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Ngor island

Nice, small island. You can go to the island from the Ngor beach. The beach seems chaotic, but... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
gabriel19820331
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Budapest, Hungary
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pause from city life

If you want a break from bad air in Dakar, caused by crazy traffic and diesel engines, you can go... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
peterp0lak
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

We were expecting it to be a mini version of Goree, but it's in a lower league. It's small, covered with buildings with only a few places where you can get to the water. There are a few restaurants and small beaches, the beaches are...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice, small island. You can go to the island from the Ngor beach. The beach seems chaotic, but locals are very friendly. 1000 francs for a return ticket with the "public transport" boat. Private boats for 15000, not needed. The trip takes 5 minutes only....More

1  Thank gabriel19820331
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Sandy, narrow paths criss-cross Ile de Ngor. At its center, the artist Mortalla is working on sculptures made from materials found at the coast - wood, plastic bottles, corks, goggles - questioning our relationship to redundancy through his resourceful creations. The sculptures are presented underneath...More

1  Thank cirruswolken
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Ngor itself is a great place to stay, with its beach and market. Highly recommended the Corbusieer hotel, built for the Festival mondial arts negres in 1966, whcih has a great swimming pool and outdoor restaurant.

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

If you want a break from bad air in Dakar, caused by crazy traffic and diesel engines, you can go here. It's a little pause Dakar button :-)

Thank peterp0lak
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Make sure to check the weather for wind before going. I went out on an extremely windy day and got completely soaked by the waves on the trip over to the island from head to foot. Aside from the two small beach areas there is...More

1  Thank Alethea291
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Get away from the diesel fumes and noise for a few hours, you won't regret it. For 1,000 CAF you can get a boat across the bay (5,000 CAF will get you a private boat with no 20 minute wait, you impatient privileged person, you)...More

Thank AnonymousSeattle444
Reviewed January 4, 2018

If you love the beach, you should definitely visit Ngor Island in Senegal. You will be able to swim and do a lot of activities ! Around the island, there is also yummy food.

1  Thank lelazyblog
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Its well worth a trip from the dust and dank of the city. Beaches are muuuch cleaner than the mainland. Been to the Italian restaurant.. not very Italian and service was extradorinarily slow even for Dakar! Wish we had walked 5 min further and just...More

Thank Cytara
Reviewed December 12, 2017

Ngor island is a very chill, laid back, beach environment with good food. There are locals selling all the Senegalese jewelry and clothing designs. You can catch a wave with a few of the surfers and it is still a great environment for the kids....More

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