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Lago Rosa

Lac Rose, Dakar, Senegal
+221 78 433 98 24
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Worth a Few Minutes

Interesting place to visit, but not important. It's just an extremely salty lake from which salt... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SCalCanz
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
amazing

just right! good weather and a ot tof wild animals to see, great experiance ! very hostile... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ilze A
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent32%
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  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
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“dead sea” (10 reviews)
“pink color” (9 reviews)
“sand dunes” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Lac Rose, Dakar, Senegal
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+221 78 433 98 24
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"dead sea"
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"pink color"
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"sand dunes"
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"lac rose"
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"dakar rally"
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"day trip"
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"camel tour"
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"red fish"
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"quad bikes"
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"boat ride on the lake"
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"ocean side"
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"approximately minutes"
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"tourist attractions"
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"long drive"
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"unique experience"
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting place to visit, but not important. It's just an extremely salty lake from which salt is mined in little canoes that may or may not have a pink tone to it when you visit. Like much of Senegal, it's very dirty, with trash strewn...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

just right! good weather and a ot tof wild animals to see, great experiance ! very hostile country , very friendly people, good place to go

Thank Ilze A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a typical tourist trap. The lake is small and not that pink, but they tried to "develop" it and turn into a better attraction with boats, ATV, cafes and of course tourist shops and hotels. There is a lot of selling pressure and...More

Thank heckfy
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Lac Rose. It’s worth the visit. It wasn’t as pink when we went, but it was interesting to see the salt being mined.

Thank Kendra N
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Perhaps I visited at the wrong time of year, but Lac Rose was fairly dry in August so the famous pink color was missing. The large salt mounds were cool, and the beaches a little further down the road were lovely. It wasn't a highlight...More

Thank HappyTrails2069
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

It nice to see, but please do not expect it to be pink as on some photos. You need perfect light and time of year. It is also not that close to Dakar as you might think, because of heavy traffic. It's not bad, but...More

Thank peterp0lak
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

On arrival i was immediately jumped on by guides wanting to take me out in their boats. i hadnt intended to do this, and wanted peace and quiet. this isn't really possible here. i walked away from the main area and met a man with...More

Thank nikiidsee
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

The lake will turn oink under certain light conditions, and we were lucky! Neareby there are many other activities, including a ride across the dunes.

1  Thank bobinathens
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Pink depends on the Sun...temp...and algy. A bit out of town and lots of traffic to get there. Worth a visit if done everuthing else.

Thank bajajulio
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

This lake is located about an hour's drive from the capital city. You'll pass one or two small villages along the way and they have local markets it is worth stopping at. The lake can appear to have a pink tinge in certain lights, caused...More

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Karen F
6 September 2015|
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Response from cuteNwild | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have met a nanny (who could be your guide too) while there and I regret not having her phone number... I think you could ask the owner of the hotel or in the expat community (expatblog.comm) for a trustworthy person... More
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