A true taste of the easy-going Gambian lifestyle‚ Brufut Heights is the perfect place for relaxation. This small village is in a great location, just 2km south of Bijilo Beach, in a quiet area with a lovely stretch of sand–and–shingle beach. As you’d expect, the weather in Brufut Heights is amazing, with plenty of sunshine and a delightfully warm climate as soon as you step off the plane.
Things to do
Spend your days sipping cold drinks in a beach bar or relaxing on the soft golden sands of the beach. At lunchtime, tuck into freshly grilled fish or a spicy Gambian stew at a local restaurant. Grab your camera and embark on a boat trip down the Gambia River, where you’ll see hippos and crocodiles.
The nightlife in Brufut Heights is laid-back, with most hotels holding entertainment over dinner, such as live music and traditional dancing. Dine under the stars and soak up the tropical party mood.
The unspoilt beach at Brufut Heights provides a quiet location for peaceful days basking in the sunshine. The wide stretch of golden sand is easily accessible via a fairly steep path winding through the rustic, rocky landscape. Enjoy the palm tree setting whilst relaxing on the beachfront and watch as traditional long African Boats called pirogues sail over the water with the tide.
Swim in the warm, clear waters of the Atlantic and try your hand water sports such as wind surfing, canoeing or sailing. There’re a range of quaint cafes and restaurants along the beach where you can have a refreshing drink in the afternoon and dine in the evening watching the sunset.
Brufut Heights is one of the quietest resorts along the Gambian coast in western Africa and is approximately 10 minutes south of Kololi. It’s the unspoilt beaches and laid back atmosphere that brings holidaymakers to the area year on year. Visitors can enjoy the long stretch of palm tree fringed beaches and views of the glistening Atlantic waters.
The small village of Brufut Heights has a relaxing nightlife both day and night, which does mean that the nightlife is quite laid back with only a handful choices for evening entertainment. You may find that your hotel will provide an array of nightlife from performances of traditional dance to live music.
Enjoy an authentic evening meal of fresh fish, fruit and vegetables in one of the beachside restaurants. Sample the country’s signature dish, domoda, which is a hearty meat and peanut stew, before taking an evening stroll as the sunsets.
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