Beach Hotels in Mombasa
MANDA BAY RESORT, MANDA ISLAND LAMU
Manda Bay Resort, the former Blue Safari Club is a small private lodge on Manda Island in northern Kenya’s LamuKiwayu archipelago on a secluded peninsular, close to ancient Lamu Town and neighboring Shela but far enough away from the bustle to enjoy total privacy. Surrounded by magnificent coral gardens, empty beaches and indigenous woodland there are ten spacious cottages line the beach overlooking the calm waters of Manda Bay. Manda Bay Resort is a glorious destination for both active and leisurely. It has its own airstrip and there are three scheduled flights daily to Lamu from Nairobi and Mombasa. Modern communications allow email and telephone access to the outside world if you choose to be available.
PEPONI HOTEL ****
Peponi is a small hotel on the exotic island of Lamu. Here there are still no cars and the narrow streets of the old town have changed little over the years. Peponi retains much of its character and charm from the sixties, it's small and personal, and offers a perfect rest after a safari or a hide away holiday from modern life. With just 24 rooms it's certainly personal. All rooms are decorated with indoor plants, interesting artwork and Swahili-style furnishings. No two rooms are alike and five of them are built right on the beach. All have ocean views, overhead fans, mosquito netting and personal safes.
KIPUNGANI SEA EXPLORER ****
Overlooking a deserted 14 kilometre beach on the south western tip of Lamu Island, Kipungani Explorer is a dream destination for those seeking a true desert island. With only fourteen spacious chalets perched on the soft white sands, the location is idyllic. Everything here is exquisitely rustic, from the hand made furnishings to large comfortable beds. Food is highly recommended and shell fish straight form the ocean, a speciality. There are a host of activities to take part in, though a stay here is tailored totally around guests.
MUNIRA ISLAND CAMP - KIWAYU ****
Situated on Kiwayu Island, this camp has spacious bandas, each beautifully positioned with panoramic views of the ocean and total privacy of the occupants.
Kiwayu is 12 miles long and a half-mile wide and has an extensive mangrove creek system; ideal for bird watching and light tackle fishing.
The 7 comfortable and spacious bandas, built of makuti and Jambies (local matting made from palm fronds).
KIWAYU SAFARI VILLAGE ****
Kiwayu Village combines great natural beauty with exotic accommodations, marvelous food, and perfect peace and privacy.
The village nestles under a tall stand of coconut palms on the White sand beach of a sparkling secluded bay.
There are 22 cottages.
Dinning at Kiwayu Safari village is a delight - giant crab claws, platters of lobster, perfect salads and amazing fish soup.
Wind surfing, goggling, creek fishing and deep-sea fishing is also available.
KIWAYU DODORI ***
This enchanting little village with eighteen traditional bajuni cottages is located on the Kenyan mainland in the remote Dodori National Reserve. The cottages are rustic and very swish and constructed mainly from mangrove poles, palm thatch and matting. They are complete privacy and very romantic. The food is always deliciously cooked and consists mainly of fresh seafood such as locally caught fish, lobster and crab. Kiwayu is the perfect get away, offering a wide variety of activities to choose from.
KISIMANI HOUSE - LAMU ***
Kisimani House is found in Shela Village on Lamu. It has been built like a fortress and has been beautifully furnished in Swahili style.
There are four en-suite bedrooms, miscellaneous single beds, a large open-air living/dining terrace and private verandas on the ground floor.
The two top floors have spectacular views of the ocean, the archipelago and of life in Shela village.
In the endless white sandy beaches surrounding this hotel, the sea is clean and safe for swimming, goggling, skiing, windsurfing, sailing and fishing.
NEW LAMU PALACE HOTEL ***
Lamu Palace hotel is located in Lamu town and directly on the seashore. It has 22 rooms all air-conditioned.
There is a restaurant on the rooftop and a more spacious one on the terrace serving seafood, as it's speciality.
The hotel provides a boat shuttle to the nearby Manda Island for sunbathing and snorkelling.
KIJANI HOUSE ***
Located in the island of Lamu, Kijani House offers a unique accommodation with its 2000 sq. meters of tropical garden, which leads directly to the sea, and two fresh water swimming pools. Each room has a bathroom and has its own balcony or veranda facing the garden and the sea.
The rooms are spread throughout the garden into three small separate traditional Swahili buildings which formerly were private homes, made of coral walls, with boriti ceiling and makuti roofs the kitchen offers all types of fish, lobsters, crabs and prawns fresh from the sea, along with meat and fresh vegetables, together with African and Italian specialties.
SUN SAIL HOTEL - LAMU **
The basic hotel is approximately one hundred years old and located in the heart of Lamu town at the waterfront.
All rooms are self-contained and have a ceiling fan and telephone.
PETLEY'S INN - LAMU **
This hotel is in Lamu town and located directly on the seashore. It is one of the oldest hotels in Kenya.
It has 11 rooms, which are air-conditioned and also a swimming pool. There is a roof top bar and a restaurant for serving seafood specialties.
STONE HOUSE, LAMU *
Stone House Hotel is situated in the heart of the old Lamu Town, just a short walk from Lamu's main street and waterfront, and offers simple, clean accommodation in 10 self contained rooms and 4 with sharing bathrooms. Rooms are decorated with typical Lamu style furniture, and mosquito nets and fans are provided. The hotel has its own reliable water supply (no hot water).The hotel offers a friendly relaxed atmosphere with comfortable, clean accommodation at very affordable prices
THE TANA DELTA CAMP *****
Totally unspoilt, the Tana Delta Camp gives a taste of wilderness right on the Indian Ocean.
This unique camp is situated by the mouth of the mighty Tana River, north of Malindi Town, on a curve of a 30mile beach with huge sand dunes marking the edge of Unguana Bay, with Tana River on one side of the camp, the Indian Ocean on the other side.
WOBURN RESIDENCE CLUB ****
Woburn Residence Club is located in Malindi, a 10-minute drive from the Malindi airport.
It is a quiet and exclusive place. There are one, two and three bed-roomed apartments all with air-conditioned bedrooms. They are large each with balcony, fully equipped kitchen and a small garden.
Each apartment overlooks the three swimming pools interlinked with cascading spill ways and a delightful Jacuzzi on the island in the centre all surrounded and incorporated in lush tropical gardens.
KILILI BAHARINI RESORT ****
Kilili Baharini Resort has got only 16 rooms, each one provided with a bathroom, air-condition, and mosquito net, and swimming pools, one every four rooms with the bigger one is in front of the sea.
DRIFTWOOD BEACH CLUB ***
Situated on Silver sands beach, 5km south of Malindi town, Driftwood Beach Club can accommodate 70 guests in individual air-conditioned bandas with thatched roofs and small verandas.
Majority of rooms have en-suite bathrooms, and mosquito nets. 9 rooms have a sea view while others are spread out in the tropical gardens.
Two luxury cottages are situated in a private walled garden with their own swimming pool, double en-suite bathrooms, living room, and veranda overlooking pool.
Three other luxury self-catering villas are secluded in a private premises behind the club with their own swimming pool, two with 2 double air-conditioned bedrooms, and one villa with a third single room.
The clubs main dinning and bar overlook the ocean.
TAMANI JUA RESORT ***
Located in a quite residential are of north Malindi the well manicured grounds are surrounded by high walls for privacy and security. All the 30 rooms are well furnished and modern. The large swimming pool and small restaurant are very pleasant. Horse riding is available. Nice place for a quite holiday.
EDEN ROCK HOTEL ***
One of Malindi’s oldest hotels the Eden Rock Hotel is located in the north of Malindi in an area where the beach has receded some 300 metres from the hotel due to natural land reclamation.
It contains 160 rooms, 5 suites, all with ocean view, 2 fresh water swimming pools with a bar, a tropical garden, and 1 seawater swimming pool.
The hotel also has tennis court and volleyball pitch, hotel-owned boat for deep-sea fishing, a' la Carte restaurant, bar, discotheque, and daily evening functions.
Nearby the hotel, there is a 9-hole golf course, horse riding on the beach, diving and snorkelling in the marine park, windsurfing, jet skiing, and dhow trips are also offered. Much frequented by German package tour groups.
ORAL KEY BEACH RESORT ***
Located on the powder white beach of Silversands 3 miles south of Malindi the Coral key Beach resort is an Italian tourist hotel with animators and daily activities. With 7 swimming pools, water polo, beach games and a free-climbing wall as well as evening music and discos this is an eclectic and fun-centred resort. A beauty farm offers a variety of beauty care treatments including special diets and a work out progamme in the gym. 120 rooms with 80 superior and 40 standard.
SCORPIO VILLAS **
The cottages of Scorpio Villas are furnished in old Lamu style handcrafted furniture. All bedrooms are ensuite with a 7-foot carved four-poster bed, air conditioning and ceiling fan.
Breakfast is served on the spacious verandas of the villas. There is a restaurant and a bar. Italian and Swahili cuisine is their specialty.
There are three crystalline swimming pools set in the 3-acres of tropical gardens. Sandy paths lead to the dazzling white sandy beach where makuti umbrellas shade the beach beds and bar service is available.
HEMINGWAYS RESORT ****
Hemingways lies overlooking the ever changing colours of the Indian Ocean. The white sands of Watamu Bay and its crystal waters, form one of Kenya's finest beaches. There are just seventy eight luxury bedrooms and suites, all within earshot of the ocean. Sparkling swimming pools, delicious meals taken under high thatched roofs or outside, palm trees swaying gently in the breeze, romance, beautiful views, and a vast range of activities to enjoy - this must be one of the best hotels in the area.
CRYSTAL BAY RESORT ***
Located on an impressive bay of the Watamu National Marine Park with exquisite coral gardens and beautiful snorkeling this is an exclusive resort with superb ocean views. Guests can rely on absolute privacy and a refined personal service. With a lovely beach the resort offers a range of activities including barbeque dinners on the beach. Frequented by Italian tourists.
JACARANDA BEACH RESORT ***
Set in lovely frangipani gardens the Jacaranda Beach Resort is an Italian package destination. Located at the end of a coral road between the Marine National Parks of Malindi and Watamu the beach is the usual stunning powder white with wonderful swimming and snorkeling.Very relaxed atmosphere with bar restaurant and disco. The Malaika Island close to the hotel is known as the island of love.
TURTLE BAY BEACH CLUB ***
Turtle Bay Beach Club is a larger family-style hotel, which operates on an all inclusive resort system similar to a club med.
The hotel is built on a slope. The main dining area is open to gardens and fishponds.
There are 154 rooms, all with private balconies, ceiling fans, and ensuite bathrooms.
OCEAN SPORTS HOTEL **
Ocean Sports Hotel sits on Turtle Bay, Watamu, a three mile stretch of dazzling white sand.
There are 29 rooms, cottage style rooms overlook the sea and are set in gardens of bougainvillea, frangipani and papaya trees fanned by cool breezes. Family rooms available.
Meals throughout the week make use of the fresh seafood and tropical fruits
KILIFI BAY BEACH HOTEL, KILIFI **
The resort is situated in Kilifi, an old coastal town halfway between Mombasa and Malindi. Kilifi is a small picturesque town that developed because of it’s natural habour and creek. It is self-sufficient with fruit markets, small shops, two banks, a post office, a pharmacy and a hospital.
All rooms are en-suite, including bidets, and have a terrace or balcony. The rooms are comfortably furnished in a local style, and have mosquito nets, ceiling fans. 20 rooms are air-conditioned.
There are 2 swimming pools: - a small pool near the reception and a larger main pool set in the middle or the resort, 3 bars: - one in the lounge near the reception, the second adjoining the main pool and the third at the beach, and 2 restaurants: - one main dinning room located near the lounge, where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served. The cuisine is international and there is normally one barbecue and one theme night a week.
MNARANI CLUB **
Mnarani Club is situated along the Mombasa/Malindi highway where the Kilifi creek opens to the Indian Ocean.
It has 84 double rooms all self-contained with air conditioning and mosquito nets. Hotel amenities include main bar, beach bar, and a restaurant.
A swimming pool, squash court, table tennis, board games, TV/video lounge, and Barracuda water sports center are some of the recreational facilities within.
Mnarani Club is now a time-share property.
BAOBAB LODGE, KILIFI **
The resort is situated in Kilifi, an old coastal town halfway between Mombasa and Malindi. The property is set on 5 acres of tropical gardens and 60 meters of sandy beach frontage.
Baobab Lodge Kilifi has 30 rooms in total of which 20 rooms are set in 10 rondavels. These rooms are all air-conditioned with ceiling fans, and are en-suite with shower, bidet, toilet and sink. All have verandas. 10 rooms are set in a double storey block – 4 are family rooms with adjacent rooms with a bunk bed, 6 are twin rooms. All these rooms are air-conditioned, and have a fan and are en-suite with shower, bidet, toilet and sink.
Activities are snorkeling, windsurfing, scuba diving, glass bottom boat, big game fishing, cruises in the creek, darts, table tennis, baby football, billiards, archery, tennis, beach volleyball and bicycles for hire.
Mombasa North Coast
WHITESANDS HOTEL *****
Whitesands enjoys the longest seafront area of the East African coast, and is situated north of Mombasa. With a wide range of facilities, a high standard of cuisine and very friendly staff, this is one of the best resort properties in Kenya. With over three hundred spacious and well decorated rooms, many with sea views, the gardens palm trees and well manicured lawns, make this property feel smaller. There are many bars, restaurants, pools and excellent water sports facilities, which make this a popular hotel for holiday makers, and the business traveller.
MOMBASA SERENA BEACH HOTEL ****
Located on the lovely Shanzu Beach on the North coast of Mombasa, shaded by towering palm trees and draped in bougainvillea, the Serena provides the perfect romantic spot. The resort combines indigenous Arabic/Swahili design with a high standard of staff and cuisine. Serena's one hundred and sixty six rooms are well-appointed, all have private balconies with vistas of the Indian Ocean or the courtyards. With many restaurants, grills, bars and a whole host of activities, guests are perfectly catered for through out their stay.
NYALI BEACH HOTEL ****
Set amidst 20 acres of flamboyant tropical gardens, the hotel has been extensively refurbished and modernised, while still retaining its period charm: whitewashed walls, tiled floors, ceiling fans, potted palms, marble and wicker furniture etc. The atmosphere is laid back and ambience very Casablanca! With around two hundred and twelve modern and spacious rooms, views range from the tropical gardens to the ocean. With all the facilities one would expect from a Mombasa beach hotel, Nyali has them all… and town is close enough for exploration trips.
TAMARIND VILLAGE ****
These luxurious three, two, and one bedroom apartments are fully serviced and offer superior personal service, complete privacy, and a spectacular view of Mombasa Island.
Built in coastal style architecture with authentic Swahili styled furnishings, each apartment has an air-conditioned en-suite master bedroom, well-appointed and equipped kitchen. Alternatively, guests may order meals a’la Carte from the village’s Harbour restaurant.
There are also two swimming pools, fitness and water sports centers.
SEVERIN SEA LODGE ****
Severin Sea Lodge has 380 rooms, divided into two classes.
One class of 100 rooms has bath, shower, air conditioning, piped music, telephone, hair dryer, room safe, lounge and terrace while the other class of 280 rooms have an extra touch of split level air conditioning, extra ceiling fan, fruit basket on arrival and a mini bar stocked free of charge.
REEF HOTEL ***
Reef Hotel built with latest facilities blending with African architecture provides unique surroundings.
It has a total of 164 rooms comprising of garden, standard, and superior accommodation. Each room is air conditioned, with own bathroom, balcony, and telephone.
Guests may also enjoy the wide range of amenities provided ranging from three restaurants and three bars, freshwater pools, diving center, salon, masseur, floodlit tennis courts, and conference rooms, and business center.
CLUB SUN N SAND ***
Club Sun N Sand is one of Kenya’s largest “All-Inclusive” resorts where dreams come true and the fantasy of your mind is all around you.
Accommodation is offered in standard and deluxe rooms with free use of safe.
There is a choice specialty of food in the three main restaurants namely Chinese, Italian, and Barbeque, in addition to the main restaurant buffet. All local drinks; unlimited beer, house wines, spirits, cocktails, juices, soft drinks, snacks and non-motorized water sports are offered free to hotel residents.
The resort also provides nightly entertainment including theme nights, disco, live band, acrobatic shows, and traditional dancers.
MOMBASA BEACH HOTEL ***
Mombasa Beach Hotel is perched on a coral reef overlooking the ocean and has a hundred and fifty rooms and suites all air conditioned and facing the sea.
It exudes an air of tranquility, with huge tropical gardens that provide a welcome shade in the heat of the day. A variety of water sports can be enjoyed while the hotel itself has a superb all weather swimming pool and floodlit tennis court.
TRAVELERS BEACH HOTEL ***
Travelers Beach Hotel offers 286 rooms, each with balcony, air-conditioning, satellite TV, phone and safe deposit box. Luxury suites are also available and perfect for honeymooners.
The hotel has six restaurants, four swimming pools, sauna, Jacuzzi, massage parlour, water sports centre, tennis, squash and gym.
VOYAGER BEACH RESORT ***
Set above the idyllic white sands of a silver beach, this all inclusive resort is more than a holiday beach hotel. With over two hundred rooms, panoramic bars, restaurants, pools and action-packed entertainment programs, guests are totally spoilt through out their stay. At the water sports centre, you'll find everything from sailing, snorkeling and water skiing, to glass bottom boat rides among enchanting coral gardens. And there's scuba diving and deep sea fishing. This is certainly a modern hotel with all the facilities and friendly staff to look after the entire family.
PARADISE BEACH RESORT **
The Paradise Beach Resort is situated in Kikambala off the Mombasa / Malindi highway, on Kenya’s North coast only 26 kms from the Moi international airport.
The resort is built within a garden of palm trees and boasts a 600 meter stretch of clean private beach. This quiet resort is ideal for the holiday maker who seeks a peaceful environment for rest and relaxation. The accent is based on natural materials and the local design continues in the rooms and suites, using African motifs to emphasis tranquility.
The resort’s swimming pool is ideal for water sports such as water polo.
The restaurants satisfy a variety of tastes and moods, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner against a backdrop of oceanfront palms.
BAMBURI BEACH RESORT **
Located on the beachfront, the 2 & 3 bed roomed self-catering fully furnished air-conditioned cottages are all attached to their individual shower and toilets.
The resort also has a beach bar, Indian vegetarian restaurant, swimming pool, and water sports centre. An open-air disco offers entertainment until after midnight.
BAHARI BEACH CLUB **
Bahari Beach Club is situated on the Nyali Beach and is set within lush and colourful gardens, where palms, tropical flowering shrubs and bougainvillaea form a superb backdrop for the water garden and its streams and fountains.
The main building contains spacious restaurants, a comfortable lounge bar with satellite TV, gift shop and gym. They are decorated with brightly coloured painting of the Masai people and furnished with a decor that makes intriguing use of traditional material.
Each of the 100 rooms is en suite, individually air-conditioned and elegantly styled glass doors open to spacious terraces or balconies.
BAMBURI BEACH HOTEL **
Bamburi Beach Hotel is a newly refurbished hotel facing the Indian Ocean, 20 minutes drive north of Mombasa.
The hotel has 150 rooms, furnished with tiled floor and Arabian style furniture. All the rooms have air-conditioning, a private balcony, bathroom
LE SOLEIL BEACH CLUB **
Le Soleil Beach Club is an all inclusive club offering a one price holiday on the North Coast of Mombasa where there is Sun, Fun, Sea and Sand.
We have included everything you could ask for on an ALL INCLUSIVE beach holiday. The club offers a home from home in comfortable rooms set in attractive lush, tropical gardens.
All rooms offer King size beds or twin beds on request and all have their private bathrooms. All rooms are air-conditioned and deluxe rooms have a TV, telephone and in-house video channel.
NEPTUNE BEACH RESORT **
Neptune Beach Resort provides the serenity of a true ocean retreat with easy access to Mombasa city.
The resort offers 78 fully air-conditioned and elegant newly renovated rooms, each with spectacular views of lush tropical gardens and the Indian Ocean.
The resort’s culinary experts create exotic international cuisines served in the large open-air and covered dinning areas.
Guests can enjoy the free flow pool steps away from the beach, daily animation, and live entertainment programs
Diani Beach Hotels
LEISURE LODGE CLUB *****
Set within the grounds of Leisure Lodge the club consists of modern spacious chalets each with a private pool.
DIANI REEF BEACH RESORT AND SPA *****
Diani Reef Beach Resort and Spa offers 144 bedrooms comprising of doubles, twins, deluxe, inter-connecting rooms, a selection of suites and presidential suites. All rooms have a view of the Indian Ocean. Two bedrooms are available for wheelchair users.
There are three restaurants to choose from and five bars around the resort. The Spa provide a multitude of private rejuvenating treatments.
Two fresh water free form swimming pools, a shaded kiddie’s pool and shaded outdoor jacuzzi. Thrilling water slide on site. An 18-hole golf course is situated 500 meters away, with free transfers.There is a fully equipped casino and the Dune's Night Spot with live music.
THE SANDS ****
Located on a 200 metre stretch of white powder beach this is a small intimate boutique hotel with the emphasis on beautiful wood construction. A separate beach side restaurant and small Thai Restaurant offer tempting food selections. Peace and quite by a lovely swimming pool.
Rooms are in a central block and in apartment style units as well as unique thatched roof rondavels right on the edge of the beach.
SAFARI BEACH HOTEL ****
Safari Beach Hotel provides a unique blend of International hospitality in an African atmosphere of village style living set amongst tropical gardens 35 km south of Mombasa and at the edge of Kenya’s famous Diani Beach, with its brilliant white sands overlooking the warm blue-green Indian Ocean.
The hotel comprises of several villages of double-storeyed, thatched rondavels. All these have four beautifully furnished air-conditioned bedrooms with two 4ft beds, bathroom and a separate shower. Some also have connecting rooms for the convenience of families.
The Hotel has two swimming pools, floodlit tennis courts, squash courts, a gymnasium, and massage parlour. In the evenings, live shows include traditional dances and live band music. There is also a shopping arcade and a disco club.
SOUTHERN PALMS BEACH CLUB ****
The Southern Palms beach resort is set amongst the palm trees beside the Indian Ocean and offers a unique blend of Swahili and Arabian architecture, fine service, gourmet food, sun, sea and sand. With around three hundred rooms with all modern conveniences, it's quite an active hotel. They also have a variety of sports available, from gyms, huge swimming pools to scuba diving. You can also dance the night away at an open air disco beside the pool or enjoy one of the colourful local shows.
JADINI BEACH HOTEL ****
Most of the 160 air-conditioned rooms are situated in the hotels three-storey building and a few are in garden cottages.
All have adjoining bathrooms, balcony or terrace, and are equipped with telephone, individually controlled music and radio, and mini bar. Some larger rooms have no balconies.
Facilities include three restaurants and bars, café and ice-cream bar, 3 shops, kiddy club, safe deposit, disco club, and TV lounge.
KASKAZI HOTEL, DIANI BEACH ****
Kaskazi Beach Hotel prides itself with being an internationally recognized property for its excellence in service and reputation. The hotel is located on lush tropical grounds filled with colorful botanical and tall coconut trees. 191 air-conditioned standard rooms all with sea view from the balcony or terrace and en-suite with shower or bathtub, Interconnecting rooms for family holidays and optional addition of a third bed or baby cot, Mini-bars and safes available
LEISURE LODGE RESORT ****
With breathtaking views over Kenya's most popular beach, this beautiful hotel is built on an old coral reef that's just above sea level. The hotel offers around 250 spacious modern rooms that are split between the main hotel and golfing complex. With restaurants, bars, boutiques, pools and many activities to take part in, this is a recommended beach hotel. Their beach is also private.
LEOPARD BEACH HOTEL ****
Leopard Beach Hotel is situated on Diani Beach with views onto the Indian Ocean. It has secluded and sheltered white coral sand beaches and shaded by coconut palms. This is where Lobsters meet Leopards.
The hotel has 142 rooms and 18 suites, all fully air-conditioned and sea facing. The cuisine is international with Italian flavours. Constant winner of best hotel awards due to thoughtful management.
AFRICANA SEA LODGE ****
The Africana Sea Lodge has small rondavaels and the public area is at the seafront. There are 158 rooms.
It offers seven restaurants with a choice of Italian African and International cuisine.
There is an animation and entertainment program for the enjoyment of all, in addition to the outdoor and water sports.
INDIAN OCEAN BEACH CLUB ****
Located on a prime spot of beach bordering the marine park and Indian Ocean, the hotel provides good personal service and attention to detail. Designed in Swahili style, and situated next to a 16th century mosque, there are one hundred spacious rooms, set in clusters of thatched cottages and double storey buildings. The baobab trees in the colourful gardens are approximately six hundred years old, so a sense of history combines with modern facilities. There is also a wide variety of water sports on offer.
OCEAN VILLAGE CLUB ***
The charming Ocean Village Club is situated on the magnificent white sand Diani Beach.
There are a total of 69 rooms. 28 beautiful bungalows, 2 composed of 2 rooms, 19 bungalows of 3 rooms, and 8 single rooms.
All bungalows are situated amidst a luxurious rain forest garden, each with it’s own private terrace overlooking the gardens to ocean beyond.
PINEWOOD VILLAGE ***
Pinewood Village is situated 40kms south of Mombasa on the stretch of deserted white sand.
The village consists of 20 villas each with two or three bedrooms, three bath/shower rooms, kitchen, dining/living area plus a private veranda.
There is a chef allocated for each villa to prepare breakfast and dinner to order.
Various activities including tennis, squash, table tennis, windsurfing, fishing, pedaloes and diving are available for hotel residents.
DIANI SEA LODGE ***
Diani Sea Lodge offers 130 large, comfortable, and single and double family bungalow rooms, all with terrace, which are arranged in the beautiful tropical garden plus a cottage with 10 rooms directly facing the sea.
The lodge is an all-inclusive, three star resort with the ambition to becoming a four star hotel.
TIWI BEACH HOTEL ***
All 200 rooms and 2 suites have air-condition, private balcony, bath, shower and WC. Hair dryers, radio and TV and a safe are also provided.
There are three restaurants, five bars, 24-hour coffee shop and a choice of swimming pools.
CHALE PARADISE ISLAND ***
The small romantic island situated 10km south of Diani, is a nature reserve with white sandy beach, tropical rainforest, a wealth of bird life, and sulphur springs.
It is mostly furnished with African/Arabic antiques with a total of 55 rooms. 35 tented bungalows, 16 apartments, 2 penthouses, and 2 executive villas. The bungalows and apartments have combined living and bedroom, shower, and a toilet, with private sea facing terrace.
The main restaurant serves buffet and also offers a'la Carte meals. Two other restaurants serve international cuisine and freshly caught seafood. The Japanese restaurant serves 'live' prepared food.
NEPTUNE PARADISE VILLAGE ***
There are 259 fully air-conditioned standard and superior rooms organized into cottages each with private balcony.
Facilities include 4 swimming pools, tennis court, putting greens, bowling lawns, and beauty parlours.
Located 32 km South of Mombasa’s mainland, the paradise village boasts 25 acres of landscaped gardens, which stretch down to one of the most spectacular beaches in East Africa.
For sports and entertainment there are 4 fresh water pools, tennis courts, putting greens, bowling lawns, hairdressing and massage parlours. Scuba diving, wind surfing, snorkeling, jet skiing and deep-sea fishing are available on the beach while there is an18-hole golf course nearby.
Shimoni & Funzi Keys
FUNZI KEYS *****
Funzi Keys is located in an unspoilt spot with an air of remoteness and under development. The hotel looks out over the ocean and offers dramatic views combined with a high degree of comfort, unparalleled on the east coast: Omani architecture, Lamu coral ceilings, arid mangrove poles and intricate plaster carvings. With just six spacious cottages set along the high water line, it's certainly a small exclusive retreat. There are many activities to take part in here, including boat trips, though the emphasis is on relaxation and exquisite food!
SHIMONI REEF HOTEL ***
Shimoni Reef Hotel lies on the tip of Pemba Channel, part of a large bay making up the Shimoni archipelago and is very oriented towards ocean sports and island discovering.
It is made up of 47 open plan cottages, all with ocean view and private verandas. The rooms are 2 levels and can accommodate 4 persons.
A seawater swimming pool made up of multi-levels is ideal for kids and diving tuition.
Fresh seafood and other exotic delicacies are served in the open-air terrace restaurant.
THE PEMBA CHANNEL FISHING CLUB ***
The Pemba Channel Fishing Club is situated in the tiny fishing village of Shimoni, 80kms south of Mombasa.
A total of 20 guests can be accommodated in the simple white bandas set in tropical gardens.
The Clubhouse has an attractive, homely lounge filled with wicker sofas and overstuffed cushions, with bowls of shells and lots of fresh flowers.