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Bamburi Beach

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Address: Malindi Road, Mombasa 80100, Kenya

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Great hotel

Been coming here for years - still as great as ever staff - food- clean rooms amazing view all In all great

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
uzikamora
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for years - still as great as ever staff - food- clean rooms amazing view all In all great

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What we thought would be a nice quiet spot to relax on the Indian Ocean turned out to be nothing of the kind. Hardly had we sat down on what we thought was a fairly deserted beach and alas we soon had people appearing to pass the time of day with us. Having experienced this on another beach not far... More 

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Tczew, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the sand is soft, white and beautiful. The coconut palms all around. The Indian Ocean invites you to go under water and see some stunning fish and other creatures. To avoid the ubiquitous sellers, I advise you to walk straight into the water! :P

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Waterford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved Bamburi Beach! It is a beautiful beach that kept us busy. I've seen other reviews that say the people on the beach harass you, but we found these people quite nice. They do approach you to buy their goods, but that is how they make a living. If you are firm and say, No, they will leave you... More 

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Thank Heathermwt
Greater London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is stunning. Other reviews talk about seaweed - erm well it is the sea! The beach itself stretches as far as the eye can see in both directions - fabulous out to sea views and safe bathing due to the coral reef 1/2 a mile off shore preventing sharks getting through ( and Somali pirates)! There are lots... More 

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Sgb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the beautyfull beach was really good i enjoyed the white sand warm water cristal clear water sometimes seaweed, enjoying swimming, but take care the beach boys can annoy or disturbe or scam cheat foul you when you don't know how t treat them if you know then all is good

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Thank SG G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

A once great paradise and beach location, is now becoming a big brothel... one cannot walk a few metres without being harassed by massage ladies, pimps, hawkers and beach boys. The beach is a beautiful white sand but sea weed at many spots have not been cleared for months. Noisy water sports and leaking fuel from old boats and jet... More 

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1 Thank LifestyleIncorp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

with the great view and range of activities id say its the best place at the coast.the beach bars are also awesome.

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London, United Kingdom
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946 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely beach (not as pretty as Shanzu) but it has more facilities like bars and restaurants. What ruins the experience is the hawkers that simply did not understand "no".

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1 Thank Saintlysinner
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

I loved this beach simply because it was not crowded.I could take a run in the morning,sunbathe in the afternoon and also do a lot of water activities easily. But travellers to be cautious of beach persons that may want to take advantage of guests especially if you are not local.

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