This is a list of top 10 best hotels in Kilifi County as of 2018. Kilifi County has an estimated population of 1,109,735 people. The County Government is headed by Governor Amason Kingi. The major economic activities that happen in Kilifi County include tourism and fishing, due to its close proximity to the Indian Ocean.
Here is a list of the best hotels in Kilifi County in no particular order.
1.Turtle Bay Beach Club
Turtle Bay Beach Club is located along Mida creek road in Watamu. It offers the following facilities and services; beachfront, free WiFI, family rooms, airport shuttle, outdoor pools, kids outdoor play equipment, bar and restaurant services. Guest rooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs and are fully air-conditioned. The rooms are categorised as, Standard double rooms that range between 9,328- 15,647 Kenyan shillings, rooms with an ocean view that go for Ksh 19,949, superior double rooms that range between 10,532- 17,653 shillings. For more information you can contact them on, +254 721 830 604/ +254 734 601 066.
2.Kilifi Bay Beach Resort
It is located on Bofa road, Kilifi. The resort offers a great view of the sea and the serene environment of Kilifi. The resort offers a wide range of amenities that include; meeting and conference facilities, beach front, free parking, restaurant services, accommodation, bar and restaurant services. The guest rooms are neat, spacious and fully air-conditioned. The rooms range between Kshs 15,674- 31,146, based on average rates for a standard room.
3.Mnarani Club and SPA
It is situated on the cliffs of Kilifi Creek, just where the creek meets and merges with Indian ocean. The mnarani club provides perfectly for the beach and turquoise ocean under one foot. It offers the following services and amenities, wine and dining, accommodation, meeting an conference facilities, beauty and spa services, wedding venue and honeymoon spot. The guest rooms range from Kshs 10, 286, and are categorised as, garden rooms, ocean facing rooms, pool rooms, honeymoon suites. For more information, you can contact them on +254 020 807 0501
4.Baobab Sea Lodge
It is a luxury beach hotel located about 5 kilometres away from the Kilifi bay. It provides an idyllic setting for the ultimate Kenyan coastal experience. It offers the following services and amenities; conference and meeting facilities, outdoor activities, bar/ lounge, a restaurant that serves both local and international dishes, 30 spacious guest rooms and free guest massage. The rooms range between Kshs 12, 475- 25, 351. For more information, you can contact them on, +254 20 861 041.
5.Silver Palm SPA and Resort
It is an epitome of luxury, located in the midst of Kilifi’s coastal beauty, along the Bofa beach road. The hotel overlooks the turquoise blue waters of the Indian Ocean and is surrounded with beautiful palm trees that offer a magnificent view. The resort offers the following services and amenities, accommodation, spa services, conference and meetings facilities, outdoor activities, dining, e.t.c. The guest rooms are categorized as, executive room, executive suite and premier suite. The guest rooms range from $223. For more information, you can contact them on, +254 780 745837/ [email protected]
It is an Italian managed resort set on the sandy banks of Indian Ocean, in Watamu. This resort prides in having a private beach area and water sports facilities. Garoda resort offers accommodation, spa services, restaurant service, bar and lounge, airport shuttle, beachfront, conference facilities,e.t.c. It boasts of well furnished and air-conditioned rooms that are categorized as, twin/double rooms, triple rooms, and family rooms. The standard charge for the rooms ranges from US$89. For further inquiries, you can contact them on, +254 729 388 777 or [email protected]
7. Hemingways Watamu
It is a luxury 5-star boutique beach hotel that sits just off Turtle bay road, outside Watamu village. It sits right in the middle of the pristine Watamu Marine National Park with its idyllic white sand beach and turquoise waters. It offers excellent customer service. It boasts of ocean view rooms with a beautiful balcony overlooking the Watamu Marine Park. The rooms are categorized into; standard rooms, deluxe and penthouse, that range between £148-£1,164 for 1 night. For more information, you can contact them on +254 (0) 709 188 000.
8. Ocean Beach Resort and spa
It is a 5star hotel located in Malindi, that takes hospitality back to its essence with its unique, tropical early 20th-century style with wooden roofs and elegant wooden floors. It offers luxury accommodations, restaurants, spa services, bar and lounge, concierge, beachfront and conference facilities. It has 20 rooms and 15 suites which have been decorated with wooden beamed roofs and elegant wooden floors. The average price range for the rooms is $200- $385 per night. For more information you can contact them on +254 754 333 404/ +254 705 204 590 / [email protected]
9.Sun N Sand Beach Resort
It is located off Mombasa Malindi Highway, Mtwapa. It offers the following services and amenities, free full breakfast, accommodation service, restaurant, bar/lounge, spa services, outdoor pools and tennis court, free wifi and parking, airport transportation and laundry services. The charges for the rooms range between $76- $127, based on average rates for a standard room. For more information, you can contact them on, 020 2057950.
10. Medina Palms Watamu
It is located along Turtle Bay Road, Watamu. It has beautiful gardens that provide a perfect spot for holding weddings, parties, and conferences. Its stunning Swahili style accommodation sets a new benchmark for chic luxury ocean residences than any other hotels. It has elegant suites with extended views across tropical gardens, treetop penthouses with inner courtyards, as well as magnificent beach villas. For more information regarding price rates or charges you can contact them on, +254 (0) 710 571 515/+254 (0) 718 152 999
11.Temple point resort
It is located in Watamu Marine National Park, at the junction of Mida Creek and the Indian Ocean. It prides in traditional Swahili styled rooms which offer a panoramic view of the Mida Creek National park. It offers the following amenities and facilities, business, events and conference facilities, spa services, concierge, outdoor activities, free parking, beaches, food and drink. The Swahili styled rooms range from 13, 547 Kenyan shillings. For more information you can contact them on, +254 (0) 722 20 41 31/ [email protected]
12.The One Watamu Bay
Is a 4-star family beach resort that seeks to redefine the holiday experience, offering a host of leisure activities, pampering spa facilities and indulgent dining options to delight and inspire guests. It is approximately a 20 minutes drive from Malindi International Airport. Standard rates for the rooms range from Kshs 12,500 per person/night. For further inquiries you can contact them on, +254 727 777 477/ [email protected]
13.Sun Palm Beach Resort
It is a luxury beach resort located along Jacaranda road in Watamu. It is conveniently located in a great spot with a private beach. Amenities and services offered include; restaurant, accommodation, pool, beachfront, bar/lounge, airport transportation, concierge, conference and meeting facilities. The guest rooms are categorised as double rooms that range between KES 14,733- 23,450 and the king rooms that range between KES 15, 604- 24, 322. For more information, you can contact them on,0716 859 925.
14.Rock and Sea Resort
It is set in the coastal area of Watamu. It features a private beach area and water sports facilities. Other amenities and services offered include; spa services, restaurant, bar/lounge, fitness centre, meeting and events, concierge and banquet room. The guest rooms are categorised as deluxe king suite which ranges between KES 27,095- 34,320 and panoramic suites which range from KES 40,140. For more information, you can contact them on, 0799 670 253.