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Guesthouse for 2 people in Africa, with garden
5.0
7 reviews
Kisumu
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$27per night
Large vacation house for 10 people in Africa, with garden
5 bedrooms, 10 pers.
5.0
11 reviews
Kwale
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$407per night
Apartment for 2 people in Africa, with garden
1 bedrooms, 2 pers.
Kisumu
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$61per night
Villa for 5 people in Watamu, with garden and pool
4.8
34 reviews
Watamu, Kilifi
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$108per night
Apartment for 2 people in Bamburi Beach, with garden
1 bedrooms, 2 pers.
4.4
23 reviews
Bamburi Beach, Mombasa
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$53per night
Apartment for 3 people in Watamu, with garden
1 bedrooms, 3 pers.
4.2
37 reviews
Watamu, Kilifi
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$31per night
Vacation house for 8 people in Africa, with garden
3 bedrooms, 8 pers.
4.1
5 reviews
Mombasa
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$69per night
Apartment for 6 people in Shanzu Beach, with garden and jacuzzi
3 bedrooms, 6 pers.
4.1
12 reviews
Shanzu Beach, Mombasa
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$283per night
Large vacation house for 12 people in Africa, with garden
6 bedrooms, 12 pers.
Kilifi
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$256per night
Villa for 5 people in Malindi, with garden
2 bedrooms, 5 pers.
Malindi, Kilifi
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$102per night
Apartment for 4 people in Nairobi, with terrace
2 bedrooms, 4 pers.
Nairobi
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$21per night
Apartment for 4 people in Africa
2 bedrooms, 4 pers.
Lamu
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$178per night
Lodge for 1 people in Bamburi Beach
3.9
469 reviews
Bamburi Beach, Mombasa
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$79per night
Lodge for 2 people in Africa, with garden
1 bedrooms, 2 pers.
3.9
40 reviews
Kisumu
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$213per night
Lodge for 4 people in Watamu, with garden, with pets
4.7
45 reviews
Watamu, Kilifi
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$62per night
Apartment for 2 people in Africa, with garden
4.0
18 reviews
Mombasa
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$62per night
Lodge for 2 people in Africa, with sauna and garden as well as jacuzzi
4.8
9 reviews
Nyeri
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$158per night
Apartment for 5 people in Africa
2 bedrooms, 5 pers.
4.9
9 reviews
Kisumu
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$57per night
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Highlights in Kenya

  • highlands
  • National parks and nature reserves
  • kilometre-long sandy beaches
  • Big game observations
  • Dance and acrobatics shows

Most popular in Kenya

Pool 238
Internet 416
Balcony/Terrace 300
TV 356
Air conditioning 167
Garden 239
Parking 421
Washing machine 225
Heating 70

Vacation rentals in Kenya

Admire the snow-capped peaks on your doorstep

The East African state is a scenically very diverse country and offers you along the white sandy beaches just as opportunities to rent a vacation rental in Kenya, as in the interior. From your vacation rental in Kenya you can reach the large national parks, observe big game in the vast savannahs or climb Mount Kenya. After all these exciting excursions you will find an oasis of peace with garden and barbecue in your vacation rental in Kenya.

Kilometre-long beaches reach shortly

If bathing in the crystal clear sea is your top priority on holiday, then an apartment in Kenya is the right place for you. The areas along the coast are well developed for tourism, which is why numerous accommodations are offered here. In most cases, an apartment in Kenya has air conditioning to make your nights comfortable. Many landlords also offer a breakfast service.

Holidays in Kenya

Location and orientation

The coast and the bordering states

The Republic of Kenya is located in eastern Africa and is bordered by the Indian Ocean in the southeast. In the north, the state borders Ethiopia. Other neighbouring countries are South Sudan in the northwest, Somalia in the northeast, Uganda in the west and Tanzania in the south. The capital of the country is Nairobi. Mombasa is the second largest city.

Top travel tips

1. discover unique flora and fauna

In Kenya there are a number of national parks and nature reserves, which give you very special impressions. The largest of these is the Tsavo National Park and the most famous nature reserve is called Masai Mara. Masai Mara is home to numerous animal species, such as buffalos, zebras, wildebeests and impalas, which can be observed especially in the summer months. See large wildlife such as elephants, giraffes and ostriches on a safari through the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the Lang´ata Giraffe Centre or Ostrich Park.

2. to the most beautiful beaches of the country

Kenya has miles of white and fine sandy beaches lined with swaying palm trees. The azure blue, clear and clean sea water is a true paradise for swimmers, snorkelers and water sports enthusiasts and easily accessible from your apartment in Kenya. From your apartment north of Mombasa, you can quickly reach popular beaches such as Nyali Beach, Bamburi Beach and Shanzu Beach. South of Mombasa the beaches Tiwi Beach and Diani Beach are even more extensive and in the background with lush forests and fields. On these beaches you can dine in the adjoining restaurants or relax with a cup of coffee.

3. music and acrobatic shows worth seeing

Visit a traditional dance show during your stay in Kenya, which is absolutely worth seeing. Such dance and acrobatic shows are not only performed in theatres, but also in large hotels. The Gonda Traditional Entertainers, the Original Zengala Band and the Bomas of Kenya perform particularly traditional performances. Hotspot for such shows is Nairobi. But you can also experience music and dance shows in many other regions of the country.

Kenya has served several times as a backdrop for famous feature films such as "Beyond Africa", "The White Massai" and "Nowhere in Africa.

Things to know

Several climate zones in the country

In the highlands there is heavy rainfall between April and June and between October and November, with frequent rainfall in the afternoon or evening. At over 1,800 meters altitude, the nights are quite cool. Temperature fluctuations of 10 degrees at night and 26 degrees during the day are not uncommon. On the coast, however, the temperature fluctuates only between 22 and 32 degrees Celsius. The humidity is about 75 percent. Precipitation occurs in coastal regions from April to June. It is driest and warmest from January to May.