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Your Guide to Brufut

Published on 20th December 2018
Ariel view of the town of Brufut in The Gambia
The traditional town of Brufut can be found in the West Coast region of The Gambia. Brufut beach has a wide stretch of golden sand and is often described as paradise. Along the peaceful beach you will find a variety of cafes and restaurants to relax and enjoy the views. Although Brufut is developing, it is one of the quietest areas in The Gambia, you are guaranteed a quiet homelife with easy access to the near city of Serrekunda and The Gambia’s capital, Banjul. 

Why invest in property in Brufut

There is a high demand for housing in Brufut so the area is fast developing. With building already underway in many estates, now is a great time to invest in property in Brufut as prices are expected to rise. The nearest airport to Brufut is Banjul, making the town easily accessible from other areas of the world, and if a direct flight is not available, commuters can take short connecting flight. The Gambia has one of the lowest crime rates in the world, and is known for the friendly culture, this is just one of the reasons why many people choose to reside here. 


The climate in Brufut, much like the rest of The Gambia is subtropical. The hottest month of the year is June when the average temperature is approximately 28°C. January is the coolest with temperatures at around 25°C. There is approximately 77 days of rainfall in per year with August being the wettest month.  

Things to do in Brufut 

Brufut woods community project

 The Brufut woods community project is managed locally working with the West African Bird Study Association. Here you can spot many different species of birds in their natural habitat whilst taking a walk in the beautiful greenery. 

Brufut Market 

The Brufut market is between Brufut and Tanji, here you can purchase products such as clothing, jewelry and food. One of the most popular things to purchase here is the fish, high quantities of fish is dried out here regularly.

Katchikally Crocodile Pool & Museum

If you are happy to travel then Katchikally Crocodile Pool is a great place to visit, situated in Bakau, 27 miles away from Brufut. This has received a Tripadvisor certificate of excellence and you can get up close and personal with the amazing reptiles 

Properties for sale in Brufut

Take a look at this new estate developing at the edge of Brufut. The bungalows boast 3 sizeable bedrooms, just 5 minutes walk from the Ocean. View Blue Bird Forest here>
Or if you are looking to purchase land. This estate, right behind the bird reserve and 800m from the beach offers plots of various sizes. 

showing areas of land for sale in the gambia
There are many things to see and do if you choose to live in the beautiful area of Brufut. So what are you waiting for? Are you looking to find your dream property in Brufut? Then contact Blue Ocean Properties today! 

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