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Kotu Beach

Kotu, Gambia
+220 998 3360
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Romantic and idilic beach

This is a return visit to Kotu beach in 9 mnths. Still great beach to sunbath and just take in the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Derek B
Camborne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful Gambia, so much to enjoy , relaxation and exciting nightlife

Fantastic experience and for all ages. You can never be bored in Gambia, so much to choose from and... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Mzuri Semra S
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“lovely beach” (32 reviews)
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Kotu, Gambia
+220 998 3360
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a return visit to Kotu beach in 9 mnths. Still great beach to sunbath and just take in the locals fishing and going about their day. Still plenty of restaurants to eat at and have a beer.

Thank Derek B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Fantastic experience and for all ages. You can never be bored in Gambia, so much to choose from and everyone is welcoming.

Thank Mzuri Semra S
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Nice beach with restaurants. Beach on Sundays for the locall. Very exiting. All play football , bring their food to the beach and walk around. Nice to be part of ot. Lot of poeple who sell cake, popcorn, fruits and juice.

Thank tarzana_afrika
Reviewed 25 May 2017

fantastic beach warm sea white sands an aray of sea shells. palm beach hotel staff make you feel safe secure and happy and speak English . tea,coffee beers and food served with style all day . barbeques on the beach with music. local fishermen hauling...More

Thank carolhudson95
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Love this place so much People are friendly Beach is stunning The sun always shines What more can you ask for

Thank charmers97
Reviewed 2 May 2017

In my opinion, this area is the best beach along the expanse of shoreline which stretches from the Monkey park in Bijilo to Kombo beach hotel and Dominos beach bar. It may be a little further to walk to 'The Strip' but there are bars...More

1  Thank Exploring_is_Life
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Very clean wide beach although not many places to stop and get food and drink. Found hat at night ghe wind from ghe Atlantic was very cold.

1  Thank doughome
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our walks on the Kotu Beach. They were big and beautiful shells. Our princess likes to ride a horse (it was cheap - about 10€ for 30 minutes). For sure you will not walk alone - a lot of local people will try...More

Thank N M
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Stay at the KUNTA KINTEH BUNGALOWS they are fabulous. the beach is clean and the sun beds free, see my review in more depth.

3  Thank MaureenCowley
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

By far this is the best Beach in the area. Good access to bars and restaurants and lots going on around you (fishermen, horses, Beach sellers, fruit and juice sellers, people posing and more). Lots of wide open beaches and opportunities to stroll and take...More

1  Thank Ryanm63
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3 November 2016|
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Response from PlymouthSarjo | Reviewed this property |
Lamin would be about a 45 minute taxi ride negociate a price for the journey there and back the taxi will wait for you.There are plenty of tourist taxis outside the hotels green taxis.Local taxis are yellow you have to walk... More
15 October 2016|
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Response from jayg98 | Reviewed this property |
it's not far from sunset to kombo the beach is large and therefore rarely congested. it's around a 5 mins walk
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25 March 2016|
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Response from Derek B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is OK of you are a good swimmer but the currents are quite strong so just be aware of this and don't go out too far.