Vacation rentals in Mombasa

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Popular amenities for Mombasa vacation rentals

Stay near Mombasa's top sights

Nyali Centre51 locals recommend
Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa Mombasa - Beach Hotel in Mombasa7 locals recommend
Haller Park191 locals recommend
Wild Waters75 locals recommend
Voyager Beach Resort4 locals recommend
Nyali Cinemax40 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Mombasa

Total rentals

4.7K properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

2.1K properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

2K properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

1K properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

1.9K properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

18K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Mombasa?

    Mombasa experiences a tropical climate with high humidity levels. Temperatures range from 22°C to 30°C (72°F to 86°F) annually, with rainfall most common between April and June, as well as October and December.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Mombasa?

    In Mombasa, you can explore the historic Fort Jesus, stroll through the vibrant Old Town, or immerse yourself in the beauty of Haller Park. For beach enthusiasts, enjoy a relaxing day at Diani Beach or snorkel at the Mombasa Marine National Park.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Mombasa?

    The most frequented time to visit Mombasa is between July and October when the weather is cooler and dry. During this period, the city celebrates the Mombasa Cultural Festival, showcasing local traditions, music, and dance.

  • What are the best places to stay in Mombasa?

    Some frequently suggested areas to stay in Mombasa are the bustling city center, Nyali for its selection of upmarket hotels and resorts, and Diani Beach for its serene atmosphere and beautiful beaches. Bamburi is also popular, known for its vibrant nightlife.

  • What are the best places to visit in Mombasa?

    Popular places to visit in Mombasa include the Mombasa Tusks, a symbolic city landmark, the Butterfly Pavilion for nature enthusiasts, and Bombolulu Workshops, a crafts center run by physically disabled individuals. The Mamba Village Crocodile Farm is also a notable attraction.

  • What are some hiking trails in Mombasa?

    While Mombasa is not particularly known for hiking trails, the Shimba Hills National Reserve, about 56 kilometers (35 miles) from the city, provides an opportunity for nature walks and treks. The reserve is home to abundant wildlife and waterfalls.

  • What are some family activities to do in Mombasa?

    Families can explore the educational Mombasa Butterfly House, enjoy a day at the Wild Waters amusement park, or experience marine life at the Mombasa Marine National Park. A visit to the Mamba Village Crocodile Farm can also make for an exciting day out.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Mombasa?

    Day trip ideas include a visit to the Shimba Hills National Reserve for a wildlife safari, exploring the nearby Funzi Island with its mangrove forests, or taking a dhow trip to Kisite-Mpunguti Marine Park for snorkeling and dolphin spotting.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Mombasa?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 1,940 vacation rentals in Mombasa featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Mombasa?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Mombasa. Choose from more than 1,000 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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