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Senegal: a sunny destination open to the Atlantic Ocean

Written on : 20 September 2017
Senegal for an exotic and authentic stay

Senegal for an exotic and authentic stay

Totally exotic, rich with cultural heritage and still authentic, Senegal is a destination that promises its visitors an unforgettable vacation. By choosing one of our luxury villas, you will get a closer look at the beauty of the natural setting of this beautiful West African country.

With a temperature rarely falling below 20°C, a coast dotted with many sandy beaches, Senegal has become in recent decades a seaside destination appreciated by visitors from all over the world. Ideal for a stay in total immersion in the natural setting, Villa Saly offers both a prime location in the hinterland, a large and beautiful swimming pool as well as an architecture that draws its inspiration from the local traditions. The beach, less than 5km away, is reached in less than ten minutes by car. There is a wide selection of watersports available, including windsurfing and scuba diving.

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Dakar: a cultural milestone

Dakar: a cultural milestone

About sixty kilometres North of the main seaside resorts of Senegal, Dakar is an exuberant city where the great diversity of West African culture is combined. Its markets unveil a festival of colours, as well as the traditional clothes that the inhabitants continue to wear proudly in the streets.

To bring back a souvenir for your loved ones, go to the Sandaga market. Off the Senegalese capital, Gorée is a small island that remembers the centuries of slavery. The visit is particularly moving. Use the morning or afternoon to visit the island to avoid heavy traffic. During your excursions, do not miss a visit to the great mosque of Dakar, famous for its minaret of 67m and for the fineness of its decorations.

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Stay in Senegal: other sights to discover

Stay in Senegal: other sights to discover

Often seen on television during the previous arrivals of Paris-Dakar, Lake Rose owes its particular colour to a microorganism which thus struggles against the high salinity of its waters. Besides the pleasure of admiring an exceptional ecosystem, we start to admire the Herculean work defeated by the men who collect salt in the lake.

Back in Saly, you can explore the landscapes of the Sahel by heading in the direction of the reserve of Bandia. You can admire giraffes, rhinoceros, but also imposing baobabs.

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