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Kotu Beach

Kotu, Gambia
+220 998 3360
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Average beach

The beach itself is ok. There are some quite places and other parts with more activities. There is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Long Stretch Of Sand and Sea

Kotu Beach is a really nice beach to walk along, anytime of the day , It is all sand with a few... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Nick L
Oldham Manchester
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  • Average7%
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Kotu, Gambia
+220 998 3360
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach itself is ok. There are some quite places and other parts with more activities. There is a lot of stray dirt on the beach.

Thank normandic
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Kotu Beach is a really nice beach to walk along, anytime of the day , It is all sand with a few area of shingle. As you walk down you pass other nice hotels and also people homes, it is a wide beach with the...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Probably one of the most beautiful beach along the coast. Famous for its cliff top. Very famous for its high tides during the day. Good place to chill and relax.

Thank yusuphafatajo
Reviewed 18 August 2017

probably the best beach along the strip, white sand but strong tide at times. Returned 6 times to this location. good beach bar that also serves food. lovey beach walk from here to the monkey park.

Thank marnemainia
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A nice beach, a lot of sunbeds and enough bars and restaurants, nothing wrong with that. But. The Gambian peoples.. they harass you every minute of the day and beg for Money, clothes etc. Most tourists get tired of it and stays by the poolarea...More

Thank Aasa37
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Nothing special about this beach. Although, it does not have that many hotels or restaurants built up. It is rather quiet when I went in July. I guess that was the low season. There is not much to do there other than go in the...More

1  Thank Kazumoto N
Reviewed 22 July 2017 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

1  Thank carolhudson95
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11 August 2017|
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Response from Mzuri Semra S | Reviewed this property |
About 40 minutes , but that is far to long in the searing heat. It's better to get a local Taxi not a tourist taxi because they charge over the odds. If you are friendly with the local people you can get a taxi much cheaper... More
4 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