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Things to do in Mombasa

Best attractions to visit in Mombasa

11. Manda Island - Mombasa

Manda Island

Located just to the north of Lamu, Manda Island is majorly an uninhabited island discovered in 1965 by a British archaeologist. A few years ago, the island was mostly uninhabited and deserted, but it has now started to feel the influence of nearby urban development and have attracted a number of investors. As a result, the island today boasts several newly-built luxury homes and boutique resorts which offer every amenity a tourist can ask for. In addition to its pristine beaches and clear waters, Manda Island is famous because of the 9th century port, Takwa. Once a great hustling, bustling city, the ruins of Takwa hold immense archaeological value, and as a result, attract a large number of visitors. Unlike its neighboring islands, Manda is not densely populated, and therefore, remains the favorite spot of tourists who want to spend their vacations at a secluded vacation spot. Various accommodation options are available at the island of which Manda Bay Lodge is the most famous because of the amenities it offers. With its untouched, clean beaches and warm water, Manda Island is certainly a place you must visit on your trip to Africa. So, plan a visit to Manda Island and make your next holiday perfect!

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