The Gambia Nightlife

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The Gambia Nightlife

  • On the Strip

    The short road that leads from the Senegambia Hotel in Kololi to the main road is known locally as the Senegambia Strip or more simply just The Strip. With several large hotels nearby, it has become a focus for tourist nightlife as well as for locals looking to meet and mix with those tourists. It's a good place to get a reasonably priced meal or a...

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  • fun place

    In the centre of Kololi, next to Aquarius, you find The Kora. This is a meeting place for many locals from all walks of live. Good music, nice ambiance and very open people - easy to get in touch with and they invite you to come along. We had a great time in Kora

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  • enjoy..

    Me and Pete went here with our two finnish friends and our driver Kara. Im happy that Kara was with us because he sent away one suspicious guy who wanted to give his opened beer to Pete, as being a muslim he couldnt drink it. Kara knew that the beer was dopeyed. Like always the villain of the bar was after Pete..But otherwise I really like this...

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  • The best nightclub?

    We went there on wednesday when it was a ladies night. It costed something small to get in but cant remember what. Place was crowded with some tourists here and there. Music was very danceable and I had such a good time. Somebody was trying to screw with my boyfriend, again, taking him outside the place when he was looking for a toilet. Eaven my...

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  • Local Nightlife

    Sadly Rasta Garden has closed down but Kotu Township has some great evening venues. A must visit is Maria’s Bottle Shop, right in the shadow of Kotu power station. Despite living in probably the worse site for noise pollution that we have ever come across, the people on Maria’s street are amazingly happy and will show you the time of your life....

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  • Sennagambia

    We stayed in Banjul where there is little or no nightlife, but a short taxi ride will take you to Sennagambia where you will find all the nightlife you could possibly want. Lots of resaurants, some with live music. You can have a good night out if you are into that sort of thing, I would rather be in bed by twelve and get up early to photograph the...

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  • Taking your chances

    A small casino with american roulette, black jack, baccarat en poker. Nice and relaxed atmosphere. There are tourist and i guess asians and arabs that are living in Gambia trying their luck. They also have one-arm-bandits.We were lucky and left with a bit more money then when we arrived no beach wear allowed

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  • Clubing

    Just a nice location for a drink and a dance. We had a lovely time, although the crowd only started to come very late...around 2 pm. We stayed on and met very friendly people all looking for a good night out. Many tourist but also a lot of locals. Nice mix, nice crowd, great host and good music!

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  • Local Dances

    It is not at all uncommon to come across seemingly spontaneous local dancing -- day or night. The performers can be casually dressed in 'western attire" or splendidly outfitted in colorful local garb. Feel free to stop and enjoy -- we were always welcomed with a smile, albeit quite a few stares, as well! Casual!

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  • Dancing and drumming

    Great way to spend an evening. Located half an hour away from the resorts, Makasutu is a great place to spend an evening watching a local dance troupe go through the many different tribal dances. Infectionous energy - you'll soon be joining in.

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  • Dancing and drumming

    Great way to spend an evening. Located half an hour away from the resorts, Makasutu is a great place to spend an evening watching a local dance troupe go through the many different tribal dances. Infectionous energy - you'll soon be joining in.

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  • Senegambia, dancing in the street

    In the Senegambia area there was almost every evening dancing and drumming in the street. It was a very enthusiastic group of youngsters, who did this performance in front of the terraces of the restaurants like Ali Baba and Paradisio la Parisienne, while we had our dinner or just a drink.

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  • Go local

    If you get the chance to attend a display of local dancing, I would recommend that you do. We saw both a display laid on for the tourists in one of the beach hotels, with fancy costumes and smooth choreography; as well as an impromptu dance by a few of the local villagers up country. The latter was much more genuine and enthusiastic.

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  • nightlife

    this is a picture of the groups of friends we met in Gambia nov/99, does anyone know them ?? Me and my partner are on far right..........

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  • nightlife

    This is a picture of our guide think his name is Jamall, not sure it was 1999, my memory gone a bit since then, has anyone else met him in Gambia ??This is also a picture of me and partner far right, and 2 couples that we met, one from York Rachel/Paul, and far left Fiona and cant remember her partners name sorry, she was from australia, and him...

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  • Night life

    Hi, we went to 2 different places (nightclubs) one was arranged through our tour rep, the other we went with a guide in a local taxi....very daunting but interesting to say the least, our guide was lovely we paid for him for the night, drinks etc...which only came to rougly £5.00, and we had a good time at the local nightclub, cant remember what it...

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  • KOLOLI AREA

    Food is ok in the kololi area. There are quite some restaurants, but all of them are rather expensive, compared to the price, the locals pay for their food. So best is, to get out of the crowded areas and try to find a small restaurant more inland. You can ask assistance from an officlal tourist guide.

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  • KOLOLI AREA

    Food is ok in the kololi area. There are quite some restaurants, but all of them are rather expensive, compared to the price, the locals pay for their food. So best is, to get out of the crowded areas and try to find a small restaurant more inland. You can ask assistance from an officlal tourist guide.

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  • Did not visit nightclubs or...

    Did not visit nightclubs or discs. Went to some great open air dances. These were advertised on telegraph poles around the markets.Good music, friendly people, no hassles. Modest dress, basically the western version of the local dress.

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  • Visit the restaurante and...

    Visit the restaurante and nightclub SIR WILLIAM for just taking a drink and dancing it´s a hot nice place where you meet people from the whole world.If you want to look on or for girls you just have to sit down on the small bar/restarant and disco The Weels in the dark African night , have a coce or beer just relaxeing and enjoy the nightlife...

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