, 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
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.