Rental of Villa's and apartments in Saly, Senegal - Let yourself be carried away towards a sunny African holiday
Les résidences du port Le domaine des orangers Safari Village Le village de la Mangrove
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The freedom, the fantasy, the local customs, the warm nights ...
Live a unique and exhilarating experience in a natural scenery at the rhythm of the tom-tom.
 
Beaches with free deckchairs and sunscreens, swimming pools, exotic restaurants, nearby shops (bakery, grocery, photographer,...) under de Senegalese sun will rhythm your relaxing stay.

SENEGAL PRACTICAL

Practical information's for an idyllic stay :

Senegal is located at the most west point of the African continent, next to the Atlantic ocean. Squeezed between the desert and the ocean, it is bordered by Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, Guinea Bissau and Gambia.
The « Résidences du Port » and the « Domaine des Orangers » are at the beach located 80km from Dakar and 5min from village of Saly.

Transfer between the airport and the residences can be arranged.
 

The country
Capital : Dakar
Political regime : « République unitaire à régime présidentiel »
Number of  inhabitants  : 11.126.832 (july 2005) 
Surface : 196.190km²
The most important ethnic groups : Wolofs (43,3%), Peuls (23,8%), Sereres (14,7%), Diola's (3,7%) , and others.

Telephone
Land code : 00 221

Language
The official language is French. The principal local languages are : le Wolof, et le Peul.

Local Time
Senegal : GMT(Greenwich Mean Time) + 0
Belgium, France, Netherlands, ... : in the summer GMT+2, in the winter GMT+1
UK: in the summer GMT+1, in the winter GMT+0

Altitude
Average altitude : sea level

Currency
CFA = franc de la Communauté Financère Africaine
Exchange rate : 1000 francs CFA = 1,52 Euro
The euro and most of the usual credit cards are accepted.
In the residences payments can only be done cash or by cheque, no credit card !

Climate
Hot and sunny  all year long: a moderate hot climate (25°C to 30°C)
Dry season from November till May, humid season or  « Winter » from June till October: short rain showers can occur mostly in the south of Senegal.

Health
It is highly recommended to be vaccinated against yellow fever and to take preventive medication against Malaria. For more information contact your family doctor or the specialised services for tropical diseases in your own country.

Travel documents
An international passport valid for at least 6 months.
 
Links
 
France Diplomatie Sénégal : http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/pays-zones-geo_833/senegal_355/index.html
Ministère du tourisme du Sénégal : http://www.tourisme.gouv.sn/
Tropical Institute in Belgium : http://www.itg.be





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