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Gambia is one of the smallest African countries, but it packs in everything you need for a fantastic holiday. Also known as the ‘Smiling Coast of Africa’, couples and families with love the mild year-round climate (even in winter) and a warm welcome from friendly locals. If you’re looking for that perfect beach holiday for the whole family, or somewhere romantic to walk hand-in-hand with your partner at sunset, this destination offers up tropical beaches with pristine white sand, lush green nature reserves and glorious landscapes galore. Resorts like lively Kololi Beach and peaceful Bijilo have everything you need for laid-back holidays to Gambia. 

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When it comes to beaches on Gambia holidays, you’ll be spoilt for choice. From bustling Kololi Beach to secluded Bijilo, you’ll find plenty of places to relax and soak up the sunshine. While you’re there, you can cool off by taking a dip in the sparkling Atlantic Ocean. When you’re ready to get active, you can head off on safari. It may be a small country, but it’s rich in lush scenery and wildlife. You’ll discover a wealth of nature reserves ready and waiting to be explored. Holidays to Gambia will also take you to a region with a rich culture history. While you’re here, why not sample a slice of local life down at the market? And you can head to a museum to learn more about the country’s fascinating past.  

30 ℃

Enjoys a subtropical climate, with swimsuit weather all year round.

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6 hours

Banjul (or Yundum) International Airport (BJL).

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