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Coco Ocean Resort and Spa

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1 Bamboo Drive | Kombo Coastal Road, Bijilo, Gambia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Definitely the only place to stay in The Gambia and more than 5 star when compared with others in the country.... Extremely attentive staff at breakfast, lunch and dinner extended to all staff at the hotel in general. Having stayed here on several occasions in the past at a modest room level decided to push the boat out and try... More 

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Cambs
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our half-board week here and this is the only hotel in the Gambia that we would return to. The staff were very courteous and our superior penthouse suite was enormous and very well appointed. The a la carte breakfasts and dinners in the evening were excellent. It is a peaceful and luxurious hotel in a lovely beach... More 

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Ngaparou, Senegal
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A delightful Resort and Spa - the Coco Ocean is situated on a long sloping hill leading down to a beautiful beach - comprising a broad variety of suites - most of which benefit from a panoramic view of the beach and Atlantic Ocean. The hotel is certainly expensive - with a rack-rate of €205 for a basic suite (however,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

in brief: Wonderfully peaceful and calm hotel away from the hectic life of Gambia but still within easy striking distance of the Senegambia 'strip' and all taxi and tour options. Best Atlantic beachfront location bar none in Gambia. Two superb (if not cheap) restaurants - 'fine dining' and 'beach'. Day pass to the pool areas, beach loungers inc. towels for... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I came here to get a week in the sun in February. Judging by the airport transfer that stopped at others en route, this looked like the best of the bunch. It is large and spacious. We had a budget room in the dome area above the reception. It had a fantastic view of the ocean and it was clean... More 

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Doncaster
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Stayed here for 2 weeks in Nov 2014. The hotel was on a third occupied due to the Ebola outbreak. There was no Ebola in Gambia. The hotel is situated on a long stretch of sandy beach which was deserted every day. Walking along the beach you did get a little bit of hawkers trying to sell their wears, but... More 

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Norrkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Fantastic, beautiful hotel in African continental style. Delicious food, both at the beach restaurant and the "nice" restaurant. The staff is very courteous, an extraordinary tribute to Yankuba:-) The spa has a lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. An experience to live there or spend a day!

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Turin, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I spent a whole day sunbathing and having lunch in this gorgeus hotel. It is wonderful, five star service and stay. The beach is incredible and full of services, you can see birds close to you, you have pool, shower, sun beds, snack bar, green and whataver you need.

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Hollywood Beach, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Went there for three weeks on 2nd jan.. Been many times every year. Lovit. . Quite empty which was a shame, not hotels fault it was becos of Eboly scare a long way from The Gambia and people not quite understanding that they have not had a case of it in The Gambia. Had a great relaxing time, but feel... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The hotel and setting was beautiful. The staff are very friendly and excellent service. The pool is lovely and the weather fabulous. The food is superb. However outside the hotel is a bit scary. I would not go to Gambia again, but glad I experienced this hotel.

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