Top 14 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Nyali, Mombasa, Kenya - Updated 2024

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The beautiful region of Nyali lies in Mombasa City, one of Kenya’s top places to visit. The residential area is famous for its high-class hotels, residential apartments, and sandy beaches, offering one of the best beach holidays in Kenya. The city itself is popular for safaris and people of all ages can take a tour to explore the region’s wildlife. Tourists can also go scuba diving and snorkeling at Tropical Diving Kenya, in Bamburi. Children will enjoy a visit to Wild Waters Park, whereas history lovers will enjoy exploring the Fort Jesus Museum and Jumba la Mtwana. Travelers can unwind at Bamburi Beach and Nyali Beach or go for a hike on the Bamburi Nature Trail. Mamba Village Center is also just a five-minute drive from Nyali, where visitors can check out the crocodile farm. Another popular destination is Mombasa Tusk, which is a monument built from elephant tusks and stands tall in the heart of the city. Planning a trip soon? Continue reading to learn about the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Nyali, Mombasa, Kenya.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 03, 2024.

1. Cozy rental close to a beach (from USD 102)

Enjoy gorgeous landscapes from a private balcony while living at this lovely rental in a family neighborhood. The interiors boast a soothing tone of blue and white and feature comfortable bedrooms along with servant quarters.

If you’re a water person, you will appreciate the on-site shared pool as well as the property’s proximity to serene beaches. Furthermore, you can take advantage of the dedicated workspace and the internet connection furnished inside to catch up on any remote tasks and assignments.

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Mombasa, Mombasa County, Kenya
24 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is strong and i could hold my virtual meetings without any disruption
Cleanliness:
spotless clean with all the household appliances and much more
the place was spotlessly clean great communication with the host florah
Host:
a beautiful place and a wonderful host
above all flora is a great host always available for additional support when needed
when it comes to the host supper cool and understanding in anyway possible
florah was very friendly helpful and communication was perfect we felt at home
Location:
a beautiful place to be
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2. Royal Haven (from USD 54)

Looking to explore Nyali without spending too much on local transportation? Royal Haven is the perfect choice for you as it’s located close to many popular attractions and beaches. There’s a private back garden as well as a furnished balcony, perfect for families to bond amidst nature.

There’s a well-equipped kitchen and a cozy dining table for six where guests can prepare and relish home-cooked meals. Furthermore, a private outdoor pool and free on-site parking are available at your disposal.

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Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
27 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is very spacious clean stable wi fi a swimming pool and lots of parking
Cleanliness:
clean accessible residential swimming pool
spacious clean house & all rooms have ensuite facilities
the place was super clean
there is a pool within the property and it was clean
it is a very clean tidy and lovely place equipped with everything you need
Host:
the host was kind and always caring
great host and a good guy
randy was an excellent host
the host is super nice easy to talk to and always responds to your queries instantly
Location:
great location and easy to find
an excellent place in a peaceful and cool nyali neighborhood
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3. Furnished flat near Nyali Cinemax (from USD 23)

One of the budget-friendly Airbnbs in Nyali that is suitable for solo and duo adventurers is this modestly furnished condo hosted by Imaan. The space is located close to Nyali Cinemax and other popular attractions.

A small but well-equipped kitchen is available to you should you prefer making your own meals. For indoor entertainment, this home offers a smart TV, high-speed Wi-Fi, and Netflix. The bedroom has a plush queen bed that will allow you to have a restful and comfortable stay.

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Mombasa, Mombasa County, Kenya
72 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i must also add that the wifi was perfect
Cleanliness:
super clean with lovely touches
the place was sparkling clean and neat with amazing finishes
great place very clean apartment amazing host
Host:
imaan stands as one of the best hosts
imman was very responsive and understanding
thank you so much for hosting
it's a beautiful place and the host has wonderful hospitality
the host is amazing and always available to attend to you
Location:
gorgeous building and it only gets more breathtaking when you walk in
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4. Private room in Mombasa near the ocean (from USD 10000)

Another great Nyali apartment via Airbnb is this option. This property is located close to the ocean in Mombasa and it can sleep two guests. It has a bedroom, private bathroom, spacious living room, dining area and a kitchen. Other facilities, like an iron, a washer, Wi-Fi and a TV are also available in the property. Free parking on the premises is allowed, but the Airbnb apartment is not suitable for pets.

The rental is a five-minute walk to schools, hospitals, banks, restaurants, supermarkets, the Fort Jesus Museum, public transport and the State House.

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Mombasa, Mombasa County, Kenya
146 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the family is caring the space as advertised and with functional wifi/netflix
the room is big private and has an incredible entertainment system with a smarttv and fast wifi
the ambiance & neatness of the room too was pin point
the tv was a good plus because you can't go out at night and it's dark after 7pm
the room was very comfortable
Cleanliness:
the room was clean and most convenient
quiet place neat and clean
amir's place was clean comfortable and easy to locate
secure and quiet place clean and great value
it is very clean and the pictures online are very accurate
Host:
but the host took great care of us
wonderful and helpful hosts
amir was a great host
a great host kind attentive and communicative
amir is a good host
Location:
the location is really central and calm
amir's place is situated in a great location
the location is a convenient short trip to town and felt safe
great guy great location great room
this airbnb has a great location within walking distance from the attractions in mombasa's old town
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5. Beachfront, five-star apartment in Mombasa (from USD 40)

Located on Bamburi Beach in Mombasa, this apartment offers space for two guests. It offers a bedroom, a bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen and a balcony, overlooking the sea. Guests also have access to the shared swimming pool, restaurant, bar, gym, garden and the beach. A hairdryer, washer, TV, dryer, air conditioner, an iron, a laptop-friendly workspace, crib, highchair and Wi-Fi are also available in the apartment.

Free parking is allowed on the premises, as well as on the street. Smoking is not allowed in the apartment and the property is not suitable for pets. The rental is 200 meters (656 feet) away from the city center, 5.2 km (3.2 miles) from Nakumatt City Mall and a 30-minute drive from the Airport. Haller Park is 10 minutes by car from the apartment.

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Mombasa, Kenya
171 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
provision for both an ac and a fan is very thoughtful
spacious room air conditioning - good for both longer and shorter stay
the wifi could be quicker but it's ok
the studio was amazingly swanky and had the air conditioner full blast to cool us off
the studio apartment was well furnished with fine amenities
Cleanliness:
the apartment was very clean and beautiful
the house is clean and well furnished
the bedding was clean and comfortable
the room was clean and neat
the apartment was relatively clean
Host:
the staff is nice
awesome responses and v helpful front desk
stanny was a responsive and helpful host
the staff at the site were very helpful
stanny and the receptionist are so helpful
Location:
location was ideal and close to the beach though
good location and studio well equipped
great place in a great location
a great getaway location highly recommend
great location and place in general
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6. Extremely private three-bedroom flat with AC

The apartment is located in Mombasa and offers accommodation for up to six guests. The property has three bedrooms, two private bathrooms, a spacious living room, dining room, fully-equipped kitchen, veranda and a garden. An air conditioner, a TV, Wi-Fi, a laptop-friendly workspace, baby bath, crib, highchair and hairdryer are also available to guests.

Free parking is also allowed on the premises. Smoking is not allowed inside but guests can smoke outside. The property is not suitable for pets. The rental is five minutes by car from the Nyali Cinemax, Nakumatt Cinemax, a supermarket, English Point Marina, the Tamarind Hotel and the Nyali Beach Hotel. It is a 15-minute drive from the city center and a 25-minute drive from the airport. The apartment is also close to shopping malls, bars, restaurants, the Nyali Golf Club, Mamba Village Crocodile Farm, churches, temples and mosques.

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Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
67 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
strong wifi nice quiet place with all amenities i could use and very peaceful
my room itself was comfortable and the ac was a welcome relief from the heat
the apartment was very safe (room with lockable door) comfortable (bed with mosquito net) and had hot water
the house is comfortable and spacious with a fully stocked kitchen which was easy to cook in
Cleanliness:
great place very clean and spacious
however the cleanliness needs improvement
i love its clean and serene
nice serene and clean place
nice big rooms and very clean
Host:
the host is super nice
friendly and helpful hosts
the host is warm and welcoming
melvin is a great host
melvin was a wonderful host and was very helpful and kind
Location:
melvin’s place is centrally located and so safe
most ideal place for a vacation
beautiful secluded location in a very nice and peaceful area of mombasa
melvin’s place is safe close to transport shops restaurants etc
the place is close to the beach quiet and a peaceful neighborhood
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7. Modern studio next to a pool (from USD 36)

This holiday apartment in Nyali can sleep two guests with a queen bed, comfortable sofas, a kitchen, bathroom, shared swimming pool and gym. Wi-Fi, an air conditioner, a TV and an iron are also provided. Free parking on the premises is allowed, but the rental has a no smoking and no pets policy. The studio is close to Nyali Beach, City Mall, a cinema, bars, cafes, restaurants and shops and five minutes’ walking distance to public transport.

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Mombasa, Nyali, Kenya
75 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this was a great place to stay a pool outside the back door and a/c
the bed is comfortable bathroom and terrace are excellent
my 8yr old enjoyed spending time at the pool which was two steps from our bedroom
great location very cosy inside and around the swimming pool and it has everything you need (ac )
Cleanliness:
the apartment is clean and very cosy
i loved the pool and it was cleaned on time the whole place was clean and private
dominique's place is quiet clean and peacful
very nice clean well equiped flat and very friendly landlords
fantastic place very clean and quiet with good transport links into mombasa
Host:
host is so kind and flexible
dominique is an excellent host
thoughtful details helpful host peaceful and staff who are as kind
expect great hospitality a comfortable environment and a caring host
dominique was very helpful and friendly
Location:
the location is fabulous
the apartment is close to mombasa walking distance to the beach and ideal for just hanging out
great place just a short walk from nyali beach
it's central to most basic facilities and easily accessible
very cosy house not far from the road great location
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8. Stunning apartment near Bamburi Beach

This apartment is located at Cowrie Shells Beach Apartments in Mombasa and it can accommodate two guests. The rental offers a bedroom, bathroom, an open kitchen, balcony, shared swimming pool, gym and a garden. Guests can use the TV, Wi-Fi, an iron, a washer, dryer, air conditioner, laptop-friendly workspace and a hairdryer available at the property.

Free parking is available to guests traveling by car. The rental has a no pets policy and is seven minutes by car to the City Mall, supermarkets, restaurants and nightclubs.

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Mombasa, Mombasa County, Kenya
100 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the best part of our stay was relaxing on beach beds at the palm tree lined beach
i would love to stay in prital's & hetal's apartment anytime again
excellent accommodation all around i'm 6ft 4'' so always a little concerned about the bed
i have again a great time in the apartment all ist still in a well maintinence
Cleanliness:
the apartment was clean and very comfortable
the place was exactly as advertised clean and cosy
it was well maintained clean and quite comfortable
the place is super clean with daily housekeeping
the place is exquisite clean room and linen
Host:
the staff was really polite and helpful
they were very attentive and helpful hosts
the host and staff were so kind and helpful
the staff were very friendly and helpful
good host who cares for their guests
Location:
really liked the location of this apartment
great location next to the beach
very safe neighbourhood and near lovely restaurants and the mall
value for money and close to the beach
the location is within easy reach of the main attractions in mombasa both by public or private transport
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9. Seaside room on Nyali Beach in a gated resort

This property is located in the Reef Hotel on Nyali Beach and offers space for three guests. You have access to a private bedroom, private bathroom and a balcony, overlooking the garden. Guests also have access to the shared swimming pool, garden, spa center, restaurant and bar.

The room provides Wi-Fi, an air conditioner, a laptop-friendly workspace, crib, highchair and a TV. Free parking is available for guests who are traveling by car, but the rental is not suitable for pets. The rental is a 30-minute drive to Mombasa Airport and close to restaurants, shops, hospitals, bars, a pharmacy, bank and a water sports park.

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Mombasa, Mombasa County, Kenya
120 reviews  
Room in hotel 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
has good swimming pools
good place with great views and a very good swimming pool
amazing value for absolutely beautiful view from your room
the room was standard with a good view to the ocean
the a/c in the room could definitely work better also no shower caps given
Cleanliness:
it was kept clean people always outside cleaning watering and being helpful
it's exactly as seen on the photo - very clean and comfortable
the room was clean and was well kept each day
nice clean room w beautiful bed head and mosquito nets
the room was always clean thanks to the house keeper
Host:
hotel staff are friendly
the staff were friendly and helpful
service was amazing staff very helpful and friendly
hotel staff very helpful too
the workers are nice and friendly
Location:
nice room and great location
great location right at the beach
great location and flexible check-in
great location in a beautiful resort with direct access to the beach
great location on beach and near amenities
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10. Quiet garden-facing room with access to the beach

The property is located in Mombasa and it is suitable for three guests. It has a bedroom, private bathroom, veranda, shared swimming pool, spa and garden. Breakfast is provided to guests and the rental also offers an air conditioner, a TV, laptop-friendly workspace and Wi-Fi connection. Free parking is available on the premises, but the property is not suitable for pets. It is within walking distance of a shopping center, shops, bars, restaurants, clubs and banks.

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Mombasa, Mombasa County, Kenya
73 reviews  
Room in hotel 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the grounds pools salon rooms restaurants and many more amenities are outstanding
the air conditioning worked well and kept the room cool the entire time
the room offered beautiful views of the garden and the ocean with a balcony as well
you might have issues with responsiveness and the ac but otherwise easily accessible and comfortable
the best thing was having access to all hotel amenities including 24hr room service:)
Cleanliness:
the ambiance and atmosphere is perfect and cleanliness is highly maintained
the room was clean there is lots of garden space to relax
the apartment was spacious cosy and clean
the rooms themselves were as described clean and tidy with all the standard things that comes with it
near public transport and the room basic but clean and comfortable enough
Host:
the reception staff were friendly
the staff are amazing
the staff are great
staff and security is wonderful
the staff are nice and friendly
Location:
a lovely location for relaxing
good location by the beach nightclubs shopping centers and restaurants
great place perfect location in the city
awesome location luxury room for a good price
the hotel has awesome facilities and is walking distance to two big shopping centres
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11. Mawimbi B&B

This cottage is located in Mombasa and it can sleep two guests. It offers two bedrooms, a shared bathroom, living room, kitchen and a private courtyard. Breakfast is provided to guests and the property also offers Wi-Fi, a TV, air conditioner, laptop-friendly workspace and a washer.

Free parking on the premises is allowed and smoking is not permitted inside but guests can smoke outside. Pets are also not allowed in the cottage, nor are parties and events. The property is two to three minutes’ walk to a beach and close to malls, clubs, restaurants and Haller Nature Park.

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9 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

12. Beautiful room in a spacious seafront apartment

The apartment is located close to the beach in Mombasa and is suitable for two guests. The rental offers a bedroom, a private bathroom, a shared living area, a kitchen and a shared swimming pool. An air conditioner, Wi-Fi, an iron and a laptop-friendly workspace are also available at the property.

Free parking is provided on the premises, but the property is not suitable for pets. The Airbnb rental is close to the city center, parks, art and cultural centers, restaurants, clubs, the Nyali Golf Club, the Crocodile Farm and Haller Park.

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Mombasa, Kenya
161 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in condominium (condo) 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great room with great space wifi tv & aircon
wifi was working perfect all the time also
excellent wi-fi tv refrigerator and climate control
air conditionning in the room was greatly appreciated
seaview is not impressive but its peaceful with green areas in front of the sleeping room
Cleanliness:
nice place clean and cozy
the room was clean and comfortable
the house is clean and well furnished
the room is sparkling clean with nice exotic touches
room and bed very clean and comfortable
Host:
the host was very responsive
great host and staff as well
host available to answer questions and very helpful
the host is welcoming and incredibly accommodating
you can expect a gracious host
Location:
location is great and very close to beach
super convenient and safe location very close to nyali beach
super location near nyali beach safe and beautiful apartment
great place to stay with a close proximity to the beach
perfect location near the beach in a serene private neighborhood
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13. Modern beachfront studio apartment

Located within the city, this Airbnb in Mombasa can accommodate three guests. It offers a comfortable bed, bathroom, small kitchen, small dining area and a balcony. Guests also have access to the swimming pool, gym, terraces and the garden. A hairdryer, an iron, a dryer, air conditioner, TV, laptop-friendly workspace and Wi-Fi are some of the other facilities available on the property.

Free parking is provided on the premises. Smoking inside the property is not allowed but guests can smoke on the balcony or garden area. The rental is not suitable for pets. It is located 10 minutes’ drive from the Nyali Complex and a five-minute drive from Yules. The rental is 3.4 km (2.1 miles) away from Haller Park, 6.4 km (4 miles) from the Nyali Golf Course, 7.9 km (5 miles) from the Kongowea Market, 9.9 km (6.1 miles) from Fort Jesus and 10.8 km (6.7 miles) from the Mombasa Train Station.

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Mombasa, Mombasa County, Kenya
58 reviews   Wifi Available
Room in serviced apartment 1 Bed 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
free wifi connectivity was icing on the cake for me as i require constant connectivity for work
we really enjoyed breakfast and coffee on the patio before heading to the lovely beach
ac great shower laundry facilities good tv dvd and wifi
i particularly like the high floor and mosquito net in the room which other units don't have
it was a spacious mini studio with good amenities as well as a pool
Cleanliness:
clean room with housekeeping everyday
a sparkling clean and hospitable experience
a neat clean and organized living space
the apartment was clean and everything worked
the place is clean and spacious
Host:
lovely accommodation and host is helpful
titus was a great host and quick responding to any questions i had
the staff at cowrie are all outstanding and friendly
good gym and kind reception
he is very quick to respond and the staff is very kind
Location:
location is great next to the beach
good place to get away from the noise of the city
titus place is fantastic it's in an excellent location close to the beach and transport
this is the place to be and guaranteed peace away from the noise
i loved everything about the (website hidden by airbnb) location is nice with 24hr security
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14. Peaceful apartment with garden and pool access

Looking for a nice Airbnb in Mombasa? Offering access to a spacious garden with a pool, Oliver’s one-bedroom Nyali vacation rental is the oasis you’re looking for in Mombasa. The suite welcomes three guests looking for a peaceful retreat.

Restful nights are guaranteed with the canopy queen bed and a sofa bed. You’re welcome to whip up your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen. If you’re arriving by car, your stay is made more convenient with the free parking available here. Free Wi-Fi and a dedicated workstation are also included.

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Mombasa, Mombasa County, Kenya
60 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
personally loved the artistic touches and book collection and definitely the bouncy bed
the place is serene and comfortable
there is an amazing garden and a beautiful swimming pool which i enjoyed a lot
Cleanliness:
clean quiet and safe place to stay
Host:
the staff were polite and always ready to help
staff were friendly and helpful
the host oliver was outstandingly kind and accommodating
oliver and penny were super helpful throughout my stay responding very quickly to any questions i had
the host and staff are kind hospitable and respect your privacy
Location:
great place to stay - beautiful design convenient location easy check in and overall positive experience
came for my birthday weekend and the place is a little paradise i would definitely come back
superb location tranquility beautiful pool nice staff and cute dogs
lovely space in a peaceful location with amazing garden and swimming pool
with friendly dogs and a good garden to walk around in the evening
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Enjoy your holidays in the happening region of Nyali

The westernized residential area of Nyali, in Mombasa, is a great place to enjoy city life. The region has supermarkets, shopping malls, multiplexes and fantastic beaches, to keep travelers engaged.

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