Saga Holidays returns to the 'Smiling Coast of Africa'

Thursday 13 July 2017

  • Package includes VIP door to door travel service including the option of domestic flights
  • Direct regional departures available from Birmingham or Manchester
  • 7 nights ‘Full Board Plus’ from £949pp

Saga have introduced two brand new hotels to its portfolio, offering two fantastic value holidays in The Gambia, staying at the Kombo Beach Hotel Kotu or The Kairaba Beach Hotel Kololi.

With a flight time of just under 6 hours, this relatively undiscovered gem nestled on Africa’s western Atlantic coast, offers a fantastic alternative for a spot of glorious winter sunshine.

Included on both holidays guests can enjoy a city tour of Banjul and a River Cruise along the tributaries  of the Gambia River offering the opportunity to discover Africa’s exotic wildlife and vibrant culture.

Both holidays also include Saga’s VIP door to door travel service, including the option of domestic flights, ensuring guests are taken from their door step to their next adventure, completely hassle free.

Abdoulie Hydara, the Director General of The Gambia Tourism Board, commented:

“The Gambia is extremely excited about the arrival of Saga Holidays and looks forward to welcoming their guests to the destination. Although a small country, The Gambia has a variety of activities, beautiful scenery, diverse wildlife and a rich culture that will ensure every visitor is kept busy. The hotels Saga Holidays is working with are in exciting locations and offer a wonderful mix of beaches and nature. We hope their guests will enjoy all that ‘the smiling coast of Africa’ has to offer.”


FULL BOARD PLUS - Kombo Beach Hotel, Kotu – 7 nights from £949pp
The Kombo Beach Hotel, Kotu, set beside a beautiful stretch of golden sand offers guests the perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy the sunshine. Guests stay on a full board ‘plus’ basis, which includes all meals and up to 5 drinks per day. Guests can choose to dine alfresco by the pool or in the main restaurant offering a different theme every evening.

HALF BOARD - Kairaba Beach, Kololi – 7 nights from £1099pp
Set amid 40 acres of glorious tropical gardens, the Kairaba Beach Hotel is located a stone’s throw away from the lively resort of Kololi, offering a fantastic array of shops and bars. For those that choose The Gambia for its wildlife Bijilo National Park is also close by, where visitors may be lucky enough to meet a few of Gambia’s monkeys.   

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For details call free on 0800 056 0464 or visit saga.co.uk/gambia

Kombo Beach Hotel – 7 nights from £949pp, departing London Gatwick (12 Dec 2017), Birmingham International (12Dec 2017) or Manchester International (16 Dec 2017). Departures are available between November 2017 and April 2018. Price includes 7 nights in hotels, VIP door to door travel service, return flights & transfers, full board plus 5 drinks a day, dedicated Saga representative, Welcome drink reception, tea or coffee and cake each afternoon, porterage at hotel, Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required,  2 excursions.

Kairaba Beach Hotel – 7 nights from £1099pp, departing London Gatwick (12 Dec 2017), Birmingham International (12Dec 2017) or Manchester International (16 Dec 2017). Departures are available between November 2017 and April 2018. Price includes 7 nights in hotels, VIP door to door travel service, half board, glass of house wine with dinner, return flights & transfers, dedicated Saga representative, Welcome drink reception, tea or coffee and cake each afternoon, porterage at hotel, Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required,  2 excursions.

Contact PR officer Jessica Myers email jessica.myers@saga.co.uk or call 01303 776133

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