Palm tree leaning horizontally white sand of Diani Beach in Mombasa

Holidays to Mombasa

About Mombasa

Nestled on to its own little island on the East coast of Kenya, Mombasa is one of the top beach destinations in the country. As the biggest and busiest seaport on the East coast of Africa, people from all over the world have been attracted to this fascinating city, meaning that its cultural identity has morphed to include elements of India and the Middle East as well as Africa. Brimming with rich history and blessed with dazzling white sandy beaches and endless sunshine, Mombasa has all the right ingredients needed to make a world class holiday.

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Mombasa Hotels

If you are planning a Mombasa holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:

Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa Mombasa

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Diani Reef Resort is set in 35 acres of tropical gardens, overlooking the Indian Ocean. Stylish and comfortable rooms and a tranquil atmosphere ensure that you have a relaxed stay. The resort also offers its guests a wide range of dining options with cuisine from around the globe. The beach front hotel is on Diani Beach in Mombasa, with 380 metres of private beach area. There are restaurants near by and plenty of water sports available.

Leopard Beach Resort and Spa Mombasa

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

Leopard Beach is an elegant resort, which has a range of comfortable rooms available, with garden or sea views, all of which are dotted through the vast 25 acres of magnificent tropical gardens. Throughout the resort there are several different restaurants offering cuisine from around the world along with a generous selection of beverages to wash it all down with. The resort is on Diani Beach, 34 km south of Kenya's bustling port of Mombasa.

Pinewood Village Beach Resort Mombasa

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Pinewood Village Beach Resort is an award winning hotel, with a combination of natural beauty and inspired design. There are 36 rooms and 20 suites created in clusters around the gardens, each one beautifully decorated and offering the highest level of comfort. Various restaurants and bars are dotted throughout the premises offering guests a wide choice of cuisine and beverages. The hotel is on the beach front, overlooking Galu Kinondo Beach, near Diani Beach.

Southern Palms Beach Resort Mombasa

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Southern Palms Beach Resort has a unique blend of traditional Swahili and Arabic architecture. The rooms are spacious and elegantly decorated and come equipped with air conditioning units. With regards to dining, guests can choose from several different international options including Lebanese, Italian and Swahili. The property is spread over 10 acres of mature tropical gardens and coconut palms. The resort is on Diani Beach, 35 Km South of Mombasa.

The Sands at Nomad Mombasa

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Deluxe Hotel

The Sands at Nomad is a luxurious resort with a range of beautiful rooms - beach front thatched cottages, ocean view rooms and suites with private jacuzzis and terraces. Guests can wine and dine themselves in style as gourmet meals are served up in their Japanese restaurant as well as their pizzeria and fresh juices and cocktails can be sipped in the numerous bars. The hotel is set on 225 meters of pristine greensward with uninterrupted vistas over Diana beach.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Simple
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

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On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

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