A big attraction in the Casamance is the dense landscape of beaches, forests, Savannah vegetation and mangroves. Visitors can go on all terrain hiking expeditions through the mangroves or use bamboo kayaks to cross to the island villages. They can also walk on bush tracks, cross forests or rice farms on foot or by using all terrain bikes, to go and meet the inhabitants, enjoy their hospitality, share their daily experiences, and learn the basics about their traditions.


The 9 hole golf course in Cap Skirring is located in an exceptional setting along the Atlantic Ocean. It is a facility beginners can enjoy, and one where experienced players can get the challenges to match their skills. Players can enjoy a game on the fine sand or on the field with coconut trees. The resort also offers a golf academy, a driving range, a training bunker and a putting-green.

Beaches and water sports

The Casamance has a large coastline that is about 90 km long. This makes it a prime seaside resort all year long for swimming, jet skiing, water skiing, and sailing (windsurfing, catamaran). The beautiful sandy beach in Cap Skirring, interspersed with pine trees and coconut trees, is one of the best in Africa. The sea flows onto the land and forms inlets that increase the opportunities for enjoying its beauty.


The Casamance is a coastal fishing region. Its rivers contain a considerable amount of fish. The region is particularly suitable for all types of fishing: casting, surfcasting, stake-net fishing or trolling. Depending on the tide, fishermen will get several species of large tropical fish from barracuda to jack fish, captain, red carp, croakers, stingrays, ….


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