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City break in Djibouti City. Active leisure ideas for Djibouti City - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Guests of the city should never go past the Djibouti Tropical Aquarium, which introduces visitors to the diversity of the underwater world's inhabitants. Many exotic inhabitants of the deep sea are represented in huge aquariums. Interesting shows and exciting tours are held for visitors every day. Djibouti is ready to delight beach lovers with its several beautiful beaches. The most popular ones are Khor Ambado and Dorale perfectly suitable for relaxing, serene beach recreation.
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Those who want to spend time in a quiet and peaceful atmosphere should head to Tadjoura Bay. Here one can find another beautiful secluded beach, as well as two picturesque islands close to the shore - Moucha and Maskali. Anyone can rent a boat and go exploring the uninhabited islands. At the same time, fans of eco-tourism will have the opportunity to set up a camp on the islands and live in extreme conditions for a few days.
Ali Sabieh Region's plains do not cease to attract fans of "land windsurfing". Every year, this unusual sport wins more and more followers. Grand Bara plains offer sand-skiing on the boundless sand dunes. Diving enthusiasts will be pleased with a variety of attractive diving sites. Several wonderful coral reefs can be explored on the territory of Tadjoura Bay. Professional divers can go to the Bab-el-Mandeb. Amateurs are not recommended to dive here due to the danger of strong undercurrents. Copyright
No less popular are walks through the picturesque volcanic area. Excursions are organized to the most remarkable places where the “Martian landscape” is the most beautiful. The favorite destination of shoppers is Grande Pecherie market where one can buy all sorts of goods. Colorful stalls offer beautiful national clothes, incredibly beautiful handicrafts, and a variety of jewelry, and spices, which travelers prefer to buy as souvenirs. Walking around the market, gourmets will have a chance to taste and buy the national dishes they like.
Djibouti 2007 Djibouti City is a great city for those who want to learn more about African culture and traditions. There is no better place for that - everything that is somehow associated with East Africa will captivate any traveler's heart. Beautiful views, which can be enjoyed for ages, will make you look at Africa from a different angle. In Djibouti City, you can have a great time as an active tourist or just enjoy the beautiful African expanses.
Djibouti has started accepting tourists from other countries not so long ago, so this place is not yet crowded and you can enjoy silence and picturesque nature. Grandiose volcanoes, crystal … Open
Located in the Gulf of Aden, the city offers a variety of water-related activities such as kitesurfing (Djibouti Kitesurf), cruises and kayaking (Rushing Waters Adventures), as well as diving and boating for observing the finest representatives of the marine fauna - namely Dolphins (Dolphin Excursions Djibouti). All the necessary equipment can be hired on the beaches located within the city and outside it. These kinds of entertainment will certainly leave a mark in the memory of any traveler.
Djibouti sunset Khor Ambado Beach - a beautiful beach, one of the best in the region - offers a lot of entertainment. Its visitors can sunbathe under the scorching sun of Africa, swim, and rent equipment for water activities. In addition, here is a wonderful restaurant where really tasty food is served. Seafood and fish dishes deserve the highest praise. It is not too crowded but not empty - the golden mean, which is so hard to find. However, walking along the sandy shores of a wonderful beach - what could feel better? Perhaps the question is rhetorical since there are few things in the world that can be compared with such a fantastic pastime.
The national cuisine of Djibouti has inherited a lot of interesting traditions from Ethiopian cooking. Local dishes are quite simple but distinguished by an incomparable taste. Delicacies … Open
Just take a walk along the picturesque lake Assal near the capital of Djibouti. Besides the fact that this is the lowest point of the Dark Continent and the saltiest lake on the Earth, movie buffs will love it here - the thing is that the cult film “Planet of the Apes” was filmed here. Numerous tours are held here, and the locals are very proud of the unique lake located here in their hometown. This is one of the wonders of nature giving the feeling of getting into a parallel world. This is why this place boggles the mind from the first minutes - and therefore it is definitely worth a visit.
26th MEU Djibouti LCAC Landings [Image 2 of 15] You can also play volleyball in the city, and Plage Du Héron would be a good choice for that. Nearby is a place where you can try your luck - namely, Treasure Bay Casino where mostly fans of slot machines gather. Another facility ready to please gamblers is Aden Bay Casino striking with its mystical and intriguing atmosphere. Here you can play slots and roulette. Some try their luck in Supermarche Casino where, among other things, you can find an excellent selection of alcoholic drinks.
Geographically, Djibouti is located at the intersection of different countries, which became the reason that local people are distinguished by tolerance and friendliness. You can always ask … Open
Sports fans go to Stade Municipal to watch some interesting matches. Those who'd rather prefer theatrical productions are recommended to check the repertoire of the Théâtre des Salines. One of the most interesting architectural structures in Djibouti is Place Menelik, the country's colonial culture center. Mosques like Hamoudi Mosque, Sada Mosque, and Al Molk Mosque can be called museums as well. Another must-visit place near Djibouti City is called the Day Forest National Park. All who are fond of landscapes entwined with greenery and just beautiful places will like it here.
Although Djibouti City is not the best place for night parties, there are still some decent places here so everyone can choose exactly what they like. Thus, lovers of dancing all night long go to Club Hermes, and to enjoy watching sports together with good friends, be sure to visit Timeout Restaurant and Sport Bar. Lovers of fine cuisine and interior would probably be interested in Café de la Gare, those who prefer spending time in the Irish pub atmosphere will appreciate 11 Degrees North, and connoisseurs of seafood will be delighted with Restaurant La Mer Rouge. A bar in Djibouti Palace Kempinski is considered to be an all-in-one facility with a wide range of drinks, a pleasant atmosphere, and a beautiful interior.
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Guide to your best city break in Djibouti City - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Djibouti City - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Djibouti City?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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