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Bamburi Beach

Malindi Road, Mombasa 00200, Kenya
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Mombasa
Type: Beaches
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Nairobi, Kenya
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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gagadju
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76 reviews 76 reviews
16 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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Yorkshire
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105 reviews 105 reviews
41 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

What a wonderful beach but spoiled by crowds of locals trying to sell you things. be very careful about giving money to people without seeing the goods. you can bargain with people for the goods on offer but be careful not to pay too much. beautiful beach with excellent scenery if you can survive the crowds.

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west yorkshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

the uk visitors don't excist any more how the sellers survive we don't know really think if prices of holidays don't come down soon Kenya wont be on peoples list to go too any more

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Cape Town
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Go to one of the beaches south or north of this. Too many beachboys/ girls, hustlers and sellers. You won't be left alone, except in your hotel. And the beach is not that clean. Il Covo is an alright place to party though, and Kahama popular among the Nairobians who come to Mombasa (can watch sports there as well). Some... More

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romford
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

we love this beach, we walked along it every day for a bit of exercise,there are bars if you need a drink, beach sellers selling coconuts which they will open for you for a refreshing drink, great.

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Kisumu, Kenya
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Liked having people around, the private beach where we were staying was a little too quiet. Disliked the seaweed that makes the beaches so dirty, and the lack of clean bathrooms/changing rooms. There was a fellow selling mangoes on the beach. Those have got to be the best mangoes I have ever tasted. Pure heaven!

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