Safari-ing in Africa can be pretty busy, with early mornings, thrilling activities, and a lot of ground covered. It is therefore always great to be able to chill out on a beach, under a palm tree, with a bright coloured drink before jetting off back to reality.
And the Kenyan coastline provides the perfect locations for this relaxation.
Lined with pristine white sand beaches fringing the warm, tempting waters of the Indian Ocean, Kenya's coast is inviting for any traveller, and has a fascinating and exotic history, being the setting for the passage of the Arabian Spice Trade.
Along the length of the coastline Arab and Portuguese forts, old towns and the overgrown and deserted ruins of Swahili outposts bear witness to this history, and offer travellers a truly special beach holiday.
Highlights of Kenya Coast include: