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Archive for the ‘MUSEUMS / MONUMENTS / OTHER SITES’ Category


Maison Abbaka

Maison Abbaka (Ngor Beach, Dakar): tourists come here when they want to pursue diving excursions in Senegal (since a diving school, “Nautilus Plongée” is located her. Between June and December, the sea temperature varies between 25 and 29 degrees Celsius. The seabed in Senegal is very rich. A large variety of tropical fish are found […]

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Golf des Almadies

Golf des Almadies (King Fahd Palace, Pointe des Almadies, Dakar): opened in 1993, this 9-hole course is located within a luxury hotel toward the central part of Dakar, accommodating both guests of King Fahd Palace, as well as outside visitors. . See the course’s website for more details: www.golfalmadies.com

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Campo de Golf de Saly

Golf de Saly (Route N1, Mbour): located 1 hour’s drive southeast of Dakar, this golf course (reputed to be the best in Senegal) was designed by Belgian national Vic Bernstein, and now has 18 holes. It is an extremely attractive course set amongst an abundance of greenery and flowering plants with numerous lakes and majestic […]

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Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary (45 minutes northeast of Saint Louis): located in the Senegal River Delta (near the Senegal border with Mauritania), the Djoudj Sanctuary is a 16,000-hectare wetland, consisting of a large lake surrounded by streams, ponds and backwaters. It forms a vibrant but fragile sanctuary for approximately 1.5 million birds, such as the […]

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Bandia Reserve

Bandia Reserve (Dakar-Mbour Road (N1), between Sindia and Nguékokh, 64 km from Dakar, visitors organize a day trip to visit this 3,500-hectare nature reserve, which has a variety of animals from rhinos to antelopes , gazelles, impalas, zebras, crocodiles, giraffes, buffalo, monkeys, jackals and even lions. There is also an on-site restaurant that serves daily […]

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Accrobaobab Adventure Park

Accrobaobab Adventure Park (off National Route 1, 65 km. south of Dakar): this is the only park anywhere that’s built entirely within a forest of baobab trees. There is an array of activities for both children and adults, such as zipline baobab, adult adventure tracks, baobab climbing, and elastic trampo baobab. There are also team […]

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Yoff Tongor Beach

Plage of Yoff Tongor (Dakar): this is a local beach in the city of Dakar. In addition to swimming, there is also the Malika Surf Camp, which offers a variety of activities (from surf school to yoga). The rooms are also available for rent. Visit the Malika website for more details: www.malikasurfcamp.com

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Estadio Leopold Senghor

This 60,000-seat arena serves as the home of the ASC Jeanne d’Arc and the Senegal national football teams. Esta arena de 60,000 asientos sirve como el hogar de la ASC Jeanne d’Arc y los equipos nacionales de fútbol de Senegal. It also holds regional and continental football games, hosting the 1992 and 2013 Africa Cup […]

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Village des Tortues

Village des Tortues (Noflaye, Km. 12, Route de Bamblior) – between the city of Rufisque and Lake Retba (30 km outside Dakar), this is a refuge for giant turtles in danger of extinction (600 of which they live in a space of 3 hectares). Cómo se pronuncia Some tourists are on their way to Lake […]

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National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art (19 Av. Hassan II, formerly Av. Albert Sarrault (near the Kermel Plauteau market), Dakar), this art gallery, opened in 1983 by the then Senegalese President Abdou Diouf, exists to promote Senegalese artists. It also acts as the headquarters of the Dakar Biennial, held there every two years.  

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