Dakar is the capital of Senegal, it is located on the Cap-Vert Peninsula in west Senegal bordering the Atlantic Ocean. Dakar was once the finish of the Paris Dakar Rally. Dakar is a major West African hub, so there are lots of flights coming from and going to Europe, North America and other African cities.
Dakar is a multicultural, diverse city full of vibrant arts and traditions. People of different ethnic groups have varied crafts, food, jewelry, fabrics and wood & metal goods at bustling markets, such as Marche Sandaga or Marche HLM, where you can negotiate the best prices.
More tourists visit Senagal - Dakar every year, attracted to luxury beach resorts, nature parks (you can use Dakar as your starting point for excursions to national parks and nature reserves in Senegal), the friendly people, natural & historic sites, the exceptional weather and the beautiful, sparsely populated beaches. The city also has interesting museums.
Dakar, is also known for its nightlife, Senegal and especially Dakar offer one of Africa’s most varied music scenes, like French jazz, American funk & hip-hop and percussion-based genres. Youssou N’Dour, Baaba Maal, Thione Seck and Mansour Seck are a few of the famous Senegalese musicians.
Where to stay in Dakar
There is a wide selection of hotels, apartment hotels and resorts, from simple to the best four star hotels. Check out the site and compare their deals, rooms, services, amenities (check-out time, mini-bar, shower, bath, WiFi, etc.) or chain and find your favourite hotel.
Here are a few of the hotels in Dakar: Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar Sea Plaza a five star hotel, King Fahd Palace Hotel a five stars hotel, Terrou-Bi five stars, Hotel Jardin Savana Dakar a four stars hotel, Pullman Dakar Teranga a four star hotel, Novotel Dakar four stars, Le Ndiambour Hôtel et Résidence four stars, Hotel le virage four stars, Fleur de Lys Plateau four stars, Hotel Nina four stars, Onomo Dakar Airport a three stars hotel, Café de Rome a three star hotel, Hôtel du Plateau three stars, Fana Hotel three stars, Hôtel Faidherbe three stars, Airport Hotel three stars, Hotel Residence La Corniche three stars, Hôtel Cabourg three stars, Hotel Baraka three stars, La Brazzerade two stars, Résidence Atlantique two stars, Ker Jahkarlo one star, La Demeure, La Madrague-Surf Beach Sea, Hôtel Sunugal, Résidence De La Porte Du Millenaire, Ambre d'Hôte, La Maison Abaka, La Résidence, Villa Mermoz, Résidence Mounass, Business Hotel, Résidence Arcanes, Hotel Residence Kakatar, Le Feto, Archotel, Casa Yoff, Le Feto 2, SCI Soda, Cite Bcao2 E15, Villa Keur Bibou, Redface Studios Meublés, Studio Petit Marrakech, Hôtel de la Mer, Villa Malaka, Auberge Keur Diame, DiopImmo, Demba Appartement, Quiksilver Boardriders Surf Camp, Auberge Le Poulagou and La Villa D.