Tiwi Beach is located on the south coast of Kenya and was one of the first locations offering beach holidays in east Africa. Tiwi beach is only 20 kilometers south from Mombasa and just 15 minute drive to famous Diani beach.
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This exotic location on the Kenya coast is very popular for relaxing shoreline which is ideal for honeymoons, outdoor weddings or holidays.
How to get to Tiwi beach?
With the frequent daily flights to and from Moi International Airport it is very easy. It takes 45 minutes to drive from Mombasa, but you may as well book a flight directly to Diani beach. From the Diani/Ukunda Airstrip.
There are several daily flights to and from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport as well as flights to all famous National parks like Maasai Mara, Tsavo, Amboseli, Samburu, and many other safari destinations on the domestic airlines Air Kenya and SafariLink.
The easy asses to all National parks and surrounding area makes Tiwi an ideal addition to safari holidays in Kenya. A few lazy days in Tiwi will definitely enhance your experience.
In the past Tiwi Cottages were a very favorite place for gatherings of ‘hippies’. Nowadays, you will find luxury villas as well. On of the most unique is definitely Waterside Villa, watch the video to get a glance of the accommodation. The luxury cliff villa is set on the top of the cliff and offer spectacular ocean views.
Amani Tiwi Beach Resort
For those who prefer accommodation in large luxury hotels, newly rebuilt Amani Tiwi Resort is one of the newest.
The Amani resort was just completely rebuilt and with such facilities as beauty saloon, conference room, gym, few restaurants, kids playground, diving courses and super large swimming pool is an ideal for holidays in Kenya.
Unfortunately the bottom of the ocean in front of the resort is not sandy but coral and it is not possible to swim in the ocean during the low tide.
Tiwi is very clean, safe, quiet without the hassle of large hotels, resorts and with no beach-boys roaming around, yet very close to all main attraction, safaris and sights in the entire coast.
What are the best Safaris?
There are a verity of water sports and activities available. The most popular are scuba diving, fishing, snorkeling, sailing in traditional African dhows or safaris to nearby Shimba hills, Tsavo and Maasai Mara can be easily organized with Villas Diani exclusively for its clients.
The famous Diani is only 15 minute drive and you may take lessons of kitesurfing or get the Padi certification.
In Diani you may visit one of many restaurants, shops, discos and bars. A sightseeing tour in Mombasa is also very nice experience of the coastal life in Kenya.
The weather in Tiwi beach is subtropical, very hot and humid.