Paradise Suites Hotel

Badala Park Highway, Kololi, Gambia | Hotel

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Banjul or bust

A travel blog entry by douglasball


To Banjul from Monrovia was not a long journey distance-wise but involved a stop at Freetown and another in Dakar. Six hours to go not very far was a bit much and I was grateful to reach the hotel. Large rooms with not much decoration inside and the internet didn't seem to work in spite of protestations by the management - it turned out that the …

La Fheile Padraig (St Patricks Day)

A travel blog entry by joseph.heskin


... off to the bright lights of Senegambia. This is a popular tourist destination in The Gambia, close to the Senegalese border and it was a bit of a shock to the system. Having become used to the sleepy world of Banjul, with it's relaxed pace of life, tiny population and distinct lack of other tourists (they arrive on big air conditioned buses and jump off, take a few snaps and jump back on and disapear) we had forgotten the other side to ...

English Spoken Here!

A travel blog entry by parleusted


... under the sun. Fewer visitors venture to the interior to the "faux" historic sites. Apparently, the buildings that claim to be historic sites where slave trade took place were constructed well after the practice was abolished.

The capital city, Banjul is on a small peninsula near the wide mouth of the river and one of the sleepiest we have ever been to (Vientiane would take some beating for its sleepiness). The main thoroughfare is between the July 22 ...

What an excellent holiday!

A travel blog entry by mothman

... walk along beach will take you to Kotu which has a calmer beach with green flags. Plenty of places to stop for juice etc if you feel inclined. We then went up through the small town which began with F (fajala?) and caught a shared taxi for 7 Dalesi (14p!) back to the Senegambia strip.

Wifi free, ane worked. Safe not free, unlike the other hotels we used. Quite bad this considering how expensive this hotel is.

During the day, ...

Great place

A travel blog entry by mothman

... when official rate was about 47, so we were pretty happy. Best we could do in town was 48. Ocean Bay in Bakau took the proverbial here as rate was 40 to he pound!! Close to Ocean Bay in Bakau the money changers offered 44, but 5-10 minute walk to fishing port, we used a small booth that also did 48. In Senegambia the hotel did 47.6, 48 was easy to get on strip, but Barry’s offered a bit more (also cheapest large water at 25D).

We staid B&B, ...


This hotel, located on Badala Park Highway, Kololi, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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