Top things to do in Bamburi Beach

Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Bamburi Beach

Haller Park

This lovely wildlife sanctuary, part of the Baobab Adventure complex, includes a fish farm and reptile park. Guided walks around the park last about 1½ hours, or else you can wander the trails that meander through c…
Top Choice Seafood in Bamburi Beach

Imani Dhow Restaurant

This traditional Zanzibari dhow on the grounds of Severin Sea Lodge is Bamburi's most atmospheric restaurant, complete with creaky wooden floors and ceiling and evening mood lighting. Go for flambee crab, Swahili-st…
Italian in Bamburi Beach

Il Covo

You'll find salt-licked walls, white tablecloths and – if you eat in the intimate little cove at the end – breakers crashing beneath your feet at this charming Italian/Japanese spot. The tuna carpaccio starter and t…
Marine Reserve in Bamburi Beach

Mombasa Marine National Park & Reserve

The offshore Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve has impressive marine life, although it cops some pollution from industry in the area. You can hire glass-bottomed boats for a couple of hours for around KSh2500…
Sports Bar in Bamburi Beach

Kahama Sports Bar

This sleek sports bar, part of the same complex as the Kahama Hotel, has more big screens than you can count, plus disco-ball lighting, burgers and beers on tap. It attracts a mixed local and foreign crowd. The couc…
Beach in Bamburi Beach

Kenyatta Beach

Busy with vacationing Kenyan families and snack sellers peddling their wares, Kenyatta Beach is the place to come if you're looking for a totally local scene. There are various family-friendly attractions, including…
Pizza in Bamburi Beach

Yul's

This beachfront pizzeria makes the best ice cream in town. (We've never heard anyone disagree.) The pizzas are pretty good too, as are the burgers, only rivalled by the views out to sea. Good for an atmospheric dinn…
Beach in Bamburi Beach

Bamburi Beach

Lined with a couple dozen hotels, Bamburi Beach is a 6km stretch of palm-shaded white sand. Outside low tide, the waters are good for swimming, and there's some decent snorkelling towards the northern end of the bea…
Club in Bamburi Beach

Pirates

A huge complex of water slides and bars transforms into the strip’s rowdiest nightclub in high season, blazing into the small hours. During the day it's a typical beach-bar area, complete with attendant beach-boy ha…