The Serena Beach Resort & Spa represents the ultimate escape. Located on the beautiful sands of Shanzu Beach, on the edge of the Mombasa Marine National Park, guests can enjoy an idyllic location as well as taking advantage of the superb Maisha Mind Body and Spirit Spa. The resort integrates indigenous design and materials with the highest standards of modern hospitality.
Serena Beach Resort & Spa is styled to resemble a 13th century Swahili town, providing an oasis of tranquillity. The hotel decor blends the time-honoured intricacy of Swahili carving with the jewelled glow of Arabian lanterns, the white-gleaming slender of a Sultan's palace and the lotus-cool of a Persian water garden - offering a n exotic mix of tropical trees and bright blossoms.
Facilities include a variety of Restaurants, bars and lounges, Swimming pool, Maisha Spa, a fully equipped gymnasium with instructor, Boutique and Africa gift shop, Floodlit tennis, air-conditioned squash courts.
The rooms within the resort are spacious and private and keep a distinctive style. The design of the rooms and the architecture of the hotel reflect a quaint and quiet 13th century Swahili village. The resort is traditional and beautiful and the perfect way to remain comfortable and relaxed while enjoying the inherent natural beauty of Africa.
The hotel offers 166 rooms comprising of 66 Village Rooms each uniquely styled to resemble a historic building from the ancient island town of Lamu. 48 Garden Rooms, 32 Prime rooms, 6 Junior Suites and 2 Luxury Suites.
All guest rooms with either ocean views or courtyards garden views are appointed with air-conditioning en-suite bathrooms with bath and shower, free mineral water, a private balcony, mosquito nets on request, full housekeeping services, satellite TV channels, Hair dryers, mini bars, safes, modern hook-up for computers and Telephone.
A wide variety of water sports and other recreational opportunities are available including scuba diving, wind surfing, deep sea fishing, mini sailing, coral reef snorkelling, beach volleyball and more. One hundred and sixty-six air-conditioned rooms and suites are available for guests. Elegant cuisine is served beneath the stars at Nyota Terrace Restaurant. The nightlife is lively with several restaurants to choose from and live music every evening.
Maisha, the Serena Mind, Body and Spirit Spa, provides a relaxing and luxurious escape for guests during their stay. The spa is a sanctuary that draws upon the nature surrounding the resort. Isolated and serene, the spa has services for both beauty and health.
The ecological offerings of the Serena Mombasa Beach Hotel and Spa are also extensive. The resort offers numerous eco-programmes that are aimed at sustaining the environment and supporting its preservation. An ecological highlight is the resort’s turtle protection programme. The guests are free to take part in the program and watch the turtles throughout their stay.