Over 60 bird species in a week

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A recent guest at Picca Laa amassed a list of over 60 bird species seen during their stay during The Gambia International Bird Week!  Many of the birds were seen on and around Picca Laa – not too surprising when you …

Mains power comes to Picca Laa!

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Finally we have taken the decision to install mains electricity at Picca Laa as part of our continuous improvement programme as the site grows. Whilst solar will always be available as back-up the mains electricity will mean light all night …

A bird watcher’s delight! – New for 2018 season.

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We have just completed two brand new lodges right by the river so that you can sit on your veranda and watch the birds come right to your door Each lodge has en- suite bathroom with real flushing toilets and …

The origins of Mindfulness and Wellness

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Mindfulness and Wellness The concept of mindfulness originates from the realization of the four noble truths by Siddhartha Gautama, a spiritual teacher and founder of Buddhism. The four noble truths mark the beginning of Buddhist teachings and the spread of …

New cycle routes for 2017/18

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Cycling is one of the best ways to explore the local villages, beaches and the biggest bird reserve in The Gambia. There is so much to see, we have developed new cycle routes to explore the natural beauty even further. …

International Bird Week planned for 25th – 29th November 2017

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Gambia Tourist Board are planning to host a second International Bird Week in The Gambia and Picca Laa supports this initiative by encouraging lovers of nature, especially birding groups, to experience the natural world of The Gambia whilst staying with …

Bookings for 2017 season now being taken

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Book now for your chance to experience the amazing Gambia. Bed and breakfast per person per night. See here for current price. Next to a beautiful bird reserve Only 10 minutes from the beach 2 bars and restaurant Large and …

Low season rates for summer 2017

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LOW SEASON RATES FOR SUMMER 2017 Some time in the sun? Enjoy or summer season rates before the new season in November and reserve your place in the sun now! Go on – look out of the window and compare …