Auberge Keur Marrakis
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.
Pieds dans l'eau
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 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.
A traditional lighting achieved with hand-carved calabashes, creates a subtle and mysterious atmosphere. 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
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