Farakunku Lodges

The Gambia

Welcome To Farakunku

Heather and Moses, your Anglo/Gambian hosts, offer a very warm welcome to Farakunku. Set on Gambia’s unspoilt south coast, on the outskirts of Tujereng Village, we provide secluded, deluxe accommodation for discerning travellers who seek easy-going, stylish, affordable comfort in a peaceful rural setting. Found 45 minutes from the airport, (collection service available) and just 2 kilometres from the sea Farakunku is a delightful, eco-friendly holiday destination for couples and single travellers. We have 4 large, airy, octagonal lodges, each one has its own private sun terrace and secluded seating, surrounded by lovely gardens. A plunge pool with submerged seats for cooling off is situated in one corner of the gardens… ideal for that evening glass of wine or a daytime cold beer. Relax on sun-beds, or laze in hammocks under trees.

On site we have an open-sided residents’ restaurant, offering a buffet breakfast, daytime drinks and snacks, and a set 3-course evening menu. We also have free Wi-Fi.

We are extremely proud that all of our energy is eco-friendly. We have a fully integrated solar-powered system that pumps water, provides a complete lighting solution, hot water, fans, fridges and freezers to allow the entire site to be run from eco-solutions without the need for noisy generators.

Just a few steps away, there is our studio, gallery and workshop. We also have a private tree and bird sanctuary, that offers our guests exclusive access to several thatched bird observatories with comfortable seating, a bird pool, and walkways between specimen indigenous trees and information on their medicinal and legendary properties. A growing number of recorded bird species have now made this their habitat and this is our way of protecting and improving our environment.

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