Mtwapa Creek Accommodations

Mtwapa City, probably the oldest town of Central and East Africa, lies on the Kenya Coast, north of Mombasa. From Mombasa it is only a 15 kilometre drive before you cross the beautiful Mtwapa Creek and reach the bustling city with its eclectic vacation rental accommodations. Apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals are approximately thirty minutes from the Mombasa Airport.

The beautiful Mtwapa Creek, an inlet of the blue waters of the Indian Ocean, is the border between Mombasa and Mtwapa which are connected through a bridge. In close proximity to apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals you will discover all kinds of water-sports like traditional dhow tours, diving and deep sea fishing and snorkeling trips can be arranged during the midday sun.

Mtwapa is the fastest growing and developing town in Kenya and it is a unique place where all types of people with different nationalities, cultures, and backgrounds live together. On the ever busy streets, dotted with vacation rental accommodations, red robed Masai Morans (traditionally dressed warriors), travelers from all over the world and residents and all of Kenya's forty tribes are represented.

Vacation rentals situated on tranquil Mtwapa Creek are just 3 kilometres away from Shanzu Beach. The view over the creek from apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodation is idyllic as they overlook the white sand beach, calmed by the warm and clear Indian Ocean and surrounded by lush tropical gardens with an abundance of palms, bougainvillea, birds and monkeys.

Mtwapa offers a wide variety of vacation rental accommodation, a home far away from home. Fishermen in wooden canoes bring their freshly caught fish to the shores daily and it can be prepared for you right at the beach while you enjoy the beautiful sunsets.

Mtwapa's attractions include the Mtwapa Heritage Site, East Africa's oldest archaeologist site, and the town’s 19th-century prison more commonly known as Simo la tewa. Mtwapa's apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodation is well situated to visit other North Coast and Mombasa City attractions and activities like a visit to the famous Ford Jesus, Jumba la Mtwana, Haller Park or golfing, biking the coast and go-karting. It is also a good base location to visit the game parks south east of Kenya and close to Kenya's major attractions which are only a few hours away.

There are numerous vacation rentals of all types close to renowned restaurants including East Africa's only floating restaurant called The Moorings. Mtwapa has gained worldwide fame for its bustling 24/7 nightlife with hundreds of ever busy pubs, bars, two major nightclubs Casaurina and Club Lambada International, and hundreds of ever busy pubs and bars.

Mtwapa and Mtwapa Creek are affordable destinations for vacation rental lodging and villas where the original atmosphere of a coastal fishermen's town still exists today. Vacation rental owners are friendly, helpful, accommodating and look forward to welcoming you to their exotic village where you can experience the bustling town in Kenya that never sleeps.

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  • Luxury Oceanfront Villa at

    Mtwapa Creek: Villa
    • 4 BDR
    • 4 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #201954
    avg €329 EUR/night  
    The Oceanfront Villa is elevated over the most beautiful shores of the Indian Ocean inlet Mtwapa Creek within 6000 sqm of land engulfed by palms, bougainvilleas and other tropical plants. The exclusive private natural stone pool of 16 x 12 x 2.8 m is placed between the villa and the creek. ----- You can indulge in your meal either in our 110 sq m wide and 6m high Matiti style salon - which include a hand carved mahogany bar, sitting lounge and dining area the veranda overlooking the pool or the veranda overlooking the tropical garden. --------------!!!!Staff, chef, night guards and house manger service are included in the rental rates!!!!----------------- The 4 double bed rooms are furnished with African carved hardwood made with exceptional attention to detail and design. The rooms are simple yet sophisticated oozing African culture and luxury. Bathroom, ceiling fan or fans, king size bed and mosquito net in all bedrooms. 3 bedrooms additionally with air conditioning and mini bar fridge. Make security a sure thing, a professional security firm is care taking the compound. ----- This very calm tropical paradise is not far from the pulse racing nightlife of Mombasas north coast. Most famous discotheque is only 3 minutes away by car, the golf club is 10 minutes away and a European standard supermarket only 5 minutes away. The Mtwapa Creek is the centre and base for Deep sea fishing and Mountain Biking.
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  • Watamu Beach Front

    Watamu: Guest House
    • 2 BDR
    • 4 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    • #210038
    avg $260 USD/night Paypal
    The house is a cosy beach front cottage, set on an exclusive and private piece of land. The beach house is situated a mere 60mtrs from the white sandy beach of Turtle Bay. Within 5 min walking distance from Hemingway and Ocean Sports resorts as well as the newly opened Medina Palms. Making the property ideal for fishermen, kite surfers and family's looking for that great getaway on the beach. The property is self-catering with the option of breakfast provided at an additional cost. Housekeeping and laundry services are included as well as an onsite concierge for any additional guest requirements (grocery shopping, safari arrangements, tours, car rentals, golf course visits, etc) Beach activities I.E. Deep-sea fishing, diving, kites surfing, snorkeling and other water sports can be arranged nearby.

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