Best time to go to Pointe Sarene

The best time to visit Senegal is in winter, between December and April. At this time of year, the temperature hovers around 25°C, making Senegal the ideal spot for a winter getaway in the sun. The country’s hot season, meanwhile, hits between July and October. During these months, you can expect the daytime heat to peak above 30°C.

Passports and Visas

British passport holders don’t need a visa to enter Senegal but must have a valid passport. For the most up-to-date passport and visa info, visit

Don't forget to arrange your travel insurance before you go.

Health and safety

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Further Reading

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