Snorkeling at the Kenyan Coast

The Kenyan coast is adorned with beautiful white sandy beaches where snorkeling is a major activity, especially among vacationers. Finding time to enjoy this holiday activity with your family and friends at one of Kenya’s popular beach resorts can turn a rather dreary holiday into a momentous opportunity to relax and learn a thing or two about marine life.

It’s time to experience that adrenaline rush as you come face to face with some of the strangest creatures living in the Indian Ocean. Here are some Kenyan beach resorts at the coast that provide reliable snorkeling opportunities.

Baobab Beach Resort

Located right in the middle of Diani Beach, one of the most romantic beaches in Kenya, Baobab Beach Resort covers over 70 acres plush coral gardens on the shores of Indian Ocean. It’s a sanctuary of peace and tranquility, offering you a perfect opportunity to snorkel in the still waters of the Ocean. Baobab offers attractive all inclusive holiday packages for meals, drinks, entertainment and accommodation.


An Ariel view of Baobab Beach Resort

Paradise Beach Resort

This resort is found on Wasini Island, Kwale County, about 100 kilometers from the Likoni Ferry Channel. Here, you will find water sports professionals and instructors ready to take you through different snorkeling classes that include practical lessons out in the Indian Ocean. It’s an ideal holiday destination for singles, groups and families.

Swimming pool at Paradise Beach Resort

Swimming pool at Paradise Beach Resort

Voyager Beach Resort

Located in Mombasa’s Nyali suburb, Voyager Beach Resort offers you a chance to discover the wonders of the sea, with a center for diving classes where first time snorkelers can learn a few tricks before they go for deep-sea diving. The resort has qualified instructors to guide you through each step until you become a professional diver. They can also arrange night dives on request.

Lush greenery at the Voyager Beach Resort

Lush greenery at the Voyager Beach Resort

Serena Beach Resort

Serena Beach Resort is a perfect choice for holidaymakers looking for tranquility and peace of mind. It’s a 5 star beach resort with spacious guest rooms, suites, dining lounges and conference rooms. They offer a wide variety of water sports including snorkeling, windsurfing, and Scuba diving. This resort is set on a private beach where you can relax and enjoy the evening sun after a day of snorkeling escapades in the calm waters of the Indian Ocean.

Serena Beach Hotel Mombasa swimming pool

Serena Beach Hotel Mombasa swimming pool

Most beach resorts at the Kenyan Coast offer snorkeling lessons to their guests where beginners can learn professional diving. These excursions will offer you the opportunity to discover the undisturbed marine life. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy a moment of snorkeling in the deep waters of the Indian Ocean