Gibb’s Farm

Gibb’s Farm is located on the forested outside slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzania, overlooking the centuries old Great Rift Valley. It is the ideal base from which to explore the Crater and Lake Manyara.Each day at Gibb’s Farm follows a gentle rhythm. Discover a sanctuary for the senses to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul. A destination in itself and sanctuary for safari goers, take time to immerse in the sense of wellbeing at Gibb’s Farm.This historic organic farm and family coffee plantation covers over 80 acres on the forested outer slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater. Share in the eternal sense of history and community with two-family houses and seventeen cottages.vDiscover a sense of wellbeing, tranquillity and history, deeply rooted in East African culture and community, a welcome retreat for a few days’ respite while on safari or extended vacation. Beautiful architectural details, such as the farmhouse’s original wooden beams and colourful artworks, are inspired by local African artists. The farm’s organic vegetable and terraced flower gardens provide a wonderful setting for afternoon tea or a quiet walk to impart a sense of contentment. 

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Gibb’s Farm Cottages

Each farm cottage holds its own story connected to Tanzanian culture and offers either twin queen or a king-size bed swathed in a soft mosquito net. Spacious interiors richly appointed with eucalyptus floors and hand-crafted furniture have recently been refurbished with modern touches to accentuate their classic charm. Perfect for smaller families, the cottages can comfortably accommodate a family of four in two queen beds (extra bed available for a third child). The large bathroom of each cottage offers indoor and outdoor showers, a fireplace in both the living area and bathroom, bathtub and a private veranda complete the sense of tranquil privacy. From the wooden deck, soak up the peaceful surroundings with a view over the gardens, plantation or Great Rift Valley. The Swahili word “Karibu,” is often spoken expressing the genuine, innate pleasure we take in welcoming you as our guest. This is the open-heart of our hospitality.• 17 guest cottages — each featuring a unique theme, authentic artwork and richly appointed with eucalyptus floors and hand-crafted furniture• Each cottage has lovely views of the coffee plantation or the expansive vegetable gardensIN ROOM FACILITIES: • Wi-Fi access available in all rooms• Writing desk area and a lounge with a wood burning fireplace• Outside deck overlooking the gardens• En-suite bathroom with fireplace, indoor and outdoor showers, bathtub and a separate toilet• Hairdryer• In-room safe

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Gibb's farm

Located on the forested outside slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater, Gibb’s Farm is a working Tanzanian coffee farm with views across the Rift Valley. From well-appointed cottages overlooking the gardens, guests can relax and savour the tranquil environment or explore the nearby Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Parks.

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