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Bamburi Beach

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Address: Malindi Road, Mombasa, Kenya

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A commercial beach but beautiful as well

A long beach with a fair amount of hustle and bustle to keep one occupied. Fringed with hotels, bars and eateries this is nice enough beach, but I'm not sure I'd feel to happy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Sagger81
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A long beach with a fair amount of hustle and bustle to keep one occupied. Fringed with hotels, bars and eateries this is nice enough beach, but I'm not sure I'd feel to happy walking alone along it at night.

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Thank Sagger81
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok.. Place.. The beach boys in blue shirts will not leave you alone.. They will try to sell you tours and trinkets.. Great for glass bottom water tours to the marine Park

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1 Thank katieRider
Mombasa, Kenya
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the beach hotel is conveniently located on the busy Mombasa- Malindi highway, the services are great, great food, lots activities for the entire family.

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Thank moses m
Nairobi, Kenya
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there during the low tourist season so it was not too crowded, the beach is a good place to catch the sun and watch the waves, it is not very clean and the many sea weeds at the shore can get a bit annoying but over all still an enjoyable experiance

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Thank Joshu07
Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

It's an awesome place to relax, especially in the morning. It's really clean and one can go snorkelling and jet skiing in the morning when the tide is high or take a glass bottomed boat and go to the marine park and reef island during the day when the tide is low, the best time to go for the marine... More 

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2 Thank Wendy K
Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

very active beach over the weekends with many people, traders on the beach, water sports and dhow sailing and snorkeling being popular with local and tourists

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Thank tkay k
Mombasa, Kenya
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The place is close to the road easily accessible . You can visit the mall a close pharmacy if need be a hospital incase of any injuries,the pool is massive and the beach is very clean.suitable for both the holiday makers.

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Thank TBHMSA
Nairobi, Kenya
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66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We love this beach! Gorgeous, "wild" feel to it. There are many locals selling things (artwork, sculptures, clothing, etc) but as long as you are friendly and ask them to nicely let you be, they've always respected our privacy.

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Thank Shawn-Whitney K
Mombasa, Kenya
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Bamburi beach is a fun place to spend a hot afternoon while at mombasa.Also known as Pirates Beach,bamburi beach is full of fun as hundreds of people flock here daily to have fun.i particulaly liked the multiple investments along the beach which guarantees the traveller a varierty of ways to spend your money.Come as you are,enjoy your afternoon.

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Thank hezzkish
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Beautiful. I loved waking up to the view of Bamburi beach... Absolutely stunning, during the day and at night. Busy with local tradesmen and salesmen, but all of them were very friendly and we managed to get some good deals from them.

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