Sand Beach Holidays

Beach holidays in east Africa give you the sea side experience of white sand and calming blue waters during your safari. East Africa offers beach holidays in two countries that is Kenya and Tanzania with each beach front line cities to suite each traveler.

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Sand Beach Holidays

Sand Beach holidays suite everyone from solo travelers, family holidays, group tours and couples. Beach holidays not only offer relaxation and a sense of new beginnings, they can also be seen as adventure spots.

Best places for a Sand Beach Holiday

Beat the heat with a beach holiday in East Africa. These destinations are can be included on your safari package on a Kenya safari, Tanzania safari or Rwanda safari. To adjust your itinerary, Talk to our tour consultant. Contact Here

Suggested Tours for Sand Beach Holidays

Looking for some trip inspiration? Designed by our specialists using their expertise and knowledge, our tailor-made itinerary suggestions below will give you a taste of the type of trips we can put together for you. Bear in mind, these are just a starting point as all holidays are customized to the specific requirements of our guests.

Best beach holiday destinations in East Africa


This is the most popularly beach holiday destination in East Africa that attracts both the local and the foreign tourists. Mombasa is divided into the north coast and the south cost beach holidays and each appeal to different tourists. North coast beaches appeal to clients who wish to be close to the mainland like families and south cost appeals to those who like privacy like the couples. The most popularly beaches in Mombasa are surrounded by both midrange and luxury resorts for accommodation and relaxation. Mombasa beaches will offer activities of snorkeling the reefs of Kisite marine park and Mombasa marine park. Going below the surface during snorkeling will offer you sights of incredible water life in the surface of the reefs


This is the paradise on earth offering scenic beauty of its pristine white sand beaches which slide in the ocean waters. The Watamu beach is part of the marine national park reserve of Malindi which offers tourist a chance to explore the underwater fauna. The Watamu Marine park offers intriguing experiences of different types of coral with over 100 types as well as the 600 fish species.

Diani Beach

This is the adventure sports area in Kenya and offers the best and unforgettable beach holidays located in the south coast. The tourist heading to Diani will need to have a private car to transfer them on the ferry and 18 kms. Diani will offer you romantic rides on the show as you watch the sunset in the east while sipping on a cold drink with sounds of the ocean waters. Diani will take you to swim with the dolphins as well as the Turtles at the Tuttle bay sanctuary.


This is the haven for beach holidays in East Africa and located in Tanzania offering different activities that will make your holiday worthwhile. Zanzibar offers tourists different activities from their history to the beach life in the different ocean frontlines. Kizimukazi ocean front is the center for swimming with the dolphins in Zanzibar and tourists go early in the morning for this activity. You will be required to hire a boat and taken deep in the ocean waters where you will be able to see hundreds of dolphins that you can harp on. Paje beaches are known for their white sands and ideal place to visit for those interested in swimming in the ocean as well as join another tourist to spice up your holiday.

Nyungwe beach is the most beautiful of all beaches in Zanzibar without coral reefs which makes it the best place for swimming in the ocean. Nyungwe is located in the northern part of Zanzibar in Tanzania with shallow sea waters which makes the place ideal for fishing. Types of ocean fish: jelly fish, lobster fish, octopus, prunes, sardines, star fish

Best time to visit East Africa for a beach holiday

The time of visit varies depending on the seasons that’s wet or dry, however, beach holiday is open all year long. The best months for are December – February and June – August with less slippery trails and great photography moments. The best time for birdwatching is March – September and Migratory bird watching in November-April. The wet seasons are April, and November with higher rains that may interfere with your activities.

However, due to global warming there has been a change in the rainfall patterns therefore this can change year after year.

Suggested East African Safari Ideas

The tours featured throughout our website are intended to give you ideas for what’s possible when you travel with us. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created individually by one of our specialists to match your tastes and budget.


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