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Top Hotels in Mombasa

The ancient trading city of Mombasa and the nearby beach resorts of Diani, Bamburi and Shanzu offer newlyweds an excellent range of accommodation options to suit all tastes – perfect for a romantic honeymoon in Kenya.

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Mombasa

Mombasa beach – Image courtesy of city.samondeo.com


Where to stay

Mombasa and especially the nearby beach resorts of Diani, Bamburi and Shanzu offer a good choice of accommodation options to suit most honeymoon budgets, including the following hotels…

The Maji Beach Boutique HotelThe Maji Beach Boutique Hotel
Location: Diani Beach, Mombasa
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD1,017 per room
Description: Situated along the sandy Diani Beach, The Maji Beach Boutique Hotel features an outdoor and indoor pool, a restaurant and poolside bar. It also offers a fitness centre and massage services. The spacious, air-conditioned rooms come with elegant décor, a balcony with Indian Ocean views, and a seating area with satellite TV. Some rooms also feature a private pool. The bathrooms include a bathrobe, slipper and free toiletries. Guests can relax by the beach, pool or with a massage. There is also a shared lounge area, library and souvenir shop. The restaurant serves a range of Swahili, Indian, and Mediterranean cuisine. The Maji Beach Boutique Hotel is located just 5 km from Ukundu Airstrip and 35 km from Mombasa. Moi International Airport is 50 km away.

Waterlovers Beach ResortWaterlovers Beach Resort
Location: Diani Beach, Mombasa
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD377 per room
Description: Located on Diani Beach with panoramic ocean views, Waterlovers Beach Resort offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. The accommodation combines Swahili design with a touch of Mediterranean atmosphere. All suites have a private verandah with ocean view. The spacious villa also offers a fully equipped kitchen. Set by the pool and overlooking the ocean, Tides Restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine with local ingredients. Cocktails and drinks can be enjoyed at Ocean Spirit, the resort's beach bar. Activities at the resort or in the surrounding area include snorkeling, kayaking, diving, kite and windsurfing. Waterlovers Beach Resort has a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a children's playground. Airport shuttles and bicycle rental can be arranged. The Shimba Hills National Reserve can be reached within 30 minutes by car. The resort is 35 km away from Mombasa.

Serena Beach Resort & SpaSerena Beach Resort & Spa
Location: Shanzu, Mombasa
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD362 per room
Description: Situated directly on the white sandy beach of Shanzu, Serena Beach Hotel & Spa offers panoramic views over the Indian Ocean. Guests can dine beside the outdoor pool in the extensive tropical gardens. All of the spacious, air-conditioned rooms feature Swahili-style décor with beds surrounded by a mosquito net. Each room is equipped with a TV, minibar and private bathroom. Serena Hotel contains a variety of indoor and outdoor restaurants and bars, many of which play lively music. Room service is available and guests can enjoy a cocktail on their private balcony. Breakfast is served in the garden terrace. A variety of outdoor activities are available including volley ball, pedalos, windsurfing and yachting. After an active day guests can relax with a massage in the Maisha Spa and Health Club. Free private parking is available on site and there is free Wi-Fi throughout. The 24-hour front desk can organise an airport shuttle to Moi Airport 18 km away.

The Sands at Nomad The Sands at Nomad
Location: Diani Beach, Mombasa
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD305 per room
Description: Nestled in an indigenous coastal forest with a garden and a palm-fringed beach, The Sands at Nomad is located in Ukunda. It features an outdoor pool, a spa area and restaurants. The spacious accommodations are individually designed and combine mahagony furniture with Swhaili design. Each room is fitted with a minibar and air conditioning. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with a hairdryer and towels. Some of the rooms have a spa bath. A tropical breakfast is served at the main restaurant, which is also open for lunch and dinner. There is a sushi bar and a pizzeria. Cocktails, refreshments and snacks can be enjoyed at the pool bar. Other facilities at The Sands include a watersport centre, a fitness centre, a 24-hour front desk, a gift shop and a tour desk. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including windsurfing, kitesurfing, diving and snorkelling. An 18-hole golf course is located 2 km from the hotel. Moi Airport is 42 km away and airport shuttles can be arranged for a surcharge.

Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & SpaSarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa
Location: Bamburi Beach, Mombasa
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD351 per room
Description: Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa is situated in Mombasa on one of the longest beachfronts protected by the Mombasa Marine Park. It features 4 outdoor swimming pools, 3 restaurants and a beachside nightclub. Each air-conditioned room at Whitesands offers ocean, pool and garden views. It comes equipped with a satellite TV a minibar and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. The bed is draped in mosquito nets. Minazi Café serves a snack and kids menu while Lido Seafood Grill is a fine dining restaurant serving seafood and steak. Tulia Health Bar serves health meals and Cocos Beach Bar has an open-air disco. Guests can enjoy a beauty treatment in the spa or have a good work out in the gym. A PADI diving centre and a host of water sports are also available. Free Wi-Fi is available and there is a floodlit tennis court for the more active guests. Excursions to Forte Jesus, Old Town, Elephant Tusks and Haller Park Bamburi can be arranged.

Severin Sea LodgeSeverin Sea Lodge
Location: Bamburi Beach, Mombasa
Rating: 4-star
Ave nightly price: AUD167 per room
Description: Offering an outdoor pool and a spa with a wellness centre, Severin Sea Lodge is located in Mombasa. Free WiFi access is available in this lodge. The accommodation will provide you with air conditioning and a balcony. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a bath or shower and a hairdryer. You can enjoy garden view from the room. Extras include a seating area. At Severin Sea Lodge you will find a restaurant, a private beach area and a tennis court Other facilities offered at the property include entertainment staff, water sports facilities and meeting facilities. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including cycling, diving and windsurfing. The property offers free parking. If you feel like visiting the surroundings, check out Nyali Beach (5.6 km) and Fort Jesus (8.8 km). This lodge is 15 km from Moi International Airport.

Voyager Beach Resort Voyager Beach Resort
Location: Mount Kenya Road, Mombasa
Rating: 4-star
Ave nightly price: AUD176 per room
Description: This ship-themed resort offers spacious room with a balcony offering views of the lush gardens or Indian Ocean. It has a 24-hour front desk and an outdoor pool. The air-conditioned rooms at Voyager Beach Resort are decorated in blue and white colours. Each comes with a ceiling fan and a small seating area with a cable TV. All have a private bathroom with a shower. Guests can enjoy a variety of entertainment programmes including a journey across the 7 seas and acrobatic shows. They can also relax poolside or play board games in the games room. There is a playground for children. Mombasa’s city centre is 10 km from Voyager Beach Resorts. Moi International Airport is a 25-minute drive away, and a shuttle can be arranged on request.

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Latest update about Mombasa honeymoon destination: 21 February, 2017


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