Tijara Beach

Southern coast, Kenya

Tijara Beach is a small hotel with just four Swahili style guest cottages scattered within the lush tropical gardens on a stunning stretch of white sand beach. There are beautiful views out to the Indian Ocean and a large pool to relax by.

At a Glance

Beach, Honeymoon

Insider's View

Relax on your deck and soak up the stunning Indian Ocean views.

Louisa Ross-Taylor

Insider's View

Go snorkeling from the beach.

Louisa Ross-Taylor

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Tijara Beach has just four luxurious cottages beautifully spread out within the tropical gardens and are each situated on its a coral cliff head, with magnificent views of the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.

The cottages are refreshed by the cooling monsoon breezes that blow gently off the Indian Ocean all year round, and if it is a little too warm there are fans placed directly above the bed. All the cottages overlook the beautiful grounds and have full views of the vast expanses of the azure Indian Ocean beyond.

The traditional Swahili style of our cottages with carved doors and high makuti (coconut thatch) roofs are complimented by handcrafted Swahili furniture with ornate carvings and rich decoration. All the authentic Swahili furniture has been lovingly restored or specially made for us by the local craftsmen. The en-suite cottages all have double wash basins, double showers and uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean from wherever you are! The honeymoon cottage has a king size bath tub to add to the romance. All of the cottages enjoy privacy and spectacular panoramas from the private deck.

There is a large fresh water swimming pool with plenty of room to relax round. The beautiful tropical garden has manicured lawns, exquisite shrubs and both indigenous and exotic trees. There is an abundant variety of animal, bird and butterfly species. These include the timid bush babies, dik-diks, wild pigs, Agama and monitor lizards, civet cats, budges, the magnificent fish-eagle, beautiful carmine and white throated bee eaters, weavers, sunbirds, kingfishers.


Tijara Beach has just four luxurious en-suite guest cottages which are beautifully sited on its own coral cliff head, with magnificent views of the turquoise waters of the warm Indian Ocean. Expansive private decks rest on high stilts giving guests a feeling of floating in the air and maximising the views.


Spa treatments including massages, manicures, pedicures and beauty treatments can be arranged for guests without leaving their room.

Tijara Beach includes the following activities in the cost - Snorkelling, reef and beach walks, a cave walk, bird Watching, French boules and croquet.

Location & Directions

Southern coast, Kenya

Tijara Beach Hotel is set alongside the gorgeous white sand Tijara Beach on Kenya's south. Overlook the Indian Ocean the elevated positions ensure privacy and stunning views.

When to go

The rainy season on the Kenyan Coast is generally during May and June. So from July onward the weather is gradually getting hotter and dryer until March/April when it reaches the high 90's (over 40 degrees C). Christmas/New Year is generally considered the peak season and the weather is lovely then with constant sunshine and gentle off shore breezes. If you want clear seas for diving then make your trip after August/Sept.

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