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Esperanto Lodge

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Plage de l'Esperanto Lodge, Kafountine 00001, Senegal
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We meant to stay for 2 days and ended up staying for a week. It is the most gorgeous place run by the most wonderful couple Eric and Justine. We went as two girls, but Esperanto would be ideal for any group, small, big, all ages, families... Esperanto is complete paradise and you can't help but wish you could stay... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here with our 10 year old twins and 18 year old. We had moved from Abene village close by where we had not been able to get any sleep because of constant noise and we had all got sick. Esperanto was the antidote. The place is beautifully laid out, the lodges are charming and the staff are lovely.... More 

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Monterey Peninsula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I just returned from a 6 night stay at the Esparanto. I had come to stay at a friends home in the middle of the village and after 5 nights of no sleep because of constant noise, we moved to the Esparanto Lodge and WOW what a treat. It is absolutely beautiful, tasteful with sweeping gorgeous tropical views, quiet except... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We stayed for 5 nights at Eric and Justine's beautiful lodge in Kafountine.. and we could not be more glad that we did. They have created a beautiful place for relaxation in the most scenic part of Casamance! The grounds with hammocks and beautiful baobabs and palms and incredible views are only the beginning. The staff were welcoming and sweet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stayed with our family of 4 children (9, 7, 5 and 3) and had a wonderful time! The location is idyllic, two minutes from the beach and surrounded by spectacular nature. Kafountine was a nice 30 minutes walk, where you can experience the African way of life. The beach is virtually empty (great for running) and the lake and... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Esperanto Lodge is the best corner in the whole Casamance, a place full of good vibration and plants, beautiful beach and great food, that will led you close to Heaven..!! The rooms are extremely clean, beds have european quality (better than hotel´s beds in the region) and the design of the whole lodge, completely integrated in the nature, makes you... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Esperanto Lodge is THE place to spend your beach holiday in the south of Senegal. Everything works here, the bungalows are spacious and clean, the staff is extremely friendly - and Eric, the French owner and manager, must be Senegal's nicest and most helpful man. The beach, 2 minutes walk away, offers good opportunities for a morning jog and a... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The Esperanto Lodge has had an excellent name for years but we felt that it was living on its location and its past glory. It is the most wonderful site with beautifully planned and planted gardens filled with exotic birds and insects. On one side lies the dry river and then over the ridge on the other you find the... More 

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Tambacounda, Senegal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We came to Esperanto in the off season because we were looking for a cheap relaxing weekend. The hotel is very clean (most comfortable bed I've slept on in Senegal), decorated beautifully and has a prime beach location complete with a beach bar/hut to relax on. The main/dining hut was impeccably decorated with art from all over West Africa and... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Esperanto Lodge in Kafountine, Senegal is owned by Eric and Justine. First, they will pick you up at the airport in Gambia and drive you to the hotel in Senegal. That in itself is a lovely trip. You are welcomed by all the staff and shown to your own personal little house. Very basic but well appointed accommodation. The grounds... More 

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