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Sindola Safari Lodge, Gambia

 
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Sindola Safari Lodge offers 'luxury' bush accommodation up country in Kanilai Village, about 2 hours from Kololi.
   
  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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Note that regarding excursions to Sindola Safari Lodge you should contact the Kairaba Hotel who manage the complex. It lies 115 Km from Kololi Beach. If you are an independent traveller then you should phone 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.

How to get there:
The trip by road, which leads through the scenic country side, will take about 2 hours by air-conditioned coach from the Kairaba or you can pay a taxi around D3000 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 Details & Reservations:
Sindola Safari Lodge
Western Region, Foni
Gambia
P.O. Box 390
Serrekunda
West Africa

Telephone number:  
+220 448 3415 / 6
(Reception: Lamin Sanneh)
Fax:        448 3413
Mobile:    996 3988

Email:  sindola@gamtel.gm

 
   

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 Living room
 

 Round Gambian hut
 

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