Sita Joyeh (Baobab Island) Holiday Resort

Island hosted by Ebrima (Ibrahim)

16 guests, 8 bedrooms, 11 beds, 1.5 baths
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You’ll have the island to yourself.
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Sita Joyeh (Baobab Island) Holiday Resort is situated on an isolated Island about 2.5km from the village of Kuloro/Tungina. It is approximately 30 mins drive from Banjul International Airport. A peaceful, quiet, Eco friendly resort which have closer proximity to Farasutu Forest , Bonto Forest , Faraba - banta, Marakissa, Tujereng, Tanji and Kartong
The Island is only access by boat and we use solar energy and stand by generator for power supply and we have our own borehole for our water supply

The space
Sita Joyeh is the only island tourist accommodation throughout the whole Gambia. It is completely hassle free, quite and very peaceful in the middle of nowhere.
You do not have to be a nature enthusiasm to appreciate the dawning chorus of the island while having your early coffee under the baobab tree, your veranda or in the garden. Staying at the resort accord you with an opportunity to explore about 60 to 70% of the country's hot spots for birding and nature tours sites and return for the evening.
Navigating the water ways of the River Gambia with the mangroves swamps is normally our main highlights most most of our guests, there is a greater chance of birds, crocodiles, monkey and if lucky mongoose in the evening.
The attractions or tours include a nature trail towards Farasutu & Bonto Forest for the rare African Wood Owl, Greyish & Verreaux's Eagle Owl, Nightjars, spotted Honey Guide and many more. Another possibility of a tour to see how oysters are process, women vegetable growers, hard working men at the quarry before proceeding to local village Tungina visit a local school, a village condiment market and a family compound before return back to the resort in time for lunch.
As an Eco Resort, we mainly use solar for lighting during the day and in the evening, we put on the generator and turn it off around 2 - 3am to minimize it's pollution

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 small double bed
Bedroom 2
1 small double bed
Bedroom 3
1 small double bed

What this place offers

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

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Where you’ll be

Kuloro, West Coast Region, Gambia

Surrounded by the creeks and open to the main River Gambia, we have access to lots of wonderful creeks hard to find any where in the Gambia with greater chances of crocodile sightings in some creeks. 30mins boat cruise to Kubuneh, 45mins to Makasutu Culture Forest, 2hrs boat cruise from Denton Bridge and a closer proximity to lots of birding and nature sites such as Marakissa & pejem, Darsilami, Bonto, Farasutu, Makasutu, Pirang, Faraba - banta.
Explore some local areas; such as Brikama, Kafoutine (South Senegal)

Hosted by Ebrima (Ibrahim)

  1. Joined in August 2019
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During your stay

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    Things to know

    House rules

    Check-in: Flexible
    Checkout: 1:00 PM
    Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
    No pets
    Smoking is allowed

    Health & safety

    Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
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    Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $116

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