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Kotu Beach

Kotu, Gambia
+220 998 3360
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Nice beach but a lot of hazzle

Went to this beach once, it is a beautiful beach and it was nice to swim in the ocean. It was hard... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lillie-Marie73
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Raseborg, Finland
Lovely beach and friendly people at the market

This is a lovely, pretty, clean beach with plenty of room for sunbeds and for people to put out... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sian J
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London
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“fruit” (40 reviews)
“palm trees” (15 reviews)
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Kotu, Gambia
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"fruit"
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"palm trees"
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"bars and restaurants"
in 14 reviews
"horse riding"
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"white sand"
in 14 reviews
"juice bars"
in 8 reviews
"free sunbeds"
in 12 reviews
"sun loungers"
in 7 reviews
"can walk for miles"
in 6 reviews
"local fishermen"
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"bird watching"
in 8 reviews
"golden sands"
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"night life"
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"craft market"
in 7 reviews
"monkey park"
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"sea"
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"bumsters"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to this beach once, it is a beautiful beach and it was nice to swim in the ocean. It was hard to relax, though, as we were constantly harassed by people trying to sell us something.

Thank Lillie-Marie73
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely, pretty, clean beach with plenty of room for sunbeds and for people to put out towels on the beach. There are some hotels and restaurants on the beach to get food and drink, but everything is low rise and pretty quiet....More

1  Thank Sian J
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Some rooms refurbished some not. Facilities dated and needing upgrading. Food good, staff friendly . Clean soft sandy beach.

Thank 798Richard
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great beach very clean great sea lots of bar on beach and great restaurants all spotless lots of sun beds

1  Thank gill c
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here as our Hotel beach had been making improvement on it own beach and had a good time worth coming for a hour or two

Thank t99joe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kotu beach is beautiful with many wild birds to be seen too. There are lots of Gambians trying to sell you items, and this can be annoying after the 10th person!

1  Thank AngleBlue
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fishing on the beach can be hard at times but there are good fish to be caught if you keep at it. Fishing over low water seems best using prawns or fish for bait. Various species can be caught including captain fish, lady fish, small...More

Thank sussexfencing
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went down to the beach within 10 minutes of arriving . Was confident that I would manage the bumsters , Wrong !!!! However afterthought initial rabbit in headlights feel we relaxed and all was wonderful . Loved the fruit ladies and cake sellers . Was...More

Thank hilde503
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free sunbeds free parasols free mattresses free WiFi free waiter service, toilets, the most reasonably priced food drink, what’s not to like

1  Thank happyholsWirral
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went With Gambia Experience, What we did in a week, was Fantastic and we did not spend that much. Yes buy the DVD's its well worth £10.00. Go on the trips, see the area, buy some local things in the markets,( they are very...More

4  Thank stephenpickering
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Ronnee1964
10 February 2018|
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Response from happyholsWirral | Reviewed this property |
There are lions at Fathala in Senegambia, captive lions raised by men, you can do a walk with them, and photograph them, something to think carefully about?!
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barbara h
31 January 2018|
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Response from katiebear6421 | Reviewed this property |
Look up Abdou Aziz on Facebook or ask for him in the reception of palm beach hotel. We always use him, he’s brilliant, his all day trips include food and drinks and his prices are really reasonable. He’s got loads of... More
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barbara h
23 January 2018|
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Response from wiljolo | Reviewed this property |
Our favourite place to eat was the Captains Table, but also ate at the Boss Lady.
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