Kairaba LABRANDA Beach Hotel

Greater Banjul Area,Gambia

The LABRANDA Kairaba Beach Hotel is located on the magnificent, golden beach of Kololi, on the idyllic coast of The Gambia, West Africa. Located at a short 20 minute drive from Banjul international Airport, this unique resort is nestled within 40 acres of lush tropical gardens with highly elevated African trees and 2 km of sandy beach. The two floor resort has Portuguese with African influenced architecture and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and the vast gardens filled with native west African trees.


  • Located at the Senegambia strip, a vibrant tourism hub of the Gambia
  • The stunning beauty of lush tropical gardens that attracts neighbouring birdlife and wildlife
  • Free WIFI hotel wide
  • Professional and friendly Staff
  • Tastefully appointed guestrooms with spectacular balcony views of the gardens, pool and magnificent Atlantic Ocean
  • Wide range of variety restaurants & bars

Location and Nearby Attractions

  • directly at the beach
  • beach details: Kololi Beach
  • distance (approx.): to the airport: 20 km, to town Banjul: 30 minutes drive, to shopping facilities: 300 m, to restaurants/bars: 100m, next town/village: 1 km, to Bijilo National Park: 10 minutes walk

Amenities and Facilities

Hotel facilities:

  • Reception 24hrs
  • Room service 24 hrs
  • Credit cards (Visa and Mastercard attracts 3% bank charges)
  • WIFI  (free)
  • Laundry Service (extra charge)
  • 1 Pool with sun beds and umbrellas
  • 1 Children’s  pool
  • Pool Towels
  • Table tennis
  • Croquet
  • Bird watching
  • Entertainment at night during dinner and happy hour by the pool
  • Wellness Center
  • Children´s Playground
  • Baby - sitting service
  • Free parking
  • Medical Clinic (with 24hrs Doctor on call)
  • Extensive Conference & Banquet facilities

Wellness Center:

  • Massage
  • Pedicure & Manicure
  • Gym
  • Hair dressing saloon 

Wellness-area: Guests can also enjoy beauty treatments and massages. Massage and beauty treatments are payable services.


  • number of children’s pools: 1
  • children’s pool features: separate

Restaurant & Bars

The Kingfisher Terrace Restaurant

Offering full open  buffet for Breakfast & dinner
The restaurant is fully air-conditioned, non- smoking in door , with a  large outdoor terrace overlooking the lush tropical gardens, pool and distant ocean.   

Breakfast 07:00 to 10:00
Dinner 19:00 to 22:00

Dinner Dress code: casual


Casa Fernado

This outdoor shaded restaurant offers a wide menu of Spanish & Mediterranean food , with a wide variety of delicious local fresh Gambian fish
Daily live bands , playing your favorite music from around the globe

Dinner 19:30 to 23:00

Dinner Dress code: casual

Malimbe Pool Restaurant

Malimbe Restaurant is located by the poolside under a cool African authentic roof  with fresh sea breezes from the Atlantic Ocean. The menu features fresh local ingredients, fresh local seafood and vegetables to create an exciting selection of delicious meals, as well as a wide variety of Gourmet sandwiches, hamburgers and pizzas.

Operating 09:00 to 24:00

Shikra (high season)

Shikra Restaurant offers the ultimate a la carte fine dining experience for the sophisticated; the décor of the well-designed restaurant sets the tone of good taste, featuring inspirational artwork to add to your dining experience.

Dinner 19:00 to 22:30

Dress code: Casual Elegant


Situated by the main entrance, this exciting coffee shop has a spacious outdoor shaded terrace to indulge one’s sweet tooth offers a wide range of pastries, variety of different coffee, snacks , plenty of refreshments ,  a wide range of Italian ice creams of different flavors  waffles, pancakes, Paninis and pizzas. 

Enjoy them all sitting pleasantly outside on the terrace over- looking the main activity street

Havana Club

Havana Club is a lively bar, that offers a wide range of alcoholic & non- alcoholic drinks.
Enjoy your preferred drink & our long list of cocktails while listening to our professional DJ playing your favorite music & a wide variety from around the world.

Operating 18:00 to 02:00

Dress code: casual

Lobby Bar

This bar is situated at the hotel Lobby area, fully air-conditioned with free WIFI & Satellite TV 

Operating 16:00 to 24:00

Bolong Bar

The Bolong bar at the pool, offers a selection of refreshments, snacks, Cocktails, with a wide selection of French, Italian, South African wines, in addition to Coffee and tea 

Operating 10:00 to 18:00


Rooms & Suites

The hotel offers 160 comfortably furnished rooms & suites all of which overlook the Atlantic Ocean and diverse, natural garden and pool area.

Economy room
Total room size is 33 m² including bathroom. The Economy rooms are located at the hotel entrance overlooking the car park next to the Havana Bar. All rooms are modern furnished; they include shower, hairdryer, Telephone, safe, satellite TV, mini fridge, Tea/ Coffee amenities and air conditioning. These Economy rooms have no balconies or terraces. They can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults.

Standard room

Total room size is 33 m² including bathroom, not including terrace or balcony. The Standard rooms  are located close to the main hotel entrance with a garden view & across Casa Fernando outdoor restaurant,  with twin beds, shower, hairdryer, telephone, safe, Satellite TV, mini fridge, Tea & Coffee amenities and air conditioning with either a balcony or a terrace. The standard rooms can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults.

Deluxe room
Total room size is 36 m including bathroom, not including terrace or balcony. The Deluxe rooms are located within the hotel gardens with balconies or terrace , with either  Garden View, Pool View  or sea view. there are 12 Sea View rooms with balconies.

All deluxe rooms  are equipped with twin beds, bath & shower, hairdryer, telephone, safe, Satellite TV, mini fridge, tea & coffee amenities and air conditioning. It can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults plus 1 child.

Superior Deluxe Room

Total room size is 44 M2 including bathrooms, not including balconies. The Superior Deluxe rooms are specious, all rooms are with balconies  located on the top floor, balconies are in  L Shape offering magnificent garden, pool or sea views. There are 8 Superior Deluxe rooms with Sea View. All 19 Superior Deluxe rooms are connected to Deluxe rooms, ideal for Family travelling.

Rooms have twin beds, bathroom with bath & shower, hairdryer, telephone, safe, Satellite TV, mini fridge, Tea/ coffee amenities, Trouser press and air conditioning. Such rooms can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults plus 1 child or 3 adults.

Premium Suite
Total suite size is 59 M2 including bathrooms, not including terraces. These rooms are located on the ground floor with terraces, offering views of the garden and pool: with separate living room and sleeping area, queen size bed, spacious bathroom with both tube & shower, hairdryer, telephone, safe, Satellite TV, mini fridge, Tea & Coffee amenities, Trouser press and air conditioning
Such suites can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children.

Garden Suite
These unique garden suites have separate living and sleeping areas, queen bed, double sofa bed, spacious lounge a private garden, all located on ground floor with terraces,  Safe, Telephone, two Satellite TVs, mini fridge, Tea & Coffee amenities, Trouser press and air conditioning . These can accommodate up to 4 people

Executive Suite
Total suite size is 49 M2. These top floor queen bedded Executive suite have separate living and sleeping areas with views  of  garden, pool or sea.  The facilities in both Executive Suites include two satellite TVs, air conditioning, tea/coffee amenities, trouser press, queen bed, double sofa beds, guest bathroom, separate shower, bath tub,  hairdryer and a spacious business area.

Kairaba Suite
The Kairaba Presidential suite includes living and dining room, lounge and office space with a separate entrance to the living room. The Kairaba Presidential Suite includes air conditioning, two separate  restrooms, bathtub and shower, two large screen satellite TVs, Minibar, Fax machine, tea/coffee making amenities, hairdryer and trouser press

  • Meal Board basis Bed & Breakfast, Half board and Full board  

Food & Beverage

  • bed & breakfast (buffet)
  • half board, includes breakfast (buffet) and dinner (buffet)


Day Time Activities:   

  • Croquet
  • Table tennis
  • Games
  • Chess

Evening Entertainment:   

  • DJ
  • Live band
  • Local authentic acoustic 

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