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Swimming session

I enjoyed the swimming session very much. At first the beach had few people but towards the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
foruchous
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Nairobi, Kenya
Fabulous white sand.

The beach is great but the tide can change quickly. Camel rides often available. People selling... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Topman4
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 June 2010

When you travel to Mombasa, go to Nyali Beach. It is very clean, has several restaurants, hotels and also Camel Rides. Early in the morning when the tide is low, you walk about 1 mile into the ocean as the water is not near the...More

3  Thank Nashua_NHTravelmom
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 March 2014

This is a review of a snorkeling trip purchased at Prosurf centre at Nyali beach. We purchased this trip in March 2014 a day before planned trip. We agreed the boat would take us to corral reef and it should take around 2 hours. On...More

5  Thank Pawel W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the swimming session very much. At first the beach had few people but towards the evening, it was crowded

2  Thank foruchous
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nyali beach for sightseeing is beautiful but Swimming in it proved to be impossible given the dirt and the seaweed in the ocean. The service in the hotel by the beach (Nyali beach hotel) was very disappointing; both with their timing and quality of drinks.

1  Thank Departure824287
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic beach in front of Voyager Beach resort. Shallow water mostly. Lots of vendors on the beach, including camel rides.

2  Thank Jacky W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The beach is great but the tide can change quickly. Camel rides often available. People selling things but not too much hassle. Great place for quiet walking.

1  Thank Topman4
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Shame about the beach sellers who set up camp every day, all day. Could not walk on the beach without being pestered. Not safe to walk on at night. The sea was very warm and clear.

1  Thank Kim W
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

If tranquillity is what you’re looking for you will love this beach! We went there during the week so there weren’t many people, there are few bars alongside the beach where you can get drinks and snacks from, there are also camel rides as well...More

2  Thank alex89D
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is a good beach at high tide and a superb one at low tide. It is a must see on a visit to Mombasa especially at low tide where it comes into a league of it's own.

1  Thank honey_badger1888
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Took the day out to this isolated but very peaceful beach drank and dined at the Fourty Theives bar great day out

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I took a walk along the beach and the beach was clean and less populated. There are some gentlemen who can keep your belongings in safe custody with a fee. it is a good place for family outings

1  Thank Sinkeet S
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Went for a beach walk.the beach was less crowded compared to pirates beach .walked around the shores of the beach the people there are so friendly

1  Thank wendylorraine90wl
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aishaamania1
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yes you can park next to the beach
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Toobie A
4 April 2015|
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Hi It's open for everyone free of charge.
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