In a tucked away location, Kilifi sits on an estuary leading to the Goshi River just off the coast of Kenya. For visitors seeking tranquil holidays, this is the perfect destination. It is also a great place to stay before or after a Tsavo safari.
The airport at Mombassa is just 56km south of Kilifi, and there are taxis available to take you to your hotel. Getting around this part of Kenya is easy by motorbike taxi or by boat.
The best weather is in January and February when the rainfall is at a minimum. April and May are the wettest months, and the temperature stays between 25C and 30C all year.
Things to do in Kilifi include taking a dhow - wooden boat -
One of the main sights in town is the Mnarani Ruins, which is a 14th Century Swahili settlement. Mnarani Ruins has mosques, carvings, and pillar tombs decorated with ancient inscriptions.Inhabitants of this ancient town took refuge in the mosque to escape attacks from Galla tribesmen, at in the 17th Century.
Other places of interest in Kilifi are Arabuko Sokoke Forest, Gedi Ruins, Malindi Marine National Park and Malindi Museum.
Joker's Cafe serves delectable Italian dishes, alongside the best espresso and cappuccino in town. Seaside Restaurant offers seafood,