National Museum of Kenya to use Malindi Multicultural Festival to market town as major tourist destination

The National Museums of Kenya will use Malindi Multicultural Festival to market Malindi as a favourable tourist destination. According to senior curator Ghazal Swaleh the body will take advantage of the event to showcase Malindi’s heritage sites and promote the town, rich in Italian influence and history, as a must-visit destination in Kenya. The National Read More

Watamu boat operators go on strike, demand review of park rates

Operation at the Malindi Marine Park and Watamu Marine Park Boat has been paralised after boat operators resolved to go on strike in protest to what they term as high park rates. The ongoing strike which began last Wednesday has made the parks inaccessible leaving hundreds of tourists stranded by the sea shores. The situation, Read More

Italian billionaire Flavio Briatore opens hotel in Malindi

Italian billionaire Flavio Briatore arrived in Kenya last weekend for holiday as well as the official opening of his Ksh500 million worth Billionaires Resort in Malindi this weekend. The billionaire brand which is famous worldwide is the first of its kind in Malindi and Africa at large and is expected to boost the tourism industry Read More

End year offer at Ocean Beach Resort and Spa, Malindi

Malindi’s Ocean Beach Resort and Spa has unveiled a special end year offer that runs from Dec 31, 2013 to Jan 2, 2014. Upon your arrival, you’ll find a welcome bottle of sparkling wine in your superior room – 60 square meters of comfort and luxury amidst the evergreens, dunes and the Indian Ocean. Enjoy Read More

Tourism players in Malindi clean up town ahead of festive season

Tourism players in Malindi, Kenya’s north coast, have started cleaning the historical town to return its glory and make it attractive during the December festive season when both local and international visitors are expected to arrive for their holidays. The cleaning exercise was initiated by the National Museums of Kenya senior curator Swalleh Ghazaal in Read More

Just chill by the beach at Sandies Tropical Village, Malindi

Sandies Tropical Village is a 4-star beachfront resort located along the silver sand shores of Malindi, about a 2 hours drive from Mombasa International Airport. The family-oriented Indian Ocean resort stands in an extensive tropical garden presented in a fusion of traditional African style with high-vaulted thatched buildings with swahili and arabic designs. Sandies Tropical Read More

Kenyan coastal destinations to take part in International Cleanup September 21st

On September 21 this year, coastal beach cleaning enthusiasts will engage in a thorough cleaning exercise along the beaches of Lamu, Malindi, Kiunga, Watamu, Mombasa, Diani, Mtwapa, Shimoni, Kuruwitu, Msambweni, Kilifi and Tana Delta. Ocean Conservancy, an organisation that encourages beach clean-ups around the world and collects data on the waste items collected, will support Read More

Welcome to Karibuni Villa, Mambrui Malindi

Karibuni Villa is located on the East Coast of Kenya, 120km from Mombasa and 15km from the Malindi airport. The name Karibuni is a Swahili word which means welcome, signifying the host’s readiness to receive you with open arms. Inaugurated in 1997, the villa symbolises the end product of a merger between Italian-style architecture and Read More

Special Offer until September 30th at Malindi’s Diamonds Dream of Africa

Take time off your busy schedule and escape to the Diamonds Dream of Africa in Malindi. You will save 26% in an ongoing offer which runs until September 30, 2013. To be eligible for the offer, which includes taxes and service charges, you have to make a minimum 3 night booking. There are no cancellation Read More

2nd edition of Kenya Poker Tour to be held in Malindi this weekend

Malindi County will this weekend host poker enthusiasts from different countries in the second edition of the Kenya Poker Tour (KPT). The event, set for Friday the 30th to September 2, 2013, seeks to build Kenya’s poker profile as a country that can be revered in the game. It will also give local poker player Read More

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