Ocean Beach Resort & Spa

The five-star rated Ocean Beach Resort & Spa hotel is situated two kilometres north of Malindi on a beautiful stretch of sandy beach lapped by the Indian Ocean.

The property offers luxurious, contemporary accommodation with a world-class spa, gourmet restaurants and a very high standard of service. A distinguished member of Leading Hotels of the World and Leading Spas of the World, Ocean Beach Resort & Spa has received numerous awards including Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards and it is rated Number 1 in Kenya for Luxury Hotels and Number 9 in all of Africa.

Luxurious rooms and suites are spread around the beautiful garden overlooking the beach and the sand dunes; the main building area is the social centre of the resort, with abundant, cool and elegant spaces in which to soak in the casual ambience of the resorts’ historic backdrop.

Ocean Beach Resort & Spa has two restaurants offering fine dining and casual dining experiences where local flavors and culture are blended. The celebrated chefs create daily menus in various styles from Kenya, Italy, France and other areas of the world.

Guests can relax at Dunes, the beachfront restaurant with views of the Indian Ocean, and indulge in fine cuisine at Victoria Restaurant. Snacks are served poolside and in the lounges and many open-air spaces. In the evening, guests can enjoy the sunset and evening cocktails at Finch Hatton’s Bar.



The hotel offers 20 rooms and 15 suites showcasing early 20th century tropical style with wooden beamed roofs and elegant wooden floors. The luxuriously appointed rooms are spread around the beautiful gardens creating a private, secluded atmosphere.

Each room has specially-commissioned wooden king-size beds and has been thoughtfully decorated with handcrafted furnishings and artwork.

All guest rooms / suites feature:

  • Private terrace
  • Spacious bathroom featuring a walk-in shower
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Fully Stocked Minibar
  • Free Wi Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Twice-daily housekeeping and turndown service.
  • Dstv/ Satellite TV
  • DVD/CD player with access to DVD and CD libraries
  • Daily newspaper available upon request


Superior Rooms and Suites also feature:

  • Bathrobe & Slippers
  • Complimentary coffee and tea making facilities


The Suites, Deluxe Suites & Premier Suites are particularly spacious and feature a dining table and lounge area plus a jacuzzi bath and premium bathroom amenities.


Around the Resort:

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Lounge with TV access and computer with 24Hrs internet access
  • Lounge chairs and umbrellas at the beach and pool
  • Early-morning coffee and tea service in the lobby
  • 24-hour Business Centre, with Internet access and printing
  • 24-hour multilingual Concierge
  • Beach beds and swimming pool amenities



Morjana Spa at Ocean Beach Resort is a unique world-class spa offering speciality treatments with an extensive menu of traditional therapies providing a relaxing and revitalizing experience to rejuvenate the senses.

Indulge in a holistic massage or body ritual with state of the art equipment and professional therapists.



There is a broad range of activities and excursions for guests to enjoy from the resort (payable locally):

Watamu Marine Parks: Malindi and Watamu Marine Parks were the first of their kind in Africa. The marine parks teem with diverse coral kingdoms.

Hell’s Kitchen: This natural landscape of eroded gulleys and valleys has interesting features such as the cathedral and towering columns.

Mambrui town: This 5th century town has a centuries-old pillar tomb with porcelain bowls of the Ming dynasty.

Vasco da Gama Pillar: Situated on the seafront road near the jetty, the pillar is one of the oldest remaining monuments in Africa.

Gede Ruins: This is the most well-known Swahili site on the East African coast, located 16 kilometres south of Malindi.

Malindi Museum: The museum offers exhibitions on the history of Malindi and a prehistoric fish that has remained unchanged for 400 million years!

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