Rainbow Beach Bar, Restaurant & Lodge (Sanyang)


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Rainbow Beach Bar, Restaurant & Lodge (Sanyang)

A popular meeting place for visitors to Gambia, Rainbow is an all-in-one establishment that offers dining, entertainment (traditional folk shows every weekend — check their website for current schedules), and well-maintained bungalows for hire. The beach side location makes it a great pick for an evening drink.

Bars & Nightlife

Nightlife is virtually non-existent in Banjul, with its daytime population leaving the city for the Kombos, where many of those who work in Banjul live. For something slightly more exhilarating, see if you can catch a traditional music and/or dance performance at one of the local hotels, or head to the Senegambia strip where something is always happening despite the country's generally rather hushed and low-key night time entertainment.