Saly – About an hour and a half from Dakar, the resort town of Saly draws sunseekers to its beautiful shores.
Buzzing coastal towns – Saly is a beach-vacation hub and part of Senegal's Petite Côte, a sweep of buzzing coastal towns south of Dakar.
Mbour – A rush of activity comes with the arrival of fishing boats in Mbour, just down the road from Saly.
Toubab Dialaw – The bohemian village of Toubab Dialaw, just an hour south of Dakar, has a pristine beach and a lively arts scene.
Sine Saloum – Time slows down with a journey into the Sine Saloum region's labyrinth of mangrove creeks.
Mar Lodj – One of the best places to feel the region's calm is Mar Lodj -- a small, car-free island in the Saloum delta.
Dakar – Back in the capital, the hustle of commerce extends to Dakar's sidewalks.