This beachfront Gambia escape from Voyager Travel Direct saves up to £480 on the usual price. For £649 per person, spend seven nights at the 4-star Sheraton Gambia Hotel Resort & Spa on an all-inclusive basis, including return flights.
Depart from London Gatwick on 3, 10, 17, 24 September. For an extra £50 per person, depart on 16 July or 13, 20 August. Click here for a full list of departure options. The price includes an allowance of 15kg checked luggage.
This relaxed resort sits on a cliffside overlooking the beach near Brufut. On-site facilities include an infinity pool, a kids' pool, a small spa, volleyball courts and table tennis. Guests can dine in the Balafon Beachfront Restaurant or the Crematata buffet restaurant.
It is a short drive to the lively resorts of Banjul and Kololi; the hotel provides a daily shuttle bus for all guests to Kololi. Attractions in the area include Tanji fishing village, Bijilo Forest Park and the slightly further afield Albert Market, which has stalls selling fresh produce, clothes, fabric and souvenirs.
The all-inclusive board covers breakfast, lunch, dinner, soft drinks and local alcoholic drinks. There is also a 10% spa discount for all guests from 9:30am-11pm daily.
World Travel Guide notes that "the Gambia is the most approachable of all West African countries", highlighting its "glorious low-key beaches, bustling towns and wealth of wildlife".