Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Mtwapa

The ocean views and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Mtwapa. This city's fishing, seafood restaurants and bird watching draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Mtwapa

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mtwapa is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bamburi Beach (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Voyager Beach (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)

Transportation options to and around Mtwapa

Fly into Vipingo (VPG), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.), which is 14.7 mi (23.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Mtwapa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 129 holiday lettings near Mtwapa. From 19 Houses to 74 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mtwapa is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mtwapa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mtwapa. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Shimba Hills National Reserve: 103 holiday lettings
  • Nyali Beach: 154 holiday lettings
  • Mombasa Marine National Park: 162 holiday lettings
  • Fort Jesus: 182 holiday lettings
  • Bamburi Beach: 124 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mtwapa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mtwapa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 19 Houses in Mtwapa. Our other popular types of Mtwapa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 74 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mtwapa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 69 holiday homes with pool available in Mtwapa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.