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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly resort with full-service spa and private beach


Located by the sea, this family-friendly resort is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Marine Park and 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from Malindi Beach. Bio-Ken Snake Farm and Mambrui Beach are also within 20 mi (32 km).

Resort Features

A full-service spa, a restaurant, and 2 bars/lounges are available at this resort. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free beach shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a beach bar, and a poolside bar are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 15 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. Kitchens come with refrigerators, and guests can enjoy upscale touches like private pools and fireplaces.

Lion in the Sun Hotel

Marine Park Road Malindi 80200

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Malindi resort has its very own private beach. In addition to a full-service spa, Lion in the Sun Hotel features a health club and complimentary bicycles. The resort offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a poolside bar. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This Art Deco resort also offers spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Private beach nearby 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 15 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Beach bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 2006 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchen  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Washer/dryer  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Fireplace 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Kitchen 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Bidet 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Private pool 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Memory foam mattress 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

MAIN RESTAURANT - Overlooking the pool and garden, this buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A health club and complimentary bicycles are featured at the resort.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility, or spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Beach yoga on site 
  • Boat tours on site 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, THALASPA HENRI CHENOT. Services include massages, facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with hot springs/mineral springs, a mud bath, a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 6 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 6 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Thalassotherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Mud bath in spa 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Hotel Name

  • Lion Sun Hotel
  • Lion Sun Hotel Malindi
  • Lion Sun Malindi
  • Lion In The Sun Hotel Malindi
  • Lion In The Sun Resort Malindi, Kenya, Africa

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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