Guests arriving at Serena Beach Resort & Spa find an oasis of tranquillity framed by whispering coconut palms, lush gardens and one of the most beautiful white-sand beaches on the Indian Ocean. We invite you to discover a whole new level of relaxation and comfort at this warm, family-friendly tropical paradise in Mombasa, Kenya. With a selection of the best Mombasa hotel guest rooms, restaurants and social areas charmingly arranged among winding lanes and manicured oceanfront lawns, our Shanzu beach resort exudes the timeless allure and ambience of a 13th century Swahili village. This 164-room Mombasa hotel encapsulates the five-star resort experience with impeccable service and gracious hospitality steeped in local tradition. Guests may choose from a wide selection of premium rooms and suites, superb dining options highlighted by the oceanfront dhow-themed Jahazi Grill and leisure pursuits ranging from a gorgeous free-form pool and swim-up bar to indulgent spa therapies at Maisha Mind, Body & Spirit Spa. Serena Beach Resort & Spa in Mombasa combines a deep respect for the local surroundings and heritage with contemporary amenities to ensure a truly inspired stay.


Total number of rooms -164 

32 Village rooms 

18 Village sea-view rooms 

8 Sea-view Superior rooms 

48 Garden rooms 

2 Lamu suites 

6 Zanzibar suites 

2 Shella/Tundwa suites 

6 family rooms 

2 Family sea-view rooms 

40 prime rooms/village superior rooms (2 interconnecting rooms) including: 

Private balcony most with ocean views or facing the courtyard gardens


Room Features & Amenities

24-hour room service 

Free Wi-Fi 

In-room modem hook-up 

Direct-dial phone 

In-room satellite TV 


Private safe 


Mosquito nets 

Airport shuttle and limousine service


Wine & Dine

Fountain restaurant –Table D’hote/Theme Dinners 

Jahazi Seafood grill 

Sokoni Plaza-Coffee Shop 

Ice-cream Parlour 

Nyota Bar 

The Pool Bar 

The Makuti Bar


Comfort & Convenience

Gift shop 


Concierge service 

Porter Services 

Barber/Hair salon 

Maisha Spa 

Walk in Chess game 

 Wedding destination 

Butterfly pavilion 

Turtle conservation project


Activities and Entertainment

Architectural, Cultural and Conservation tour 

Maisha Fitness Centre 

Beauty Treatment and massage services* 

Swimming Pool 

Golf (Arranged through concierge)* 

Tennis/squash courts 

Beach volleyball 

Beach and nature walks 

Water aerobics 




Deep sea-fishing


Business, Meetings, Conferences & Events 

Air-conditioned event spaces 

Private kitchens 

Central Persian garden and extensive outdoor terraces 

Full audio-visual services and technical support services 



Organizational support



Bamburi nature trail 

Mombasa Marine Park 

Wild water Adventure Park 

Mamba Village 

Snake Park 

Mombasa Old Town 

Fort Jesus 

Gedi Ruins 

Shimba Hills National Park 

The Arabuko Sokoke forest

Facility Key

  • Wifi
  • Credit Card Accepted
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Safety Deposit
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Swimming Pool
  • Child Friendly
  • Disability Access
  • Business Centre
  • Conference Facility
  • Concierge Service
  • Taxi
  • Airport Transfer
  • Travel Desk
  • Gym
  • Spa Therapies
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Doctor on Call
  • Wine Bar
  • Hair Dryer

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