Fathala Wildlife Reserve

Self Rated: 4.5 out of 5
Fathala Reserve, Karang, Senegal
4.7 out of 5 rating 15 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.7

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Fathala Wildlife Reserve in Karang, you'll be by the ocean, and 21.2 mi (34.2 km) from Banjul Beach and 30.5 mi (49 km) from Kololi Beach. This 4.5-star tentalow is 13.1 mi (21 km) from Niumi National Park and 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from Fort Bullen.


Make yourself at home in one of the 20 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Rooms have private balconies. Partially open bathrooms have deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include safes and electric kettles, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Pamper yourself with onsite massages and body treatments. Encounter the local wildlife with a safari, then enjoy recreational amenities including an outdoor pool. This tentalow also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.


Stop by the tentalow's restaurant, Day visitors Cafeteria, for lunch, or grab snacks at the coffee shop/café. Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include multilingual staff, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Niumi National Park - 21 km / 13.1 mi
Fort Bullen - 29.1 km / 18.1 mi
State House - 33.6 km / 20.9 mi
Gambia National Museum - 33.7 km / 20.9 mi
Banjul Beach - 34.2 km / 21.2 mi
Arch 22 - 34.5 km / 21.4 mi
Kunta Kinteh Island - 42 km / 26.1 mi
Bakau Beach - 45.3 km / 28.1 mi
Cape Point Beach - 45.4 km / 28.2 mi
Independence Stadium - 45.6 km / 28.4 mi
Kachikally Crocodile Pool - 45.9 km / 28.5 mi
Kololi Beach - 49 km / 30.5 mi
Bijilo Beach - 51.5 km / 32 mi
Bijilo Forest Park - 51.9 km / 32.3 mi

The nearest airports are:
Dakar (DSS-Blaise Diagne Intl.) - 219.9 km / 136.6 mi
Banjul (BJL-Banjul Intl.) - 61.2 km / 38 mi

The preferred airport for Fathala Wildlife Reserve is Dakar (DSS-Blaise Diagne Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 5 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the tentalow prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • Children 4 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 15 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: EUR 7.63 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 185 per person (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free self parking
  • -Snack bar/deli
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Concierge services
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Free reception
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Library
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -WiFi (surcharge)
  • -Garden