Calm Sea

A sportsman's paradise

Situated on Senegal’s Northern most border, surrounded by the mighty Atlantic Ocean to the west, Mauritania to the north and one of the most fertile wetlands in the world to the east, St Louis is a sportsman’s paradise. 

Both shooters and fishermen alike will find plentyto keep them entertained, a huge selection of options, ensure you will always find something to fill a week or even a fortnight. We can also offer two center holidays using the fantastic Lamantin 5 star spa hotel for some chill out time after your shooting week at the lodge.

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World Class Wildfowl & Game shooting

 
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From 5th December to the 20th March a huge number of migratory Gargany (an extremely fast target, not unlike a Teal) alongside tens of thousands of resident Whistling duck, Pygmy geese and, Spur wing Geese feed on the Parc de Diodji wetlands. Senegals liberal bag limits mean that this really is a wildfowling paradise. Costs are about 30% cheaper than anything we have seen and the quality of the operation and the sport will ensure you a memorable trip.

Sandgrouse and Chevalier – from 13th Dec – 13th Mar Renowned all over Africa for their speed and jinking flight Sandgrouse are well respected quarry and with good reason. Chevalier are similar to Golden plover and offer testing high bird shooting on their morning flight.

Doves and Pigeons – from 5th Dec till end of April these are treated as almost pest species and prolific number or Doves and Pigeons will almost guarantee excellent flighted sport.

Bushpigs 13th Dec – 13th Mar Early morning and evening stalking for local bushpigs is not to be missed, these wily pigs are not an easy quarry and a client will do well to fill his bag limit. Weight vary from 60-120kgs. Rifles and shotguns can be supplied and import arrangement’s can be made for clients wishing to bring their own

This combination of  different sport species and species and quality  of service add up to nothing short of shooting paradise. Experience guides are with you throughout your shooting day and will make sure you make the most of those wild game opportunities

10 purpose built 4wd vehicles will ferry you to your chosen  venue for the day and a huge selection of excursions are available for anyone not fishing

Ranch de Bango
Set overlooking the majestic Senegal river wetlands, perfectly situated for angler and shooters alike. All rooms have a large airy 4 star colonial style with AC and wet-room shower. Quality is everywhere with the french a la carte restaurant overlooking the swimming pool terrace.

Accommodation

Lodge Taweh

An idyllic tented bush camp, alongside a beautiful Bolong stream with Pelicans and birds of every colour and type.  All tents and on stilted platforms with their own river side veranda have hot showers and comfortable beds. The restaurants and bar are the  communal area where clients meet and talk of fishing and shooting till the early hours.

 

Podor Camp 

Especially set up for shooter and specialise in Pigeons, Doves and Sandgrouse, Again comfortable with great fresh food in the bar restaurant and stunning views of the Senegal River which runs within 15 yards of the bar.

Camp Du Ferlo

These new camps ” the lake of South Guiers and the valley of Ferlo ” were born during the season 2006. They cover alltogether a surface of more than 35 000 hectares.
Camps are implanted in the Valley of Ferlo, on the Commune of Keur Momar Sarr, region of Louga. Situated around the Lake of Guiers, this last one is the biggest lake of fresh water of Senegal and western Africa. It is on this new zone modified for the first time (previously zones classified by intéret cynegetics) that you can devote in your passion, together with Fabien SANCHEZ tenant surrounded with his team.

Beach Hotel option

Just 65km from Dakar and a short drive from the bustling fishing centre of M’bour, the Lamantin Beach Hotel and Spa is located in the increasingly popular holiday destination of Saly. Its 132 rooms and eight suites, tastefully constructed and decorated in traditional West African style, sit within several acres of lush, tropical gardens fringing some of the finest palm-lined beaches in Senegal. Renowned for its high standard of service, its eclectic mix of culinary offerings and the tranquillity of the setting, the resort is considered to be one of the finest in the region. For those looking to relax and rejuvenate, the on-site spa centre off ers hydrotherapy treatments and hammam, while the Sport Fishing Centre is equipped to organise a day or two of deep-sea fishing for the more adventurous.

Situated right on the sea, with direct access to the beach & marina, Le Lamantin Beach Hotel is a universe of well-being, in the heart of the beautiful touristic town of Saly. Constructed in a African style, the resort is composed of traditional freestanding round houses offering luxurious amenities & purely traditional Serere décor.

Situated in between the sea & gardens, the hotel offers , the perfect environment , beaches of pure white sand, umbrellas, chaise lounges & palm trees.

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The swimming pool is 400 m², and is in the heart of our resort & is ideal for cooling down after sunbathing. There is also a splash pool to keep the kids amused while you relax.

Restaurants

Lamantin, the main restaurant : an enchanting space offering a wide selection of themed buffets, elaborate menus for lunch, & breakfast for the gourmets amongst you. The restaurant offers a convivial environment with ever-changing food and floral decorations . We will also offer you, if you so desire, an appropriate lunch menu for beside the swimming pool. Beluga, gastronomic restaurant : a cuisine rich in flavours, with a menu which fuses together an eclectic mix of cuisines & techniques. Inspired by the best prestigious destinations & what they offer, ( high level of service, quality of restaurant, infrastructure, atmosphere.) Le Bar du Port, is our nautically styled bar. With its terrace under the palm trees & facing the marina, you may sit back & relax, enjoying our wide selection of beverages & marvelous cocktails from 10am to midnight

Activities

Spa Centre . The best spa operation in Senegal offers everything you need to be pampered and preened.

The center comprises of:

  • A swimming pool with hydrotherapy

  • Aromatherapy

  • Phsyiotherapy

  • Jet showers

  • 14 cabins for massage & treatment

  • Hammam

  • Consulting area

As well as relaxing the hotel offers all this : –
Sport, Fishing, GolfJet, SkiWindsurfing, Snorkelling, Sailing, Ecotours.

From £2720 per person

 

Include return International flights, all transfers, personal guide, all guides and vehicles on shooting days, 7 nights full board 4 star accommodationat Ranch de Bango’s. Other accommodation choices will influence price.

 

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