Beaches in Mombasa

Mombasa is the second largest city in Kenya, the city is an Island located along the coastline, south of Kenya. It’s a major tourist destination, attracted by the various beaches, the rich history and the different cultures, the marine life and the friendly people. Mombasa has a couple of nice beaches that are surrounded by top end beach hotels and resorts; the beaches include Nyali beach, English point Beach, Bamburi and Shanzu Beach.

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Beaches within Mombasa


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Mombasa city attractions, the port
 

Top beaches in Mombasa

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Holiday Beaches in Mombasa


Tour and holiday attractions in Mombasa
Mombasa city attractions, Fort Jesus
 

These are some of the Historical monuments in Mombasa

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Some of the top end beach hotels in Mombasa.


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Accommodation and beach Holiday activities in Mombasa.

Mombasa Beaches and Beach hOlidays

Mombasa North Coast Beaches

  • English point Beach: it’s a small sandy beach, located at Mkomani. The beach has a great view over the old town, it’s a nice place to relax and enjoy the view and the cool breeze.
  • Nyali Beach:  a beautiful sandy beach located close to the city center along the Mombasa – Malindi road, it’s a more populated beach due to its location but a great place for quick swim and beach walks.
  •  Bamburi Beach: a very nice beach, also located along the Mombasa – Malindi beach, it’s less populated and the water quality is much better than at Nyali beach. The beach is also surrounded by nice restaurants and resorts.
  • Shanzu Beach: a great beach with white sand, surrounded by palm trees and nice restaurants and resorts, it’s a less crowded beach compered to Bamburi and Nyali beach. It’s a great place for Short stay in Mombasa.

Mombasa South Coast Beaches

  • Tiwi Beach: it’s a nice and quiet beach, located in Likoni, south of Mombasa; it has clean and clear beach waters and is less crowded with a shallow shoreline. A great place for family beach holiday.
  • Diani Beach: a stunning white sandy beach, located further south of Tiwi beach; the beach has a stretch of luxury beach hotels, loads of water-sports activities, marine life attractions and great places to hang out.

Other Attractions and Activities in Mombasa

On a tour to the city, you will be able to visit the famous Fort Jesus, Mombasa museums, Haller Park, historical temples and churches, the Mwembe Tayari open-air market, the local bazaars, the Mombasa Tusks, the Mamba Village, the Gedi ruins, walk through the famous old town with curvy alley-roads and the business district.

Major activities would include a tour to marine national park; for deep sea diving, snorkeling, water skating, scuba diving, fishing, boat riding among others.

Accommodation and Restaurants

There is a wide range of places to stay in Mombasa, from campsites to some of the most luxury hotels on the African continent. Have a look at the ACCOMMODATION section on the right for more information.

Mombasa is home to a wide range of nice restaurants; that offer a selection of world class African, Mediterranean, European and Asian Oriental cuisines. Nyama choma (Barbecue) is one of the main dishes eaten on social joints and is somehow part of the Kenyan culture.

Airports and Getting around

Mombasa City is served by two airports; Moi international airport that is used for domestic and international flights, and Bamburi airport that is used for private and charter flights. Both the airports are just within a short distance to the City center.

Getting around Mombasa; there are various public Buses, Shuttles, Taxis, private car hire and rentals. The public transports are all over the city, including the Airports, the city center and its suburbs. The fares vary with the location, time of the day, duration and distance; the fares could be anything from $ 0.50 to 10.

Sun Beach Holiday

Sun Beach Holiday

Sun Beach Holiday

This is a 5 days Beach holiday in Kenya, that starts by spending quality time in Mombasa; visiting famous historical sites and attractions, then proceed south to Diani beach, where you will spend most of the time on the beach relaxing, sailing or engaging in any of the

Tour Cost From

$ 970

Booking Details

7 Days Beach Holiday

7 Days Beach Holiday

7 Days Beach Holiday

This a 7 days beach holiday in Kenya, that’s starts by spending some quality time sunbathing on the white sandy beach of Diani. Then proceed to Mombasa for a day on city excursion, before heading to Malindi to continue enjoying the luxury beach stay and beach activities. Diani

Tour Cost From

$ 970

Booking Details

Golf and Beach Holiday

Golf and Beach Holiday

Golf and Beach Holiday

This is a 6 days Golf and Beach holiday; that starts by spending quality time in Mombasa, visiting famous historical sites and attractions. Then proceed south to Diani Beach, spend most of the time on the beach; playing golf, sailing or engaging in any of the beach activities

Tour Cost From

$ 1,070

Booking Details

Beach Sporting Holiday

Beach Sporting Holiday

Beach Sporting Holiday

This a 5 days Beach sporting holiday in Kenya, the holiday begins and ends in Mombasa; it combines a Mombasa City excursion, tour of the Indian Ocean, Deep sea diving, Snorkeling, playing beach tennis, volleyball, basketball and relaxing on the beach to enjoy various treats on offer.

Tour Cost From

$ 970

Booking Details

Mombasa Day Tour

Mombasa Day Tour

Mombasa Day Tour

This a one day Mombasa City excursion to major attractions in Mombasa; the trip include visiting Fort Jesus, Haller Park, the Old Town and Bombolulu Workshops and Cultural Center. It’s a great package, for one day activity and family getaway. This itinerary can be tailored to meet your

Tour Cost From

$ 95

Booking Details

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