Top 10 Mombasa County's Best Destinations
Excluding the 65km2 water covered area, Governor Jojo's home turf is over 229.7km2 and has numerous destinations that tourists can holiday in as detailed by writerstake.com
1. Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve
Lying between Tudor creek and Mtwapa region this destination is home to an array of flora and fauna species like crabs, stone fish, sea urchins among other creatures. The area is ideal for water sport activities like snorkelling and skiing.
2. Haller Park
It's found in Bamburi region of Mombasa and has a wildlife sanctuary, palm trees among other relief that homes giraffes, fish and numerous bird species. It's ideal for camping and bird watching.
3. Fort Jesus
This is a precolonial Portuguese built fort that has a Omani house ruins and a museum displaying artefacts of pottery and ceramics related to early communities at the coast.
4. Mamba Village Centre
It's found in Nyali and has the Swahili meaning of a crocodile centre. Tourists can visit the destination to acquaint themselves with rich knowledge of these magnificent reptiles. Campers and nature lovers will also enjoy a visit to the area.
5. Bombolulu Workshop and Cultural Centre
This 1969 establishment is under APDK is found in Bombolulu has workshops, traditional cultural dwellings and a restaurant. It acts as a cultural centre centre for textile, jewelry, carvings and art displays.
6. Mombasa Old Town
Found to the south-eastern part of the Island of Mombasa, this town has ancient buildings and cultural practices of the Portuguese, Arab, Swahili and Asian settlers.
7. Nguuni Nature Sanctuary
This facility near the Bamburi Cement Factory presents an ideal destination for campers, game views and outdoor ceremonies since it homes a number of bird and wild animal species like elands and antelopes.
8. Pirates Beach
This public facility is arguably the busiest of its kind along the Kenyan coast where am array of activities like swimming, boat riding among others can be experienced.
9. Nyali Beach
Found about 5km away from Mombasa CBD, this less crowded beach presents tranquil surroundings ideal for tourists to enjoy water sports, and holidaying.
10. Bamburi Beach
It's found about 10km away from Mombasa town and is an ideal destination for tourists who enjoy boat rides, water sports among others. Accommodation facilities such as villas and hotels are found in the vicinity of this location.
Tourists can enjoy visiting other destinations such as Wild Waters and Shanzu Beach