Kololi Beach Holidays
Holidays to Kololi Beach are relaxing, cultural and eye-opening. The beaches are clean, sandy and a favourite spot for tourists to sunbathe or take a stroll. Local tours, where money goes back into the community, take place on a daily basis and bird watching and fishing can be enjoyed at your leisure, particularly around Bakua Botanical Gardens.
Boat rides run regularly as well, and local residents are keen to recommend activities for tourists to try. How about craft shopping, a game of golf in the subtropical climate, or trekking through Bijilo Forest Park, where monkeys can be seen swinging from the tree tops. Kololi is famous for its dance and drumming shows, which are vibrant, colourful and not to be missed.
What are the beaches like in Kololi?
The beaches here are perfect for relaxing, with hotels providing sun loungers and umbrellas. Locals can be seen peddling fruit down to juices in vats, as well as fishing in colourful boats. Beaches further south towards Bijilo tend to be quieter and more abundant in local wildlife. Volleyball, croquet, water polo and boogie boarding are all popular activities. The sea can be unsafe to swim in at times, so checking the daily current report is recommended.
Nightlife in Kololi Beach
A Kololi Beach holiday offers many bars and restaurants serving tropical cocktails and a range of fresh food, which are open until the early hours of the morning. A bustling market is located nearby, and many hotels offer quiz nights for guests.
Book a holiday to Kololi Beach
Holidays to Kololi Beach are best enjoyed during the dry season, which falls from mid November to May, making it the perfect winter getaway. There are several resort hotels to choose from, with Bijilo Beach Hotel and Senegambia, among others being highly rated.
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- The Dalasi
- English and Mandinka are the main languages spoken in the Gambia. There are also a number of other languages spoken by different tribes.