Top 20 Honeymoon Destinations in Kenya

You don’t have travel far to end of the world to enjoy a truly romantic honeymoon. There are idyllic honeymoon destinations in Kenya, which have unique essentials such as beautiful sand beaches with turquoise and clear water, complete privacy, romantic settings, picturesque views, sumptuous beds, fine dinning and other luxury packages that will make your honeymoon memorable.

Here, we share our selection of the top 20 honeymoon destinations in Kenya, in no particular order. These destinations are perfect choices for those who want their honeymoon to be an unforgettable lifetime experience:

1. Pinewood Beach Resort

Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, MombasaPhoto Source: John Hickey-Fry on Flickr 

Pinewood Beach Resort and Spa lies on the unspoiled shores of the warm Indian Ocean in Mombasa. The beach resort is an ideal destination for newlyweds. The fashionable destination offers unique services and many interesting activities for couples to enjoy. Relax on the beach, swim in the beautiful swimming pool, enjoy fine dinning and  the serene environment.  Pinewood Beach Resort has so many things to offer newly wedded couples that they won’t believe they have not stepped out of Kenya. Visit: Pinewood Beach Resort

2. Diani Reef
Diani Reef Beach Resort

Enjoy a memorable and exquisite honeymoon in Diani Reef. The destination carries magic to spice up your married life. Enjoy breathtaking views and the natural beauty of the surrounding. Diani Reef lies comfortably within the South Kenyan coastline in Mombasa. Enjoy the pristine white sand beach and turquoise ocean, Kenyan wildlife games and other fascinating experiences the destination offers. Visit: Diani Reef

3. Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni Beach House

Msambweni Beach House is located in Msambweni and it is a perfect honeymoon spot with serene surroundings. There are lots of interesting activities to make your honeymoon memorable, such as snorkelling, scuba diving, dolphin and whale watching, motorised watersports, sailing in a local fishing dhow or canoe, playing golf and mountain biking, fireplace chat and deep sea fishing. Msambweni Beach House creates a feeling that reflects Kenya’s heritage and also offers a unique atmosphere for newlyweds. Visit: Msambweni Beach House

4. Swahili Beach Resort

Swahili Beach HotelPhoto Source: SleepOut on Flickr 

Swahili Beach Resort is absolutely a beautiful place to go for honeymoon. This destination is a great place to celebrate your new life with your husband or wife. The beach resort offers a perfect combination of relaxation, romance and privacy. You can take a walk on the beautiful white sand beach, swim in the colourful pool, enjoy unique Swahili and world-class dinning. The beach resort is truly a paradise and it is located on Diani Beach in Mombasa. Visit: Swahili Beach Resort

5. Saruni Samburu
Saruni Samburu

Saruni Samburu Lodge is located on top of Kalama Mountains, 7km from the Northern border of Samburu National Reserve. The lodge has a serene environment and offers privacy, a perfect spot for honeymoon. The lodge is affordable and with less travel time, you can get there. There are plenty of activities to do to keep the excitement alive as you experience the best of romance and wildlife nature in Samburu. Visit: Saruni Samburu Lodge

6. Almanara Beach Resort

Almanara Resort is located on Diani Beach in Kwale District. The resort is an idyllic destination for privacy, romance and luxury. You get a feeling of excitement when you arrive at this destination. The resort offers a wide range of activities such as surfing, scuba-diving, swimming, snorkelling and a complete island experience. The resort also features world-class cuisine and a blend of luxury in everything you do. Visit: Almanara Resort

7. Alfajiri Villas

Alfajiri Villas Photo Source: Sleep Out on Flickr

Alfariji Villas have been said to be one of the most luxury villas in the world. With scenic views and beautiful pool area, you will surely enjoy your honeymoon holiday with your loved one. The villas are comfortable and perfect for those who want complete privacy. Visit: Alfariji Villas

8. Kinodo Kwetu
kinondo Kwetu

Kinondo Kwetu is an all-inclusive luxury resort located on the beach of the Indian Ocean – South coast of Kenya, just some hours ride from Mombasa. The resort offers great luxury services. The resort is a perfect place for private celebration such as honeymoon. Kinondo Kwetu features beautiful natural surroundings , tranquil atmosphere, refreshing moments and magical effect that will make your honeymoon unforgettable. Visit Kinondo Kwetu

9. The Cove Tree Houses
Cove Tree house

The Cove Tree Houses, an intimate place for honeymoon, located 12 km from Diani Beach Town, just few minutes drive from Mombasa. The honeymoon destination offers couples privacy and luxury services. The peace and magic of the surroundings will make your honeymoon more enjoyable. You can take a walk along the white sand beach with your loved one. Enjoy panaroma views of the coastline on a boat cruise – Swahili boats called Ngalawas. Other interesting activities include kite surfing, diving, snorkelling, deep sea fishing and many more. Visit: The Cove Tree Houses

10. Southern Palms Beach Resort

Southern Palms Beach Resort is located along the shore of the Indian Ocean on Diani Beach and its just 35 km South of Mombasa. The resort has an extraordinary blend of Arabic and traditional Swahili architecture. Tropical gardens, beautiful swimming pools, coconut palms, serene enviroment and other beautiful facilities make the resort a world-class honeymoon destination. Visit: Southern Palms Beach Resort

11. Ocean Beach Kenya
Ocean Beach Kenya

Ocean Beach Resort has a beautiful garden with a private and secluded environment. The resort offers great facilities such as Morjana Spa, gourmet resturant, beautiful swimming pools, Jacuzzi and other outdoor activities. The resort is located 2 km north of Malindi Town on a beautiful sandy beach. Enjoy the unique hospitality with interesting honeymoon package the resort offers newlyweds. Visit: Ocean Beach Resort

12. Voyager Beach Resort

Voyager Beach ResortPhoto Source: John Hickey-Fry 

The Voyager Beach Resort is located just few minutes from Mombasa. The resort offers great facilities, lush tropical garden, pristine beach with sparkling water and interesting outdoor activities. Honeymoon happens once in a lifetime, so enjoy the simplest things on the resort like walking along the beach with your loved one and having a romantic dinner. Visit: Voyager Beach Resort

13. Sandies Tropical Village
Sandies Tropica Village

Whoever stays in Sandies Tropical Village will not be disappointed. Sandies Tropical Village, located in Malindi, is a perfect honeymoon destination in Kenya. There are lots of things to do such as water sports, archery, table tennis, evening animation program, discotheque and other outdoor activities. You will love Sandies Tropical Village for there is no other place in the world that resembles it. Visit: Sandies Tropical Village

14. The Majlis Resort
The Majlis Resort

The Majlis is located on Manda Island, Lamu. The beach resort is a perfect blend of Swahili and western cultures. The resort is a classic destination for honeymoon. Newlyweds always have wonderful time on the resort. The Majlis offers recreational activities such as sailing, fishing, water sports and other outdoor activities. Visit: The Majlis

15. Leopard Beach Resort

Leopard Beach Resort is one of the leading Resorts in Kenya. Beside the beautiful scenery and wonderful services the resort offers, you will experience glamour as you treat yourselves to the resort’s spa services. The resort is a perfect honeymoon destinations for couples who want to spend quality time together in a unique and scenic environment. Visit: Leopard Beach Resort

16. Manda Bay

Manda Bay 2 Photo Source: The Safari & Conservation on Flickr 

Manda Bay is a beautiful Kenyan destination to spend your honeymoon. You get to enjoy countless activities, delicious meals made by Bimbi Dyer, your host; and a myriad of interests to suit you as you spend time together in the scenic environment of Manda Bay. You will surely be mesmerised by the perfect panorama views the destination offers. Visit: Manda Bay

17. Shela House
Shela House

Spend your honeymoon in Shela House and enjoy a perfect balance of romance, luxury, relaxation and adventure. There are plenty of activities available especially a trip on a traditional Swahili dhow. Shela House has been said to be the most dramatic location with steps onto the sands and a striking pool. You will surely have a lifetime experience at this destination. Visit: Shela House

18. Naibor Camp

Naibor amp Photo Source: TuAnh Nguyen 

Naibor Camp is a romantic haven for honeymoon. The camp offers spectacular views, peace and tranquillity and nature at its best. The camp is located in the heart of Masai Mara Game Reserve, it consists of canvas tents and other luxurious furnitures. Enjoy complete privacy in a luxury tent with a beautiful verandah. The camp is incredibly beautiful, so you will surely have a wonderful time. Visit Naibor Camp.

19. Baobab Beach Resort
baobab beach resort

Baobab Beach Resort is located on one of the most popular beaches in the Africa, Diani Beach. The resort lies on over 500 metres of golden beach. Enjoy the romance around you, spice your honeymoon experience with interesting activities and fine dining. Visit: Baobab Beach Resort

20. Joy’s Camp
Joys camp

If you love romance, wildlife and adventure, you will love Joy’s Camp. Joy’s Camp is a stylish haven for a perfect honeymoon. You will experience both romance and safari adventure. The camp has a peaceful enviroment with beautiful scenery. Visit: Joy’s Camp

Our Readers Comments

  1. Good places really. I wish to have a camp in one of it soon. Please vanish me with contacts of the places for close communication and directions via my email

  2. I would like to know the prices for Shela Resort,it’s a very wonderful place.Please email me,thanks.

  3. hi,i am planning my honeymoon nd would like to know your rates on diani nd leopard beach. thanks

  4. Hi.I want to know de price for joy’s camp.for one full week.for couples.full package.u can txt 0724021369

  5. kindly am planning my wedding and sourcing for honey moon venues..later this year…can u be ofanyhelp to me…

  6. i would like to know the diffrent rates and prices of Shela Resort

  7. Hi, would like to know the prices of shela resort for about 1 week stay

  8. Would also like to know prices of saruni samburu resort

  9. sourcing for honey moon destinations for good rates this december, get back

  10. sourcing for honey moon destination @a good rate

  11. Am planning my wedding September this year and looking forward for a good honeymoon destination. Pliz advice on different rates for different destinations .

    Thanks in advance

  12. hi am looking forwad to place for honeymoon in southcoast region of mombasa kindly give me ua rates

  13. Lovely places for a honeymoon for those who need to breeze for a while. Superp….

  14. Today I’m loving going through your lists of fabulous places! Great work, thanks!

  15. Lovely places indeed!!… Kindly send me quots for majilis,joys,naibor plz….0723351413or

  16. Looking for rates for honeymoon package. South coast or malindi. This Dec.

  17. Looking for honeymoon destination for December this year in Lamu, ,Malindi or Pemba. Kindly send me rates. Thx

  18. am planing my wedding in November and i would like to the rates for ocean beach

  19. Phenomenon places,would like to have my honeymoon in one of those precisely,Diani Reef,Southern Palm or Ocean beach.

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