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Bamburi Beach

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Address: Malindi Road, Mombasa 80100, Kenya

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Wide open beach.

The beach, mostly white sand, though in parts sea weed is strewn along some parts of this 2km+ beach is not really a sun bathing beach, but more of a walking and activities (doing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2016
Paul K
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Mombasa, Kenya
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Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is really good for a long stroll or water based activities as with so many hawkers sun bathing is a nightmare...there are numerous bars are restaurants scattered along the beach...if you like walking then I would suggest a visit.

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Thank percron
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was so disappointed with the beach. could only walk about 100m before having to turn back. Hawkers were constantly harassing us and wouldnt leave us alone even when we told them we didnt want what they were selling. We couldnt even swim because we were being followed. really unfortunate as we wanted to take part in some of the beach... More 

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1 Thank Shaleen S
Mombasa, Kenya
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

The beach, mostly white sand, though in parts sea weed is strewn along some parts of this 2km+ beach is not really a sun bathing beach, but more of a walking and activities (doing things in boats, wind surfing etc) beach. It is populated by the ubiquitous curio sellers and for the most part lined with moderately or rather expensive... More 

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1 Thank Paul K
Mombasa, Kenya
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

I have known Bamburi beach for ten years. At one time a visitor was constantly pestered by vendors of various items and women for other reasons. There was a move made to eradicate such harassment and this has largely succeeded. I walk regularly almost the length of the beach which, at a brisk pace takes me about an hour and... More 

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1 Thank Michael Frank w
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51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Bamburi beach is more quiet than for example Diani; but it also has a touristic character. Hotels are neighbouring each other. The waterscooters are great and not that expensive. Camels all over for the ones who want a ride.

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Thank FrancisMM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

I was here in March and June 2016 a few time`s just relax a bit on the beach with my wife. You can have a nice day overhere, drink and eat something when you like or just take a walk on the beach. Also swimming here is nice and you can do some other water activities.

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Thank Rob Z
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The beach is clean,safe and with security. Take a boat ride and you will truly love the nature! The environment is so appealing take your time and have fun!

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Thank JudyEleanor L
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61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 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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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 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
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

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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