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1 room, 2 adults

Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort

5-star5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Beach towels
Kofi Annan Street, Cape Point, Bakau, Gambia

Beachfront hotel in Bakau with outdoor pool and beach bar
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Children's pool
    • Free WiFi
    • Beach towels
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  • An unpleasant experience. A staff that sees you as a dollar sign and nothing else. Credit…Apr 3, 2020
  • I travelled on business. This is a comfortable and convenient small resort. The food is…Feb 19, 2020

Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort

  • Deluxe Single Room
  • Deluxe Room, Sea View
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Triple Room

What’s around Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort


  • In Cape Point
  • Cape Point Beach - 3 min walk
  • Bakau Beach - 9 min walk
  • Kachikally Crocodile Pool - 18 min walk
  • Independence Stadium - 33 min walk
  • Kololi Beach - 4.6 mi / 7.3 km
  • Banjul Beach - 5.7 mi / 9.2 km
  • Bijilo Beach - 6.2 mi / 10 km

Getting around

  • Banjul (BJL-Banjul Intl.) - 21 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 195 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details. Due to renovations the reception desk will temporarily be relocated to conference room number 2. Please use the conference hall entrance to access the reception.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Tennis on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Beach towels
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Library
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Hacienda - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Ocean Clipper - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves dinner only.

Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort’s small print

Also known as

  • Ocean Bay Bakau
  • Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort Gambia/Bakau, Africa
  • Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort Hotel
  • Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort Bakau
  • Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort Hotel Bakau
  • Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort
  • Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort Bakau
  • Ocean Bay Hotel Resort
  • Ocean Bay Hotel Resort Bakau
  • Ocean Bay Hotel And Resort
  • Ocean Bay Hotel Bakau
  • Ocean Bay Resort
  • Ocean Bay Hotel Gambia


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 24 December
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 31 December

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of GMD 900 per person (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort

  • Does Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort currently open?
    This property is closed from July 1 2020 to October 18 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is there a pool at Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort?
    You can check in from 2 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is GMD 900 per person one way.

Recent reviews

Good 7,8 From 34 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Great time
The Ocean Bay Hotel was great. The pool, Food, and service was awsome. The staff was friendly, and helpful. I will be staying here again.
Tyrone, us4 night trip with friends
Very good 8,0
Nice hotel on a large stretch of beach. Great pool, very friendly staff, decent breakfast.
us2 night trip with friends
Fair 4,0
Poor service, dirty room, flies and mosquitos in room thatvhadnt been cleaned in days. Still had hair from previous customers days ago. Complained 4 times and didn't get cleaned. Ended up leaving hotel the next day and booked into another hotel. Breakfast ok, area not great- harassed as soon as we left the hotel. Was very happy to leave!
Bhavin, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Good place to stay
Had a wonderful time the hotel was good and all the staff made my holiday good
Margaret, gb17 night trip
Good 6,0
For the price it is an ok option, close to Banjul and nice surrounding area. Good swimming pool and restaurant has fair prices. The rooms and property are a bit dated.
ie4 night business trip

Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort

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