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February 23, 2019

Kenya’s best holiday destinations

Kenya is famed for its savanna safaris and dramatic and classical contrasts. The country presents its visitors with a holiday packed with adventure and surprise from its sandy beaches and colourful to freshwater lakes and coral reefs:


1.The safari capital of Africa


Nairobi city pulses with life from clubs and shops to the hustle and bustle of markets and many restaurants, leaving a person spoilt for choice. The most popular landmarks include – the Karen Blixen Museum, the Giraffe Center and the black rhinos of Nairobi National Park. The city and surrounding areas are easily accessible via taxi. Downtown Nairobi is very safe for those interested in soaking in the sights by foot.


2.The land of sun, sand and surf


With a population of 900,000, Mombasa is a breathtaking seaside village. The area is surrounded by beachfront hotels that charm visitors near and far searching for sun, sand and surfing. Mombasa offers a variety of sightings with its Arabian, Indian and colonial European heritage. Instead of a taxi, take a tuk-tuk, a three-wheeled auto rickshaw, the most popular form of travel.

The sparkling white sands of Diani Beach


Diani beach lies approximately an hour south of Mombasa, with its glistening white sands and lush greenery. Diani invites guests to chill and unwind under a beach umbrella with a refreshing drink. Why not experience a camel ride or a central bike tour for a glimpse of local village life.


3.The coral reefs of Malindi


Mainly popular with European travellers, Malinda is known for its coral reefs that lie 1,000 feet off the shore. The best location for reef spotting is at Malindi National Park. A number of past times are available in the area, these include – game fishing, surfing, relaxing on the beach, market adventures and wandering the narrow streets of Malinda’s old town.

4.The Delightful Watamu


Surrounded by sandy beaches and beach view hotels for sustainable tourism. Watamu is in close proximity to Malindi Marine Reserve Park and Turtle Beach. These are ideal locations for snorkeling, swimming and tanning sessions. The village features a variety of shopping stands known as “Dukas”, to stock up on supplies. The Gede Ruins and Kipepeo Butterfly Project are great places to visit.

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