The Plantation Gambia Boutique Hotel

Boutique hotel in Brufut
Madiana Highway, Brufut
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11 months 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.
9 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 

*Later check out maybe possible if nobody checked into your room that day.*

☆ Bistro Bar open to non residents 
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 or book and pay for main course only and add 2 or 3 courses on the day, have it added to your bar bill. 

☆ 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 (1 person ) £245 per week  (£35 p/n)

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

Half Board -Bed, Breakfast plus 3 course Table d'hôte Dinner.

Starter, main course and dessert. 

 £50 per night  £350 per week. Or 
H/B Main course only £45 per night  £315 per week. 
☆   2  people sharing a kingsize or twin room. £80 per night £560 per week. OR H/B main course only. £70 per night £490 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 all rooms. Solar charging for phones & battery packs in reception and bar.
We advise you to bring along a battery back up charger for mobile phones.

☆  complimentary tray in guests room
with choice of tea or coffee.flask of boiling water for early risers to have a hot drink before breakfast. Please Request your flask at night. 

☆ 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. 

☆ 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, we will have it ready on time ! very well stocked bar, Spirits, Julbrew, Cocktails and juices. New for coming season Cocktail bar! We can organise your trips onsite, tailor made or choose from our list of excursions. 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 are served  from there! 👙🍸🍺🍻🍷🍹🍴🍡  or come to the front from 12 noon when the main bar opens. 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 in arrivals. 

☆  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 sandwiches /salads. 
☆ DINNER 7.30 for 8pm = 3 courses. Table d'hôte. Changes daily. 
Dietry requirements are catered for with advanced request when booking your holiday. 

☆ 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

Vegetarian, 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.  We will be closing for August and September, But still available for your enquiries.

 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 

Nikki and Neil 

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  • 261 6775
  • 718 6837


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