Kingfishers Self Catering Holiday Apartments, Bijilo, The Gambia, is run by an English couple who are based on site, assisted by a small but very experienced and well established team. Located in a quiet residential area with local bars and restaurants within walking distance. We’re ideally situated for the discerning traveler – not just another hotel bound tourist. A short walk past Bijilo Forest will take you to the beach , a wonderfully unspoiled stretch of sand, giving you a chance to spot monkeys and exotic birds on the way. The main tourist area of Senegambia is just over a mile and here you will find supermarkets, restaurants and bars. Taxis run frequently from the top of the road.
A 6 hour flight from Gatwick and you could be in the heart of West Africa at a price that will surprise you.
Kingfishers Apartments is a small, friendly, family run complex, providing superior quality self catering accommodation. The 4 apartments all have private verandas and surround a small communal courtyard with garden area and plunge pool.
Kingfishers is ideal for couples who want some well earned rest and relaxation, groups who want a villa type stay with the benefit of retreating to private accommodation, or single travelers who just want to feel safe and welcome. For the enjoyment of our guests, we welcome travelers who are over 16 years old only. Visitors of our guest(s) can be received in our pretty garden situated at the entrance to Kingfishers or in our seated reception area.We operate a strict residents only policy in the accommodation area for your safety and comfort.
Kingfishers is situated just a short walk to the stunning beach and a 5 minute drive to the lively Senagambia strip. Here, you will find bars and restaurants with food to suit every taste, Lebanese, Indian ,Chinese, European, Italian and of course traditionally Gambian.