This luxurious Garden Resort is located in the very heart of Cape Point – Bakau, Gambia’s finest Beach District. The tropical Oasis fuses modern African opulence with contemporary elegance and style. Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort an international first class hotel of 5 star rating offers a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean and magnificent Gambia River.
Following a complete refurbishment, the Ocean Bay hotel opened in 2004 and now provides a high standard of accommodation in a fabulous beachfront setting. Formerly the Mariatou, one of the main attractions of the hotel is the spacious and well-maintained gardens which lead down to the large sandy Cape Point Beach.
With Extensive facilities, the Ocean Bay is a great choice for families or a couple wanting a more active holiday or those looking to simply relax and enjoy the Gambian sunshine. The large swimming pool is the focal point of the hotel where daytime games are arranged whilst Volleyball, Pool, Darts and Table Tennis are also available. For families there is a children’s pool, playground and babysitting can be arranged. The rooms are furnished in dark wood and are of a good standard, arranged in two storey buildings with views of either the gardens or the beach.
Amenities & Services
Volleyball, Table Tennis, Darts, Daytime Activities, Occasional Evening Entertainment, Buffet restaurant open for Breakfast & Evening meals, Ocean Clipper a la carte serving Mediterranean and Asian Cuisine, Snacks available at the pool bar, Twin beds, Air-Conditioning, Mini-Bar, Swimming pool, Children’s pool, Children’s playground, Library, Medical Clinic, Laundry service, Vitala Wellness center, Internet Café, Telephone, Television, Hair Dryer, Safety Deposit Boxes, 3 Pin Plug Sockets.
Relax around our large swimming pool, while savoring a cool drink served to you by our friendly Beach Bar staff. There is also a children’s pool, sun beds and pool towels.
The endless long beach along the shores invites not only for all sorts of aqua activities, but also for quiet and relaxing walks – alone or with company. The beach is perfectly safe and clean – the sea around Gambia is rich of gorgeous fish and seafood. Inhale the fresh sea-breeze which is pregnant with powerful iodine, while watching the fishermen’s return from their successful trips.
Activities & Facilities
Surround yourself with tropical beauty and lavish yourself with personalized service as warm as a gentle Ocean breeze during your stay at the Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort. Swim, sail, play tennis or relax and sip a tropical drink on the soft sands of the wave-washed beach or in the cooling large-sized freshwater pool.
Spend part of your day in the supervised recreation program for adults and children. Sand painting, beach volleyball and water aerobics are just a part of the fun awaiting you.
Sports include: Windsurfing Water ski Sailing Tennis Volleyball Badminton Paragliding Boating and Fishing Golf at the nearby 18 hole Championship Golf Course. Also available are: Horse Riding Biking Beach Buggy Rental …and a whole range of excursions.
The resort also features a large attended children’s playground and a daily activity program for the small ones as well as a separate children’s pool.