Just a short, stroll away from the white-sand Shanzu Beach, this hotel is an excellent, value for money choice for both families and couples alike.
You can walk through tropical grounds, past the inviting swimming pool and sun terrace and admire the view of the Indian Ocean or take a walk down the steps to the white-sand Shanzu beach, before relaxing on a sun bed with a refreshing drink.
Rating : 3.5 shields
Location : Shanzu Beach
Transfer : 30 minutes (approx.) from Mombasa Airport
Board : Bed and Breakfast
Comprising several 2 and 3 storey buildings, this hotel has 128 rooms which are situated around the swimming pool, gardens and large sun bathing terrace.
The bedrooms are simply furnished with twin beds, ceiling fan, a mosquito net, a private shower and wc, a balcony or patio with table and chairs and all overlook the gardens or swimming pools. There is a 13-amp power point and a safe, for which a charge is made (payable locally). Please note that there are no lifts.
Wining and Dining
The Palm Tree Restaurant boasts a quiet, tranquil setting, overlooking the swimming pool. A continental Breakfast is included in the price and consists of coffee or tea, toast and croissant, a choice of jams or honey, and a small fruit plate.
Lunch (£2 per person approx.) and Dinner (£3 per person approx.), payable locally, are buffet service with a wide range of hot and cold dishes on offer.
Lunch and Dinner Menus all include:
Mixed salads starter
Soup of the Day
A choice of 3 main dishes
Drinks and snacks can be purchased from the restaurant throughout the day.
Facilities and Entertainment
There is a swimming pool with large sun bathing terrace and ample grounds in which to relax on a sun bed. Please note that pool towels are not provided and sun bed hire is 150KES (£1.50 approx.) per person per day.
The main bar and pool bar serve drinks and cocktails throughout the day. There is a small souvenir shop. Guests can enjoy the evening entertainment at the nearby Flamingo Beach Hotel just a 10 minute bus transfer away, provided free of charge.
Please note, unlike African Safari Club's other hotels, all purchases will be charged in Kenyan Shillings (KES).
A programme of exciting optional daytime and evening excursions is available during your stay at the Palm Beach Hotel. Spend the day at sea staying watchful for dolphins and turtles. A half day tour visits the old port of Mombasa where trade ships once sailed between Arabia, Persia and India. Enjoy an evening discovering the stunning sunsets of Mtwapa Creek and the tribal dances of the Masai warriors. Prices of excursions start from just £13 per person and are only bookable locally. Further details can be found in our General Information Booklet which will be sent with your Confirmation Invoice.
If watersports are your passion or you would like to give them a try, there’s dinghy sailing, windsurfing, snorkelling and more available at the independent watersports centres on Shanzu Beach, which are approximately a 10 minute stroll away.
Kenya offers some of the best diving in the world with a coral reef that extends almost the entire length of the coast with a wide variety of marine flora and fauna. Diving is available offering excellent facilities for both the beginner and more experienced diver at Mtwapa Marina. From October to mid April, PADI courses are available, as well as CMAS beginner courses. These are only bookable locally.