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Nyali Beach, Mombasa

4.1
#2 of 9 in Parks in Mombasa
Protected by a coral reef, Nyali Beach serves as a wide, white sand beach that's part of the Mombasa Marine Reserve. The site offers diving and snorkeling opportunities. Consistent side-shore winds make this beach a popular kite-surfing and sailing spot, and there are beach volleyball nets under the shade of palm trees. Snorkel and see a colorful variety of marine species such as crabs, starfish, and cucumber sea urchins. Sea turtles and migratory birds like crab plovers may also keep you company here. Use our Mombasa sightseeing planner to visit Nyali Beach on your trip to Mombasa, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It's relatively clean and less crowded. Mombasa's most popular northern beach with blue and green clear water and soft white sand.  more »
  • Strolling by this beach is better than doing so at the public beach. You can eat, swim, wade, drink madafu as well as tons of other activities. We were here for a few days, and you can see an account....  more »
  • - the beach is long and quite chilled, not so many people. -white soft sand and warm water, you can swim - the only problem was that it wasn’t that clean, plastic bottles and other garbage was...  more »
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  • More cleaner and more private than Kenyatta beach. It is also quite accessible by public transport. A cool place to just chill and enjoy the beach and ocean atmosphere
  • Fun time. Wish to swim or learn to?, this is the place to be, quite and a precise place... But remember to be in company of someone for safety purposes.
  • Moderately good beach. Great for morning runs and exercise. It is never overcrowded. However, it needs some cleaning.
  • One of the most famous public beaches in Mombasa. Has a serene view and good breeze
  • Great beach, not too crowded and with white sand. Also near Mombasa cbd.

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