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
Hair Dressing and Braiding
Swahili aromatherapy massages
Lala Salama relaxation massages
Classic Swedish massages
Head and Shoulder massages
Fully equipped Amani Gym
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
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
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
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 Tel: +1-877-710-3014 (Julie Roggow) or +1-519-686-4776 (Rick McIntyre)
Concerned about the security of your booking and your own safety while on safari?
We fully appreciate your concerns when it comes to booking a safari in Africa and you can rest assured that your financial security when booking and your own personal safety when on safari is our highest priority. Gamewatchers Safaris is a member of the Kenya Association of Tour Operators bonding scheme, backed by a leading insurance company, to ensure your payments are fully protected if a bonded KATO member ceases trading.