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Five-star Luxury: The Rhino Resort in Portudal, Saly, Senegal

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Five-star Luxury

The Rhino Resort in Portudal, Saly,  Senegal

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A lush tropical location close to the action, top notch amenities and stellar service have made The Rhino Resort in Saly, Senegal, a popular destination for years.
The Rhino Resort in Portudal, Saly, Senegal
The Rhino Resort Hotel & Spa in Portudal has earned international recognition and awards as the best small hotel in Senegal, Africa. The name of the hotel was inspired by the rhino statue located at the front entrance. It is a beautifully detailed piece from the famous Woodcarving Museum in Chiang Mai (Thailand).

Location, location

You'll be staying in the perfect base for exploring Saly, the Senegalese Riviera, Dakar, and many other of Senegal's treasures. You can experience a half day at Brouse or Retba's pink lake on a Moto quad. With an exclusive outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and fitness room, the Rhino Resort Hotel & Spa offers luxury, comfort and style in a unique African setting.
The Rhino Resort - spa
This 5-star hotel has free Wi-Fi Internet access and spacious rooms with all the modern comforts. The Rhino Resort Hotel & Spa has hosted celebrities who enjoy the romantic and relaxing ambience and the distinctive authentic style. Luxuriate in this quiet green setting within reach of many events and activities such as big-game fishing, deep-sea diving, horse riding, sailing, golf, and even parachuting. Saly also has nightclubs, a casino and various boutiques as well as a small private airfield.
The Rhino Resort - the Rhino Room


Stylish rooms offer mosquito nets, minibars, and tea and coffeemakers, plus safes, flat-screen TVs and soaking tubs, and some add 4-poster beds and loft bedrooms. Suites have living areas, and an upgraded 2-bedroom suite features furnished terraces, a private pool and meeting rooms.
The Rhino Resort - junior suite

Attention to Detail

From the gorgeous shimmering fabric of the dresses worn by staff -- made using a local technique called basin riche -- to the room decorations, there's a meticulous attention to detail

This strange shape, curling in space at the edge of the bed, is a vine called taowan in Thailand. When this plant dries it becomes totally rigid.

Each one of the Rhino Resort’s 61 rooms is decorated with an exceptional piece of artwork, representing different African peoples. Thai artist, Yuttana Yutain, created these works using a bamboo brush and charcoal.

Facilities include a swimming pool and gym exclusively for guests, a Spa which is open to the public but free for guests, a beauty salon, boutique, and conference room. The Spa and some rooms have a Jacuzzi.
The Rhino Resort - dining room

When it comes to dining, there are two open-air restaurants, along with a stylish lounge and no less than two pool to enjoy. There's also a man-made beach with a bar.

Nearby Attractions

You'll be in an ideal location to explore the area,
The Rhino Resort - entrance

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