years experience of Gambia
  • Our guide has travelled extensively and will be happy to share his experiences.
  • Unrivalled expertise of our local partners
  • Personally chosen camps and beach lodges
  • Add excursions, cultural & wildlife experiences
  • 24hr assistance whilst in Gambia