Msambweni Beach House

Kenya Coast & Lamu Kenya

  • Mix of rooms, suites and villas
  • Family owned and run hotel
  • Stunning infinity pool
  • Delicious cuisine created by a Belgian chef
  • Relax with a soothing massage
  • Private white sand beach  

Open: All year

Location: Msambweni Beach, 80kms south of Mombasa on the Kenya Coast, and 32kms from the Tanzanian border. It is about a 2 hour drive from the international airport in Mombasa, and 35 minutes from the airstrip at Ukunda.

Rooms: There are 4 1-bed suites in the main house. 1 of which has plenty of space for extra beds. The ocean suite is in a separate building near the main house and has and 3 private villas, 2 of which can sleep 2 couples or a family of 4, and the other sleeping 4 adults or a couple with 3 children. All are air conditioned, have satellite TV and DVD player. The main house suites have private terraces. Villas also have ceiling fans, mosquito nets, terraces and private swimming pools. The main house can be hired in its entirety for groups.

Activities: Swimming; snorkelling; sailing; mountain biking are all available on site as well as things like table tennis, croquet, badminton and beach volley ball. You can explore the area by mountain bike, and visit the local village. Nearby you will be able to scuba dive, play golf, go deep sea fishing and take part in other motorised water sports. Kisite Marine Park and Shimba Hills are both close by.

Facilities: The hotel is set in 11 hectares of grounds and has over 200 metres of private beach. There is a swimming pool, spa and fire pit. A laundry service is available.

Dining: French and Belgian cuisine is served here (with a Swahili twist), and there is also an emphasis on seafood. You dine on the terrace by candlelight and meals in special locations can be arranged.

Children: In the main house children under 12 years old are not permitted unless the whole house is booked for exclusive use. In the private villas children of all ages are welcome.

Health: This is a malarial area

Communication: ;There is free wifi internet access.

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Client Rating for Kenya 5/5 from 58 reviews

Msambweni Beach House is in a spectacular setting on the cliffs above a quiet beach area, so you\'re unlikely to be troubled by the beach boys who hang around in so many other places on the southern coast. Having drinks before dinner on the viewing platform under the incredibly bright stars and Milky Way was quite an experience. My room was very spacious and had a large loggia which was occasionally visited by small inquisitive monkeys who seemed harmless but quite used to humans and therefore a bit on the cheeky side. I made sure I didn\'t leave anything out that they could make off with! Generally I thought the accomodation was of a good standard and the service acceptable if a little apathetic. MBH was very peaceful and made for a good final place to unwind at before returning to the UK.

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