The Kairaba Beach Hotel in Kololi, Gambia

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The Kairaba Beach Hotel

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The Kairaba Hotel is ideal if you're looking to explore the local area and try plenty of activities. The beautiful gardens, featuring peacocks, a croquet lawn, an outd... ... Continue reading

The Kairaba Beach Hotel in Kololi, Gambia

The Kairaba Hotel is ideal if you’re looking to explore the local area and try plenty of activities. The beautiful gardens, featuring peacocks, a croquet lawn, an outdoor chess board and an observatory make the hotel ideal if you want to enjoy some of the beauty of Africa.

With so many activities to try you won’t need to leave The Kairaba Hotel in Kololi until it’s time to leave for the airport. Relax on the sun terrace next to the cooling swimming pool and make the most of the free sun loungers and parasols offered by the hotel, before heading inside for some delicious cuisine. With African as well as international dishes served choose from the main buffet restaurant, Mediterranean a la carte restaurant and the fine dining restaurant, which serves Asian dishes. If you fancy something light and refreshing make the most of the ice cream parlour, and a huge range of bars! You won’t have to travel far from your lounger to enjoy the refreshments served at the pool bar, and there’s also a beach bar for those who prefer to relax there. Head to the juice bar if you’re feeling healthy and the Cuban themed bar is ideal for winding down in the evenings.

Make the most of the activities on offer here and try some volleyball, aerobics. Head to the gym or try some table tennis. Less intense activities for guests of the hotel include bird watching where you can marvel at some of the beautiful African birds that reside in the hotel’s grounds, lawn croquet, garden chess, darts and billiards. For the ultimate in relaxation make sure you head to the health and wellness centre for a day of pampering and preening. In the evening there’s regular entertainment to help you unwind, with something the whole family can enjoy. The Kairaba Hotel also provides a library and internet café so all your needs are catered for.

With 40 acres of tropical gardens to explore it’s hard to leave the hotel! But with Kololi Beach situated just in front of the hotel why not try some snorkelling and see the exotic African fish or just relax on the golden sands with a good book? Just 100m away you’ll find a range of restaurants, bars and local shops. Spend the day here browsing the shops, where you’ll find an excellent range of souvenirs and gifts at bargain prices, or head to a restaurant and try some delicious African cuisine before enjoying a cooling cocktail in a local bar. Bijilo Forest Park is also just 600m away, ideal if you want to catch a glimpse of some rare birds and exotic animals.

Head to The Kairaba Hotel for an activity packed holiday where you can enjoy the best of Africa and spend your days relaxing.

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Facilities

Food, drink and entertainment: The Kairaba has 4 restaurants and 5 bars serving a vast array of culinary delights from The Gambia and across the world. The restaurants offer a mix of air conditioned elegance, exotic dishes and live poolside cooking, using only the finest ingredients and prepared by some of the best chefs in The Gambia. Restaurants and bars include:

Shikra – is an a'la carte restaurant with a world fusion gourmet menu (19:00-midnight, Monday to Saturday).

Bodega Casa Fernando – offers a mix of world cuisine, with live entertainment every night (18:00-24:00 seven days a week).

Malimbe Restaurant – is located by the poolside and serves an a'la carte menu for lunch followed by a different themed buffet each evening (09:00-24:00 seven days a week).

Kingfisher Restaurant – serves an international buffet for breakfast and lunch, including a hot and cold selection (07:00-10:30, seven days a week).

Ice-cream Shop – offers an amazing selection of ice-creams, coffee's, cakes and sandwiches (08:00-22:00, seven days a week)

Bars include the Monsoon Bar, Havana Club, Bolong Bar and the Beach House.

During dinner nightly entertainment is presented in many of the restaurants and bars.

Sports, games and activities: Outdoor swimming pool with children's area, fully equipped gym, sport activity programme, table tennis, archery, pool, darts, bocce, horse riding and massage treatments.

Sports and leisure

  • Aerobics
  • Archery
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Billiards/Snooker
  • Bocce
  • Children's Entertainment
  • Children's Pool
  • Darts
  • Gym
  • Horse Riding
  • Massage
  • Outdoor Pool(s)
  • Parasols
  • Pool bar
  • Sun loungers
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis

Other Information

Bijilo Forest Park is just a 10 minute walk from the hotel and Fajara Golf Course is 10 km away. Just 100 metres from the hotel you will find the nearest taxi rank, banks, restaurants, bars and nightlife.

24 hour reception, room service, facilities for disabled guests, conference/meeting facilities, high-speed internet access, parking, laundry service, dry cleaning service, medical assistance on call, currency exchange, sun loungers and parasols.

Room facilities

There are many different rooms and suites to choose from including:

Standard Room (28) – air conditioning, two beds, mini bar, safe, hairdryer, satellite TV, en suite bathroom and a balcony or terrace.

Deluxe Room (76) – air conditioning, two beds, mini bar, safe, hairdryer, satellite TV, en suite bathroom, single sofa bed and a balcony or terrace.

Superior Deluxe Room (19) – two beds, en suite bathroom with shower & bath, air conditioning, satellite TV, trouser press, hairdryer, two sun beds, tea/coffee making facilities, single sofa bed and a balcony or terrace.

Premium Suite (20) – two satellite TV’s, air conditioning, en suite bathroom with bath, double sofa bed, tea/coffee making facilities, trouser press, hairdryer, spacious business area and a balcony or terrace.

Executive Suites (2) – two satellite TV’s, air conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities, trouser press, queen size bed, safe, hairdryer, en suite bathroom, spacious business area and a balcony or terrace.

Garden Suites (4) – two satellite TV’s, air conditioning, satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities, trouser press, queen size bed, safe, en suite bathroom with shower & bath and a hairdryer.

Kairaba Suite (1) – king size bed, air conditioning, living/dining area, two toilets, en suite bathroom with shower & bath, two satellite TV’s, mini bar, fax machine, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer and a trouser press.

From 01st July 2012 all rooms will be non - smoking rooms.

Points of interest

  • Banjul Airport - 35 minutes
  • Bars - 100m
  • Golf Course - 10km
  • Public Transport - 150m
  • Restaurants - 100m
  • Shops - 100m

Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers to use a credit or debit card.

To make booking a cheap holiday at The Kairaba Beach Hotel in Kololi easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book The Kairaba Beach Hotel with a low deposit holiday option or to check if you can grab a last minute holiday deal, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Hotel address : Off Berti Harding Highway, Kololi, Gambia, 390

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A selection of available rooms is shown below. There might be more options available, shown after you've made your flight selection.
  • Deluxe Double Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Cable TV
    • Radio
    • 220V power supply
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Ironing set
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Smoke detector
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Cable TV
    • Radio
    • 220V power supply
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Ironing set
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Smoke detector
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Deluxe Single Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Deluxe Superior Single Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Cable TV
    • Radio
    • 220V power supply
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Ironing set
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Smoke detector
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Deluxe Superior Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Deluxe Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Cable TV
    • Radio
    • 220V power supply
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Ironing set
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Smoke detector
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Economy Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Cable TV
    • Radio
    • 220V power supply
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Ironing set
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Smoke detector
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Luxury Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Cable TV
    • Radio
    • 220V power supply
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Ironing set
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Smoke detector
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Premium Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Cable TV
    • Radio
    • 220V power supply
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Ironing set
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Smoke detector
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Premium Studio with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Cable TV
    • Radio
    • 220V power supply
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Ironing set
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Smoke detector
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Premium Suite with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Cable TV
    • Radio
    • 220V power supply
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Ironing set
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Smoke detector
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Premium Superior Single Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Cable TV
    • Radio
    • 220V power supply
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Ironing set
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Smoke detector
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Premium Superior Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Cable TV
    • Radio
    • 220V power supply
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Ironing set
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Smoke detector
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Single Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Superior Double Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • TV
    • Cable TV
    • Radio
    • 220V power supply
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Ironing set
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Smoke detector
    • Extra beds on demand
  • Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace

Questions and Answers about The Kairaba Beach Hotel

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2 Questions | 5 Answers

No the hotel only do Bed & Breakfast and Half Board
Regards

Added 3 months ago.

By Karen.Blackburn, loveholidays.com team member

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Hi, the hotel only offers bed and breakfast and half board. Regards

Added 3 months ago.

By Jon, loveholidays.com team member

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Hello, The prices shown are based on B&B board basis. Regards

Added 3 months ago.

By Leanne, loveholidays.com team member

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Hi there. As far as I can see the spa is independently owned and I can't find any up to date information regarding it. We can contact the hotel directly to find out if you'd like. Regards

Added 2 years, 6 months ago.

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By Gemma.Larder, loveholidays.com team member

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Hello,

Unfortunately we do not have the information to be able to answer your question. If you contact the hotel directly they should be able to provide you with the answer. Regards

Added 2 years, 6 months ago.

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