Christmas Holidays in The Gambia: fun in the sun

A Blog Post from Footsteps Eco-Lodge in The Gambia

by David White - 21 December 2014

Staff wearing Christmas hats in Gambia

Merry Christmas everyone and welcome to the Footsteps festivities!

We're dishing up Xmas cheer all through the holidays.

  • Xmas Eve we, have a delicious buffet and Kora music from Lamin Sousso.
  • Xmas Day we have a four-course traditional dinner and in the evening The Gunjur Village Gospel Choir will be singing traditional Gambian Gospel music.
  • New Year's Eve we have a BBQ you will never forget and traditional dancing and drumming til past midnight.

Christmas Day Menu:

Champagne breakfast

Ham and eggs with grilled tomato or fruit salad with natural yoghurt and honey. Glass of champagne (with or without orange juice). Coffee or tea.

4 Course Xmas Meal

Prawn Cocktail or Tomato Soup

Roast Turkey with stuffing or beef, served with vegetables and an orange mint sauce

- or -

Vegetable Pasta Bake

Traditional Christmas Pudding with double brandy cream. Or ice cream.


Please note: the three days listed above are half-board and fully inclusive for the price shown on our booking system. Booking is easy for all our holiday festivities. Simply use the bookings button on the top of every page, choose your dates and if you are with us for one or more of these days our booking system will add them automatically.

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