Palm Grove Hotel
Located on a flat area by a nice lagoon between Bakau, 7 km, and Banjul the capital city, 5 km. Gateway Airport is 20 km away, transfer time 30.
Palm Grove Hotel in The Gambia is one of the oldest hotels in this part of Africa, and now completely modernized to European standards offering every modern convenience that the traveler could want, whilst surrounded by an unspoiled country that encapsulates all that is Africa. The hotel is surrounded by tranquil walkways and delightful grounds which provide the visitor with a chance to just sit and listen to birds or else to relax and soak up the sun which always shines in Africa. For those more energetic guests there are a variety of water sports available as well as tennis and other outdoor activities organized by the lively and enthusiastic staff. Outings to visit the heartlands and villages of this smiling country as well as river trips and fishing excursions can be arranged from the hotel. Official tour guides are also on site to advise you. There is a large swimming pool, encompassed by picturesque grounds, which have the much needed gentle cooling breeze coming in from the shore. Looking out over the sea is one of the dining rooms which offer the best in African and European cuisine. Regular entertainment is provided in one of the bar areas or along the promenade.
Hotel Bedrooms; Twins, all with either bath or shower. Some rooms have a sea view or side sea view. All rooms have a veranda. Furniture comprises dressing table, 2 wardrobes, 2 chairs, 1 terrace table with 2 chairs. All rooms have telephone, television and optional air conditioning Positioned on the beach, this hotel boasts beautiful suites whose balconies open up onto the sand, where you can sit and listen to the lapping sea, and look out across the water to Crab Island. This spot comes alive in the evening with enchanting crustaceans that come to feed along its banks. It is also one of the perfect spots to watch the birds for which The Gambia is justly renowned. All rooms have air conditioning, televisions, room service and private patio. There is a choice of double room, suite or apartment. All of course offer en-suite facilities.
Amenities & Services
Twin, Double and Suite Options in Accommodation En Suite Bath and Shower Rooms with WC IDD Telephone Television Air Conditioning (Optional) in all Rooms Mosquito Nets Choice of Restaurants with A la Carte Menus and International Buffets Internal and External Dining Areas Room Service Choice of Bars including Beach Bar and Catering Facility Swimming Pool Large Terrace and Veranda with Coastal Views Sports including Tennis, Putting, Bowls, Petanque, Volleyball, Fishing Shop Clinic Hairdressing Salon Day Pass to Leisure Activities for Outside Guests Conference Facilities.
Choice of Bars including Beach Bar and Catering Facility Choice of Restaurants with A la Carte Menus and International Buffets Restaurants A La Carte restaurant overlooking the ocean and lagoon. Large restaurant facing the main bar; children’s menus available on request. Buffet menu with barbecue and specialty event evenings, breakfast buffet and snacks available on the terrace. Bars: One bar in the lounge plus Pool Bar by the beach. The actual service is extended to all hotel areas – snacks are also available.
Activities & Facilities
Local Transport Taxis are available in front of the hotel every day til late at night. Prices are cheap, the hotel to Banjul 30 Dalasis, to the airport, 150 Dalasis. Bicycles can be hired in front of the hotel every day, 20 Dalasis per hour, 40 Dalasis for half a day and 70 for a full day. Children’s facilities Baby minding service, payable locally. Free cots, children’s menus available on request.