Malindi Town in Kenya
Malindi being the second major town on the coastal line about 110km north of Mombasa
is served by a domestic Airport and a highway between Mombasa and Lamu. The town
hosts the oldest Marine National Park in Kenya established in 1968 which is endowed
with fringing reefs, sea grass beds, high fish diversity and coral gardens in the
lagoons, marine mammals (dolphins) mangroves, shorebirds, turtles and mudflats.
Having journeyed through the eras of the early Chinese, the Arab traders, the Portuguese
sailors and European settlers, Malindi has transformed into a reputable tourist
Malindi town is served by Bicycles (which are readily hired) are the best way to get
around Malindi and its environs. Attractions of Malindi include a coral pillar erected
by Vasco Da Gama in 1498, Gedi ruins, the Arabuko Sokoke Forest, the Juma Mosque,
local wood artifacts that include unique furniture and the famous Lamu beds, and
a palace on the beach.
Activities that can be carried out in Malindi range from dhow rides, diving, snorkeling
, sun bathing, picnic and barbeque on the island, wind surfing and scuba diving
to visiting the Malindi Marine National Park.
Hotels and Lodges in Malindi
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