Garden Eco Roundhouse


Hut hosted by Ben

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bath
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Beautiful, authentic eco roundhouse set in an acre of its own gardens with fruit trees, flowers, mature trees & abundance of birdlife.
Located in a rural, tranquil location in the bush, next to Koofung Forest Reserve with it's bird life & monkeys & a 25-30 min walk to near deserted, golden, sandy beaches.
Ideal for adventurous couples & solo travellers who like to get of the beaten track & experience the true Gambia. Perfect place to relax, unwind and connect with nature & local people

The space
The 1 acre garden is for your sole use and is full of fruits and vegetables and many types of trees - bananas, avocados, oranges, pineapple, ground nuts, guava, custard apple, grapefruit, cashew nut, cassava, papaya to name a few.
In the garden there is the double bedded, authentic, eco roundhouse which has solar lighting, power points and a fan.
In a separate building located in the banana plantation is the waterless compost toilet.
The shower is next to the kitchen and there is in an open topped hut located at the bottom of a palm tree for local bucket showers, great to cool off on sunny days. Hot water can be arranged.
In another building we have our equipped kitchen and juice bar. The kitchen has running water, fridge and a gas cooker. Kitchen utilities include a cool box, pots, pans, plates, bowls, cutlery, mugs, glasses and fire grill.
We have a large sunken fire pit which is ideal for star gazing and drumming.
There is also a large outdoor bantaba (large thatched open sided building) where we offer yoga sessions(at an extra cost) and this space can be utilised in different ways.
There is a sunbathing area with 2 sunbeds.
Our water comes from a filtered, bore hole.
3 hammocks await.
2 Body boards available
1 Bike available for use.
Off grid accommodation with solar lighting, separate composting toilet, cold shower & separate kitchen.
Next to award wining Footsteps Eco Lodge where meals, massage, swimming pool & internet is available.
Only 8 minute walk to local shop and 30-40 minutes to Gunjur village.
Mani your host and is on hand for all your needs.
Airport transfers can be organised.
Plenty to do in the area - lovely walks, yoga, drumming, woodcarving, tie dye making, village and school visits, birdwatching, local cooking, river trips, cycling, swimming.

Where you'll sleep

1 double bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Smoking allowed
Long term stays allowed
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Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Where you’ll be

Gunjur, West Coast Region, Gambia

We are located in the bush next to a protected forest and a 25 min stroll to kilometres of near deserted beach. There is a small shop just 8 minutes walk and we are right next to Footsteps Eco Lodge. There are small villages just 10-15 minutes walk away and the large village of Gunjur is just 30-40 minutes walk. Gunjur has a daily market, a few shops and a handful of simple, local restaurants.

Hosted by Ben

  1. Joined in January 2017
  • 23 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost

During your stay

Mani and Mariama are on hand for any help and assistance you may need. He will happily go shopping for you, cook basic local food for you, organise a drum night, squeeze you a fresh juice and be your local guide.

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    Things to know

    House rules

    Check-in: After 2:00 PM
    Checkout: 11:00 AM
    No parties or events
    Pets are allowed
    Smoking is allowed

    Health & safety

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