The Dunes Resort & Casino

beach of Kotu, Kololi, Gambia | 4 star inn

Travel Blogs from Kololi

La Fheile Padraig (St Patricks Day)

A travel blog entry by joseph.heskin


... between players, and the tiny 3 foot wide goals they use. After this we had the best day to date in The Gambia. Drammen invited us back to his home to meet his family including his two fantastic children. We spent the day here playing cards (Guinness brand) and laughing, during which we were treated to an enourmous dish of chicken benechin, a really tasty Gambian dish which Drammen is teaching us to cook next weekend in the bar. True ...

English Spoken Here!

A travel blog entry by parleusted


... on the beach, our curiosity was well sated and we quickly headed elsewhere (where else?).

The Gambia is not all sleepy towns and beaches. The largest city, Serekunda is the main transport hub of Western Gambia. Run down minivans (variously termed "buses", "cars" etc. by the locals) connect Serekunda to all points in the region and looks its part. At a particular transfer point known as Westfield, we saw a big rally in favor of the current president (HRH ...

What an excellent holiday!

A travel blog entry by mothman

... to Akubo much cheaper! AKubo was ok, but if done Bijilo (monkeys) and Kachicaly (crocs), it is not so great. Guide at park was very knowledgeable though (100 D) and made the trip educational.

In summary this hotel is good for those wanting to spend time in hotel and have a semi-european style holiday. Not much local sightseeing, but plenty of bars and restuarants and beach good. There were far more kids here than the other places we ...

Great place

A travel blog entry by mothman

... and July 22 square can all easily be visited within minutes and no need for a local guide. Yes, the bumsters can be a bit annoying, but they are just trying to offer a service for those that may need. We stated where we were going, said they were wasting their time being with us and we wouldn't pay, and we were fine! However one did tag along one morning and showed us the commercial port, fish smoking areas etc in about 2 hours. We could not have seen this on our ...

Brufut Woods

A travel blog entry by howiegt


... a great opportunity for close video footage.

New species seen at Brufut:
African Green Pigeon, Klaas's Cuckoo, Scops Owl, Mottled Spinetail, African Pygmy Kingfisher, Greater Honeyguide, Greyheaded Bristlebill, Blackcap Babbler, Senegal Batis, African Paradise Flycatcher, Red-Bellied Paradise Flycatcher, Black-Necked Weaver, Lavender Waxbill ...

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This 4 star inn, located on beach of Kotu, Kololi, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent