Sitting on a tiled bench in nothing but a paper g-string is not how I would normally picture the start of a day’s pampering but that is exactly how my morning started; I’m here to enjoy the delights of this beautiful spa, including a traditional Moroccan hamam, in the most opulent and stylish hotel in The Gambia. I’m a firm believer that if you want to give your best to other people whether family, friends, work or even volunteering, you have to make time to look after yourself and what better way than this!
In an ideal location by the beach and close to the ferry terminal, this lovely hotel mixes modern comfort with Victorian elegance. It really was wonderful to wake up to a view of the sea, followed by a leisurely breakfast on the terrace, a walk on the beachand. There was even time for a relaxing massage, before I checked out to catch my ferry.