17 February 2012 - The Guardian - Rachel Dixon
Set on white sands, wild wetlands, or at the heart of historic cities, these small hotels bring a touch of luxury to exotic locations.
Souimanga Lodge, Fimela, Senegal
Five luxurious waterside lodges stand in tropical gardens in the Saloum Delta national park, an area where two rivers meet the Atlantic. The covered dining terrace at the end of the lodge's private jetty is the perfect place to spot flamingos and pelicans.
• Seven nights' half-board from £1,289pp, including flights, 0845 338 8706, senegal.co.uk/souimanga
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