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Serenity Holidays




50+ employees


Serenity Holidays is an independent, privately owned tour operator which was established in 1987 by husband and wife team Stephen and Sandra Wilde. Still owned by the couple, the company maintains its original principles of providing specialist holidays with a superior service but at affordable prices.Serenity Holidays trade under a handful of specialist brands, each managed and staffed by teams of specialists. The founding trade name, The Gambia Experience, remains the largest and most well known of all the brands, however sister company The Cape Verde Experience launched in 2006, and has proved popular with the press, travel agents and travelling public. Sales exceeded expectations in the first year and remain strong. Launched in May 2008, The Senegal Experience has an expanding range of quality properties and offers further opportunities for enjoying the best of what West Africa has to offer.The remaining brands all specialise in holidays to Europe: Corsican Places offers the widest range of holidays to the beautiful Mediterranean island and is fast becoming the predominant operator on the island; and Sardinian Places has a wide range of properties all well placed to explore this quintessential island at the heart of the Med.Great Escapes is a specialist in short breaks, and Allez France provides 3000 cottages and gites across the country


Atlantic House,
3600 Parkway,
Solent Business Park,
Fareham PO15 7AN

T: 01489 866900


Recent News

Gambia Experience thanks trade as FCO lifts warning
In a statement, Chris Rowles, managing director of Serenity Holidays, said the operator had seen “strong interest” for the destination over the weekend and into Monday as the political situation cooled. “Flights for next week and into February are also ...

Thousands of Britons to be flown home from Gambia amid political unrest
The Westmorland Gazette
The Gambia Experience, part of Hampshire-based travel firm Serenity Holidays, said it is contacting its 225 package holiday customers and 109 flight-only customers in the country to provide details of their repatriation options. A 90-day state of ...