Savana Dakar Hotel

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Savana Dakar Hotel
Pointe Bernard-Petite Corniche

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Non-guests: Weekdays CFA 5,000; weekends CFA 8,000. [December, 2014]

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Hotel Guests
Registered guests: Free.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 15m, 6 lanes, competition striped, outdoors, probably unheated, water temperature not reported


14.654066, -17.431443

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

The pool bottom is marked with lanes, but there are no lane ropes. There are no restrictions on when guests may use the pool, but it is unlit after dark.

Facility Reviews

On the shore, so you can also swim in the sea. It's a beautiful pool in a marvelous garden setting. It does get a bit crowded at weekends, but has only a handful of swimmers before 9 A.M. and after 6 P.M. Don't stay anywhere else in Dakar!
The pool is old, from the 1970s or before. Because of the old pool design, the water is choppy when only a few people swim at the same time. It has also been poorly maintained at times (due to a lack of chemicals and other technical problems) so I stopped swimming there about a year ago. I swam there twice in the last two weeks and it has gotten better. When weather cools, however, they apparently shut off the pool filtering system to save electricity, so it affects water quality. [December, 2014]