A laid-back surf town, historic port, and culinary surprise. Dakar, your new home and office.
Set up your next remote office on the Atlantic Port of the Capo Verde peninsula! Dakar is a fantastic place to make new connections - catch waves on ‘Secret Beach’ or gorgeous sunsets from rooftop bars after work. Try delicious Senegalese cuisine such as the hearty Maffe beef stew and see the local way of life at the Medina quarter. Uncover the hidden treasure that is Dakar!
A true nature-aficionado, with a heart for helping people, Community Leader Eddie is truly one of a kind. When he’s not busy hiking or skiing on mountain tops, Eddie spends his time learning new languages (he’s fluent in Spanish). During your month in Dakar, you will have a Community Leader, like Eddie, to support you, and a dedicated City Team who will be your insider source for the best local tips in town!
I learned a ton of new skills, and actually got a bunch of work done.
I met one of my best friends ever, and also met my girlfriend (who is wonderful) from going on Remote Year. I learned a ton of new skills, and actually got a bunch of work done. Before Remote Year, I was a digital nomad, but I lacked structure.Sean S.
A pink lake. An orange desert. White sandy beaches. Discover all the colors of Dakar.
There's so much to discover in Dakar! Make the most of its beaches by learning to surf, or take a boat ride to explore Ngor Island just off-shore. Want to stay in town? Admire some art at the Loman Art Gallery and relax on its colorful patio with friends. Put some color to your weekend by visiting Pink Lake. Dakar has so much to offer once you clock off!
The Lompoul DesertDiscover a desert with impressive orange dunes and stay overnight in a khaima tent. Watch a magnificent sunset while on a camel ride.
Local Flavors Home CookingTest your culinary skills with a Senegalese family. Get fresh local ingredients from the local market before preparing a traditional dish together in a cooking workshop.
Djembe RhythmsTake a ferry to the mainland and visit the Cultural Center in Derkle. Learn how to build and play the djembe drum from master drum-maker and teacher Ibou Sene.
Time to walk into the sunlight. Make Dakar your home for a month!
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