10 historical places to visit in Malindi

A trip to Malindi will be incomplete without a visit to several of its key tourist attraction sites and to encourage you to do so, SleepOut has put together places where you should visit. Marafa Hells’ Kitchen Marafa Hells’ Kitchen, known by locals as ‘the place broken by itself’, is a geological formation caused by Read More

Driftwood Beach Club.

Live and Love at The Driftwood Beach Club in Malindi

The Driftwood Beach Club offers a rare chance for you to experience life in its entirety with a picturesque serenity that allows for both romantic outings and wild experiences.   The villas are situated in seclusion, directly behind the main hotel, each with two double air-conditioned bedrooms and a spacious living room overlooking a private Read More

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Grammy nominee Avicii buys holiday home in Malindi, Kenya

Swedish EDM DJ and electro house record producer Avicii has reportedly bought a swank holiday home in Malindi along the Kenyan coast. According to NewsJack, Avicii made the million dollar purchase of an 8-bedroom home that sits on a 25-acre plot with magnificent sea views of the Kenyan coast. The house also has a 2-bedroom guest house on the beach as Read More


Jambojet to launch flights to Lamu, Malindi and Ukunda

Low cost airline Jambojet is set to launch flights from Nairobi to Lamu, Malindi and Ukunda starting March 28 2015. The flights from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Lamu will cost Sh5,950 ($65), Nairobi to Malindi will cost (Sh4,950 ($55) while Nairobi to Ukunda will cost Sh4,950 ($55) one way including taxes. The airline Read More

Coast hotels partner with airlines to offer special December packages

Airlines in Kenya have partnered with various hotels at the Coast to improve domestic tourism ahead of the December festivities. Kenya Airways, Fly540, Air Kenya and Safarilink have struck a deal with a number of hotels in Diani, Mombasa and Malindi to offer special holiday packages to local tourists in a bid to encourage them Read More

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

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