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Sindola Safari Lodge (Kanilai)

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Sindola Safari Lodge offers 'luxury' bush accommodation up country in Kanilai Village, south of Bwiam, about 2 hours drive from Kololi.
Hotel Room Facilities & Services:
40 African styled grass thatched hut rooms

Of the 40 huts 4 have 2 bedroom suites

En-suite bathroom / shower & toilet

Air-conditioning (most rooms) & ceiling fan

Mosquito net over beds

Room rates are inclusive of breakfast. Low season & high season rates apply. * Board: Bed & breakfast, half board
General Facilities & Services:
Bar & restaurant (al fresco) & barbecue dinners

Swimming pool with sun terrace & loungers

Children's playground

Birdwatching in the surrounding bush with guide

Fishing trips

Local safari trekking with guide

Naturally formed fish pond

A huge tropical garden covering 30,000 square metres

Sporting activities include tennis, volleyball, football, and a gym. There is also archery & giant chess.

Entertainment includes folklore & African cultural dance the local villagers.

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Sindola Safari Lodge is located 115 Km from Kololi. If you are an independent traveller then you should contact the lodge first to check for availability.

This distinctive bush lodge is on almost 30,000 sq metres of partially landscaped tropical environment. It offers a serene surroundings set among  the lawns are numerous rhun palms, coconut trees, bougainvilleas and majestic baobabs.

You can go on a birdwatching trip to the bird sanctuary with the many species or visit the tropical fruit orchard with its colourful butterflies. There are regular bush trek safari, which are overseen by a well experienced Park Ranger. You can also visit the nearby game park.

The centrepiece of the lodge is its large, natural pond which is stocked with fish. This area is visible by guests from the restaurant.

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How to get there:
The trip by road, which leads through the scenic country side, will take about 2 hours by coach from the Kololi or you can pay a taxi for the outbound trip only.

If you are going by local transport you should take a bush taxi from Brikama and disembark at the check point where the south-bank highway and the road to accommodation meet. Sindola is 6km further south towards the Senegalese border. An alternative route is to travel by boat up the Gambia River and the continue rest of the journey by road.
Contact Address & Hotel Bookings:
Sindola Safari Lodge
Western Region, Foni District
P.O. Box 390, Serrekunda
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: +220 448 3415 / 6
Mobile:         996 3988

Fax:              448 3413

Email:  sindola@gamtel.gm

 
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