Cap Skirring

  • The Casamance is a region that is still little visited by tourists. It has been recently open to tourism and offers many advantages. The regions's immense and deserted sandy beaches make it one of the best seaside spots in the country. Located in the south of the country, Casamance displays amazing landscapes of rice paddies near the coast, and rocky landscapes as you head inland with a few scattered ...
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Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Senegal

The Casamance is a region that is still little visited by tourists. It has been recently open to tourism and offers many advantages. The regions's immense and deserted sandy beaches make it one of the best seaside spots in the country. Located in the south of the country, Casamance displays amazing landscapes of rice paddies near the coast, and rocky landscapes as you head inland with a few scattered palm trees and tufts of elephant grass. Visitors will be welcomed warmly.

Cap Skirring: what to do?

This is the ideal destination for those looking to stay in a seaside resort. Athletes can practice all kinds of water sports, while golfers cannot miss a visit to the Club Med Golf.

The Cap Skirring is located in the far south of the country, just over 40 miles west of Ziguinchor. It is marked by large sandy bays separated by rocky peaks. You can also take pirogue tours to discover the coastline villages nearby.

  • Huge, deserted beaches
  • The region is not overcrowded with tourists, so you will not be invaded by tourists
  • Poorly developed region
  • Accommodations choices are very limited

Reminders

Remember to take anti-malaria treatment as well as sun lotion and anti-mosquito products.

To avoid

If you want to take pictures of the local people, talk to them beforehand and then ask them if they'd agree to be photographed. In most cases they would happily oblige.

Cap Skirring: what to eat?

The national dish is the tiep-bou-diene, rice made flavoursome with vegetables and fish. Meat (beef, lamb, chicken) is served in a peanut sauce (mafe) or in a marinade (yassa). By the seaside, try the delicious seafood like oysters, prawns and lobster. Out in the bush, taste the game, the warthog in particular. The exotic fruits are varied and excellent and include mango, pawpaw, soursop, guava and ditakh. As for drinks, have a taste of bissap, palm wine or millet beer.

Cap Skirring: what to buy?

The crafts of Senegal are varied. You can buy wicker baskets, masks, awale, wooden sculptures and fabrics. You will also find beautiful jewellery.

Cap Skirring Reviewedhotels
  • 8.55 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    Club Med Cap Skirring
    Cap Skirring - Senegal
    Hotel Hotel 4 Etoile(s)

    The Club Med Cap Skirring is a paradise for golf enthusiasts. ...

  • 8.1 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    La maison bleue
    Cap Skirring - Senegal
    Hotel Hotel 3 Etoile(s)

    La Maison Bleue is a small but attractive hotel where you will ...

  • 8.05 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    Les Hibiscus
    Cap Skirring - Senegal
    Hotel Hotel 4 Etoile(s)

    Beautifully located on the beach, the hotel offers comfort and ...

  • 7.85 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    La Paillote
    Cap Skirring - Senegal
    Hotel Hotel 3 Etoile(s)

    La Paillote is one of the first hotels in Cap Skirring. Its exotic ...

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