Msambweni Beach

Located on a quiet stretch of Kenya’s Indian Ocean coastline between Mombasa and the border with Tanzania to the south, Msambweni Beach is dominated by the upscale beach resort of the same name which watches over the beach from low rocky cliffs.

The beach comprises close to three kilometres of soft white sand contrasted against the deep green of the surrounding vegetation and sparkling blue of the Indian Ocean at its best. Quickly developing a name with those in the holiday industry, Msambweni Beach provides a secluded escape in an unspoilt environment.

From Msambweni, it’s relatively easy to organize fishing trips with local fishermen, who catch everything from snapper to tuna, or head inland to the Shimba Hills reserve in search of elephant and sable antelope – which give their name to the beach in Swahili.

Nearest town/city

Sawa Sawa


Dogs allowed


  • Diving & snorkelling


  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Restroom/toilets

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