Enquire or Call

UK: 01473 890499
US: 1-800-608-4651
You are here: HomeKenyaAccommodation
Kenya holiday ideas experiences accommodation places to go when to visit kenya map reviews

Tijara Beach

Lamu & the Coast

Rating: Deluxe    

Tijara Beach overview

Tijara Beach is a family run concern, offering an escape from it all. It's a small, private retreat that accommodates a maximum of just 8 guests in 4 beautiful cottages. It's the perfect location for a special occasion, a honeymoon or anniversary, but it also lends itself perfectly to families who want to experience this wonderful spot together.

The cottages are set on the cliff top and are spaced well apart in the gardens to ensure privacy. All have a spacious deck overlooking the expansive azure Indian Ocean. Entry to your cottage is via beautifully carved doors.  The high thatch ceiling and handcrafted Swahili furniture adds the African touch. Bask in the sun on your private deck or enjoy the cool shade of your room, with the gentle ocean breezes flowing through. The deck makes a wonderful romantic spot to watch the amazing sunsets, as the sky turns from blue to a fiery red. The ensuite bathroom also has access onto the deck. It has twin basis, double showers and more of those wonderful ocean views.

There is a large freshwater swimming pool set in 5 acres of gardens. You can laze on a sunbed and read your book whilst enjoying a cocktail, prepared especially for you. You can even take your meals here if you don't feel like moving far. The gardens are lush and well cared for, you may spot dikdiks, bushbabies or genets and a plethora of birdlife.

Meals can be taken in the alfresco dining room enjoying the great views. All tastes are catered for with Swahili and coastal dishes featuring prominently on the menu. Guests here can go diving and snorkelling and there are opportunities for deep-sea fishing. Alternatively the area can be explored on foot through reef, beach and cave walks. There is an in-house beauty therapist to pamper and look after the guests. Attractions such as Old Town Mombasa, Fort Jesus and Shimba Hills Nature Reserve are within easy reach.

details

Open:  Tijara Beach is open all year.

Location:  Tijara Beach is on the Indian Ocean coast, just 10km south of Mombasa Island. It is easily reach from both Diani and Ukunda Airstrip (30 minutes) and it's 1 hour 15  from Mombasa International Airport. 

Rooms:  There are 4 individual thatched guest cottages located within 5 acres of grounds. Each has an ensuite bathroom with twin basins and showers, a large deck accessed from both the main room and bathroom. Breezes flow freely through the rooms, a ceiling fan is above the bed. The decor features African artefacts, fabrics and beautifully carved wooden Swahili furniture.

Activities:  At no extra cost you can snorkel, the lagoon is perfect for this. Take relaxing reef and beach walks, explore the caves, enjoy a spot of birdwatching. Tijara Beach also has boules and croquet for guests to enjoy. Not included but easy to organise: there are three 18 hole golf courses nearby, visit the Shimba Hills Nature Reserve or the Elephant Sanctuary. In Mombasa you can take a trip to the Old Town and Fort Jesus. Deep sea fishing and scuba diving are offered locally. In season dolphin watching tours can be arranged.

Facilities:   Tijara Beach has a secluded stretch of beach that they share only with the fisherman who bring their fresh fish daily.  The swimming pool also has a deck dotted with sunloungers where you can spend your day if you wish. Dining takes place alfresco and there's a cosy chill-out area where you can enjoy a cup of tea or pre-dinner drinks. The friendly barman is always on hand to mix you a fresh cocktail or two.

Dining:  Meals are taken at individual tables, either in the dining area, or perhaps a secluded spot in the grounds that you like.

Children:  Children of all ages are welcome.

Health:  This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is a mobile phone signal and a mobile WiFi service is available for emails, social media etc. 

Map for Tijara Beach

Lodge IconLodge Yacht IconVessel Tented Camp IconCamp Hotel IconHotel National Park IconNational Park Historic site IconHistoric site Place of Interest IconPlace of Interest UNESCO world heritage site IconUNESCO heritage site

AMANDA
Amanda Marks
TRACY
Tracy Edwards
SINEAD
Sinead Bailey
We know and love Kenya, and would be delighted to help you plan your perfect trip here.
01473 890499 Call to talk to one of our travel experts. PLAN MY TRIP

our travel expert

TALK TO AMANDA
AMANDA
Let us help you plan your perfect tailor-made holiday to Kenya. Talk to one of our travel experts. Tell us what you want, and we will tailor make your perfect trip.
Call: 01473 890499
PLAN MY TRIP

OUR SPECIALIST WEBSITES
Cruise the Galapagos
Costa Rica Specialists
Botswana Specialists
Tanzaniaspecialists.co.uk

Help me plan my trip

* required fields

Please enter your address

Trip details

Yes No
Yes No

Other information

Your Preferences

Keep in touch with the tribe in the following way/s:

By email: Yes, Please No, Thanks

By post: Yes, Please No, Thanks

I understand that I can unsubscribe at any time.Read our Privacy Policy here.

All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy)

Brochure Request

Our "Book of Unmissable Travel Experiences - Book Two" includes some inspiring ideas which could be the holiday experience you're looking for. You will find an online version of our brochure which you can flip through at your leisure.

* required fields

Please enter your address

Other information

Yes No

All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy)

Our e-newsletter offers you travel inspiration, with gorgeous and exciting places to go or stay, plus special offers, and some insight into sustainability/conservation.

* required fields

I am agreeing to receive Tribes e-newsletter. I understand that all information I have supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy), and I can unsubscribe at any time.