THE DJEMBE DRUM
The djembe drum is said to have been invented in the 12th Century by the Mandinke tribe in what is now Mali, in West Africa. It has been played by West Africans for generations forming an integral part of ritualistic life in Mali, Guinea, Senegal and other neighbouring West African countries.
Set on the Atlantic coast, this relaxed hotel is 3 km from Bijilo Forest Park, 8 km from Kachikally Museum and Crocodile Pool and 18 km from Banjul International Airport.
The streamlined, airy rooms offer complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and balconies with pool or ocean views. Deluxe rooms add minifridges. The 1- and 2-bedroom villas also include kitchens and lounges. Amenities include 3 restaurants, a bar and 3 outdoor pools, including 1 kids' pool and another on the beachfront. Conference facilities are available.