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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  • Very nice to escape after a very friendly sas in the mangrove and play Robinson under the fredaisons of the lagoon, in front of a very plentiful plate. A destination that is worth its price.
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  • Nice place, Nice. Simple and good food. Nothing to say about the welcome, however I don't understand not the point of having these 3 poor monkeys locked in small cages, this crocodile in an as small as a bath basin, these donkeys parked with children screaming around them without being able to hide... And the same turtles. It broke all the magic of the site. Being green is good but not abusing animals!
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  • Finding Bab's dock was quite a challenge but we were really glad when we finally did. Exciting activities - swimming, canoeing and sailing. Really good food as well - I had fish (well spiced) and chip...  more »
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  • A good place for tourists and locally-based people alike. One star reduction for having animals in sad cages (don't understand why they need it) and another star reduction for the quick encounter with the toilet after eating salad here. Stick to cooked food and you'll be fine :)
  • Im in Cotonou..but if theres a monkey in a cage....i wont support...
  • Heaven in Cotonou .... Love to be there
  • WONDERFUL experience
  • Its a nice place, but please free that minkey in the cage...
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