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    Tourists Guide To Malindi & General Information

    Malindi is a coastal town 120 kilometers north east of Mombasa. It was formerly known as Melinde, and this is a tourist hotspot based at the Galana River Mouth. It has the largest population in the Province of Kilifi County.

    An Overview & Informative Guide To Malindi

    Malindi is favoured by many European tourists, and has a variety of hotels that you can book at. Malindi has a Space Centre and is in close proximity with two National parks. Malindi is especially popular with Italian tourists.

    What You Need To Know About Malindi

    There are a few important things to take note of when travelling to Malindi.

    When Is The Best Time To Visit Malindi?

    Malindi has a stable climate, with average temperatures of between 21 and 31 degrees (Day and night respectively) throughout the year. This means it is a great place to visit at any time of year.

    Do I Need A Visa To Visit Malindi?

    Depending on your age, and what Country you reside in will determine whether or not you need a Visa to visit Malindi.

    What Should I Pack To Visit Malindi?

    Depending on what time of year you are travelling to Malindi will influence what you need to pack. Generally summer clothes, something warmer for early mornings and evenings; sunscreen, forms of identification and a camera should be taken with.

    Do I Need Vaccinations To Visit Malindi?

    You currently do not need any vaccinations when travelling to Malindi in Kenya. You should make sure by asking your Travel Agent a few months prior to your visit.

    Transport & How To Get Around Malindi?

    Malindi has a domestic Airport with daily flights to and from major Kenyan cities. You can also drive to this beautiful coastal town/city via the Mombasa and Lamu highways.

    Attractions and places to visit in Malindi

    Malindi is a beautiful coastal City in Kenya that lies facing the Indian Ocean. This stunning cities major industry is tourism, as countless Italian people love to visit this pleasant city.

    Where to go when visiting Malindi?

    There are beautiful tropical beaches with white sands and lovely natural coral formations along the beaches of the Indian Ocean where tourism and fishing are the main economic activities in these areas and are a great place to settle down and relax while getting beautiful beach sand between your toes and simply escaping the troubles of life.

    Historical places and landmarks to go and visit when traveling in the city of Malindi are the Ruin of Gedi, which is the old remains of a Swahili town that once was a thriving community along the jungle coast of East Africa. You are most likey to see a lot of classic Swahili architecture in the city of Malindi. There are exceptional national natural conservation parks in this magnificent city to visit such as the Malindi Marine National Park and the Watamu Marine National Park, which is claimed to be the oldest marine park in Africa. So make sure to visit these outstanding landmarks, as you will definitely not leave disappointed.

    There is some lovely accommodation in Malindi where you can stay at where you are sure to be well rested and find the utmost comfort during your stay in Malindi. Some resorts and hotels that you could consider staying at in and around Malindi are the Diamonds Dream of Africa Hotel, Kilili Baharini Resort and Spa and lastly the Ocean Beach Resort & Spa in Malindi. These places range between three star and 5star accommodation so you will be sure to receive the best treatment and hospitality while in the city of Malindi.

    Last to mention the historical site of significance namely the Pillar of Vasco da Gama which was erected around 1498 and this valuable monument still stands till this day, so make sure to make a stop by it and experience the rich history of this stunning coastal city.

    How old is the city of Malindi?

    Malindi is known to have existed as a Swahili settlement since the 13th Century.

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