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The Ngala Lodge Hotel is an award winning luxury boutique hotel that was converted from a former colonial mansion and is one of the best hotels in this region of West Africa. The hotel is situated between Fajara and Bakau and has a lovely relaxing atmosphere, it benefits from being an adult only hotel and it attracts many guests back year after year. The friendly and attentive staff will make you feel very welcome at this intimate hotel.
The tropical gardens surround the buildings and swimming pool and make a perfect place to enjoy the warm African sunshine in peaceful surroundings. There is a small tidal beach which is reached by steep steps that has recently had a wooden deck area built with sunbeds and parasols for use when the tide is in, complete with waiters who can take your orders whilst you enjoy the sunshine complete with the soothing sounds of the waves breaking on the Atlantic Ocean.
At the swimming pool area there is a small sun terrace and the tropical gardens offer much more space and there is also a shared Jacuzzi in the manor area of the hotel. There is a main bar plus a drinks and snack service around the gardens and on the beach. The restaurant at the Ngala Lodge has an excellent reputation and serves up some of the best cuisine in The Gambia, it is run by Head Chef Assan and was developed by an English chef. With its new cocktail bar making the most of the stunning views, stunning African sunsets here can be experienced as never before, and within the restaurant itself you can now observe the chefs at work as your meal is prepared. In addition to this setting, low-key entertainment, along with a weekly African night with dancers, creates an inviting atmosphere.
Facilities at the Ngala Lodge include a swimming pool with small sun terraces, infinity pool, gardens with sunbathing areas, shared jacuzzi in private Manor garden, small tidal beach, main bar plus drinks/snack service around the grounds and beach, A la carte restaurant - local evening entertainment.
The rooms are of an exemplary standard and all offer King size beds (twin mattresses on request), Air-conditioning, Mosquito nets, Wi-Fi, Hairdryer, Safety deposit box, Tea and coffee-making facilities and a Minibar (stocked on request, payable locally). Room upgrades are available and include private plunge pools and penthouse suites – please call for more information.
Our Opinion: The Ngala Lodge hotel offers a peaceful sea front oasis and excellent quality accommodation that is perfect for a relaxing holiday to the Gambia.