Vacation rentals in Kilifi

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Popular amenities for Kilifi vacation rentals

Stay near Kilifi's top sights

Mnarani Beach Club13 locals recommend
Tuskys Supermarket13 locals recommend
Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers12 locals recommend
Kilifi Boatyard15 locals recommend
Nautilus Restaurant15 locals recommend
Wild Living Cafe5 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Kilifi

  • Total rentals

    340 properties

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $10 before taxes and fees

  • Total number of reviews

    1.2K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    140 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    80 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    140 properties have a pool

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Kilifi?

    Kilifi has a tropical climate with two rainy seasons: the long rains from April to July and the short rains from October to December. The temperatures generally range between 70°F - 85°F (21°C - 29°C). The dry months between January and March are among the warmest.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Kilifi?

    In Kilifi, you can enjoy water sports at Kilifi Creek, explore the historical ruins at the Mnarani ruins, or take a boat ride to explore the coastal features. Visiting the Gedi Ruins, a historical archaeological site, is also a popular activity.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Kilifi?

    The most popular time to visit Kilifi is between December and March when the weather is warm and dry. The Kilifi New Year Festival, a music and arts festival held every year around the New Year, draws many visitors to the area.

  • What are the best places to stay in Kilifi?

    Popular areas to stay include Kilifi Town for its amenities and convenience, Bofa Beach area for its proximity to the beach, and the Kilifi Creek area for its serene environment and water sports activities.

  • What are the best places to visit in Kilifi?

    Popular places to visit in Kilifi include the Mnarani ruins, the Gedi Ruins, the Butterfly Pavilion and Snake Park, and the Kipepeo Butterfly Farm. The serene Bofa Beach and the lively Kilifi Creek are also frequently visited.

  • What are some hiking trails in Kilifi?

    Kilifi doesn't have traditional hiking trails, but visitors can enjoy nature walks around the Wild Living Eco hub and the Arabuko Sokoke Forest, which is about 50 miles (80 km) from the town center.

  • What are some family activities to do in Kilifi?

    Families can explore the beauty of the Kilifi Creek during a boat ride, visit the Butterfly Pavilion and Snake Park, or enjoy a day at Bofa Beach. A trip to the Kipepeo Butterfly Farm, which showcases Kenyan butterflies, is also a unique experience for the family.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Kilifi?

    Popular day trip destinations from Kilifi include the historical city of Mombasa, about 58 miles (93 km) away, the Arabuko Sokoke Forest for bird watching, or a safari trip to Tsavo East National Park, approximately 100 miles (160 km) from Kilifi.

  • Are there family-friendly vacation rentals in Kilifi?

    Kilifi has more than 140 family-friendly stays. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Kilifi?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 180 vacation rentals in Kilifi featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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