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Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments

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On the beach, white sand, beach volleyball, beach bar
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Apartment, 3 Bedrooms | Living area | 43-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels, TV
Apartment, 3 Bedrooms | Living room | 43-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels, TV

Overview of Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments

Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments

5.0 star property

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
Mombasa Malindi Highway, Mombasa, 80100

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBamburi Beach1 min walk
  • Popular LocationNguuni Nature Sanctuary10 min drive
  • Popular LocationLeisure Golf Club10 min drive
  • AirportMombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.)105 min drive

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Apartment, 1 Bedroom

  • 818 sq ft
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 1 Queen Bed

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

  • 1216 sq ft
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Partial sea view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 King Bed OR 1 Queen Bed

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

  • 2206 sq ft
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Beach view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Bed


  • 505 sq ft
  • Studio
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area


Located in Mombasa, Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments is on the beach. Leisure Golf Club and Mamba Village are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests and Bamburi Beach. Scuba diving, snorkeling, and water skiing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours nearby.

What's nearby

  • Bamburi Beach - 1 min walk
  • Nguuni Nature Sanctuary - 10 min drive
  • Leisure Golf Club - 10 min drive
  • Haller Park - 11 min drive
  • Mtwapa Mall - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.) - 105 min drive


  • Sea Haven - 12 min walk
  • Il Covo Bamburi - 18 min walk
  • Yul's - 19 min walk
  • Cheers - 3 min drive
  • Big Tree Beach Bar - 4 min drive

About this property

Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments

Waterfront aparthotel with an outdoor pool
At Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments, relax by an outdoor pool or hit the beach where you can enjoy volleyball. Each apartment provides a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, plus a kitchen with a refrigerator, a stovetop, and a microwave. Added amenities include free WiFi, room service, and an electric kettle. Housekeeping is not available.
Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments offers 86 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water. Accommodations at this 5-star aparthotel have kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers.

This Mombasa aparthotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 43-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club.

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


English, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • On the beach


  • Outdoor pool
  • Umbrellas
  • Sun loungers


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

Family friendly

  • Children's pool

Restaurants on site

  • Suli Suli Bar Restaurant


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle


  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 beach bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available


  • Bed sheets provided
  • Rollaway/extra beds: KES 3500 per stay


  • Shower
  • Towels provided


  • 43-inch flat-screen TV with satellite service

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Garden


  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business center


  • Air conditioning


  • No pets or service animals


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Elevator
  • Soundproofing
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Designated smoking areas

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Safe at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Wedding services
  • Convenience store
  • Free bottled water
  • No housekeeping

Location highlights

  • Near the ocean
  • Near the sea
  • On the waterfront

Things to do

  • Health club
  • Aerobics classes on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • 86 rooms

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78% of travelers were happy with check-in
Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for KES 3500 per stay
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cleaning fee: KES 250 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: KES 1500 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: KES 3500 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Cowrie Beach
Cowrie Shell Apartments
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Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments Mombasa
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Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments Aparthotel
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Frequently asked questions

Does Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments?

As of Sep 30, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments on Oct 13, 2022 start from $44.13, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments?

Check-out is at 10 AM.

Does Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of KES 1500 per vehicle applies.

Where is Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments located?

Nestled on the beach, this Mombasa aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Bamburi Beach, Leisure Golf Club, and Nguuni Nature Sanctuary. Nyali Beach and Haller Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 31 out of 81 reviews
5 - Excellent 38%
Rating 4 - Good. 32 out of 81 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 81 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 81 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 81 reviews
1 - Terrible 12%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Great place to stay. Comfortable well equipped apartment, friendly efficient staff, beautiful beach.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness