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Mandina Lodges and Makasutu in The Gambia

Floating Lodge

Mandina Lodges

A new word in tranquillity: relax in understated, quiet beauty on a secluded mangrove-lined tributary of the River Gambia... Read more

Jungle Lodges

Makasutu Forest

A unique eco system bordering the River Gambia, with over 1000 acres of protected pristine forest, savannah and mangroves... Read more

Floating Lodge

Floating Lodges

Replete with a four-poster bed and al-fresco shower, these single storey dwellings rise and fall on the gentle tides. Read more

Jungle Lodges

Jungle Lodges

Set back on the edges of the forest with a four poster bed and a spiral staircase leading to a roof terrace with views across the mangrove-lined river. Read more

Stilted Lodge

Stilted Lodge

A beautiful and spacious two storey dwelling, with a broad deck, a day room and a lounge - all looking out onto the quiet beauty of the river. Read more

Jungle Lodges

Mangrove Lodge

The Mangrove Lodge is an impressive thatched lodge set on one level with a large bedroom, indoor bathroom with flushing wc and a private terrace. Read more