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The Mombasa Coast is Kenya’s main destination for beach holidays. Its white sand beaches and the clear turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean stretch to the north and south of Mombasa itself, and boast some fantastic resorts and great watersports facilities.
Here are some of our recommended hotels in Mombasa or call us for a tailor made quote
The main coastal area of Kenya, split by North & South coast.The airport is located on the North coast and a ferry takes you over to the South.Mombasa has beautiful white sandy beaches and turquoise sea of the Indian Ocean.
If you wish to venture out of your hotel there’s plenty to see in Mombasa including the museum within Fort Jesus, at the entrance to Mombasa’s old port, the Ivory Room on Treasury Square and the Old Town which is home to Arab-styled architecture, craftsmen hawking their wares and the beautiful waterfront
The north coast of Mombasa is close to the international airport and features wonderful sandy beaches and azure Indian Ocean waters. It’s perfect for watersports and diving, and Kenya’s wildlife areas can also be easily accessed by air. Here are some of our recommended hotels on Mombasa North Coast or call us for a tailor made quote
Mombasa’s South Coast is reached by ferry from the international airport. Diani beach, one of the most celebrated in East Africa, is on this stretch of beautiful coastline. Other less visited areas, like Galu Beach, are also found nearby, and there are excellent watersports, diving and deep sea fishing opportunities.
There has been a Swahili settlement at Malindi since the 14th century, and the port town boasts historic buildings and some of Kenya’s best beaches. The Watamu and Malindi Marine National Parks offer superb diving and snorkelling over coral reefs and the nearby Arabuku Sokoke forest is a paradise for bird watchers. Malindi is around 75 miles north of Mombasa and the ancient Swahili ruins at Gedi are nearby. The town can be reached by air from Nairobi, Mombasa and Lamu. Here are some of our recommended hotels in Malindi or call us for a tailor made quote.
The Shimba Hills National Reserve covers a plateau just inland from the Mombasa coast and as well as being home to around 700 elephants, also has Kenya’s only sable antelope population. Shimba covers one of the largest coastal rainforest areas in Africa and is easily reached from Kenya’s coastal resorts.
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