Auberge Keur Marrakis
Keur Marrakis is a bed and breakfast situated on the beach in a green and flourished oasis, only 5 minutes on foot from the handcraft market and from the fish market of Mbour.
Keur Marrakis is an integrated tourism centre, based on the fair employment of economic local resources, in harmony with the surrounding environment and respectful of local customs and traditions.
Mbour is a small city of the Petite Côte ('SmallCoast') on the strand of the ocean, near Saly, 80 km South of Dakar. Local life is very animated with its shops, barouches, markets, colourful boubous, its fishing port and its dugouts.
From the dominant position of Keur Marrakis, situated on a dune of fine sand, one reaches the beach by coming down a few steps. From the gritty terrace of the house, between the cactus, bougainvilleas and mesquite, one can enjoy the breeze and the spectacular sunsets over the ocean. This charming position, unique on the Petite Cote, transports the visitor in the relaxing atmosphere of Senegal. Here Africa gives you appointment awaits you, offering its enjoy some colours, flavours, scents and the hospitality of its beautiful people.
Our guest house comprises 11 comfortable and well equipped rooms, each with its own tiled bathroom, with ample sinks and showers. They have wooden beds made by the skilful woodworkers from Mbour, each with its own mosquito net in order to guarantee our visitors a calm and relaxing sleep.
In every room ceiling fans ensure a maximum of freshness during the hottest days, even though the maritime breeze keeps Keür Marrakis in a place cool and pleasant the whole year round.
- the restaurant, located in the garden, by the sea, offers Italian and African cuisine
- swimming pool
- breakfast included
- internet connection in the house living room so that guests can keep in touch with the world news, as well as receive and send e-mails
- facilities for children: some rooms can be equipped to accommodate families with children. The house with its private spaces and a playing area is particularly suitable for the stay of families with children
Advise about arrival time.
Check in time at 4pm
Check out time at 12am
Pay cash on arrival.
Keur Marrakis is reachable by taxi directly from Dakar Airport. You can alternatively take a 'taxi brousse' or a mini-car from one of the bus station in Dakar to the Mbour bus station (gare routière). Here Keur Marrakis can be reached in a few minutes with a local taxi or by calling our pick-up service. We can also pick you up at the Dakar Airport.
In the city of Mbour, at the roundabout, take the road to Joal. Continue straight for 1 km, then follow the main road, turn right and after 50 m turn left.
Continue for 500 on the road to Joal, turn right at the sign 'Keur Marrakis'.
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B&B Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Breakfast Included
- Free Wifi
- Laundry Facilities
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Swimming Pool
- Taxes included
- Towels Included