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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a decompost toilet or even heard of one! Welcome to Sandele... Sarjo and Mariama took care to proudly show me around this beautiful and ethnic property. It is a great place to go for a retreat and be in...More

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Response from Maurice P, Owner at Sandele Eco-RetreatResponded 6 March 2018

It is always pleasing when guests are surprised but very impressed by Sandele Eco-Retreat and Learning Centre's eco status and facilities. Apart from the physical serviceswe offer daily yoga and Thai yoga massage are now available. come and enjoy....

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Sandele is a very special boutique hotel and it was a pleasure to stay here. The current owners, Maurice and Geri, are fabulous hosts - interesting, interested and generous with their time. The whole premise of Sandele is creating a sustainable community project - obviously...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is the most environmentally friendly Hotel in the whole Gambia. This hotel offers the most exciting experience for responsible travelers. The rooms, toilets,are all eco friendly to the core. I had a nice time when I last visited with my friends. Thought its expensive...More

Thank yusuphafatajo
Response from Maurice P, Owner at Sandele Eco-RetreatResponded 22 August 2017

We are most grateful for the review submitted by Yusuphafatajo. Sandele strives hard to follow the best environmental principles and the hotel offers luxurious simplicity that includes excellent service, all menu preferences and striking rooms. The last three seasons have not been easy because of...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Sandele Eco-Retreat in Kartong (located in Kombo South, around 1 hour south of the busy urban area) offers perhaps the best experience in The Gambia (at an incredibly affordable rate as well). Set amongst lush, forested grounds, Sandele lives and breathes sustainability and environmental consciousness....More

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I first visited Sandele in 2013 and just visited again in 2017. The owner, Morris, is kind and truly cares about the environment and community. I did not stay overnight but the rooms, pools, and common areas are beautiful. Terrific food and drink, great ocean...More

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I am sorry that you have had a problem contacting us. The number you may have tried is 00 220 9803 089. The transmission where we are is not always good. You could also try 00 220 3930911. We are able to arrange a pick... More
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"rooms on the southern part are nice and quiet."
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"Can't go wrong with any of the rooms, but the large suites have stunning domes. Almost all rooms have..."
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"Book any of the round buildings with plunge pool. Their design is wonderful, spacious and different."
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"Lodges are very large and private; guest rooms are also spacious and located nearer to the beach"
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