Contact Address Details:
BB Hotel Craft Market Association
Kotu Strand, Banjul area
Tel no: +220 9941284
Go down the Badala Highway and down towards Kotu
beach. The Bendula
market is just after the Kombo Beach Hotel on your
8am till late depending on each owner.
Bungalow Beach Hotel Craft Market, or BB Bendula for short,
was established back in the year 1975 to formalize the activities
of women selling their home made baskets to tourists on Kotu
Then an international organisation donated purpose built market
structures adjacent to the beach. This Bendula was later extended
in size in 2009 to allow for a new total of 41 craft stalls.
You can find wooden drums, necklaces, African tie dye clothing
and hats, paintings, calabash gourds, balafons, and even stuffed
toys, sunglasses, baseball caps.