An unforgettable, trouble-free journey starts with knowing a bit of information about your chosen destination. It's time to familiarize yourself with the basic details about Dakar!
Dakar, the national capital of Senegal, is 110 miles (177 kilometers) west from the notable city, Touba.
Enjoy meeting the locals when you're on vacation? This area of Senegal boasts a population of around 2,500,000 people.
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Senegal's vibrant capital has 26 accommodations where you can rest your head. Peruse our impressive collection, decide on the best option and start packing your bags for Dakar!
Treat yourself to a little extravagance at the Terrou-Bi Beach & Casino Resort (Corniche ouest Boulevard) or the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar Sea Plaza (Route De La Corniche Ouest). After all, it's not every day you go on vacation! More of a budget savvy adventurer? The Hotel Lagon (Route de la Corniche Est) and the Hôtel Le Djoloff (7 rue Nani) may be the properties for you.
Stow your tray table, fasten your seatbelt and get set to explore Dakar! Once you disembark at Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport (DKR), the main streets will be just 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the southeast from here.
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Escape Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport as soon as you land by renting a ride from one of the nearby outlets. Hertz and Avis are both a short distance away.
Watch the live prayers, meet worshipers and admire the glorious architecture of Dakar Grand Mosque. If you're eager to know more, why not ask some questions about local religious customs? Like some more ideas? African Renaissance Statue offers a respite to pause and reflect. Learn about the meaning of this memorial and find out why, when and how it was created. But that's not all. Hann Park is a welcoming place to hang out in if you've had enough of roaming around town. Find a seat, plonk yourself down and rest your weary bones.
Explored all of Dakar? Next stop, La Somone! There's so much to do here that we don't think you'll be bored. The Saly Golf Club and Plage Popenguine are some of the best attractions here. But the Golf De Saly is well worth your time too.
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Located in the heart of Dakar, this luxury hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from African Remembrance Square and within 3 mi (5 km) of Cheikh Anta Diop University and Marché Fass. Soumbédioune Fish Market and Sandaga Market are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in Les Almadies, this hotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from African Renaissance Statue and within 9 mi (15 km) of Ile de Goree Beach and African Remembrance Square. Marché Fass and Cheikh Anta Diop University are also within 9 mi (15 km).
Located in Dakar, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Presidential Palace and Ile de Goree Beach. IFAN Museum of African Arts and Maison des Esclaves are also within 1 mi (2 km). Dakar Station is 13 minutes by foot.
This Les Almadies hotel is on the beach, 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from African Renaissance Statue, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Ile de Goree Beach and African Remembrance Square. Marché Fass and Cheikh Anta Diop University are also within 9 mi (15 km).
Located in the heart of Dakar, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Presidential Palace and Ile de Goree Beach. IFAN Museum of African Arts and Dakar Grand Mosque are also within 1 mi (2 km). Dakar Station is 15 minutes by foot.
Located in the heart of Dakar, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Presidential Palace and Ile de Goree Beach. IFAN Museum of African Arts and Maison des Esclaves are also within 1 mi (2 km). Dakar Station is 17 minutes by foot.
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Village des Arts and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Stade Leopold Senghor. Hann Park and African Remembrance Square are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Situated in Dakar, this hotel is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Village des Arts and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Stade Leopold Senghor. Ile de Goree Beach and Hann Park are also within 9 mi (15 km).
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