Les Palétuviers Boutique Hotel

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Senegal - Sine Saloum South  |  Toubakouta


Located in a quiet and tranquil area in Toubakouta, this property is an ideal place to relax and unwind, or use as a base to explore the surrounding region.

Our Expert Opinion

"I was impressed with the pool and quirky restaurant areas, perfect for a lazy day listening to the resident weaver birds. The unique treehouse, perched in a baobab tree, is really special."

- Stacey, Marketing


What we love

  • The opportunity to access the Sine Saloum Delta with its amazing birdlife, catching glimpses of local life as you go.


Good to know

  • There is a small beauty salon on site offering a range of massage and other beauty treatments.
  • A knowledge of French would be beneficial.


The perfect location to relax and explore!

A tranquil hotel with a unique character, Les Palétuviers (formerly Domaine Les Palétuviers) offers a relaxing holiday under the hot African sun. Located in the Sine Saloum South region of Senegal next to a saltwater creek, it offers a wide range of excursions on or off the water. Spend an afternoon aboard a traditional pirogue, discovering the local bird and marine life, or visit the local village of Toubakouta, which will give you a real insight into Senegalese life and the chance to experience 'teranga', Senegal's famous hospitality.  

Alternatively, relax in the gardens or pool, sample excellent French cuisine at the hotel’s quirky restaurant, or indulge in a soothing massage – the choice is yours!

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Thatched bungalows, or perhaps a treehouse?  

Over the last couple of years, the hotel has undergone a period of refurbishment to its pool and restaurant areas, as well as within some of the rooms. These are of a good size and are mainly housed in thatched roofed bungalows or buildings set amongst the trees. Plus, the most recent addition to the accommodation is the Baobab Suite, a treehouse giving you the chance to sleep in comfort amongst the branches of a baobab tree, with spectacular views over the creek and the mangroves.

The restaurant overlooking the water offers a wonderfully bright setting. Here, you can enjoy European and Senegalese cuisine complemented by French wines. 

Transfer time from Banjul to Toubakouta: 3 hours

The transfer from Banjul includes a river crossing of approximately 40 minutes. If only staying at Les Palétuviers, your first night will be spent in The Gambia.

As in any destination, we would not recommend walking in remote areas after dark.


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Hotel Facilities

  • 56 rooms
  • Swimming pool and sun terraces 
  • Beauty & massage centre
  • Gift Shop
  • Wi-Fi
  • ​Air-conditioning


  • Table tennis
  • Petanque
  • Pirogues & kayaks
  • Fishing 

Room Facilities

  • Double or twin beds
  • Mosquito nets
  • 2 pin sockets
  • Wi-Fi

Cuisine Information

The following cuisine information is available for Les Palétuviers Boutique Hotel:

  • Bar & restaurant with table d'hôte menus for lunch and dinner
  • Room Service: Not Available
  • Vegetarian Options: Available
  • Highchairs: Not Available


  • Beach: Waterfront
  • Restaurants: On-site
  • Transfers: From Banjul 3.5 hours

Rooms at Les Palétuviers Boutique Hotel


Sleeps up to 3 


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Delta View

Sleeps up to 2 


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Baobab Suite

Sleeps up to 2 


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Sleeps up to 4 


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Hotel Restaurant


Les Palétuivers Boutique Hotel

The Main Restaurant
Buffet Restaurant

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About the Local Area (Sine Saloum South)

The Sine Saloum Delta is an 180,000-hectare area that encompasses the Saloum Delta National Park, and is a truly stunning part of Senegal.

Formed where two rivers converge on the mighty Atlantic Ocean, it's a region of great diversity consisting of a unique estuarine environment, glorious beaches, mangrove swamps, sand islands and ever-shifting dunes. The region is a joy to explore, and whether you're picking your way in a personal horse drawn carriage through the great herds of baobabs and salt-craters dug by the local women or quietly navigating the lush greenery of the labyrinthine waterways in a pirogue you're sure to absorb the region's gentle magic.

Thanks to its ecological diversity it is also rich in animal life, and for birdwatchers, the Delta will also not disappoint; home to a stunning variety of birds, such as flamingos, pelicans, herons, gulls, terns, egrets and avocets. Many of the hotels will arrange special birding trips to view them in their natural habitats.

For the fisherman, it is an angler’s dream with a wealth of fish in both the rivers and the ocean; you might even spot the odd manatee or dolphin in the coastal lagoon. Many of the hotels have their own boats or pirogues and offer specialised fishing trips, as well as more leisurely sightseeing trips along the rivers to deserted beaches and local villages.


In the Sine Saloum, many of the hotels have their own boats and offer specialised birding and fishing trips, as well as more leisurely trips along the river to deserted beaches.


As the hotels in the Sine Saloum Delta are a little more isolated, evenings are usually spent in the hotel enjoying a good meal and drinks in the bar, with occasional musical entertainment.