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Top Sunday Beach Spots

My Magazine 2022/07
4 min
Over the past year, Sunday brunch has become a trendy weekend activity thanks to some of the best restaurants in The Gambia. We couldn't be more thrilled about the available options offered for locals and visitors.

It is a fabulous way to spend Sunday enjoying delicious food options and atmosphere, especially those located directly on the beach.

So, to help you choose which one is for you, we've rounded some of our favourite Sunday beach spots. These places evoke feelings of comfort and contentment, and they leave you longing for the next lazy weekend brunch.


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 style rooms, which allows you to relax and unwind.

Their swimming pool is open daily to the public between 11 am - 5 pm. 
Adults: 300GMD 
Chidlren: 150GMD 

They offer drinks, snacks, starters, Gambian dishes, other main dishes, pizzas, sandwiches and much more. 

Call/WhatsApp +220 2022988 or check out their Facebook page

Know more about their offers and place



We invite you for a Sunday Brunch like no other.
You will enjoy delicious and decadent foods and drinks in a peaceful atmosphere by the seaside.

Give yourself the gift of slowing down and indulging in something that uplifts your body and mind. Coco Ocean is perfect for that.
- Open buffet with the finest selection of food.
- Live BBQ stations.
- Relaxed atmosphere and good music.
- Prime location on the beach.
- Pool access.

Every Sunday at Coco Ocean Resort & Spa.
From 1pm to 4 pm

GMD 1500 per person
GMD 750 for children below 10 years (no pool entry)

Call +220 7760072 or 4466500 to book or for more information!



You can find Harmony Resort Boutique Hotel on the rust-coloured cliffs of Brufut heights. The place offers unspoilt scenery of the Atlantic Ocean. With just a short stroll down the cliffs, you can enjoy one of the most attractive and tranquil beaches in The Gambia, away from crowded tourist sites. Harmony Resort Boutique Hotel offers accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar.

Grill House Sunday
- pool access
- every Sunday from 2pm to 8pm
- big garden
- relaxed atmosphere
- GMD 500 only
- Children under 3 years FREE

Call for reservation +220 726 4087



Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort is a top five-star luxury hotel located in the very heart of Cape Point-Bakau. Bragging with a beautiful yet not overcrowded beach, 195 rooms of 4 different types, carefully connected with paved paths through the lush green garden, large pool, spa and conference facilities, Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort sounds like a perfect spot for those who enjoy top service, the comfort of many facilities and location, which offers privacy and serenity.

Weekend Bonanza at the Ocean Bay Hotel
Order 2 pizzas and get 30% discount for any additional pizza ordered. 
Happening every Saturday & Sunday between 10 am - 6pm

For more enquiries call or WhatsApp them on +220 2022504



A boutique hotel with a stunning stairway to the sea is the hidden jewel of Brufut Heights. It is a place where a warm welcome meets the cool Atlantic Breeze.
The splendid flowering garden hosting many colourful birds of The Gambia will embrace you as you stroll along a blue stoned path to the sea.

Within a few steps, you can choose to enjoy chilling in the garden, strolling on the beach, relaxing by the pool listening to the birdsong or playing pool on a full-size table.

Summertime weekend offer

Escape the heat of the day and be cool by the pool at Ocean Villa Heights.
Enjoy a freshly prepared pizza and other delights from 12 to 7 every day.
A pool pass is D500 per person, which includes D500 credit against all your food and drinks.

Call 2487430 for further details or 5216191 for takeaway orders.
We look forward to welcoming you to Ocean Villa Heights.



Situated on the stunning Kololi Beach, Poco Loco Beach Club has established itself as a unique place with a strong identity. They have been one of the most famous spots for locals and tourists since it opened back in 2012.

This trendy beach club is a must-stop venue for a day of relaxing in style on one of the daybeds or comfortable seating areas in the restaurant. It always boasts a vibrant, feel-good atmosphere. You can soak up the rays in African surroundings, eat delicious food in the restaurant or sip on fabulous cocktails in the vibrant bar. Poco Loco is also renowned for its excellent music programming and special events.

It is one of those places you’ll love with its friendly atmosphere and large, welcoming outdoor terraces, one on the ground floor and one on the first floor with a spectacular view.

Check their daily live performances by following their social media @pocolocogambia



A little piece of heaven has recently opened its doors to locals and tourists on the smiling coast. Playa del Sol is now open, making the perfect spot for a splendid
relaxing day on the beach. Immaculate white sand, clear waters, palm trees and succulents are the backdrops of this cozy bohemian beach bar & restaurant modernly decorated.

The kitchen opens in the morning and serves an original variety of international breakfast menus  (French, Italian, American, English, Mediterranean and Continental), next to a wide and curated selection of fine dishes that are available all day long.

The delicacies of  Playa del Sol's cuisine can be appreciated both indoors, in the spacious and ventilated restaurant's parlour, or outdoors - on the upstairs terrace or right on the beach, where low wooden tables are equipped with large and comfortable cushions.  Delicious cocktails freshly prepared, to be sipped on the wooden swings in front of the ocean or while chilling on the hammocks, will make your time in this precious corner of The Gambia even more enjoyable.

Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9am to 8pm, kitchen closes at 7pm. 

Follow them on social media @playadelsolgambia

Call for reservations +220 2383838



From the seafood platters to the Italian twisted penne and arrabbiata, Salt Bar & Kitchen offers you tastes that match the idyllic settings of the sun and sand.
Whether you choose to swing on a hammock and digest the sunshine with a choice of cocktails from the bar, Salt is a great place to spend an afternoon in the shade of the palms on a warm afternoon and then drift to the sunset soaked beachside, sipping a sundowner – The list of cocktails matches the menu.

The kitchen opens at 8:00 in the morning and provides delicious meals till 10 pm, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. To each meal, its own menu is attached, giving a wide range for exploring gourmand.

The restaurant caters for the guests of Kololi Beach Resort, but is open to the public as well. Enjoy the sunset from the beach and sun terrace. Salt can be accessed directly from the beach or through the main entrance of Kololi Beach Resort, enjoying a few minutes' walk on a path through the luscious garden of Kololi, offering you a chance to spot some of the vivid feathery residents of the garden or mischievous jumping green velvets.

Learn more by clicking HERE. 



At Sunprime Tamala Beach Resort, you can experience a unique and individual African holiday. Tamala beach resort is located directly on the Atlantic Ocean, offering a perfect combination of lush greenery and crystal-clear blue pools.

Join Tamala Sunday Brunch!
- Unlimited Gran Buffet with Chef's specials
- From 1pm to 5pm
- Life Music Performance, Swimming pool activities

D1,500/Adults, D750/Kids 3-12
Restaurant Pass Monday - Saturday D1,000 per person, Sunday after five D1,500 per person.
The restaurant pass must be paid at the reception, and the full deposit goes to cover your restaurant bill.

Call 7327777 for more info


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