Galu beach is located 1 hour drive from Mombasa and is an excellent destination for holidays in Kenya.Galu area is more quiet and relaxed addition to the lively Diani beach on the south coast of Kenya and is easily reached within a 5 minutes drive from the Ukunda airstrip.
This quiet exotic coastline is one of the most beautiful beaches in Kenya and has a lot to offer for every visitor.
Welcome to Galu Beach on the south coast of Kenya
On Galu you will also find famous Almanara Beach Resort with its luxury private villas or Neptune hotel, favorite especially among German visitors. The most popular holiday accommodation is in private family cottages.
The Galu beach is very popular for its long stretch of coral free ocean and lovely sand banks, easily assessable by foot. During the low tide you will enjoy spa like bathing natural pools. Many travelers reviews say, this is the best part of Diani.
There are many great restaurants, local shops, markets, attractions and pubs around Galu beach. The large shopping center Chandarana is only at 5 minutes of drive by car or by local Matatau and for a large shopping there is Nakumatt shopping center. Shops with wooden carvings and souvenirs are along the road almost everywhere.
The superb medical treatment including affordable beauty anti-aging treatments are available in 2 large hospitals located at only 15 minutes drive by car. Let us know if you would like to benefit from anti-aging treatments and we will organize a special beauty holiday for you. There are a variety of treatments available using new techniques and thanks to well experienced doctors you will return from Kenya looking 10 years younger!
Choose one of many safari and activities in Galu Beach and adventure up your holiday on the coast of Kenya.
You can choose from hundreds of watersports and safari available to keep you active on your holiday in Kenya. it is also possible to add a few days of safari in one of the National parks in Kenya. Safari to Maasai mara is one of the most popular.
It is only 10 minutes drive to the ancient Kaya Sacred Forest, where you can learn about Digo culture. Only 45 minutes drive is located Shimba hills National Reserve with its largest density of elephants. If you would like to include to your holiday a few supper romantic days, Chale Island and Funzi Island are within half an hour drive.
There are schools to learn how to dive and get Padi certification, take classes of kite and windsurfing, you could also sail in an African dhow to the coral reef with local fisherman or snorkel. Deep sea fishing is also very popular.
Some of the best marine excursions include dhow or glass bottom boat trips to the coral reef, big game fishing from Shimoni in the Pemba Channel, whale shark tagging, dolphin and sea turtle watching around Wasini Island. The marine life in the coast of Kenya is fascinating.
The weather in Galu beach is humid and hot, however, generally very pleasant with fresh ocean wind. There are rain falls as from the end of April to June, but this time is still very delightful with its lush greenery and excellent for bird watchers!