If you are looking for a hotel to stay during your vacation, two words may appeal to you: “all inclusive”. Bamburi Beach hotel has everything you could ever need for your stay, from a fitness centre and tennis courts to a doctor on call and a kids’ club, and everything in between.
The hotel offers this all inclusive getaway that you are going to love. Bamburi Beach Hotel is in the North Coast of Mombasa, about 12 kilometers from the city center and about 25 kilometers from the main airport. It is the perfect spot for travelers looking to either stay in and lounge on the private beach front, or explore the attractions surrounding the hotel, or both.
Accommodation at Bamburi Beach Hotel
The hotel has 150 rooms, all with fantastic ocean views. You will love the Arabian style décor in the rooms whether you choose a single bed, twin bed or queen size room. Each room has a private balcony, air conditioning, mini bar and a safe for your valuables, as well as a television and en suite bathrooms.
Some would say that the rooms are a little basic and old fashioned, and this may be appealing to some. However, you can rest assured that the rooms at the Bamburi Beach are kept clean, fresh towels and bedding every day.
Bamburi Beach has 3 main restaurants: the Karibu Grill, Fisherman’s Cave, and Ziwani Buffet Restaurant. These will give you lots of options whether you want charcoal grilled fish, local cuisine, or oriental dishes. The Karibu Snack Bar also offers pizzas, burgers and other bites, so you can never go hungry at the hotel.
As one reviewer mentioned, the all inclusive holiday at Bamburi Beach Hotel allows you to have as many drinks as you want. There are 4 bars at the hotel, including the Pool Bar and the Dhow Bar, which is open 24 hours.
Although given these options, do go out and enjoy the local cuisine and pubs around Bamburi area if you will be staying in Mombasa for a week or more. The friendly staff can give you some great pointers on the best places to hang out and mingle with the local folks.
Bamburi Beach hotel has everything you need, and everything you didn’t think you’ll need, during your holiday. There’s an exchange bureau, a beauty salon and boutique, a business centre and even hospital facilities in case of anything. The amazing staff will always be of assistance if you need anything extra during your stay, even if at a small surcharge.
Swimming is a must-do during your holiday in Bamburi Beach, given the two clean swimming pools at the hotel, and one has a Jacuzzi in it. The kids will have a great time with the trained supervisors who oversee the kids’ club, and you can enjoy some table tennis or simply lounge on the sun beds by the pool.
It must be mentioned that there are numerous local attractions only minutes away from the hotel which you definitely have to see. Haller Park would be a great start for the whole family, as it has a wide range of animals and beautiful gardens, which would make for a great guided tour.
You can also arrange to visit the various Hindu temples around the area, each one with a rich history. For the more adventurous spirit, there is the chance to “bike the coast”, where you cycle through the villages and through the natural flora of the area.
Good Value for Money
All in all, the Bamburi Beach Hotel will give you excellent value for your money: good food, excellent facilities, and the perfect location to visit other attractions in Mombasa.