Where to go in Kenyan Coast
List of regions
Watamu is Swahili for ‘sweet people' and this sleepy little village is a suitably charming place on the edge of wide, white sand beaches and pure blue sea, which is suitable for swimming during both high and low tides. Underwater, Watamu teems with tropical fish, flashing bright beneath the blue.
South of Mombasa lies the stuff of tropical beach dreams, reached after a distinctly non-dreamy but often entertaining ride on the busy Likoni Ferry. Blindingly white beaches, soft sun warmed sand, palm fronds rustling in the breeze, it's completely clichéd but only because it really is this beauti…
North of Mombasa is a long stretch of beach, which runs for many miles, all the way up to the wide mouth of Kilifi Creek, a popular stop for the international yachting circuit.