Highlights of Mombasa
Beautiful beaches and corals and warm hospitality make for a fantastic holiday in Mombasa. Here are its best attractions.


Bamburi Beach is a great couples’ spot, home to beach bars and restaurants.
Palm-fringed Shanzu Beach has great water sports and luxury resorts.
Nyali Beach is a relaxing spot with great surfing and family-friendly resorts.
Diani Beach is the most developed beach and is considered one of the most beautiful.

Culture and attractions

Explore the Arab architecture and historic buildings in Mombasa town. See Fort Jesus and explore the onsite museum.
Sail by dhow to Wasini Island to explore ancient Swahili ruins and local villages.

Food and drink

Cool down with a pint of Tusker, the refreshing Kenyan beer.
Dine on the freshest seafood at Tangaezi restaurant at Baobab Beach Resort.

Wildlife and adventure

Take a safari excursion from Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel to the Ngtuni Wildlife Conservancy.
Visit Haller Park, home to a game sanctuary, reptile park, crocodile pens, giraffe viewing platform and Nguuni Wildlife Sanctuary.
See the Mombasa Marine National Park from a glass bottom boat or dive the MV Dania shipwreck.


Enjoy a round of golf at the Nyali Golf & Country Club, at Voyager Beach Resort.
Indulge in a hot stone massage or frangipani body nourish wrap at The Maisha Spa.

Events and festivals

March: The Kenyan National Museum hosts the East African Arts Festival
November: The streets fill with parades and Kenyan dancing for Mombasa Carnival.

Other Kenya Safaris
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