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Bamburi Beach

Malindi Road, Mombasa, Kenya
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Ranked #8 of 16 Attractions in Mombasa
Type: Outdoors
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Nairobi, Kenya
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The beach doesn't have many stones or coral reefs that hurt the feet. At least it has more sand. The games and sports at the beach were excellent. Nowdays the beach boys are controlled. At least they do not disturb the visitors much. I noticed most sailors now have IDs. That's an excellent job. Congrats.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
16 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Walking on the beach was total hassle, everyone on the beach wanted money from us, I picked out one beach boy and told everyone else that jay was looking after me, I also used jay to give guides on prices that way I got some good value items. there are a lot of great items for sale and services for... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Thanks Team of Big Cats exploration safaris,me and my girl friend were in Kenya for two weeks .The Best Holiday ever was all organized by Felix of Big cats exploration safaris.We spent 3 days in tsavo east and west with overnights at Voi safari Lodge and Ngulia safari lodge. And 11 days at severin sea Lodge.We saw most the Red... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Situated at the North Of Mombasa, its arguably the largest, popular and populous beach in Mombasa. A wide range of coastal delicacies , African attire and African art are sold there. The Counties effort in maintaining security and its cleanliness is quite impressive.

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Beautiful beach, warm white sand, gentle ocean, pleasant bars. Just watch the beach boys and vendors.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

along the beaches pirates beach and bamburi beach are next to each other, and at the beach you will find dozens of jobless crooks who will greet you in a very friendly way and then insist on you trying their boat rides or photo shooting, just avoid them because they will charge you according to your colour and race :)

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Romford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

just come back from bamburi beach, which to us is our favourite beach on the north coast of mombasa, we have been there many times and when there we walk either way from our hotel every day to exercise after eating and drinking all day, not so many beach boys / sellers now because of the travel advisory from the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Nice beach common with tourists although I personally preferred Kenyatta beach as it is where Kenyan families go and it was fun talking to Kenyans. Also less touts as they were busy with the tourists in Bambury

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Leicester, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Amazing fun here, this beach is always a must! Spend time on the glass bottomed boats, go for a dip in the reef n swim amongst the fishs, take a camel ride on the sand or simply sip coconuts and eat fresh food whilst soaking up the sun. And if u dont wanna leave... dont! Simply wait for the sun... More 

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87 reviews 87 reviews
19 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We stayed at one of the resorts in Bamburi beach mid April-beginning of May which happened to be their low season and therefore the beach wasn't crowded with tourists. However, due to the low amount of tourists as soon as one tries to stroll down the beach or go for a swim, one is hounded by people selling all kinds... More 

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