We built Sita, the ‘ground house’, to cater for families with small children and/or for anyone afraid of a tree house or anyone absolutely requiring a flushing toilet. Sita is very large, with multi-levels to create separate spaces: the throne-like built-in king-size bed is on the highest level, two Zanzibari beds on the next level (a few steps down), and a day bed on the porch, yet another few steps lower. It has a sunken, mosaic bath (micro swimming pool for the kids), shower and the only en-suite flushing w.c. on Chole. Sita is wide open to large gardens on either side, leading to the mangroves and their resident fireflies at night. Although it is the closest house to the bar and restaurant, Sita is still totally private thanks to the strategically planted hedges and the floor to roof curtains. We spent three months in Sita while our own house was being extended, and we were very reluctant to move out when the time came. We love Sita. It is just perfect for a young family.