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Bakau

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Nestled at the meeting point of the Gambia River and the Atlantic, the small resort town of Bakau draws visitors with its palm-lined beaches, lively marketplaces, and friendly, welcoming local community. Known for its crocodile pool and museum, the town boasts plenty of bars and restaurants to keep you entertained, while the capital lies just a short taxi ride away if you feel up for a day trip. Attractions in Bakau include its lush botanical gardens, as well as a variety of river cruises, fishing ports, and bird-watching hot spots. Find what you're looking for from your Bakau holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy Gambia sightseeing website.
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Where to stay in Bakau

Bakau's accommodation options include both budget and mid-range establishments, plus a couple of upscale hotels and resorts along the coast with scenic beachfront views. Scattered around town, comfortable lodges and guesthouses offer private rooms, free Wi-Fi, and bathrooms with hot water showers.
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