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Lagune de la Somone

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Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Drop Everything, You Have to Spend a day there

This is a beautiful place away from Dakar pollution and traffic. I spend there around 3 hours I... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Cairo, Egypt
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Real paradise of birds and nature

Our tour un the lagon of Somon has been perfect for relax. We took a long trip by boat for 2hours... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Marcoe R
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“baobab hotel”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place away from Dakar pollution and traffic. I spend there around 3 hours I wish it was a whole day or two. They have very good nice small hotels, clean, not so luxurious but really peaceful and you can smell the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Our tour un the lagon of Somon has been perfect for relax. We took a long trip by boat for 2hours and go over the lagon river , it was nice to see many of bird's, fish crabs, also we had met many pelicans and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marcoe R
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Just stayed the entire day for a quite moment of relax. Service is good and staff is incredibly kind and gentle. Of course this is a turistic attraction, very different from the real Senegal, but it's worth if you're looking for an all inclusive place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Figaro_AB
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Nice to see for anybody who like birds and nature. Take a one houre boat trip from behind Royal Horizon Baobab hotel restaurant (10€/person). Ask first when is the best time to go (the tide) and arrange the trip.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Danielle P
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Its a must when you are in the area but be aware of the people who will hassle you and try to get you best deal to go round the lagoon. It does get annoying sometimes but the nature itself and restaurants are well worth...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 453katarinaw
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I have been here twice - once in December and again the following April with my mother and 4 teenage children. We took a boat ride through the lagune out to a place where the smallest Baobab tree grows...it's over 120 years old but very...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Amy N
Reviewed 27 March 2018

perhaps March isnt the best time to go as there were not many birds. However, the experience of walking through the mangroves is magical and the time on the boat was peaceful

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank nikiidsee
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Lots of birds and a tranquil place to be. Did a boat tour from Dangane. A nice day activity. Pricing was on the high end compared to other Senegal activities.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We visited as a family while staying at Ngaparou . Absolutely idyllic spot . Lovely beach , chilled restaurants with very helpful pleasant staff . Reasonably priced drinks and good simple food . Paddle boarding and surfing reasonably priced from the shore . Some hassle...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank patriciaryan29
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Very nice lagune with a lot of birds and good Englisch speaking guide. The lagune is not crowded with tourists its very relaxed.

Date of experience: December 2017
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18 January 2018|
Response from oneduo | Reviewed this property |
Hello Travelbug, From Dakar its about 45/60 minutes by taxi.. From st. Louis i don't know. Greetings Oneduo