Surfing in Senegal is best November–March, when conditions are good for surfers of all levels. The waves tend to be smaller August–October, which might suit beginners. Here are some of the best spots to surf in the West African nation.
This is the most beautiful surf spot in the country, found near Dakar. It’s a tough place to surf, with rocks close to the surface, but advanced surfers will have a great time on the world-class waves.
This is a great spot for beginners under normal conditions, but when the conditions are right things can get exciting for more experienced riders, too. The floor is sandy here, so you will be in less danger.
Near Yoff is another beginner beach called Virage, where conditions are similar. Things can be crowded on the weekends, but during the week you will be able to practice in peace.
This small island is only a few hundred meters off the coast of Dakar, and home to a few small beaches. The most famous waves are the Ngor Right and Left point breaks.
This place is around 70 kilometers south of Dakar, and the beach is near a noted bird-watching area. Perfect for those who want to combine a surf trip with other activities.
Anyone who’s visited a destination known for its northern lights viewing during certain times of the year knows, just because you visit doesn’t mean you’ll be able to actually see the northern lights. A lot has to come together for them to be visible, and if the weather doesn’t cooperate, you might be out of luck. However, a new cruise aims to help travelers avoid the disappointment of traveling across the world just to be left lightless.
More and more travelers want to feel good about the hotel they stay in and the trips they take. They want to know their vacation isn’t harming the environment and local community they are visiting. These hotels go above and beyond when it comes to giving back to local communities, employees, the environment and more.
According to Kampgrounds of America’s 2023 report, 38 percent of campers say they will camp during the winter season while another 27 percent say they are thinking about it. Benefits of winter camping include fewer crowds, snowy scenery and opportunities to ski. Cabins and glamping are also growing in popularity this winter season. Here are five winter camping destinations and tips.
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