Galu beach is a part of the south coast resort and is an excellent destination for vacation by the ocean after your safari in Kenya.Galu area is more quiet and relaxed addition to the central area of Diani beach. It can be easily reached within a 5 minutes drive from Ukunda or 1 hour drive from Mombasa. This quiet exotic coastline is one of the most beautiful spots on the south coast of Kenya. It has a lot to offer for every visitor.
Welcome to Galu Beach on the south coast of Kenya
This area of the coast 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 in natural pools. Many travelers reviews say, this is one of the best beaches in Kenya.
There are many great restaurants, 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 10 minutes away. 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.
Choose one of many safaris and adventure up your holiday on the south coast of Kenya.
You can choose from hundreds of watersports and safari available to keep you active on your holiday. 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 in Galu and you may get Padi certification. You may also take classes of kitesurfing or sail in an African dhow to the coral reef with local fisherman and snorkel. Deep sea fishing is also very popular.
Some of the best marine excursions include boat trips, big game fishing from Shimoni in the Pemba Channel, whale shark spotting, dolphin safaris in 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!