Sailing in Shanzu Beach, Mombasa, Coast Province Kenya

Wind Factor:
3-4 Beaufort
Shanzu Beach is located at the Northern coast of Mombasa. Its beach lies along the shimmering waters of the Mombasa marine park along Shanzu beach, at 18 mi/30 km from Mombasa town. Shanzu beach is environmental friendly and has moorings installed for any anchoring damage.

Although the climate is easy to take on all year through, the winds along the coast of Mombasa are determine by 2 major seasons, ie, the kaskazi and kusi.

Kaskazi (North – easterly) normally lasts from March to October, November being the “rainy” period for this season. Kusi (South-easterly) is the more harsher of these two winds, and it lasts from April to September. During Kusi, rain is expected in May and June however fine days can still be found. An average of 8 hrs daily sunshine is quite normal.

Sailing at the Serena Beach entirely depends on the weather forecast, which is normally available on daily basis. One can explore the remote coves and sheltered bays using the available Hobie Cats or the catamarans. Winds normally range between 3 and 4 Beaufort and the best times for sailing and general information could be duly provided at the Serena beach’s sports center.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Mombasa International Airport
12km(7.9miles) 25 minutes
Head northwest turning on to the Airport Road then turn right to take on the Mombasa Road A 109 on to Shanzu Beach
BY CAR FROM Mombasa Railway Station
2.2km (1.3miles) 6 minutes
Head towards Mlango wa Papa road and on the firs round about take the 2nd exit and pass by Blue Fashions, take 3rd exit on the second round about onto Shanzu Beach.
Moi International Airport Mombasa,
12km (7.9miles)

The main train station in Mombasa is located in the city centre about 2.2 km from Shanzu Beach where one can hire a taxi from there or use public means.(matatus).

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