Exuding rustic charm and natural beauty, Gibb's Farm is the perfect retreat on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater. Fields of crops surround a historic farm house and a collection of private cottages, a beautiful home base from which to explore the wild.

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Unique in theme and decoration, each of the 18 cottages at Gibb’s Farm is as spacious as it is relaxing. Stunning bucolic details of eucalyptus floors, bespoke furnishings, and exposed natural stone is highlighted further by the generous floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the abundant plants, birds, and wildlife of the Ngorongoro setting. At Gibb’s Farm each accommodation, private patios house outdoor showers, personalized themes are executed by the farm’s artists-in-residence, and cozy fireplaces in the living rooms make for the perfect end to a day in the wild. A two-bedroom cottage shares a common living room is ideal for families or larger parties.

Gibb’s Farm is indeed a working farm, boasting an on-site dairy and acres of organic produce, herbs, and coffee. Built in 1929, the main farmhouse retains its original architectural details of exposed trusses, adzed beams, wooden ceilings, ironwork, and old stone fireplaces throughout its living room, two dining rooms, and bar. Chef de Cuisine Lisa Campbell and her culinary team are renowned for creating rich, earth-friendly menus, utilizing fresh, local and seasonal farm-to-table produce. Bakery-fresh breads and ingredients straight from the field make each meal a special experience for guests. Enjoy a cocktail from the bar, or head to the veranda to take in the views of the flower gardens and coffee fields.

Convenient to both Lake Manyara National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater, Gibb’s Farm provides a number of safari options for excellent game viewing and bird watching. Take a walking or cycling tour throughout the area, including to local towns and villages to experience the rich culture. Experience indigenous Maasai spa treatments after a long day of exploring, all administered with freshly-prepared botanics in the privacy of the cottage. Whether relaxing and recharging within the idyllic farm setting or exploring the diverse nature, wildlife, and culture of the region, guests are sure to experience a true sanctuary for the senses.

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