About 45 minutes from the Moi Airport lies the Travelers Beach Hotel & Club, right on Bamburi Beach in the North Coast of Mombasa. The hotel has a nice selection of rooms, plenty of activities and live entertainment for the whole family.
Travelers Beach Hotel Accommodation
Travelers Beach Hotel has a total of 328 rooms, making it one of the largest hotels in Mombasa. The rooms are divided into several types: standard rooms, ocean front rooms and suites. A standard room at Travelers Beach has one king size bed and one standard bed, which is ideal for a small family, while the suites have a master bedroom, dining area, bathroom with Jacuzzi and a separate living room.
For these rooms you will get cable TV, a safe, complimentary bottle of water and hair dryer, but the luxury suite gets a daily fruit basket, too. The décor at the hotel is rather rustic, with white walls and polished wooden floors, and many visitors to the hotel describe it as very comfortable and ideal for a great family holiday.
The Travelers Beach Hotel has a number of excellent facilities to enjoy during your vacation. These include the usual conference rooms and a business center, but it also has air conditioned squash courts, a fitness center complete with a sauna, steam bath and plunge pools, as well a reflexology treatments and a water sports center.
Children can also enjoy the exclusive Travelers Kidz Club, and you can be confident that the kids will be safe and have lots of fun with the trained animators at the hotel. There are 2 baby pools for swimming and water games, as well as many other activities for your kids to enjoy.
This hotel also has a good selection of restaurants from which you can have ala carte menus or buffets, depending on your preference. The Sher-E-Punjab is an Indian restaurant that has a mouthwatering selection of traditional Indian cuisine, including the curry lunch buffet that you won’t want to miss every Sunday.
If you are in the mood for Italian, La Pergoda restaurant has excellent variety, not to mention great ambiance. The Shibe Restaurant and Suli Suli Grill are other options for your meals.
Travelers Beach also has 6 bars to choose from, but the Beach Bar seems to be the most favorite for visitors as it is perfect for enjoying the evening breeze on the beach and watching a spectacular sunset over the ocean.
A Must-Mention: the Travelers Mwaluganje Elephant Camp
If you would prefer to have a camping experience, the hotel has its own tented camp in the Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary in Mombasa. You can enjoy a nature trail and watch the elephants go by, as well as a range of plant species native to the area. The Mwaluganje Hills are also very scenic, and make for great landscape photographs.
You get to stay in tents with twin beds and a private verandah which makes for excellent viewing and a chance to make friends with your fellow travelers. Game drives for both day and night are available, as well as bird watching and daytime excursions, so you will definitely have lots to do if you choose to stay there.
The Camp has an excellent restaurant and a well stocked bar for your enjoyment, so you can have a cool drink or snacks and bites during your stay. Do make this a part of your vacation if you want to experience a little more than the beach in Mombasa.
An All-round Experience
Your stay at the Travelers Beach Hotel will be something to remember, from the acrobats and traditional dancers to the barracuda scuba diving and safari adventures. Make the most of your vacation and try everything that Travelers Beach has to offer.