Bakau at a Glance
Bakau is a coastal town in Gambia, made famous for its botanical gardens, idyllic beaches and crocodile pool, which lies deep in central Bakau. It remains the most developed town in Gambia and is a short distance to Banjul and Serrekunda. The laid back attitude and traditional African atmosphere that you’ll experience in Bakau makes it a real jewel of Gambia.
The Beaches at Bakau
Beyond the beaches, there are plenty of other attractions to enjoy during your stay at Bakau.
- The crocodile pools are a must-see on your holiday to Bakau. The sacred sites, believed to have healing powers, house crocodiles that are relatively tame so you can get up close for a photo opportunity of a lifetime!
- The town has a beautiful botanical garden. Set on a cliff top, a stroll around the foliage is the perfect way to spend a relaxing afternoon.
- For souvenirs, visit Bakau’s craft market. Featuring local arts and crafts and handmade jewellery, the stalls will keep you busy for hours.
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Bakau’s warm climate means you can embark on an African adventure all year round. Book a cheap 2013 summer holiday and take the whole family to Bakau early to benefit from great booking discounts.