Imagine a world where modernity blends with tradition. Here, you can encounter the exceptional heritage of Saint-Louis, the first French settlement in West Africa, meet some of the 540 fascinating species living in the wetlands of the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary – a UNESCO World Heritage site – or simply relax on golden sands. This is a location where options for discovery are endless.
Admire the pink waters of Lake Retba, fishing villages dotted with brightly painted boats, or one of the many wildlife reserves
Travel through exotic landscapes and admire the famous pink waters of Lake Retba, fishing villages dotted with brightly painted boats, or one of the many wildlife reserves – Niokolo Koba, Bandia or Saloum Delta. Alternatively, relax at N’Gor and be seduced by the treasures of Dakar where you can wander through Goree, Kermel and Soumbédioune, and see the traditional markets and the museum of African Art. All of these wonders can be explored from a haven of calm and comfort: the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar, our Best Business Hotel, Senegal, 2013.
A tranquil base
Nestled on the waterfront between the city centre and the international airport, the elegant Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar looks out across the Atlantic Ocean. Offering the largest rooms in town, the hotel boasts a vast range of accommodation, including garden views, business class and ocean rooms, as well as junior and executive suites. A flat screen LCD TV, an e-safe adapted to laptops, a Nespresso coffee machine, a selection of magazines, a daily newspaper, and a desk with international plugs combine for slick corporate convenience. The hotel is now equipped with seven luxurious apartments. These include the hotel’s impressive service range, which allows business guests to adapt the living space and organisation to their individual needs.
The hotel provides nine function rooms, including an incredibly elegant ballroom, each fully equipped with the best facilities for meetings, conferences, banquets and weddings. Together, they can hold more than 350 people, and are fitted with the state-of-the-art equipment necessary for modern business meetings. The hotel also provides a unique meeting concept based on brain food to optimise concentration, ‘brain box’ spaces to encourage different thinking, free high-speed internet access, an impressive hotel rewards programme dedicated to business partners with exceptional benefits, and a whole lot more to complete the corporate experience.
The hotel facilities are extensive and exciting. Guests can eat, drink and relax in a different way every day of their stay and without leaving the hotel as they discover the onsite gourmet restaurant, pool grill and bar, as well as a brand new Little Buddha restaurant with a sushi section, a lounge bar and entertainment from resident DJs. An up-to-date fitness centre offers access to individual coaching, group lessons, a tea and healthy juice bar, a steam zone and a relaxing pool.
The Olympic-sized overflowing hotel pool offers a fantastic view across the Atlantic Ocean and a smooth atmosphere during the daily live concerts. A brand new internationally branded spa is also part of the hotel’s facilities and provides 10 relaxing treatment rooms, bringing guests an array of de-stressing ayurvedic treatments and special packages.
Linked to the most luxurious shopping mall in West Africa, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar, delivers unique concepts: the Super Breakfast Buffet, express or late check-out, the 100 percent satisfaction guarantee, the Club Carlson global rewards programme and more. Here is everything you need for a successful stay in Africa.