The Gunjur project is based in the south of Gambia. The Gambia is home to some wonderful places of interest and Gunjur is one them. The people make your stay memorable that is why The Gambia is known as the smiling coast. Vistors get more than a vacction when they visit the Gunjur project they get to experience Gunjur and The Gambia. Gunjur is close the Atlantic Ocean and next to a tradtional fishing village and lagoon (bolong). Just twenty minutes from senegal giving visitors the chance to experience another country. Good road links give access to whole country.
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The Gunjur Project site is 150 metres by 100 metres and consists of six clean and comfortable chalets, known in the Gambia as line houses. Each chalet has two beds with treated mosquito nets, bedside cabinet and wardrobe, a walk in wet room with your own shower, toilet, and washbasin. All chalets have their own verandas to sit and relax. All rooms have 240 volt sockets for electrical items you bring I.E hairdryers, mobile phone chargers etc.
The Bantabar bar & restaurant is designed on the traditional Mandinka straw roofed round house, It is built with no walls to let a cool breeze in. The food served in the restaurant is a mixture of Gambian and European cuisines our chief will cater to all dietary needs, why not try the local domada (fish, meat or vegetarian peanut based dish) accompanied by an ice-cold Julbrew (local beer) or soft drink. The bar has a comprehensive range of beverages and snacks all of which are served to you by the friendly staff team throughout the day. The Bantabar is home of your evenings entertainment giving you the opportunity to be entertained by local musicians and dancers performing traditional West African music and dance.
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Set in the rural village of Gunjur, just 40 minutes south of the main resort areas, the Gunjur Project is a charming, family-run lodge with peaceful surroundings and a unique ethos. A stay at the Lodge provides a great opportunity to acquire knowledge and an understanding of The Gambia, its people, culture and traditions. Run by the welcoming British owners, in conjunction with the local community, they have an ethical approach to tourism, ensuring that all who visit the project leave making a positive impact on the surrounding villages. From supporting local schools, assisting with community ventures to donating medical supplies, a stay here will be a memorable and meaningful experience.