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Things to do during your stay

Balafon Beach Resort is perfectly situated for guests wanting to get out and about and find out what the 'real Gambia' has to offer.

The hotel sits directly on the beach, just a 2 minute stroll down the beach to Djeliba Plaza strip where you will find a many great local beach bars and restaurants offering live music and a variety of local and international cuisines

If you want a bigger selection of restaurants, shops and nightlife then the taxis outside the hotel are ready to take you to the bustling central hub of Senegambia, just 2km away (also known locally as 'the Strip'). In Senegambia you will also find a traditional and colourful market which is a great spot to pick up local handcrafted souvenirs and gifts to take home.


Food & Beverage

Breakfast at Balafon is served buffet style, with eggs cooked to your liking and limitless tea and coffee served to you while you enjoy the warm morning’s sea breeze.  

At lunch we offer a beach snack style menu and for dinner the menu is a la carte with options of both traditional and Continental cuisine.  Various themed music , BBQs and dining nights take place throughout the week.

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Private Dining, Events, Parties & Weddings

Are you celebrating something special during your stay with us? Get in touch to find out how we can tailor private dining to suit your celebration.

Above the Bantaba Restaurant is a bright airy space perfect for small intimate parties if you are celebrating a special occasion. 

Conference and banqueting facilities for up to 800 guests are also available for business and international travelers in our adjoining sister hotel, Djembe Resort, which is only a two minute walk away through beautiful well kept native paths and gardens.  

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Planet SPA

Relax and unwind ...

At the Planet Spa we offer a wide range of beauty and massage treatments to help you relax and unwind during your stay with us.

Choose a Bach Flower or Hot Stone Massage or opt for the popular traditional Turkish Hammam massage using steam followed by a full body scrub and oil massage. We offer facials to give you cleaner, healthier, more radiant-looking skin and manicures and pedicures to brighten up your nails.

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