Kinondo Kwetu

Kinondo Kwetu is a resort located at Galu Beach in the South Coast, where its surroundings are considered holy and sacred to the Kinondo people. The grounds are beautiful and immaculately kept, with a fantastic view of the ocean and the white sandy beach. If peace and serenity are what you seek, then this is the resort for you. In addition, its proximity to Shimba Hills National Park is only a 45-minute drive away and offers an opportunity to see some of Kenya’s famed wildlife.

Fact Sheet

Unique Features: The resort is considered a kaya (sacred and holy grounds) to the Kinondo people. They hold traditional ceremonies that guests are invited to watch on the surrounding grounds, specifically in the holy forest.

Location: Galu Beach, South Coast

Climate: Altitude is at sea level, with hot days, warm nights, and moderate humidity.

Languages spoken: English, Swahili, French, and Swedish

How to get there: There are daily flights offered by Kenya Airways and fly540 to Mombasa International Airport. From there, you can hire a Mombasa Air private charter via Ukunda airstrip. Local airstrip transfers are included as part of the Kinondo Kwetu package. If you prefer the more scenic route, you can take the ferry to Likoni, which is only 45 minutes away from the resort.

Modes of Payment: Cash, Cheque, Visa, and MasterCard

Check-out Policy: Guests are required to check out by 10 am.

Facilities: Mama Taa Villa with 6 suites, 5 cottages, and a main house for children, wireless internet, laundry service, wood-fired sauna, Gym, 2 Swimming pools, Beachfront work-out facilities, tennis courts

Activities: Scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kite surfing, water skiing, sailing and canoeing, deep-sea fishing, horseback riding, mountain biking, golf (but not on-site), excursions to “paradise lost” island, game drives to Shimba hills, shipping and sightseeing trips to Mombasa or Ukunda, and cultural visits to Kinondo Village.