Nyali Beach Resort is a luxury 4 star holiday beach hotel located in Nyali Beach, 10Kms from Mombasa city and 18 kms from Mombasa airport, the Nyali Beach Holiday Resort offers a choice of 40 en suite hotel rooms and fully furnished self catering apartments with the comfort of a oceanfront hotel room combined with the convenience of your own cooking facilities, Nyali Beach Holiday Hotel is simply one of the finest luxury beach hotels in Nyali Beach and one of the first boutique resorts in Nyali Mombasa, Nyali Beach Hotel enjoys unparalleled proximity to the Nyali beach, grand ceilings that are an architectural treat and vantage points that offer breath-taking views of the Indian Ocean, the unique Nyali Beach Holiday Resort offers the ultimate in comfort and hospitality depicting the rich culture and décor of the Kenya coast. The hotel is handcrafted to create the sensation of a true beachside getaway close to mombasa city and is known for beautiful conference venues, delicious food and eclectic accommodations. Nyali Beach Holiday Resort features Wi-Fi internet, garden courtyard, large swimming pool, fully equipped gymnasium and beachside bar. When your eyes feast on a visual delight of exotic tropical beauty, pristine sand kissing the shores of the beach, you know you’ve reached, the Nyali Beach Holiday Hotel. Snuggle up to the comfort and swish amenities of well endowed rooms, immaculate staff and flawless service, or simply take on the water sports with a vengeance. At Nyali Beach Holiday Hotel we constantly endeavor towards making your stay a memorable and luxurious one, whether its business or pleasure. Nyali Beach Holiday Resort in Mombasa is the perfect place to relax and unwind in comfort if you are exploring Nyali beach and the North Coast beach of Mombasa, set right on an beachfront, Nyali Beach Holiday Resort boasts full resort facilities and serviced apartments, and a range of accommodation deals and options to suit all types – singles, couples, families and corporate groups. We take great pride in spoiling our guests with special deals and our personal brand of hospitality that is just a little unexpected, while our outstanding array of facilities that set us apart from other Nyali beach resorts and beach hotels in Mombasa, including, large balconies, two swimming pools, restaurants, bars, a gym and a playground – makes us a choice Mombasa accommodation option, the fact that we have direct beach access that is a mere one -minute walk from your hotel room or beach apartment doesn’t hurt, either. An exquisite stay experience awaits you at Nyali Beach Resort, from spacious guestrooms with inspired bathrooms to beautiful spaces for events and weddings, experience our impeccable attention to detail and personalised service when you stay with us. Be it for business or leisure, a wide range of services and amenities coupled with our intuitive understanding of your needs ensures that every detail is well attended to. For your convenience, our fully-equipped Business Centre offers a host of business services and facilities, while our insightful concierge service is eager to put together a personalised itinerary for you based on your interests. 24 hour in-room dining, a wireless Internet connection, babysitting services and a doctor on call are just some of our services that will ensure that your every need is taken care of. If you are looking to relax or unwind, our scenic resort also offers exciting recreational services, such as a meandering swimming pool. All of our conference rooms have air-conditioning, Wi-Fi Internet and large windows offering a scenic view of the Indian Ocean. All conferences are catered by our renowned restaurant which appeases all tastes, serving, barbeque, Chinese, Indian, Italian and continental dishes until 11:00 pm. All of our bedrooms include large beds, en-suite bathrooms, and Wi-Fi internet, TV with local satellite, desk and electricity backed by a generator. We don't think any stay is complete without some yummy dishes that tantalise your taste buds even before reaching your plate. Not disappointing the food lovers, this beach resort proudly boasts of a multi-cuisine restaurant that indeed is a gourmet's paradise. It is said that an exceptional dining experience is always accompanied with some of the finest drinks. Walk in to the Bar that pours some of the finest drinks amidst a perfect ambience that for sure will tickle your mood. The bar is stacked with a range of liquors, cocktails and mock tails; it is one of the best bars in nyali beach, at the Nyali beach resort you can enjoy the freedom of self-catering in well-equipped apartments or let someone else do the cooking and opt for the all-inclusive deal in the hotel. Our full-service sports bar is open until midnight and offers a range of alcoholic beverages as well as dartboard and large flat screen television. All room reservations include continental breakfast from 6 to 10 am. Nyali Beach Holiday Hotel completes over a decade of authentic hospitality, It is one of the first hotels in Nyali beach, and over the years, the resort has been the recipient of a host of prestigious awards and accolades. Nyali Beach Holiday Hotel blends vibrant elegance with high drama to recreate the cheerful and relaxed atmosphere of a intimate beach resort, spread over 10 acres, the beach resort resembles a lively picturesque tropical island full of fragrant plant filled courtyards and gardens, linked by stylish corridors. The frontage of the Nyali Beach Holiday Hotel is a huge patio, which leads into an intimate lobby area, resembling the scale and character of sleek villa. The unique features of the resort are its Italian style villas comprising of 40 guest rooms. These accommodations are divided into 3 categories; 16 standard rooms, 8 deluxe rooms and 16 apartments each distinctive in theme, architecture and landscape, creating a series of individual guestroom clusters within the resort, the rooms are set apart from each other by tropical gardens, most of this rooms are ideal for families because they are interconnecting, the Nyali Resort also offers a dedicated area for children and one of Mombasa largest swimming pools. Nyali Beach resort with attention to detail, tropical design integrity, picturesque landscaping and careful composition of the architecture blended into the landscape, has been designed as the ultimate resort hotel - truly an eco-sensitive, completely relaxing and uniquely Kenyan holiday experience!
Mombasa is a land for beach holidays, wouldn’t you agree? And although there are several luxury resorts in Mombasa as well as luxury beach resorts, why not take a few days off, gather your best friends or take along your family, and enjoy a much-needed break at the Nyali beach resort. For those looking to find peace and tranquility too, North Coast is the best option! So book for yourself in the best 4 star beach resort in Mombasa, and have a rollicking time getting in touch with your inner self. With stately rooms and suites plus apartments, elegant décor, as well as a great ambience to lose yourself in, this beach resort in Mombasa is truly a winner. Nyali beach holiday resort is a chic, elegant but minimalist lifestyle hotel located within a minute walking distance from Nyali beach in North coast of Mombasa. It is beach hotel that offers fantastic value of your stay!! Discover relaxation, reflection and indulgence at our hotel. Toss out your troubles, kick off your shoes, and prepare to be swept away. The beach resort is eco conscious and environmentally friendly, carefully constructed to blend with the natural environment and to have minimal effect on the beautiful natural surroundings & the local habitat. Currently the nyali Beach Holiday resort offers only 40 comfortable spacious guest rooms all furnished with modern comforts and equipped with international standard room facilities. swimming pool with an air conditioned Restaurant & bar. At Nyali beach resort your presence is celebrated, your individuality recognized and your tastes remembered. Our staff pampers you with impeccable service and showers you with undivided attention. The spotlight is always on you and your needs. This unconventional approach is the reason why your experience at our beach hotel and beach apartments is always full of champagne moments and sweet memories. Come, get used to stardom!
The Ocean Front Standard rooms are for those who just can't get enough of the sun, sand and sea. Enjoy beautiful vistas of clear blue waters against white sand, and laze around to the crystal clear sound of waves crashing on the beach. Renovated recently, these rooms have ultra-modern interiors and amenities combined with a spectacular view. Since the beach resort was one of the first hotels in Mombasa, it has unparalleled proximity to the beach, making these 4 star luxury rooms highly coveted. For travellers looking for comfortable luxury at a reasonable price, the standard rooms view room is an excellent option. The standard rooms comprises 16 spacious rooms that are designed for quiet indulgence with an amazing bath experience, luxury bedding, private terrace or balcony to capture the ocean's soothing breeze, and magnificent views of lush greenery,
Amenities 1. Air Conditioning
3. Complimentary Breakfast
4. Complimentary Bottled Water (On Arrival)
5. Tea and Coffee Maker
7. Bathrobe and Bath Slippers
8. Laundry Service (Chargeable)
Nyali Beach Resort Deluxe Rooms Our 8 ocean facing deluxe rooms are for those who love to spoil themselves a little when they are on a Mombasa holiday, the deluxe rooms are airy and lavish, featuring a living room and bedroom along with a luxurious bathroom. The décor is contemporary and elegant with the use of ceramic flooring to give it a tinge of old-school charm. Our Deluxe category takes luxury a notch higher while retaining an endearing rustic appeal. Delightfully designed, it raises the level of hospitality to newer heights with its roomier interiors and easy, elegant styling. Families and couples alike will appreciate the array of refined amenities it offers. It is tastefully furnished and immaculately equipped with all the comforts one could possibly wish for. Air conditioning, wardrobe, rain shower, hair dryer, laptop size electronic safe, mini bar, LED TV with satellite channels to name a few. It’s warm and welcoming ambiance is yet another reason why the deluxe rooms are the preferred choice of our discerning guests. How about making it yours too
1. Air Conditioning
3. Complimentary Breakfast
4. Complimentary Bottled Water (On Arrival)
5. Tea and Coffee Maker
7. Bathrobe and Bath Slippers
8. Laundry Service (Chargeable)
This sophisticated beachfront property with its iconic exterior, features 16 luxury fully serviced and self-catering apartments. The spacious apartments each have a fully equipped kitchen, living room and dining area plus 2 ensuite bedrooms. Guests may enjoy stunning views over the Nyali beach, restaurants, swimming pool deck just steps from Nyali beach. Sophisticated, exciting, dynamic, luxurious and welcoming - an endless array of words can be summoned to describe the modern appeal of our Nyali Beach apartment’s accommodation in Nyali Beach resort, with its stately exuberance, the Nyali Apartments introduces and continuously provides you with an unrivaled quality of life, no matter how long you stay in Mombasa, the sheer size and luxury of not only the Nyali beach apartments, but every single luxury apartment within it, echoes a special start to the art of living. Whether you choose a short week lease or an address to call home, Nyali beach holiday hotel offers guests both luxurious serviced apartments as well self-catering fully furnished apartments. All the 2bed room apartments in Nyali beach are fully furnished and feature fitted kitchens in addition to being equipped with a bath and shower, minibar, coffee and tea making facilities, multi-satellite TV, individually controlled air-conditioning, and high speed wireless internet connection, working desk, voice mail and an in-room safe. The Resort facilitates basic amenities like air-conditioning, doctor on call, children play area, library, bonfire, garden, concierge, security, laundry facilities, power back-up, travel desk, taxi services and parking. Additional facilities like bicycle hire, adventure activities, cycling, sea kayaking, boating, arcade/game room, water sports, outdoor activities, and play Area. The prompt room services and the homely ambiance of the hotel make guests feel at home.
Ideal for corporate events, teambuilding activities, association meetings, training workshops, leadership seminars, and corporate executive retreats, our Indian Ocean backdrop will motivate, captivate and energize your attendees, that is why we have the best conference venue in Mombasa, we bring the outdoors in with abundant natural light of flexible meeting and function space. It won’t feel like you’re “working’ 9 to 5” when you host a corporate meeting or conference in Nyali beach resort. Our stylish and modern spaces let you get your team away from their desks, out of the office and into the gorgeous Mombasa, where the beaches are a beautiful blue and the weather is always pleasant. Our event spaces are the perfect place to host your workshop or team building as we offer an environment conducive to creativity, camaraderie and productivity. Though when the meetings are over, our hotel is perfect for relaxing, partying and getting to know your team even better. At Nyali beach resort, we understand that you expect nothing less than perfection. And that’s exactly what you’ll get when you choose our hotel for your next conference or meetings plus a rocking good time! We offer two indoor meeting spaces that accommodate 100people and feature the latest audiovisual equipment, multimedia capabilities, custom music artwork, contemporary furniture and free wireless internet for your presentation and attendees’ interactivity. You can also take advantage of our outdoor courtyard surrounding the pool for after-meeting gatherings and celebrations. Our expert staff can help you coordinate every detail of your event from beginning to end, including arranging the layout, lighting and functionality of the space you choose. Whether you’re hosting a corporate executive retreat for 5 or an association meeting for 100, our experienced conference center staff members are masters at flawless execution, while our catering team delivers deliciously imaginative cuisine. Our entire team is here for you. You can plan on it.
Nyali Beach Holiday Resort offers flexible indoor and outdoor function spaces, making it one of the most ideal wedding venues in Nyali Mombasa. Get inspired and host a unique wedding at our resort’s immaculate gardens, private beachfront and lush lawns, or choose from some of the most beautifully appointed indoor Nyali Mombasa wedding venues. For the most incredible event of your life, trust us to make it a little more unbelievable for you. Just give us the guest list, cuisine preferences and any other special requirements you have. We have trained professionals to make this event an experience of a lifetime for you. Let us help create your dream wedding. Our wedding and catering Professionals are here to provide you with that Cinderella fairy tale romantic wedding or wedding reception you have always dreamed about. Whether your Wedding in Mombasa is an elegant Black Tie event or an intimate affair barefoot on the beach, our staff will orchestrate every detail. We specialize in beach theme weddings regardless if your Mombasa wedding is more casual or formal - we will help you plan at any detail level to make your wedding flow smoothly. The Nyali Mombasa holiday Hotel has many different options for your storybook wedding. Our wedding planners will assist you in creating your perfect wedding day, reception, activities and entire honeymoon holiday. Your Mombasa beach theme wedding will be incredible here in Nyali Beach Holiday Resort. Watch awesome Indian Ocean sunsets from your private balcony in your room, suite or honeymoon apartments. You'll always remember your special day and be able to visit for an anniversary or just a special weekend. The Nyali Beach Holiday Resort hosts hundreds of beach-front weddings and wedding receptions every year. Whether you want to be on the white sandy beach or overlooking it, the Nyali Beach Holiday Resort is your answer.
With its beautiful beaches honeymoons holidays in Mombasa are a wonderful way to begin married life. After becoming man and wife, jet off to Nyali beach and enjoy the ultimate in elegance and comfort. Stay at Nyali beach holiday resort during your honeymoon in Mombasa and we will go above and beyond to meet your every need, our colleagues will ensure that honeymoon holiday in Mombasa is one that's effortlessly romantic. There is no other place like it anywhere in the world. And certainly no other place likes it if you’re seeking a true beach holiday, couples can also find a range of diving spots in Mombasa that are suitable for beginners and experienced divers. That's why our tropical honeymoon vacation is the kind of honeymoon you dream about. Only Nyali Beach Holiday resort offers the ultimate honeymoon location for all-inclusive honeymoon holiday package in Mombasa, with luxurious accommodations and the best land and water sports and an array of top gourmet dining options. The best part...our romantic honeymoon vacations are all-inclusive. So leave your worries and wallet behind and spend your Mombasa honeymoon holiday dedicated to each other.
Family holidays in Mombasa are all about keeping everyone happy. So how do you go about choosing somewhere near kids attractions, with a decent selection of food and wine, a great beach and entertainment galore? All the help you need is right here. Let us help you choose the right family holidays for you... Whether you’re in need of child-minding services, kids club facilities, teenager entertainment or all of the above... we have literally thousands of cheap family activities to choose from. Family holidays in Mombasa often have complex needs. But we relish the challenge and present to you a well-rounded selection, keeping your children entertained can be one of the toughest challenges you face on a family holiday to Mombasa. Here at On the Beach we want to make your beach holiday as relaxing and stress-free as possible, which is why we've recommended of your favourite family hotes with kids clubs for you to mull over
Mombasa is Kenya's main tourist destination. It is located on the Eastern coastline of Kenya bordering the Indian Ocean which has made it a popular vacation destination for its beaches. Mombasa offers diverse marine life, world-class beach hotels and a friendly atmosphere. There is a tropical climate all year; it is a great destination filled with activities for all ages. Mombasa is a Swahili founded and ruled city. It was founded between the 1st and 5th century. At certain times it was occupied by the Portuguese, Arabs and British and originated back in the 16th century. Mombasa's culture today still exhibits that of its past. Historical ruins like Forte Jesus de Mombasa (Fort Jesus), an historic Portuguese fort, and the Old Town are attractions influenced by Mombasa's trade culture, with many examples of Portuguese and Islamic architecture. There’s a sense of community and depth of history in Mombasa that Nairobi lacks. Sleazy, hot and physically tropical in a way that could hardly be more different from the capital, Mombasa is the slightly indolent hub of the coast. Faded, flaking and occasionally charming, the city centre – neatly isolated by the sea from its suburbs – feels like a small town that was once great. While it’s a chaotic city, the atmosphere, even in the commercial centre of what is one of Africa’s busiest ports, is invariably relaxed and congenial. Rush hours, urgency and paranoia seem to be Nairobi’s problems (as everyone here will tell you), not Mombasa’s. And the gaping, marginal slums of many African cities hardly exist in Mombasa. It’s true that Miritini and Chomvu and especially Likoni and Changamwe are burgeoning mainland suburbs that the municipality has more or less abandoned, but the brutalizing conditions of Nairobi’s Kibera are absent. Despite the palm trees, the sunshine and the happy languor, all is not bliss and perfection. Street crime, though it hardly approaches Nairobi’s level, is still a problem, and you should be wary of displaying your valuables or accepting invitations to walk down dark alleys. But, as a general rule, Mombasa is a far less neurotic city than Nairobi. Even after dark, Mombasa’s can be seen taking a stroll, old men converse on the benches in Digo Road, and many shops stay open late. Ethnically, Mombasa is perhaps even more diverse than Nairobi. The Asian and Arab influence is particularly pervasive, with fifty mosques and dozens of Hindu and Sikh temples lending a strongly oriental flavour. Still, the largest contingent speaks Swahili as a first language and it is the Swahili civilization that accounts for Mombasa’s distinctive character. You’ll see women wearing head-to-foot buibuis or brilliant kanga outfits, and men decked out in kanzu gowns and hip-slung kikoi wraps. Arriving in Mombasa by plane or train in the morning, there’s ample time, if you don’t find the heat too much, to head straight out to the beaches – the nearest is Nyali Beach on the north coast mainland. But you might want to spend a day or two in Mombasa itself, acclimatizing to the coast, catching the cadences of the coast’s “pure Swahili”, or Kiswahili safi, and looking around Kenya’s most historic city. Mombasa doesn’t have a huge number of sights, but most visitors will want to check out its main one, Fort Jesus, in the shadow of which lies Mombasa’s Old Town, still an atmospheric hive of narrow lanes, mosques and carved Swahili doorways. In the modern town centre, the tusks that feature on so many postcards are wildly exciting, though fans of 1930s architecture might appreciate one or two of the buildings from that era on Digo Road. Further afield, there’s a baobab forest and a seventeenth-century pillar tomb which are worth a visit. Mombasa is one of East Africa’s oldest settlements and, so long as you aren’t anticipating spectacular historical sites, it’s a fascinating place to wander. The island has had a town on it, located somewhere between the present Old Town and Nyali Bridge, for at least 700 years, and there are enough documentary snippets from earlier times to guess that some kind of settlement has existed here for at least 2000 years. Mombasa’s own optimistic claim to be 2500 years old comes from Roman and Egyptian adventure stories. Precisely what was going on before the Portuguese arrived is still hard to discern. Ibn Battuta, the roving fourteenth-century Moroccan, spent a relatively quiet night here in 1332 and declared the people of the town “devout, chaste and virtuous, their mosques strongly constructed of wood, the greater part of their diet bananas and fish”. But another Arab traveller of a hundred years later found a less ordered society. “Monkeys have become the rulers of Mombasa since about 800 AH [1397 AD],” he wrote. “They even come and take the food from the dishes, attack men in their own homes and take away what they can find. When the monkeys enter a house and find a woman they hold congress with her. The people have much to put up with.” Mombasa had considerably worse depredations to put up with after Vasco da Gama’s expedition, full of mercenary zeal, dropped anchor on Easter Saturday 1498. After courtesy gifts had been exchanged, relations suddenly soured and the fleet was prevented from entering the port. A few days later, richer by only one sheep and “large quantities of oranges, lemons and sugar cane”, da Gama went off to try his crude diplomacy at Malindi, and found his first and lasting ally on the coast. Mombasa was visited again in 1505 by a fourteen-strong Portuguese fleet. This time, the king of Mombasa had enlisted 1500 archers from the mainland and people stored arsenals of stone missiles on the rooftops in preparation for the expected invasion through the town’s narrow alleys. The attack, pitching firearms against spears and poisoned arrows, was brutal and overwhelming. The town was squeezed on all sides and the king’s palace (of which no trace remains) was seized. The king and most of the survivors slipped out of town into the palm groves which then covered most of Mombasa island, but 1513 Mombasans had been killed – as against five Portuguese. The king attempted to save Mombasa by offering to become a vassal of Portugal, but the request was turned down, the Portuguese being unwilling to lose the chance to loot the town. The victors picked over the bodies in the courtyards and broke down the strongroom doors until the ships at anchor were almost overladen. Then, as a parting shot, they fired the town. The narrow streets and cattle stalls between the thatched houses produced a conflagration that razed Mombasa to the ground. In 1528, the Portuguese returned once again to wreck and plunder the new city that had been built on the ashes of the old. In the 1580s, it happened twice more. On the last occasion, in 1589, there was a frenzied massacre at the hands of the Portuguese on one side and – coincidentally – a marauding tribe of cannibal nomads from the interior called the Zimba on the other. The Zimba’s unholy alliance with the Europeans came to a treacherous end at Malindi shortly afterwards, when the Portuguese, together with the townsfolk and three thousand Segeju archers, wiped them out. Remarkably, only two years after this last catastrophe, Mombasa launched a major land expedition of its own against its old enemy, Malindi. The party was ambushed on the way by Malindi’s Segeju allies, who themselves stormed and took Mombasa, later handing over the town to the Portuguese at Malindi. The Malindi corps transferred to Mombasa, the Malindi sheikh was grandly installed as sultan of the whole region, and the Portuguese set to work on Fort Jesus, dedicated in 1593. Once completed, the fort became the focus of everything that mattered in Mombasa, changing hands a total of nine times between the early seventeenth century and 1875. The first takeover happened in 1631, in a popular revolt that resulted in the killing of every last Portuguese. But the Sultan, lacking support from any of the other towns under Portuguese domination, eventually had to desert the fort, and the Portuguese, waiting in Zanzibar, reoccupied it. They held it for the rest of the seventeenth century while consolidating their control of the Indian Ocean trade. Meanwhile, the Omani Arabs were becoming increasingly powerful. As Dutch, English and French ships started to appear on the horizon, time was running out for the Portuguese trading monopoly. Efforts to bring settlers to their East African possessions failed, and they retreated more and more behind the massive walls of Fort Jesus. In 1696–98 Fort Jesus itself was besieged into submission by the Omanis who, with support from Pate and Lamu, had already taken the rest of the town. After 33 months almost all the defenders – the Portuguese corps and some 1500 Swahili loyalists – had died of starvation or plague. Rapid disenchantment with the new Arab rulers spilled over in 1728 into a mutiny among the fort’s African soldiers. The Portuguese were invited back – for a year. Then the fort was again besieged, and this time the Portuguese gave up quickly. They were allowed their freedom, and a number were said to have married and stayed in the town. But Portuguese power on the coast was shattered forever. The new Omani rulers were the Mazrui family, who soon declared themselves independent of Oman, outlawing slave-trading in Mombasa, and directly challenging the Busaidi family who had just seized power in the Arabian homeland. Intrigue in the Lamu Archipelago led to the Battle of Shela and Lamu’s unwittingly disastrous invitation to the Sultan of Oman, Seyyid Said, to occupy its own fort. From here, and by now with British backing, the Busaidis went on to attack Mazrui Mombasa repeatedly in the 1820s. There was a hiccup in 1824 when a British officer, Captain Owen, fired with enthusiasm for defeating the slave trade, extended British protection to Mombasa on his own account, despite official British support for the slave-trading Busaidis. Owen’s “Protectorate” was a diplomatic embarrassment and – not surprisingly – did not last long. The Busaidi government was only installed when the Swahili “twelve tribes” of Mombasa fell into a dispute over the Mazrui succession and called in Seyyid Said, the Busaidi leader. In 1840, he moved his capital from Oman to Zanzibar and, with Mombasa firmly garrisoned, most of the coast was soon in his domain. Surviving members of the Mazrui family went to Takaungu near Kilifi and Gazi, south of Mombasa. British influence was sharpened after their guns quelled the mutiny in 1875 of al-Akida, “an ambitious, unbalanced and not over-clever” commandant of Fort Jesus. Once British hegemony was established, they leased the coastal strip from the Sultan of Zanzibar and Fort Jesus became Mombasa’s prison, which it remained until 1958. It was opened as a museum in 1962. Mombasa has played a key role in Kenya’s first fifty years of independence – as Kenya’s second city and East and central Africa’s most important port. Before independence, the coast had been leased by the British from the Sultan of Zanzibar, but the possibility of a federal union with the former Kenya Colony was soon buried by Jomo Kenyatta and the upcountry political elite of the 1960s. Since 1999, the Mombasa Republican Council, a group that claims “Pwani si Kenya” (“The Coast is not Kenya”), has campaigned for independence for the coast and against the marginalization of coastal interests by Nairobi. Their cause, however, has been tainted by its linkage with Islamic extremism which draws some of its support from the same well of deprivation. In August 2012, after a Muslim cleric was assassinated, there were riots in Mombasa as local youths fought street battles in poor quarters of the city centre with police brought down from Nairobi. Nyali is a residential area within Mombasa City, located on the mainland north of Mombasa County. It is connected to Mombasa Island by the New Nyali Bridge. Nyali is known for its many high-class hotels, modern standards, and long white sand beaches making it a popular holiday destination for tourists visiting Kenya. Yali has become a very westernized residential area, relatively autonomous with two Nakumatt supermarkets, a Nyali cinema multiplex (Cinemax Nyali), Nyali shopping malls, banks, Nyali schools and post offices. All this prevents its residents from having to cross the overcrowded Nyali Bridge to get to the busy center of Mombasa. In Nyali are found many interesting places like the "Mamba Village" (the biggest crocodile farm in Africa), the Nyali Golf Club, the Dwarikadham hindu temple, numerous embassies and some of the most prestigious academic institutions of the coastal province. Nyali is renowned for its tourist potential, thanks to its calm, its Nyali accommodation facilities and its coast bordered with white sand beaches protected by a coral reef, loved by divers. This is a part of the Mombasa Marine Reserve, managed by Kenya Wildlife Service. Nyali also shelters many luxury hotels on almost all the seaside (Nyali Beach Resort altering with more affordable hotels (Backpackers Hotel) and with numerous places of entertainment and activities for the tourists (beach volley wind surfing, scuba diving, kite surf, sailing. Moi International Airport (IATA: MBA, ICAO: HKMO), is the international airport in Mombasa, the second-biggest city in Kenya. It is located in Mombasa County, in a township called Port Reitz and features regional as well as intercontinental flights. The Mombasa airport serves the city of Mombasa and surrounding communities. It lies approximately 425 kilometres (264 mi), by air, southeast of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in the country, Mombasa Airport is operated by Kenya Airports Authority. It was named after former Kenyan President Daniel rap Moi during his tenure. If you are actually flying Mombasa to Nairobi, Non-stop flight time Mombasa to Nairobi is around 1 hour 15 minutes. This is the average non-stop flight time from Mombasa to either of the major airports that serve Nairobi. Mombasa airport handles tremendous traffic with more than eighteen airlines flying directly from and to Europe, and offering connections to over twenty cities in the region. Mombasa region has remained attractive to tourist and it has eventually required that the airport be developed to handle long haul international flights, there are two terminals at the airport. The airport in Mombasa has been newly renovated and has increased the frequency of flights in and out of Mombasa from European cities. Kenya Airways offers the most as far as options for Mombasa and Nairobi flights, other players include fly 540, Air Kenya /from Mombasa, Jambo jet, We offer you a wide choice of airlines like Etihad Airways, KLM Royal Dutch, Kenya Airways and Air France for your flight booking. There are 105 weekly flights from Mombasa to Nairobi. The first flight from Mombasa to Nairobi is at 5:15 AM, which is Etihad Airways airline EY 4061. The last flight from Mombasa Nairobi is at 9:35 PM, which is Kenya Airways KQ 4061. Be sure to find the best offers and deals for cheap flights from MBA to NBO. Traffic of charter airlines at the Mombasabased Moi International Airport has risen in the past few weeks, a sign that the tourism industry is getting back on its feet, according to industry players. Train service is mainly provided between Nairobi and Mombasa. The advantage of traveling by railway is the ability to see wildlife up close. The train ride from Nairobi to Mombasa is estimated at 13 hours. There are meal accommodations and options of purchasing first or second class seats. Mombasa's best suburban beach, Nyali, just north of Mombasa Island, is close enough to town to get busy at weekends. Here you can lounge on pale, palm-shaded sand, hire windsurfing or snorkelling equipment, drink coconut juice fresh from the shell, take a camel ride along the shoreline or visit the Mombasa Marine National Park. Watersports centers at or near resort hotels also rent pedalos, bogie boards and catamarans. Some places even offer accredited diving courses. Mombasa's Old Town, a maze of alleyways dotted with historic Swahili houses and mosques, is engrossing to explore on foot. Presiding over the harbour entrance is the late 16th-century Fort Jesus, a chunky coastal defence built by the occupying Portuguese to keep the coastal Swahilis at bay; it has battlements to climb, and a small ethnographic museum to nose around. Central Mombasa's signature landmarks are the gigantic aluminium elephant tusk arches on Moi Avenue: they commemorate a visit by Britain's Princess Margaret in 1956. Central Mombasa is not an obvious family destination, but kids may enjoy a visit to Fort Jesus; they'll also love splashing around in the pools of the suburban beach hotels, snorkelling off Nyali Beach, and spotting elephants and zebras on a day trip to Shimba Hills, 33km (21 miles) southwest of town. Many visitors to Mombasa build a safari into their stay. The closest destination is Shimba Hills National Reserve, 33km (21 miles) southwest of town. This is one of East Africa's last remaining coastal rainforests, where elephants wander through the morning mist and you stand a good chance of seeing rare and magnificent sable antelopes. With more time to spare you could head inland to Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National Parks, 140km (87 miles) northwest of Mombasa, which together form one of the largest game-viewing areas in the world. Far less crowded than Kenya's more popular parks, they are home to lions, hippos, elephants, zebras and a great many species of antelope and gazelle. Mombasa nightlife is very exciting and most bars and nightclubs are largely concentrated around the Nyali Area in the North Coast and in the area surrounding hotels. There are also night clubs in Mombasa's main hotels. Though Beach bars remain the most popular places to hang out and often host beach parties, ranging from live bands to live performances. Bars located along the south coast all the way to Lamu beach are one of the perfect ways to spend evenings. There are also several discos, nightclubs, bars, and casinos around Mombasa that offer diverse and interesting night time party scene, most are full or Mombasa women and call girls plus female escorts, Bars and discos in Mombasa keep the music pumping and the alcohol flowing all night long. Within the city centre and the city's outlying areas, casinos are plentiful and popular before a wild night out on weekends. Cinemas are also a popular destination throughout the week; regular plays are staged at the Little Theatre Club. There are also ballet performances and karaoke nights.