Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa

Galu Beach

Welcome to Galu Beach located 40 km south of Mombasa.Here you can enjoy the simple pleasures of an unspoilt white sandy beach, warm blue waters of the Indian Ocean and a tropical forest which is home to an astonishing array of resident and migratory birds. It is also home to the plentiful Sykes monkey and the endangered Angolan Colobus monkey.

Galu Beach is adjacent to the famous but crowded Diani Beach, the hub of tourist activity. Diani is 7 km north of Pinewood and offers all the facilities and amenities of an urban centre like shopping, entertainment, casinos and medical care.

Pinewood Beach is ideally situated for sea excursions. Nearby Wasini, Kisite, Chale, Funzi and Shimoni are all havens for snorkelling, scuba diving, deep sea fishing and sight-seeing.

Golf enthusiasts may find an international standard golf course nearby at Diani Beach. Pinewood is also ideally suited as a base point to explore the rest of the country – all major attractions are easily reached from Pinewood, and none are more than a days travel away. Visit Mt Kenya or Mt Kilimanjaro, the National Parks of Kenya including the world famous Masai Mara, Amboseli, Tsavo and Samburu.

Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa is a multi award-winning boutique hotel, where natural beauty and inspired design are merged to create the perfect romantic destination. Situated on the unspoiled shores of the wonderfully warm Indian Ocean, this intimate and stylish beach resort prides itself on exceptional personal service and attention.

Savour fine food prepared using fresh local ingredients from our very own vegetable garden or straight from the bountiful ocean. Indulge your appetite during our daily changing delectable evening theme dinner feasts, or be pampered in our Suites with your very own personal chef who caters to your every whim.

Classy colourful cocktails in the cool ocean breeze … Pinewood’s peace and serenity let your mind escape whilst in a true paradise. Once in a lifetime memories, happen at Pinewood Beach … every time.

The accommodation consists of tastefully furnished deluxe rooms and private suites. Each suite is allocated a personal Chef will prepare and serve you your dinner from a choice of menus. This is a unique feature and service. Attractive destination for escapists, naturalists and honeymoons. Wedding specialists.

Location – situated on the beautifully secluded mile-long sands at Galu Beach, you’ll be about 25 miles south of Mombasa and about 1 hour from Moi International Airport, Mombasa. Pinewood is set amidst heavy tropical flora and palms and attracts the endangered Colobus Monkey and over 100 bird species from the surrounding forest.

Accommodation – just 38 rooms and 20 suites created in clusters around the gardens.

Deluxe Rooms – 36 spacious, newly renovated, first floor, garden view, balcony, king size bed, en-suite bathroom with wall hung toilet and large shower cubicle, mosquito net, ceiling fan and split unit air-conditioner, mini bar, tea and coffee service, hairdryer on request, telephone, safe-chargeable.

Suites – 18 spacious, newly renovated, ground floor, garden view, large veranda with baraza, bedroom and living room, kitchen with services of personal chef for dinner, fridge, en-suite bathroom with double showers, mosquito net, ceiling fan, split unit air-conditioner, mini bar, tea and coffee service, telephone, hairdryer, safe -chargeable.

Executive Rooms – 2 spacious, newly renovated, first floor, superior finish, seafront with spectacular view balcony, en-suite bathroom with double showers, mini bar, mosquito net, ceiling fan and split unit air-conditioner, telephone, hairdryer, tea coffee service, safe – chargeable.

Executive Suites – 2 spacious, newly renovated, ground floor, superior finish, seafront with spectacular view, bedroom and living room, large veranda with baraza, kitchen with services of personal chef for dinner, fridge, en-suite bathroom with double showers and bath tub, mosquito net, ceiling fan and split unit air-conditioner, telephone, hairdryer, tea-coffee service, safe – chargeable.


Amani Spa and Gym

where natural beauty and inspired design are merged to create a classy and tasteful setting…

  • Manicures and Pedicures
  • French manicures and pedicures
  • Facials, Waxing
  • Hair Dressing and Braiding
  • Swahili aromatherapy massages
  • Lala Salama relaxation massages
  • Classic Swedish massages
  • Head and Shoulder massages
  • Foot massages
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Fully equipped Amani Gym

Other Facilities

  • Swimming Pool with Jacuzzi
  • 24 hour tea/coffee station at Bahari Lounge
  • Satellite TV Lounge and Library
  • Hibiscus Executive Board Room – with Wi-Fi
  • Business Centre – Internet, Scanning. Printing, Memory Card downloading and CD burning
  • WI-FI hotspot and internet
  • in-house Laundry
  • Zawadi gift shop
  • Foreign Exchange currency service
  • Safari and Excursion service

Aqualand Watersport Centre

PADI Scuba diving, Kiddy Scuba Rangers Club, Deep sea fishing, Kite surfing, Banana Boat and Air Glider, Snorkling, Sea excursion and safaris, Windsurfing


  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Table Tennis
  • Beach Games
  • Golf – nearby in Diani

Food and Drink

Meal Plans

Half Board – Rooms includes breakfast and dinner at the Bahari Restaurant, afternoon tea at Pool.

Half Board – Suites includes breakfast at Bahari Restaurant and dinner in your suite prepared by your personal chef.

Full Board – Half Board as above, inclusive of À la carte lunch at Tamu Grill or Jahazi Bistro.

All Inclusive – Rooms includes breakfast and dinner at the Bahari Restaurant, a la carte lunch at Tamu Grill or Jahazi Bistro, afternoon tea at Pool, soft drinks, house cocktails, local beers, house wines and spirits, fruit juices, taxes.

All Inclusive – Suites as for rooms except dinner in your suite prepared by your personal chef from a choice of menus.


Bahari Restaurant – for breakfast and dinner

Tamu Snack Grill – for lunch and afternoon tea

Jahazi Bistro – for lunch

Peponi Beach Restaurant – informal setup for barbeques and theme inners


Pool Bar – open from 9am to 4pm

Jahazi Beach Bar – open from 11am to 1am

Bahari Lounge Bar – open all day and evenings during dinner


Bahari Coffee Lounge – serving Lavazza coffees

Peponi Beach lounge – soft cushioned lounge with piped music


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01-Jun-21 30-Jun-21 78 USD 38 USD
01-Jul-21 31-Jul-21 94 USD 47 USD
01-Aug-21 31-Aug-21 105 USD 53 USD
01-Sep-21 31-Oct-21 94 USD 47 USD
01-Nov-21 23-Dec-21 94 USD 47 USD
24-Dec-21 24-Dec-21 199 USD 99 USD
25-Dec-21 25-Dec-21 249 USD 99 USD
26-Dec-21 30-Dec-21 199 USD 99 USD
31-Dec-21 31-Dec-21 249 USD 99 USD
01-Jan-22 06-Jan-22 199 USD 99 USD
07-Jan-22 31-Jan-22 99 USD 49 USD
01-Feb-22 28-Feb-22 105 USD 53 USD
01-Mar-22 14-Apr-22 94 USD 47 USD
15-Apr-22 18-Apr-22 124 USD 47 USD
19-Apr-22 30-Apr-22 94 USD 47 USD
01-May-22 31-May-22 CLOSED
01-Jun-22 30-Jun-22 84 USD 42 USD
01-Jul-22 31-Jul-22 99 USD 49 USD
01-Aug-22 31-Aug-22 105 USD 53 USD
01-Sep-22 31-Oct-22 99 USD 49 USD
Suite Room - Half Board
01-Jun-21 30-Jun-21 119 USD 59 USD
01-Jul-21 31-Jul-21 134 USD 67 USD
01-Aug-21 31-Aug-21 146 USD 73 USD
01-Sep-21 31-Oct-21 134 USD 67 USD
01-Nov-21 23-Dec-21 120 USD 60 USD
24-Dec-21 24-Dec-21 225 USD 113 USD
25-Dec-21 25-Dec-21 275 USD 113 USD
26-Dec-21 30-Dec-21 225 USD 113 USD
31-Dec-21 31-Dec-21 275 USD 113 USD
01-Jan-22 06-Jan-22 225 USD 113 USD
07-Jan-22 31-Jan-22 125 USD 63 USD
01-Feb-22 28-Feb-22 133 USD 66 USD
01-Mar-22 14-Apr-22 120 USD 60 USD
15-Apr-22 18-Apr-22 150 USD 60 USD
19-Apr-22 30-Apr-22 120 USD 60 USD
01-May-22 31-May-22 CLOSED
01-Jun-22 30-Jun-22 110 USD 55 USD
01-Jul-22 31-Jul-22 125 USD 63 USD
01-Aug-22 31-Aug-22 133 USD 66 USD
01-Sep-22 31-Oct-22 125 USD 63 USD
Executive Room - Half Board
01-Jun-21 30-Jun-21 115 USD 58 USD
01-Jul-21 31-Jul-21 131 USD 66 USD
01-Aug-21 31-Aug-21 143 USD 71 USD
01-Sep-21 31-Oct-21 131 USD 66 USD
01-Nov-21 23-Dec-21 115 USD 58 USD
24-Dec-21 24-Dec-21 236 USD 118 USD
25-Dec-21 25-Dec-21 286 USD 118 USD
26-Dec-21 30-Dec-21 236 USD 118 USD
31-Dec-21 31-Dec-21 286 USD 118 USD
01-Jan-22 06-Jan-22 236 USD 118 USD
07-Jan-22 31-Jan-22 136 USD 68 USD
01-Feb-22 28-Feb-22 143 USD 71 USD
01-Mar-22 14-Apr-22 131 USD 66 USD
15-Apr-22 18-Apr-22 161 USD 66 USD
19-Apr-22 30-Apr-22 131 USD 66 USD
01-May-22 31-May-22 CLOSED
01-Jun-22 30-Jun-22 121 USD 61 USD
01-Jul-22 31-Jul-22 136 USD 68 USD
01-Aug-22 31-Aug-22 143 USD 71 USD
01-Sep-22 31-Oct-22 136 USD 68 USD
Executive Suite - Half Board
01-Jun-21 30-Jun-21 169 USD 84 USD
01-Jul-21 31-Jul-21 184 USD 92 USD
01-Aug-21 31-Aug-21 196 USD 98 USD
01-Sep-21 31-Oct-21 184 USD 92 USD
01-Nov-21 23-Dec-21 143 USD 71 USD
24-Dec-21 24-Dec-21 275 USD 138 USD
25-Dec-21 25-Dec-21 325 USD 138 USD
26-Dec-21 30-Dec-21 275 USD 138 USD
31-Dec-21 31-Dec-21 325 USD 138 USD
01-Jan-22 06-Jan-22 275 USD 138 USD
07-Jan-22 31-Jan-22 175 USD 88 USD
01-Feb-22 28-Feb-22 183 USD 91 USD
01-Mar-22 14-Apr-22 170 USD 85 USD
15-Apr-22 18-Apr-22 200 USD 85 USD
19-Apr-22 30-Apr-22 170 USD 85 USD
01-May-22 31-May-22 CLOSED
01-Jun-22 30-Jun-22 160 USD 80 USD
01-Jul-22 31-Jul-22 175 USD 88 USD
01-Aug-22 31-Aug-22 183 USD 91 USD
01-Sep-22 31-Oct-22 175 USD 88 USD

Prices on Half Board basis

TRIPLE ROOM: Third bed reduction for an adult sharing in triple room is 30% off per person sharing rates.


One child aged 2-11 years sharing with 2 adults in a room pays 50% of per person sharing rates.

If two children aged 2-11 years share in their own room they each pay 80% of per person sharing rates.

Infants below 2 years stay free of charge.

CHRISTMASS & NEW YEAR SUPPLEMENTS: included in the above rates

MINIMUM STAY: Minimum 05 nights applicable from 24th December  – 02nd January.


Full board supplement is US$20 per person per night.

All inclusive supplement is US$50 per person per night.


From Ukunda (Diani) Airstrip: Free of charge (hotel’s shuttle bus)

From Mombasa:

Standard car (no air-conditioning): US $91 per car each way (1-4 passengers)

Superior car with air-conditioning: US $167 per car each way (1-4 passengers)

Minibus: US $115 per vehicle each way (5-8 passengers)

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Any of our own Gamewatchers team of Safari Advisors based in the USA, Canada, the UK, India and Australia will be glad to be of service in arranging your safari, helping you plan your trip, confirming prices, answering your questions and booking your choice of safari camps and lodges for you.

Our Safari Advisors have helped many hundreds of our guests to plan their trips and will be delighted to assist you and to help you plan your ideal safari.

For contact details of all our overseas based Safari Advisors in UK, USA, Canada, Australia, India and South America click here, or call us using the numbers below:

USA & Canada USA & Canada   Tel: +1-877-710-3014 (Julie Roggow) or +1-519-686-4776 (Rick McIntyre)

UK & EU UK & EU   Tel: +44 (0)7986-978985 (Wayne Hammond)

Kenya Kenya   Tel: +254 (0)774-136523

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