Dakar, being an Atlantic port on the Cape-Verde peninsula, is surrounded by water and offers beautiful locations. From the northern Yoff bay, to hotel and private beach La Voile d’Or, I’ll take you to the stunning beaches that will show the most breathtaking sights. On this sunny day, we are going to coastlines where you will enjoy swimming, a sun bath, a jogging, a fresh grilled fish and more.
Next to the BCEAO pool center, Yoff plage is a public beach where you will enjoy your workout while watching the sunset or have a good swim with the strong waves.
Is THE seashore for surf lovers. You will definitely enjoy the intensity of the waves and the fresh breeze. It is also a great spot for an after-work or just to enjoy a beautiful sunset and a cool drink.
Is a very nice beach invaded by boats as you can see on the picture. It is also one the places where you can go diving or just enjoy a nice boat ride. Ngor beach and Ngor Island are surrounded by great restaurants that you will discover in another article.
Also known as La Pointe des Almadies, it is the westernmost point on the African continent. Seafood lovers will find their heaven. You will be served the freshest grilled fish, sea urchins, shrimps and more.
Plage Fann Hock
Located between Terrou-bi hotel and Magic Land, Fann hock is a public beach where you could enjoy the amazing sight of the sea and the uninhabited island “ Ilot Sarpan”
Heading town, I’m taking you to a secret yet-known-by-all beach. Anse Bernard is on Corniche-Est (East Ridge) right behind the presidential palace. You should know that the Corniche-Est was built on a hill and it explains its secrecy. Hidden by trees you will find it fun to walk across the trees and discover the beach.
Lagon 1 is a restaurant on the coastline facing Goree Island. It’s a perfect place for kids to play, teenagers to play football, to have a great meal and refreshing cocktail.
The Dakar-Goree bridge
I couldn’t leave this view behind. This would have been the bridge between Dakar and Goree. Unfortunately as the road to access this beautiful scene was closed I had to shoot the bridge from afar. It is a sight were most courageous fisherman come to enjoy a peaceful moment and hopefully make a catch or two.
La Voile D’or
Although located near Dakar’s commercial harbor, La Voile d’Or is a beautiful private beach in Hann Bay where you can relax under a parasol with an amazing view of Goree Island.