The Gambia

Welcome to the Fajara Club – Gambia

Welcome to The Gambia Serekunda, Brikama and Fajara.


Gambia river-scene Fajara Golf Club Tour and Travel Bakau crocodile wild life farm the Gambia river boats

Where is Fajara  The Gambia

The Gambia  as the smallest country on the continent packs its captivating charm of attractions. Enclosed by Senegal, Surrounding Gambia to the North, South and to the East is Senegal.  The Gambia has 80km of fantastic coastline. A impressive stretch of white golden beaches with palms trees and wind,amazing lagoons,  fishing villages in the sun. Exquisitely situated on either side of the Gambia River which flows through the midle of the country and falls into the Atlantic Ocean. With an area of 10,689 square kilometres and a population of 1,857,181 as of the April 2013 census. Banjul is the capital and the largest cities are Serekunda, Brikama and Fajara. Fajara is a beautiful, fantastic town.

Fajara Town

Landing at Yundum International Airport

There are many hotels and guest houses 15-minute drive from  Yundum International Airport or Gunjur.  Many comfortable lodge and hotels offers free Wi-Fi. From the  Yundum International Airport to the beach coast line it just a 30 minute drive. ‘Its up to you where you want to start your travel with nature or on the beach. The Yundum International Airport is less than a 30-minute drive, to the coast beach line and so you are surely spoilt for hotel choices. Some hotels, bar restaurant  and nature lodgings are not to far and really nice for a night stay over.

Two Bigs Serekunda and Brikama

Welcome to The Gambia Serekunda and Brikama but Fajara is the BEST!
Serekunda is the largest urban centre in The Gambia situated 13 km from the capital, Banjul. Its formed by nine villages growing together as one urban area. Serekunda means “home of the Sayer family” and is named after its founder, Sayerr Jobe.  Serekunda is the grand-old-market African style. In Brikama you get the best of both worlds. Beaches, Gambian culture plus nature. In the morning the fresh fragrant coffee, the beautiful walks on the beach or walk  with nature, the walk into the fun of simple life, the good food and local people. You’ll feel just right at you new home with white sandy beaches, sun and palm trees.

The Fajara Club GambiaIt’s surely a amazing place and not to be missed by the traveller. A key factor of the country’s shape was this British colony on the Gambia River, first by the Portuguese. In May 1765, The Gambia was made a part of the British Empire. The Gambia gained its independence under the leadership of Dawda Jawara.  Dawda ruled the Gambia until Yahya Jammeh seized power in a bloodless coup in 1994. In 2017 Adama Barrow became The Gambia’s third president by defeating Jammeh. The Gambia’s economy is dominated by farming, fishing and, especially, Travel and tourism The Gambia.

Languages English is the official language, but frequently spoken are Mandinka and Wolof, Pulaar (Fulbe), Serer, Diola, and Soninke. Religion The population is overwhelmingly Muslim. There are small numbers of Christians – Roman Catholic. Some devotee of traditional beliefs maxed into all religions. Some Muslim clerics are literate in Arabic.

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