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Bab's Dock, Cotonou

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Unwind in the lush greenery surrounding calm waters at Bab's Dock, a private lake owned by a Belgian couple. Swim, canoe, sail, play volleyball, or just lie in a hammock in this retreat on the the water's edge. A thatched terrace shelters a European-style restaurant with tables and decks made of local wood. Afterwards, take a stroll on the long boardwalk stretching out over the lake's still surface. You need to call in advance so they can send a designated boat for you, taking you from the parking lot to the restaurant through a thick mangrove forest. Plan your visit to Bab's Dock and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cotonou trip site.
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  • It is a beautiful and relaxing place to eat, drink or swim in the lake. The landscape is very authentic, the trip by boat through mangroves is something to remember, there I a mini zoo and also some.....  more »
  • Arrival: We were surprised by how quick and easy it was to get to Bab’s Dock. Drive out the beach road until the pavement ends, continue a short way on the dirt road, and follow the signs. There’s...  more »
  • If you need rest, go there. Calm, clean and good services
  • Magical boat ride, nice ambience, great food and hospitality. Would definately visit again.

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