The endless pristine white sandy beaches and turquoise waters of the East African coastline create the perfect backdrop to a remarkable beach holiday. Some of the activities that you can take part in are snorkeling, diving, deep-sea fishing and kite surfing, excursions to Mombasa, Malindi and Shimba Hills, cycling tours and dhow trips.
You can also choose to head north to Lamu, a tropical island where life is lived at its own relaxed rhythm and whose history is as mysterious and fascinating as the winding streets of its medieval Stone Town.
Depart Nairobi on a scheduled flight heading to Mombasa. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for check in and lunch. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon relaxing at the hotel as you soak in the sun on the white sandy beach enjoying stunning views of the ocean. Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 2: Mombasa
After breakfast, you will have a guided tour in the city centre where you will have a chance to visit the Fort Jesus, a historical site before heading back to your hotel for lunch. After lunch at your hotel, you will enjoy the various water sports offered like scuba diving, sailing, deep sea fishing at the white sandy beaches till sunset. Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 3: Mombasa – Shimba Hills
Depart from your hotel after lunch and drive to Shimba National Park Kenya’s last remaining habitat of the Rare Sable antelope. This forest setting stays refreshingly cool despite being only 45 minutes drive from the hot, humid coastal city of Mombasa. The lodge overlooks a waterhole and is a bird- and animal-watcher’s paradise. Dramatic black and white colobus monkeys, bush babies and leopard, will make a rare appearance. You will have an evening game drives until sunset. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 4: Shimba Hills – Mombasa
Enjoy a morning nature walk after breakfast. Thereafter have a game drive as you come out of the park and proceed to your hotel arriving in time for lunch. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon relaxing at the hotel as you soak in the sun on the white sandy beach enjoying stunning views of the ocean. In the evening, get to experience the Tamarind dhow. Sip on cocktails and nibble on Swahili fried coconut chips as the dhow gently sails past the old town of Mombasa to watch the sunset. Dinner is prepared by the chefs, as you enjoy the sunset and listen to the music of a live band. After a delicious meal, the anchor is dropped. Dance to the strains of the resident band, returning to the jetty for transfer back to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day5: Mombasa – Nairobi
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your scheduled flight back to Nairobi for your onward travel arrangements.