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23/09/2020
Your Guide to Bijilo

The Bijilo resort and Bijilo village are in the West Coast Region of the Kombo North St. Mary District of The Gambia. This picturesque village is around 23km southwest of the capital of Banjul. The old village and its new residential areas are about 2 km south of Kololi and the Senegambia Strip area.  Why Invest In Bijilo? The village of Bijilo can be...

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25/08/2020
Day to Day Travel and Expenses in The Gambia

Navigating around your local town or city will be easy for you, but in The Gambia, it may be a bit more challenging. Making sure you understand how to travel around and pay for your food is a little different to life in the UK or US. Also understanding the currency and how much things cost within The Gambia is essential. This will help you integrate easier a...

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21/07/2020
You Guide to Kololi

Unlike the traditional town of Brufut, Kololi is a resort town which is a tourist attraction for expats and holiday makers. Kololi is located in the western region of The Gambia and it is around 20 km from the capital of Banjul. Thanks to tourism, this region of the country has seen a great rise in popularity and interest has grown significantly. View o...

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12/12/2019
Reasons 2020 is Your Year to Look at Houses For Sale in The Gambia

Gambia is a small country located in West Africa that offers plenty of real estate investment opportunities and value for money. When looking at houses for sale in Gambia many people are shocked at how affordably priced they are, which makes it easy to grab a bargain! There are many areas in Gambia that provide beautiful homes, scenery and an array of things...

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06/11/2019
Education in Gambia

If you’re moving to a new country with young children, you want to be sure that the education system is of a high quality. You can expect it to be very different compared to your home country, but knowing that your kids will receive suitable education helps to make the relocation process less stressful. The Gambia is the smalled country in Africa and i...

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16/09/2019
Best Places to Invest in Gambia Property

Located in West African, Gambia is a small country that offers plenty of first-rate real estate investment opportunities. Properties in The Gambia tend to be affordably priced, which makes them hugely appealing to those looking to grab a bargain. Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a property, there are many areas within The Gambia that provide beaut...

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07/08/2019
Gambia Culture, Language and Religion

When living in The Gambia, it’s important for you to fully understand the locals’ way of life. From traditions, values and social conventions to the varying languages, you’ll soon get to grips with The Gambian lifestyle. One of the best things about Gambia culture is that everyone is made to feel welcome here.  Gambians are among the f...

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09/07/2019
Cost of Living in The Gambia

A major consideration when making moving to a new country is how much the cost of living is. It can either make the move a blessing on your bank account if everyday purchases become a lot cheaper or make life a little difficult if the cost of living increases. The Gambia can be a blessing for many, with a cheap cost of living. The major language here in...

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05/06/2019
Living in The Gambia

Are you preparing to make the move to The Gambia? If you’re wondering what life will be like while living there, this practical and handy guide talks about what you can expect. Living in The Gambia is a wonderful and cultural experience than anyone can enjoy. Whether you’re coming from overseas or travelling from another part of Africa, The Gambi...

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08/05/2019
Gambia Wildlife: What to Look Out For While You're There!

The Gambia is known for its wildlife, so why not get up close and personal with the wide array of animals. You never know, they may just end up being your neighbours. Just over 10km2, The Gambia is the smallest country on the African mainland. Despite this, it still plays home to an assortment of species and creatures, whether they be large or small. There&r...

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20/03/2019
Everything You Need to Know About Relocating to The Gambia

Many people dream of owning their own home in a beautiful location. And what better way to achieve that by living in one of the most awe-inspiring countries in the world? If you’re an expat looking to move to the wonderful region of Gambia, there may be a few things you wish to consider. Get to know where you’re potentially thinking about moving...

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22/01/2019
Buy or Rent Property in The Gambia?

For most people, there will come a time in life where it’s time to move home. Considering your financial factors, and location you are deciding to move to (abroad or in the same country) this decision won’t be made lightly. Blue Ocean Properties are local property experts here in The Gambia and over the years we have picked up a few tips on the a...

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20/12/2018
Your Guide to Brufut

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 gua...

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20/11/2018
Top Things to do in The Gambia

The Gambia is a small West African country that has a lot to offer. Not only are they affordable properties for sale for the keen property investor but there are plenty of things to see and do for those who are looking to make The Gambia their permanent residency. Here at Blue Ocean Properties, we know the Gambia property industry well and we can help you fi...

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09/04/2018
The Weather in The Gambia

When it comes to moving home, especially if you’re looking to move overseas, there are a number of factors that buyers consider as a must have. Many people think about the location, property type and number of bedrooms as important in their search, but another key factor for some is the weather. When moving abroad, house hunters are often seeking sun,...

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