The Plantation Gambia Boutique Hotel

Boutique hotel in Brufut
Opening at 12:00 on Monday
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a year ago
The place is run by lovely English Scottish couple of Nikki and Neil and a dog Clyde who are very friendly and open-minded. With their great hospitality you may have feel like in your own home. They perfectly know when to let you space for privacy and when to entertain you. All the problems of guests are solved with great attention and devotion to satisfy them. Besides they are great companions. You will find them helpful in bargains with locals as well as trip organizers. And they cook delicious meals for guests.
11 months ago
Excellent service and great place to stay
2 years ago
Beautiful place to stay, Gambia is a really great country to visit and lovely and warm in Winter. The Plantation has the best food and hosts you could ask for!
- Gail P

Hotel, Bistro Bar, Trips

☆ Book direct with us and save.

☆ Check in from 12 noon -10pm 

*Late flights can be catered for when airport transfers are booked with our transport. We will wait up to welcome you. Our driver will be holding a Plantation sign in arrivals, and will be in constant contact with us for your arrival.*

☆ Check out is by 11am 

*late departures .Please vacate your room by 11am, a courtesy room is available for your luggage and taking a shower.

☆ Bistro Bar open to non residents Mon- Sat (Sun closed)
12 noon -6pm for drinks -  Non residents are welcome to book a table for dinner and join us .

☆ Happy hours 2pm - 5pm  Monday - Friday (Julbrew D70 ) 

☆  Non residents - Please phone to make sure we are in or to make your reservation .
Tel: 2616775 or 7186837 

☆ Unique experience in The Gambia offering clean, comfortable spacious accommodation, en suite wet room with hot water, fabulous buffet breakfast included in the room price. Tailor made Excursions discussed  and booked on site.
Table d'hôte Dinner menu, 3 courses included in half board.
Dietary requirements are catered for with advanced notice. 

☆ Holidays in the sun, An exotic alternative to experience the real Gambia, off the beaten track. Peace, relaxation, great food and service. Set in tropical gardens in an African village setting. Our guests are our priority, arrive as guests and leave as friends. 

☆ minimum 2 nights stay. over a month discounts apply 

☆ 8 en suite rooms through private gates for Residents only around the swimming pool in beautiful tropical gardens with many fruit trees, flowers, bird watching area and our kitchen garden.

Bed & Breakfast  prices when booked directly with us and Deposits are paid .

☆ Single room B&B (1 person ) £245 per week  (£35 p/n)

☆ Twin or kingsize room (2 people) B&B £350 per week. (£50 p/n)

Half Board -Bed, Breakfast and Table d'hôte Dinner.

  Single  Breakfast & Dinner 
 £ 50 per night  £350 per week.  
☆   2  people sharing a kingsize or twin room.
Breakfast and Table d'hôte dinner £80 per night £560 per week.

☆ Adults only (well 16+ On request )

☆  Mostly Solar.

Lights are solar inside rooms & outside on your terrace, plus battery back up fans in rooms with USB plus safe Solar charging for phones & battery packs in reception.
We advise you to bring along a battery back up charger for mobile phones.

☆  complimentary tray for early morning. 
with choice of tea or coffee.flask of boiling water for early risers to have a hot drink before breakfast. 

☆ Towel service. 

Room towels are of course provided in your room, shower, hand & face cloth. changed every 4 days.line with pegs on your terrace to dry your room towels, your pool towels and sunbed covers. 

Laundry service, charged by the load including wahing powder and fabric conditioner. 
Line with pegs to dry your washing. 

☆ Pool and Beach towels 

for your convenience no need to pack bulky towels we provide for your use, seperate pool towels and Beach towels, reuse for the duration of your holiday or small charge if you require a replacement anytime you like. Line with pegs on your terrace to dry your towels. 
☆ The most comfortable sunbeds.
Yours for the duration of your holiday. 

 Just outside your room, by the pool, thick mattresses with covers, pillows & pool towels.

☆ Come and relax, unwind, 
 do as much or as little as you would like. Peace and relaxation.

With great food, discuss your evening meal, before 1pm please. Very well stocked bar, Spirits, Julbrew, Cocktails and juices. 
We can organise your trips onsite, tailor made or choose from our list of excursions. This is a Photographers paradise! Service with a smile and a welcome which is hard to beat. 

Massage in the garden can be arranged. 

☆ Hair & Beauty treatments. 

☆ Main bar.. 

has a stable door poolside for residents, residents may enter the bar from there! 🍸🍺🍻🍷🍹🍴🍡  If you're drinking we are serving! Guests gone out or to bed we close the bar and go to our private house which is onsite.

☆ Airport transfers. Personal transfer.

Open top Landrover.1-6 passengers with luggage.£30 each way. 

Car 1-3 passengers with luggage. £20 each way. 

Your Driver will be holding a Plantation sign on your arrival.

☆  Excursions -  Open top Landrover  
Welcome meeting on the terrace to discuss your excursions, where would you like to go?
We can help you organise and book trips out to explore this beautiful country, Boat trips, Craft Markets, Crocodiles & Monkeys, Abuko Nature Reserve, 4 wheel drive adventure, Reptile farm, schools, local compound,Tanji village museum, Brufut Nema nursery school, Camel safari, Unspoilt Beaches, Paradise beach bar at Batakunku if  you want peace and tranquility & feel like you have been shipwrecked ' cold beer & no hassle! Tanji bird reserve, Brufut woods. Bird watchers paradise, here @ The Plantation too! We have a bird watching area in the garden.

☆ Lunch
Our speciality Tapas 
Or a selection of homemade soups. 
☆ DINNER 7.30 for 8pm = 3 courses. Table d'hôte. Changes daily. 
Dietry requirements are catered for with advanced request when booking your holiday.
Please inform us if you are vegetarian or Gluten free.

☆ Buffet Breakfast. 8.30am-10am. 
Seasonal specials, homemade pastries and Muffins, fresh local bread, butter, homemade preserves made from the fruits we grow, Cereals, including Plantation Muesli, yoghurts, fruit, juice, selection of teas, Nescafé, cafetiere ground coffee.

      plus. ..

☆  DINNER  Table d'hôte   menu changes daily. 

Main course

Advanced notice reqired
Vegetarian, Vegan, dairy free, Gluten free, pescatarian options too on request, On booking your holiday. 

☆  Homemade Jams,Chutneys,Pickles, Marmalades, Sorbets and Cakes, made from the fruits and Vegetables we grow  😆

☆  Event Nights 
(Included in price for H/B paid  guests 


☆   Good music 60's, 70's  80's.......

☆  Cocktail parties, Cultural evenings. Christmas Eve, New year's eve, and January (21/22) and Valentines Gala  Dinners. 😎

☆  The main tourist season is October - end of April We are hoping to extend have guests for longer, so please enquire.  

 Thank you 

   To check availability and to book your room, please email 



Emails don't always arrive, or replies are not received, any difficulty please use the following. 

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☆    Phone  +220 2616775

We look forward to your enquiries 
Many thanks
Nikki and Neil 

Contact Us


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  • 261 6775
  • 718 6837


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Madiana Highway

Opening Hours

Mon:12:00 – 6:00 pm
Tue:12:00 – 6:00 pm
Wed:12:00 – 6:00 pm
Thu:12:00 – 6:00 pm
Fri:12:00 – 6:00 pm
Sat:12:00 – 6:00 pm
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