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Unpleasant, needs to be kept clean

Sadly this area needs to be taken better care of. Perhaps a system where people pay a small fee... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2017
Dakar, Senegal
Plage du Virage

The Plage du Rivage bears the name of the restaurant built in front of the beach . , closed to... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2017
Patrick D
Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

At the Plage du Virage, my favorite spot was Sénésurf. A chill, modern surfhouse with boards and teachers. For 5000 CFA (€7.50) you can rent a board and go surfing. The owner and some teachers speak English fluently and are very nice people. Every couple...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Masha_S2
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I went to le gondolier with 2 children just to enjoy a day at the pool. The place is so dirty however and the owner so rude that i definitely do not recommend to do the same. In the weekend the fees are 5000 cfa...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

Sadly this area needs to be taken better care of. Perhaps a system where people pay a small fee that would go towards helping to keep the place clean. We didn't feel very confortable. There is potential and it's always nice to feel the ocean...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tata_nyc
Reviewed January 3, 2017

The Plage du Rivage bears the name of the restaurant built in front of the beach . , closed to Gondolier Hotel .. It is located between Ngor and Yoff, frequented by many young Senegalese and Europeans residing in the close residential quarters. The enormous...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Patrick D
Reviewed August 31, 2016

It must have been a really nice beach with alll the surfers around but today its so polluated that I wouldnt recommend it to anybody

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank igorsputnik5
Reviewed August 16, 2016

I understand, it's in Africa but I've been in many countries in Africa but never saw a beach which is that bad... wait, even worse beach is a couple of kilometers away called Ngor beach. Huge waves and rocks are not a problem but it...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Alex F
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a very popular beach with little boats ferrying people to the nearby island. It can feel a bit crowded and there are a lot of informal traders peddling their goods all day. Personally I prefer other beaches as this one felt a bit...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank AlexisZA
Reviewed May 12, 2016

I went there in the late afternoon. I took a walk from my hotel and walked down to the beach. Saw a couple of young Senegalese playing soccer on the sands. A couple of beach stalls were selling food and knick-knacks... Took a couple of...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Omoniyi_David
Reviewed April 13, 2016

It is pretty rare to still find good beaches in Dakar. This is one of them. You do need to be careful of rocks and sudden holes. It does get crowded in the summer.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Edaly_S
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Great gem in Dakar for surfing and enjoying the beach. If the vendors bother you, ask elimane or Babacar to keep them away or just firmly say no thank you. Take a surf lesson or enjoy the sunshine, so easy to get to!

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank ptyjane
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