The Republic of Gambia is a small country that is located in the western part of the continent of South Africa. A Gambia holiday is a truly unique experience and for this reason it is a very popular choice with all kinds of travellers. It is guaranteed that a Gambia holiday rental villa will be modern and stylish with all of the amenities that you would expect to find in a top-class hotel. A Gambia holiday is the ideal choice for those travellers who want something new and fresh having had too many beach holidays or European city breaks.
The biggest advantage of having the freedom to roam a small country means that a Gambia holiday provides a multitude of great activities for visitors to enjoy wherever they go. Amongst the popular activities available all over the country are swimming, cycling, abseiling, bay fishing, snorkelling, surfing, canoeing, bird watching, quad biking and archery.
If you can muster up the energy to move your body from your comfortable Gambia holiday rental villa and explore more of the country, then it is worth taking the drive to Kiang West National Park which is approximately 90 miles from the capital city of Banjul. The park was opened in 1987 in a measure to protect the wildlife and natural beauty that this country has to offer. As well as mangroves, savannahs, creeks and woodland, visitors will be able to see some fantastic wildlife including Roan Antelopes, West African Manatees and Sitatunga Antelope.
We all like to have wonderful weather on our holidays and so you will be pleased to hear that if you book a Gambia holiday rental villa you can expect to enjoy very hot summers and very warm winters! April and May are usually the warmest months of the year, which sees visitors basking in temperatures of as much as 40°C. The winter months of January and February see the daytime temperature drop to anywhere between 22°C and 32°C. The annual rainfall amount for the republic is 16 inches with the wettest month tending to be August with an average of 7 inches of rain in this month alone.
Travel to Gambia, Africa Travellers on a Gambia holiday can arrive at Banjul Airport (BJL) which is approximately 15 miles away from the capital city of Banjul in the republic. Air operators offering cheap, regular flights to the area include Brussels Airlines, KLM, Royal Air Maroc, Air Europa and Aer Lingus. Passengers can depart the UK from several UK airports such as Aberdeen (ABZ), London Gatwick (LGW), Birmingham (BHX), Exeter (EXT) and Newcastle(NCL).