The hosting package includes breakfast for 2 guests.
This charming and natural accommodation offers its visitors a simple and friendly stay. You will enjoy the large common room, a dining room on stilts, an excellent local cuisine, a stunning view on the river and modern rooms which will ensure a comfortable and calm stay. Dedicated to the well-being of their travelers, the owner and her staff use professionalism and friendliness to make every stay unique, personalized and resourcing. The Source aux Lamantins is close to the palm grove of Samba Dia, one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites. It is a great spot to observe the nature, the stars, as well as the wildlife. The accommodation offers canoe rides along the mangrove channels and hikes or rides in the forest with guides trained in collaboration with the IUCN. Fishing enthusiasts can be accompanied by instructors who will show them the best corners!
The lodge contributes significantly to the development of the local community, especially regarding women. The site also provides a library, projection room and Wifi to students, in addition to conferences, seminars and evenings of folk tales. The Source aux Lamantins also supports education through scholarships and several local projects and events. It is important to mention that the accommodation gives great importance to environmental protection and is cultivating an organic garden, reforesting the mangrove and getting involved in various projects aimed at respecting and protecting the ecosystem.
If there is an event no to be missed, it is the visit to the village in a cart, accompanied by a local guide who will give you a tone of information on the village and the local life. As you will see, opportunities for socialising with villagers, who are very welcoming and open, are numerous. Other activities and excursions are offered, including fishing, hiking, canoe tours, visiting the salt wells, visiting the Palmarin National Reserve, bird watching, and morning yoga sessions.
Rooms, dormitory Type of lodging
2 to 3 visitors per room
Car, taxi, moto, quad, boat Transport
French, English Spoken languages
9 units Total number of units
Joal, Mbour Closest city
- Common room
- Private bathrooms
- Electricity 24h
- Botanical and vegetable garden
- On-site catering (local food for lunch, international food for dinner)
Comfort – Label granted in July 2017
- Walking hiking
- Bird watching
- Tour of the birthplace of the great Senghor and the Palmarin National Reserve
- Pool, Garden, Botanical Garden
Your host can organize your transportation from the airport to Djilor for about 65 € for 1 to 4 people. If you go to the Source aux Lamantins by your own means from Mbour, you can either take the direction of Kaolack and turn at the Diosmone/Fimela junction, or get to Joal and head towards Samba Dia, then Fimela.
- Mbour, Thiadiaye, Ndiosmone, Diofior, Fimela
- Mbour, Joal, Samba Dia, Fimela
Contactez l’hébergeur pour organiser votre transport.