The SpaceIn Sector cinq, a quiet neighborhood not far from downtown Bobo Dioulasso you will find a beautiful villa with charming custom made furniture, equipment and decoration, a big lush garden with nine mango trees, medicinal plants, and a friendly Mauritanian dog.
In our home you can have as much privacy and peace as you need - a welcome respite from often too intensive African street life. Guest AccessThe villa offers a double air-conditioned room (+1 person), a double ventilated room (+1 person), a kitchen, a bathroom with toilet, a huge living/dining room with a sewing corner, a large veranda with a view over the garden, and a big terrace with a view over the neighborhood.
The bungalow is hidden in the greenery of the garden, with a ventilated double room, a handcrafted outdoor bathroom with a French toilet.
The veranda is equipped with a dining table and a club table, as well as a double bed. A perfect place to eat, chill out and rest.
The terrace is covered with a straw roof and equipped with a double bed (+ 2 persons).
The villa can host 10 to 14 persons, 6 - 8 in the rooms, 2 - 4 on the terrace, and 2 on the veranda. You are also welcome to pitch your tent in the garden and overland travelers are welcome. Interaction with GuestsWe do love a good conversation, especially a humorous one. On the other hand we appreciate independency and self-initiative. The NeighborhoodYou can explore attractive streets and the huge and lively market, the Grand Marché of Bobo-Dioulasso, the largest town inhabited by the Bobo people! Other city attractions are the Musée Provincial du Houët with regional relics, arts and crafts, and the Grande Mosquée in the Kibidwé district.
The town offers djembe and dance courses, pearl jeweler and bronze statuettes workshops. If you want an African hairstyle or a pedicure, we can get our neighbor fix it for you. If you’ve got an itch on African textile, we can organize a shopping tour through the local textile markets and get you a good tailor, who will make a clothing of your choice.
Getting AroundA 4 wheel drive Suzuki Vitara with a driver/guide is at your disposal for exploring the region.
The scenic sacred fish pond of La Mare aux Poissons Sacrés de Dafra is 8km southeast of the city; the excellent bathing pond of La Guinguette, located in La Fôret de Kou, 18km from the city; and the Mare aux Hippopotames, 66km northeast of the city.
80km southwest of Bobo is the town of Banfora from where the impressive Karfiguela waterfalls can be visited (15 km from Banfora). 2 km from the waterfalls are the Domes of Fabedougou. 7 km from Banfora is Lake Tangrela, where you can see hippos, living in the wild. 50 km west of Banfora is the town of Sindou, the area where the extraordinary Sindou Rock Formations can be seen. Niansogoni village, the magnificent cliff troglodyt village is located 37 km from Sindou.
If you are interested, longer ethnographic expeditions to other parts of Burkina Faso, as well as to the neighboring countries (Benin, Togo, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Mali, Niger) can be organized. Other Things to NoteWe have acupuncture, acupressure and bioenergy specialist and friend, wonderful Laure Darga-Condec, who can come and give you a treat at your wish.
We organise individual spiritual journeys/healing with local shamans.
We produce natural cosmetics from local oils, shea butter, medicinal plants and essential oils. It is possible to get a product done by measure which will meet your specific needs.
With us you can buy our Shamanic labeled clothes made of West African fabrics such as wax (Fr. 'pagne'), danfani, damast (Fr. 'basin'), etc.