Local attractions in The Gambia

The most popular residential areas in Gambia are Brufut, Bijilo, Kerrsering, Sanyang, Gunjour, Batokunku, Kololi, Kotu, Fajara and Cape point.

Bakau/Cape point

Home to the national Botanical gardens, situated right on the point of the Gambia River.

You can also find the Mrc Hospital, British High Commission, French, Iranian and Islamic embassy’s here. There is also a main fishing area to the left of Banjul as well as the Gambian Army Barracks

Hotels include Ocean Bay, Ngala Lodge, Water park Hotel, Sunset Beach hotel, a popular residential area with top range spectacular properties. Luxurious sector. Numerous restaurants in the surrounding areas and also to colourful Bakau Daily Market, for all your fresh fruits vegetables, fish and meats.


Home to the famous Fajara golf course, West African Tours Head office, and with a range of properties from spectacular sea view Apartments to up and coming cliff side villas. Adjoining this is the beginning of Karaiba Avenue, shopping paradise for everything from a sweeping brush to a 60inch HD TV. Karaiba Avenue runs through the main highway to Banjul approximately 2 miles long, the heart of everyday life.


Capitol of Gambia. Hub of the commercial industry, Port of commercial shipping, ferry terminal to cross to Senegal, all major head quarters, and home of state house, presidential and government offices.

Again a thriving fishing port and centre of all activities for the everyday working Gambian. Famous for its colourful streets and bustling businesses. Head offices of all major banking sectors .

Home to the beachfront 5* Atlantic hotel. Denton Bridge Lots of boating trips available.

Kanifing / Serrekunda

These areas particular to the materials sector of business here in the gambia, also home to the Famous Banjul Brewery, Julbrew. Every contrusction or mechanical need can be found in these areas.


The Beautiful area of kotu boasts stretches of unspolt beaches and is situated in a up and coming tourist area, new hotels and business are being introduced every day, already home to some wonderful beachside hotels, Kombo Beach hotel to name but 1.


This is the centre of the tourism sector, with easy access to stretches of beachside hotels and a section called Senegambia the heart of nightlife for holiday makers, within 15 mins walk form this area are Bijilo, Kerrr sering, Dozens of hotels ranging from luxurious CoCo Ocean Spa Beachfront to smaller family run Guest Houses, Senegambia itself is home to Karaiba Hotel, Senegambia Hotel and also the Bijilo Forest Park home to all the Monkeys in the area. Lots of private homes already built in these areas whether your looking for a holiday home, or to re-locate or for business.

Also this section is home to our very own section of paradise in this wonderful country, know as Kingfisher Villas. Also ideal for any of the above, catering for your every need. From arrival to departure.

Following the main highway will take you towards Brufut passing residential areas such as , Brusubi, Tranquil, Brufut, Tangi, Batokunku, Sanyang and Kartong out towards the Senegal border.

All of the above named have beachside homes and hotels already in place, peaceful and beautiful unspoilt beaches, with access to amenities but far enough away for that non tourist feeling.

Places of interest

Tanji Museum

Bijilo Monkey Park

Botanical Gardens

St James Island (Roots Alex Hayley)

State House, Banjul

Kanili Presidential Home

Banjul International Airport

Makasutu. Rive

Lamin Lodge

Abuko Animal Park

Cape point Water Park

Kariba Avenue

Bakau Street Market

Denton Bridge / The River Gambia

Banjul Brewery

Tanji Camel Stables / riding

Crockodile Park

National Heritidge centre Banjul