The Kenyan Coastal city of Mombasa is renowned for its beauty, lifestyle, white sandy beaches, local cuisines, and wide range of spices.
But there’s a blend of attractions and experiences that cater to diverse tastes nestled in corners you probably did not know about.
Kenyans.co.ke takes a look at some of the best spots to check out the next time you’re taking a holiday in Mombasa or its environs.
Luxury beach resorts along the coastline of Indian Ocean.
Yelow Zebra Safaris
Nestled right next to Mamba village across Nyali Golf Club, Wild Waters is among the most unique places to visit in Mombasa.
The entertainment theme park is especially family-centric, featuring at least 15 adult and kids slides, a unique Raindance arena, a water PlayStation, air rides, bumper cars, and other wide variety of amusements.
There’s also a food court selling cuisines from around the world.
Haller Park is an all-in-one nature park that comprises a giraffe-viewing platform, a fish farm area, a game sanctuary, a palm garden, crocodile pens, and a reptile park.
This park is not only entertaining but highly educative as you will be informed about the intricacies of various plants and animal species.
North Coast Beaches
The coastline lying north of Mombasa is a world of natural beauty and history.
When you visit, the line of beaches lined with palm trees and calm waters of the Indian Ocean will catch your eye.
It is also the home to Kilifi Creaks which serves as a major port for international yachting circuits.
With its peaceful beaches, this is the perfect escape from the outside world.
Here’s the largest crocodile farm in East Africa.
A trip to Mamba Village offers an opportunity to observe crocodiles at different life stages, from tiny hatchlings to when they are fully developed animals.
Several Horseback riding facilities are also available, adding to the bucket list.
Photo of Diani Beach in Mombasa County captured on October 2019.
Tsavo National Park