Baobab Beach Resort & Spa

Mombasa, Kenya

The hotel

If you're looking for a gorgeous glimpse of Africa then the Baobab Beach Resort & Spa in Mombasa certainly ticks all the right boxes. Not only is the resort set within one of Kenya's premier locations it also boasts three swimming pools, a tropical spa and more than 700 metres of golden beach front from where to soak up some sublime sunsets. Aside from the great choice of bars, lounges and restaurants you'll also discover numerous activities and things to do on-site with an open-air amphitheatre adding to an entertaining atmosphere that can last long into the East African night. From water sports and fitness facilities to all over body massages and tropical cocktails, the Baobab Beach Resort is a luxurious getaway that you'll never forget and presents an indelible image of loveliness against a beautiful Indian Ocean backdrop.


  • Bar
  • Safari
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Children's Pool
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Wheelchair access
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Beachfront location

Where is it

Located on Diani Beach, south of Mombasa. Transfer time from Mombasa Airport: approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.

Hotel information

323 rooms. All with a balcony or terrace, air-conditioning, flatscreen TV with International satellite channels, tea/coffee-making facilities, mini-fridge, safe and hairdryer. Standard Rooms have 1 double bed or 2 twin beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

All Inclusive of: breakfast, lunch and dinner in the buffet restaurants and a selection of local alcoholic and soft drinks. A la carte dining is at an extra cost.

Superior Rooms are larger and include luxury bath amenities and bathrobes, with 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Deluxe Rooms include luxury bath amenities, bathrobes and fruit basket on arrival, with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

Suites feature a living area, private Jacuzzi and a super king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

  • 2020 Honeymooners: couples will receive a bottle of wine, fruit basket and flowers in their room on arrival. 20% discount off meals in the à la carte restaurant and 20% discount on two spa treatments per stay. Valid up to 6 months from date of wedding, certificate must be shown at check in. 

5 restaurant's; Karibu (all-day dining, buffet restaurant), Jodari (all-day dining, buffet restaurant with live cooking stations), Maridadi (all-day dining, light lunches and Asian buffet for dinner), Marhaba (à la carte restaurant serving Oriental and Far-Eastern cuisine), Tangezi (à la carte restaurant serving Italian cuisine). 7 bars and lounges: Jambo Pool Bar, Tapa Tapa Bar, Suli Suli, Kipepeo Bar, Porini Bar, Swahili Lounge and Sultan Lounge. Regular evening entertainment including live animation shows and an open air disco at the Porini Amphitheatre. 3 swimming pools including a kid's pool. Afya Bora Wellness Club & Spa*. Fitness centre*. Water sports* including windsurfing, scuba-diving and big game fishing. 3 tennis courts, basketball court, table tennis, aerobics class. Boutique and gift shop. Laundry/dry-cleaning service*. 24-hour reception and concierge service. Shuttle services to Mombasa*. Basic WiFi connection.

* Denotes local charge. 

Please note: some outlets may be closed during certain times of the year. Reservations are recommended for á la carte dining.

Dress code: swimwear is not permitted in restaurants and most bars. At dinner, gentlemen are requested to wear long trousers and sleeved shirts.

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Traveller rating

  • Excellent (1815)
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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Beachm Pool and good food

Sep 24, 2020 Ianrogueambassador Nairobi, Kenya

Lovely all inclusive beach hotel with all amenities. Food is good. They have daily night shows at 9.30 pm at their the amphitheater. The animation team is excellent . Allot of daily activities on offer Aerobics. etc. They have a gym and spa but unfortunately were closed due to the Covid Pandemeic.
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Sep 24, 2020 javeen m Nairobi, Kenya

Very disappointed this time! Don’t think will come again, food was not up to standards. Some of the staff were least bothered. Requested for late check out and was disappointed. My fifth visit but might be last
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Decent Hotel

Sep 24, 2020 Kinjo94 Nairobi, Kenya

Rooms were great Hotel is kid friendly with enough pools and dining areas Food was substandard, not enough array of sea food for a coastal hotel Cocktail drinks on all incusive were horrible! Pleaae hire a decent mixologist and stock better alcohol
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Sep 24, 2020 tanyasewe

The hotel is very good, clean and well kept. The staff is friendly and helpful, they did their best to accommodate all your needs. The food was average not a very big variety, but of a good quality. We enjoyed our stay.
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Sep 24, 2020 joshuamtsya

Very poor customer service from the guards to the top position. The hotel rooms were very far from the restaurants and most staffs that i encountered were rude. They do not prepare variety of food thus stuck with a single meal often.