My Gambia’s 2nd Birthday’s Giveaway partners

Did you participate? Were you one of the lucky winners? We sure hope so! Last month we celebrated our second birthday. Our loyal partners decided to provide some awesome gifts for our followers who would participate in the lucky draw. There were many comments, tags and shares and 8 of you were lucky to be the winner of one of those fantastic giveaways:
GUITAR OR BASS LESSON WITH COLI CISSE AT SOLOMELO

Solomelo's Music Venue

Solomelo’s is owned by Michele and Sulay. It is currently offering a place to eat, a business meeting or a drink with your friends in the relaxing atmosphere, with free Wi-Fi, an African setting and good music.

Music is one thing that has a great value at Solomelo’s. Sulay is a singer and songwriter. He wants to bring more music and life to Bakau. That is the main reason why they are building a venue where music events will be organised. Read more HERE.

Apart from the inviting ambiance which is modern in combination with African prints and details, the place offers good food and weekly evening music entertainment. On Thursday evenings they have live music. Usually, an acoustic set followed by a jam, where lots of Gambians and expats come together to make beautiful music. Grab your guitar, drum, trumpet…and join them!

Come, taste their food and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere!
Open every day from 10 am until the last guest leaves.

2 NIGHTS STAY IN SWIM-UP ROOM WITH OCEAN VIEW AT LUXURY TAMALA BEACH RESORT in the value of 11.500 GMD

Sunprime Tamala Beach Resort

is 100% Gambian owned hotel located on Kotu beach. It is offering a taste of The Smiling Coast in its finest form.

Guests seeking a retreat to disconnect from their hectic lifestyle will appreciate the peace and quiet that the place offers and take advantage of the five-star service and luxury amenities that the hotel is known for, including stress-melting spa treatments to refresh the mind, body and spirit, private event venue to celebrate special occasions.

There are a lot of elements where the hotel has gone the extra mile to create an unforgettable experience.

To know more about Tamala, please click here.  An interview with a man behind Tamala beach resort, Mr. Sallah can be found here.

2 NIGHTS STAY FOR 2 ADULTS AT NEW BOJANG RIVER LODGE, CAPE POINT in the value of 7000GMD

Bojang River Lodge

is made up of a private function room, currently six double rooms and two 2 bed apartments located on the beach of Cape Point, Bakau.

For your next romantic or short leisure breaks in The Gambia – the perfect location for weddings and family events, for extended Gambian vacations or simply a tourist holiday. A stay in Bojang River Lodge is the place for you!

Bojang River Lodge is an informal setting but suitable for leisure and business alike, it is warm and welcoming with a combination of Gambian tradition and modern which allows you to relax and unwind.

Each accommodation unit is uniquely furnished and provides levels of comfort you would expect.

Each accommodation overlooks the gardens and the mouth of the River Gambia where it meets the Atlantic with a view of Banjul and Barra on a clear day.

The lodge is close to many amenities, restaurants, the craft market, a bureau de change, tourist taxis, beach bars, a mini-market and souvenir shops.

ONE NIGHT STAY FOR 2 ADULTS AT REGAL APARTMENTS in the value of GMD 2500

Regal holiday apartments Gambia

is situated on Bertil Harding highway above Safeway supermarket, Kololi, The Gambia.

They offer 18 self-catering apartments for holiday, short-term and long-term rental: 16 one-bedroom and 2 two-bedrooms.

One-bedroom apartments are fully furnished with a king-size bed, AC, safe box, wardrobe, private balcony with table and chairs, en-suite bathroom with shower. Large room with lounge, dining and kitchen. Equipped with a flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi internet, fridge, stove and cooking utensils.

Two-bedroom apartments are fully furnished with both bedrooms having a king-size bed, AC, safe box, and wardrobe. Private balcony with table and chairs, 2 bathrooms with shower. Large room with lounge, dining and kitchen. Equipped with a flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi internet, fridge, stove and cooking utensils.

It is ideally located in a popular area with plenty of amenities for tourists, with beaches, restaurants, bars and multiple supermarkets at walking distance.

It is family-friendly, offering a stay for families with children as well. The accommodation also provides a private, clean and refreshing plunge pool at the rear of the premises.

Regal holiday apartments have fulfilled all health and safety protocols and they look forward to welcoming guests during these trying times. They are using their own in-house fogging machine which uses WHO-approved solutions to sanitize common areas and apartments. Guests’ safety is their top priority. The price includes daily housekeeping, along with fresh towels and linen changed regularly.

ONE NIGHT STAY FOR 2 ADULTS OR A FAMILY AT CAMARA GARDEN APARTMENTS in the value of GMD 5800

Camara Garden Apartments

A clean and modern “home from home in the sun” with African influences, Camara Gardens 4 individual apartments share a crystal clear pool and are set in calming gardens which have an array of tropical flowers and fruit trees.

Apartments can be booked individually or book all 4 to enjoy the privacy of your own villa!

Operated by a very experienced and professional European ex Hotel Manager/Tour operator, Denise Camara and her family living in The Gambia.

It is located in a quiet area, 15 Minutes’ walk to the beautiful and serene Brufut beach. Open all year round.

Relax in the Garden on the poolside sunbeds? Want to explore the local culture and beaches? The choice is yours.

Their mission is to provide authentic hospitality to our guests through excellent accommodation. They give emphasis to high-quality standards in their beautiful apartments both inside and out.

DELICIOUS CHOCOLATE MOUSSE CAKE FROM RENDEZVOUS in the value of GMD 2500

Rendezvous Resto

menu includes various options to satisfy the whole family, from international cuisine to their famous African special corner. The bakery offers fresh pastries daily, as well as customizable cake orders.

There, you will find everything from fresh juice and coffee to a full 3-course meal. They are known for good pizza and their delicious cheesecake and birthday cakes.

Rendezvous Resto is a family-owned and operated restaurant, cafe, patisserie and bar located next to Maroun’s Supermarket, Bertil Harding Highway, Kololi (Palma rima Junction).

We invite you to come and experience the excellent taste and good service.

LUNCH FOR TWO AND A TOUR OF THE ECO-TECHNOLOGIES USED AT FOOTSTEPS ECO LODGE, GUNJUR in the value of GMD 1500

Footsteps Eco Lodge, The Gambia

One of Gambia’s most prestigious eco-lodges, proudly to be at the forefront of Responsible Tourism, Footsteps Eco Lodge started as an idea to help the indigenous people of The Gambia back in 1999.

Taking care of their staff was a first and top priority. During all these years, they have also started to take care of the environment and have become one of the most advanced and well-known in the field of ecotourism.

They have zero tolerance for single-use plastics and to that end supply their guests with their very own reusable lifetime water bottles plus free filtered water for anyone staying or visiting Footsteps. There is no waste in nature so composting is a great way to get the most out of any surplus you create in the kitchen or garden.

They don’t burn, they mulch and return to the earth which gives them fresh fruit and vegetables straight to their open view kitchen, where their top-class chefs prepare some of the finest food you will find anywhere in The Gambia.

LUNCH OR DINNER FOR 2 AT YOSH RESTAURANT, FAJARA in the value of GMD 1500

YOSH Restaurant, Fajara

Yosh restaurant located in Fajara is known for fantastic food, big portions and a wide choice of vegetarian (and vegan) dishes. In addition to that, they are very flexible when it comes to customers’ needs – you can always ask for those small changes that matter when ordering a meal.

Management of Yosh restaurant is also very supportive of Gambian startups, musicians, artists, fashion designers and event organizers. There is always something happening at Yosh!

The restaurant’s setting is very unique. When you go there, you will be surprised.

Prices are affordable.

They are open from Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm, Sunday closed. They also offer delivery with Doorstep Express – DEx

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