Accessible only by air or ferry.It is a destination where you receive impeccable ‘customized’ services in some of the luxurious accommodations, perfect for a retreat into a coastal paradise.It is also a romantic destinations for couples.Lounge on the beach hand in hand, indulge in a couple’s spa treatment and dine with a sunset view at the Diani sea resort.The south coast has like a gazillion fun activities for all age groups,to do.You ought to take advantage of the sand(which has many benefits),and surf by partaking of the many water activities.
Fun fact: Walking in sand stimulates the 200,000+ nerve endings on the soles of your feet. Because the ground beneath you is constantly shifting, you also use muscles in your feet you don’t use when you’re wearing shoes so you burn more calories. In fact, it takes double the energy to walk on sand than on a hard surface – so it’s great exercise!Doctors have been prescribing trips to the ocean for centuries, and for several excellent reasons. Sunlight gives you vitamin D, which helps prevent autoimmune diseases. Seawater contains several minerals and other compounds that help boost your immune system and rid your body of toxins.
Places to visit
- Diani beach; A well known ribbon of flawless tropical beach, with white, fine-grained, gently cambered to the ocean and shaded with palms and casuarinas. Hotels,such as Diani sea resort, range from air-conditioned concrete and glass to vintage, open villa-style fanned by breezes off the ocean. All offer assorted water sports and deep-sea fishing, have good restaurants. Hotels here range from air-conditioned concrete and glass to vintage, open villa-style fanned by breezes off the ocean. All offer assorted water sports and deep-sea fishing, have good restaurants.
- Fort Jesus; Built by the Portuguese in 1593 to serve as both symbol and headquarters of their permanent presence in this corner of the Indian Ocean.It was declared a national park in 1958, and in 2011, it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and highlighted as one of the most outstanding and well-preserved examples of 16th-century Portuguese military fortifications.The fort is Mombasa’s most visited tourist attraction.
- Shimba Hills National Reserve; As one of the largest coastal forests in East Africa after Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, this reserve is rich in flora and fauna and hosts the highest density of African elephant in Kenya.Only place in Kenya where you can see the Sable antelope.The best time of day to go for a game drive would be in the late afternoon, when the cooler temperatures lure the animals out of the shade and seek water.
Things to do
Surfing,Jet ski tours, fishing, kite surfing, beach horse rides, swimming, game drives,shopping, meet and learn the culture of the locals,among others.