Experience something a little bit different
Accommodation on Gambia holidays is centred on hotels offering bed and breakfast or half board options. You can find anything from basic guest houses offering a good base for your holiday, through to luxurious hotels offering five star facilities.
One of the main draws of Gambia holidays has to be its stunning beaches, palm fringed and dazzling white, enticing you to simply relax, and enjoy the warm blue waters. Follow the River Gambia inland and you are greeted with lush vegetation and exotic wildlife.
Its bustling villages are alive with market traders offering their colourful and exotic wares whilst all around you are examples of stunning colonial architecture, just a tiny hint of its British heritage.
Fine foods play an important part in Gambian culture. As well as its amazing seafood specialities, the tantalising chicken yassa dish remains a favourite here, with its blend of lime, onion and black pepper, making a real treat for your taste buds.
Gambia holidays are popular for couples, single travellers and groups looking for relaxation, a lively base or maybe a mix of the two in somewhere that is a little bit different from any other destination.
Whether you visit the bustling villages or vibrant markets, the warm welcome you receive on your Gambia holiday from the friendly locals remains the same. Once you’ve embraced the Gambian culture once you’ll be hooked and will no doubt end up visiting time and time again! So book your holiday to Gambia online now at Latedeals.co.uk and get your adventure started.
Places to Visit
Abuko Nature Reserve
– Gambia’s original nature reserve is home to hundreds of different species of bird, living alongside crocodiles, lizards, snakes and monkeys. The emphasis is definitely on conservation here and this is no more evident than at the animal sanctuary which is home to antelopes, monkeys and hyenas.
Juffure and Albreda
– Juffure was made famous in the television adaptation of the bestselling book ‘Roots’ depicting the story of the transatlantic slave trade. In nearby Albreda you’ll find the Slavery Museum, a real eye opener into the African slave movement.
Albert Market, Banjul
– Get ready to put your haggling skills to the test at this veritable feast of colour and aromas. Stalls are stacked high with fabrics, shoes, handbags, clothes and crafts. Keep going and you will reach the vibrant fruit, vegetable and spice stalls.