Kenya Beach Holidays

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Kenya & East Africa have some of the best beaches in the world. Miles of sunny, tropical beaches and blue skies, in addition to great hotels, makes an African beach holiday the perfect compliment to a safari.

The beaches are reef-protected and therefore safe for swimming. We have a wide selection of Kenya beach holidays, ranging from 5 star hotels to private beach villas and cottages.

Below is a list of locations and beach hotels.

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Beach Holiday Locations

Mombasa City

Mombasa is Kenya's second largest city and has a rich history dating back over 1500 years when it started as a trading port for merchant ships from the Orient, Arabi and Europe. The Portugese explorer, Vasco Da Gama, landed here in 1498 and established a Portugese colony at the coast.

There are a range of hotels to the north and south of Mombasa, known as the North and South coast respectively. [See below].

See More on Mombasa, including What to See and Where to Stay.

Mombasa North Coast Beaches

These are beaches to the immediate north of Mombasa, upto and including the Kilifi beaches. The beaches include Nyali, Bamburi and Shanzu and Kikambala. There are many hotels along this stretch though the concentration of the hotels thins out while moving towards Kilifi. There are various activities on offer ranging from nature trails to fishing and golf.
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Mombasa South Coast

To get to " South Coast" from Mombasa, one takes the Ferry across a narrow channel, usually a colourful experience owing to lots of noise and bustle of the swahili people as they go about their daily business.

South Coast is generally a quiter and cleaner stretch of coastline than the North coast. Beaches include Diani, Tiwi and Gazi, leading upto the Pemba area.
Accommodation varies from hotels to cottages.
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Lamu is a small, historic coastal town, with narrow winding streets, old mosques, colourful markets and uses donkeys and dhows for transport rather than vehicles.

The slow pace of life here, magnificent beaches and the rich culture make this an exotic place to visit where time seems to stand still. The perfect place for honeymooners and couples.
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Zanzibar Island

This exotic island is famous for its beautiful beaches, rich Swahili culture , architecture and a very relaxed pace of life.

Zanzibar has several quality hotels and resorts along its beaches as well as in Stone Town,it's interesting capital.

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