UK / EU passport holders: A full 10 year passport valid until at least 6 months after date of return. Not only is this a great wind sports destination, the diving is some of the best in East Africa and of course this is the land of the big game safari. With two or three parks just a short drive away we can arrange anything from a one night trip to Shima Hills or Tsavo to a full weeks combined safari including the Masai Mara.
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Nyali Beach runs for 1½ kms of white powdery sand with a reef 2km offshore to provide a natural lagoon – ideal for starting out or learning to perfect more advanced moves. The reef provides amazing down the line riding for those who are experienced enough to tackle the reef break.
Trade winds blow consistently cross on shore at varying times of year. There are two prime seasons for the wind. The Kaskazi from the North East swings over during November till April. November’s “short rains” often cause little wind and very hot muggy temperatures, but in mid/late December the winds pick up, lessen the humidity, and temperatures are at their best from 30 C to 35 C. The Ocean is at its most beautiful during this season. The Kusi from the South East howls in from late April till late October during and after the “long rains” season of May / June. Air temperatures are from a cool 25 C to 30C. The winds and seas can often become quite strong and rough during squalls, so some watersports may be postponed from hour to hour with your safety in mind, but equally you will get magical days of blue skies, lots of wind, and full blue seas.
Not only is this a great wind sports destination, the diving is some of the best in East Africa and of course this is the land of the big game safari. With two or three parks just a short drive away we can arrange anything from a one night trip to Shima Hills or Tsavo to a full weeks combined safari including the Masai Mara.
Mombasa has an amazing selection of restaurants (some great seafood) and some which have entertainment included. Try nightime go-karting or bowling or if you want to hit the dancefloor ask the centre to recommend one of the local nightclubs.
UK / EU passport holders should have a full 10 year passport valid until at least 6 months after date of return. A visa can be purchased on arrival at Mombasa airport. Other passport holders please check with Kenya Embassy (020 7636 2371). You will require a full Kenyan visa for entry into Mombasa. The easiest way to get it is on arrival at Mombasa Airport where it will cost £30.
There are no compulsory inoculations if traveling from the UK but we recommend to check with your GP for the latest advice.