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Canoe tour in the lagoon

By |April 13th, 2015|

Discovering the lagoon in canoe

From the harbor of Somone, you can rent a canoe for an unforgettable discovery of the lagoon and its many species of birds: egrets, pelicans, seagulls, cormorants, etc. Choose your canoe and boatman and get going!

At low tide, the boatman gets into the water to pull his canoe. At high tide, it will […]

Somone

By |April 13th, 2015|

Local place to visit in someone, Artisanal Village, The lagune, The Bush, The Baobab Forest (distance to property – 2 km)
Somone is a village on the Petite Côte in Senegal, lying approximately 80 km south of Dakar.
For a stay in all tranquility, Somone is an ideal place which agreeably mixes the life of village of […]

Saly

By |April 13th, 2015|

Lie the endless beaches of the Little Coast. This is the domain of Saly, a beautiful resort which extends over a green park of more than 1,480 acres. Saly has several first class hotels, swimming pools, restaurants, horse stables, a deep sea fishing center, shops, night clubs and miles of white sanded beaches.

SALY FISHING L’ESPADON […]

Dakar

By |April 13th, 2015|

The capital of Sénégal and seat of the government, Dakar is situated on the tip of the Cap Vert peninsula and has about 1,500,000 inhabitants. In a matter of a few years, Dakar has been transformed into a large modern city, teeming with life and activity, where the bustle of the streets and markets always […]

Goree island

By |April 13th, 2015|

Goree island is better known as the location of the House of Slaves and famous as a former centre of the Atlantic slave trade from where many Black slaves were deported to the Americas. It is now a popular tourist destination referenced by UNESCO. (80 km from Somone)

Pink lake

By |April 13th, 2015|

On the road to Cayar, you don’t want to miss Retba, a warm, salty and shallow pink lake. Turning from pink to purple according to the time of the day, it is a magical stretch of water on which everything floats – including people – surrounded by sand dunes and baobab forest.

During the week, men […]

Saloum islands

By |April 13th, 2015|

Here, the ground and water mix closely. At the junction of Sine and Saloum, the arms of the sea infiltrate between the islands out of shells. The mangroves braid a vegetable crown above bolons. An area to be discovered in pirogue, at the hour when the birds bicker themselves to find their nest.

A region of […]

Bandia

By |April 13th, 2015|

Open to the public, Bandia is a private nature reserve which enables to discover and observe a large number of african animals ; reptiles and mammals. This reserve is located on the former ORSTOM estate and is composed of 500 ha of listed forest. Covered by 23 km of trails, it is worth strolling about…

The […]

Baobabs forest

By |April 13th, 2015|

According to what some people said an evil genius might have planted the wrong side of the baobabs up. Thus, the roots only jut out above in the air.

THE TANN :
The tann, squeezed between the lagoon and the baobabs forest, is the only way and the starting point for beautiful walks in the bush and peul […]

Joal-Fadiouth

By |April 13th, 2015|

Joal-Fadiouth is a village at the southern end of the Petite Côte of Senegal. Joal lies on the mainland, while Fadiout, linked by a bridge, lies on an island of clam shells, which are also used in local architecture and crafts. The village has no motorised transport. It has large Christian and Muslim populations with […]