While its beaches make it a popular tourist destination, Mombasa is more than fine white sand and turquoise sea. The chaotic, vibrant mixture of African and Arabic influences combine to make a unique city.

Prepare for Mombasa

Be well prepared for your trip. Access information on safety and health, current affairs, what to read and, if you have time, some local language.

Tips for Mombasa

Our tips to get more from your visit.