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English Point Marina, Mombasa, Kenya

English Point Marina is a contemporary beach resortfeaturing beach apartments, a beach hotel, restaurant, spa, serviced marina and watersports centre. English Point Marina is located on miles of beachfront site across the skyline of Mombasa Old Town and 10kms from Mombasa city and 14kms from Mombasa airport, Kenya, the English Point Marina is a masterpiece of excellence, a luxury beach resort in Mombasa that offers fully furnished and serviced rental beach apartments for long term and short term with services of a beach hotel, English Point Marina Mombasa is the first flooting marina in Kenya and the only truly 5 star beach hotel that is hosting high profile guests and visitors of Mombasa. English Point Marina is a thoughtful understatement that embraces an inspiring mix of contemporary design with a delicate touch of Arab flavor offering discerning leisure and business travelers an intimate approach to breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean on miles of pristine white sand beach, experience the comfort of a personal beachfront haven when staying at English Point Marina, family friendly beach apartments suites are complete with a full kitchen and a spacious airy terrace overlooking a private beach with a selection of tastefully designed beach chairs and umbrellas, a relaxing pool and Jacuzzi area with complimentary internet access in public areas, all apartments and hotel suites plus at our fully equipped business center. Designed for royal and prestigious guests, the English Point Marina encapsulates the essence of luxury in its splendidly appointed interior and exterior spaces welcoming esteemed guests to experience the epitome of luxury living. At English Point Marina, be one with the vast blue ocean as it glistens in the sun, the cool breeze that entangles in your hair and we know your feet can’t wait to play with the waves, a truly beautiful secluded beach-front retreat set amidst the natural splendor of sea, sand and sunset; the perfect hideout for a serene and relaxing getaway, carefree and casually cool: The moment you walk into English Point Marina, you officially enter a carefree zone. This is the place where "laid back" was invented and that vibe is totally contagious. Before long, you'll be footloose and cheerful in a paradise where everything is included, when you're located on the widest stretch of Nyali Beach, the best place to be is at the Ocean, everything you can possibly imagine is beachside, from lively pools to restaurants and bars. Seek adventure, relax, or do both. It's all about spending time with those you love... any way you want. Nyali beach Mombasa is the location where lifestyle and the landscape join to create a holiday paradise, come and absorb the passion and romance of the island while staying in English Point Marina, a sojourn where one can only marvel at the location in the sparkling pristine coral Sea and look out at the lush tropical islands beyond, these memories will be with you forever as English Point Marina is designed for those who wish to escape, unwind and relax. This is our Garden of Eden and it is a visual delight for the senses to enjoy, thanks to a rare freehold title this exclusive beach hotel enclave features a private beach, totally secluded, the English Point Marina experience offers total relaxation that is far removed from commercialized Mombasa beach resorts and over developed tourist towns. Spiritual in effect; the rare natural environment, privacy, seclusion and healthy living provide the ultimate tonic for modern life. Creature Comforts you can enjoy at English Point Marina begin as you walk into the spacious architect designed open plan pavilion house featuring beautiful ceilings and decorated in contemporary coastal style, Feel the warm sun rays kiss the skin as you lounge by the turquoise pool just a stone's throw from the white sand beach and Indian Ocean, stroll along the sands at sunset, breathe the fresh sea air as the gentle waves lap ashore and let your cares drift away at this idyllic tropical island retreat. The English Point Marina is a heavenly beach resort, a place where you can truly relax and feel at home with genuine warm Kenyan hospitality and luxury facilities. The stylish beachfront rooms offer spectacular sea views and the main restaurant is the perfect setting to explore our creative menu of healthy fusion cuisine, Mombasa most interesting yet laid back beach front dining waits, all under the watchful eye of a team of international Chefs and service management, English Marina believes that dining is not just a meal, but that it is a journey of flavors and culinary creations from around the world. With this in mind, the resort offers four options—including Kenyan buffet—that are sure to please the most sophisticated palate. Arrange a multi course gourmet dinner at one of our Restaurants. Private dining can be arranged, either as a romantic or an unforgettable Private Dinner on the Beach or as a barbecue in the privacy of your own apartment. At English Marina we like to always give our guests the very best which is why you will find a superb choice of restaurants and beach bars offering mouthwatering menus and scintillating drinks lists. Our chefs always select the freshest local produce and our menus satisfy all tastes, offering organic dishes as well as healthy and vegetarian choices. From toddlers to teens, you’ll find there’s absolutely everything your children need to enjoy a fun-filled family holiday. Fantastic pools, beautiful beaches and lots of organised activities going on every day. The safety and wellbeing of your children is paramount, so you’ll find our wonderfully equipped crèche is operated by Kenyan childcare specialists so you can relax knowing that your little ones are in safe hands. We’ve also made sure that our menus have a healthy selection of children’s favourites, along with fabulous fruit shakes which they’ll simply adore. Do your kids need to brush up on their beach football skills? Want to learn how to sail? Passionate about dancing? What better place than our English Point Marina. Simply contact our Chef direct for personalized arrangements, meander down the beachfront road and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere this exciting beach resort is famous for. Relax under the shade of a parasol on the white sands, shop till you drop at Mombasa shopping malls and dance the night away at Nyali nightlife district, all just a hop, skip and a jump from the beach resort. At English Point you can fill your day with fun activities or choose to simply sit by the pool with the latest bestseller. There’s a lot to do on the water, in the water and even under the water such as our PADI scuba diving courses. While back on land there’s a whole array of sports you can try in our brand new spots including beach volleyball. You can also hike through the surrounding forests, visit the nearby wetlands and enjoy the rich flora and fauna for which this area is renowned. Whether you love taking it easy on white beaches or taking in gorgeous sunsets at our infinity edge pool, an experience beyond compare awaits. Our outdoor pools are designed to offer pure pleasure all season long, combining stunning style and luxurious amenities and providing dedicated children’s areas and the reassurance of lifeguards, while our exclusive beach promise crystal clear waters just a few steps away from your room, or head to the temptations of the pine-fringed sands of Nyali beach, At English Point Marina you can really spoil yourself, our elegant spas can be used by all guests and provide a wide selection of treatments in serene surroundings with a range of luxury aromatherapy products. All treatments are given by our qualified and experienced therapists and you can also choose to have a massage or an express treatment, on the beach or in the privacy of your room. There are also steam rooms, saunas, Jacuzzis and pools for your total relaxation. And if a good workout is how you like to start you day, our fitness centers provide all you need. Looking for an exceptional experience during your holiday? English Point Marina services will guide you through all the options available to make your holiday truly unforgettable. Original destinations, cultural and lifestyle discoveries and spectacular excursions, all part of the VIP services we offer. This ultimate lovers retreat is the perfect backdrop to any romantic occasion and with our tailor made approach to weddings and honeymoons couples can be assured of a wonderful once in a lifetime experience. Our exclusive piece of paradise provides the ideal setting with a beautiful beachfront, luscious gardens, extensive party lawns and supreme privacy to indulge in five-star services and warm celebrations. Experience the graciousness of local culture with a traditional wedding blessing or a western wedding ceremony overlooking the sea. Whether celebrating love with a wedding, vowel renewal, honeymoon holiday or anniversary we provide discreet expert services that make dreams come true.

English Point Marina Information

EnglishPoint Marina is a contemporary development designed by Broadway Malyan, a major international architectural practice. It offers apartment living in the comfort, luxury and security of a hotel and will be managed by the award winning team of the Pinewood Village Beach Resort. Onsite facilities include a hotel, restaurant, spa & gym, serviced marina, water-sport centre, boardwalk with retail outlets and underground car parking. English Point is located on a 4 acre beach front site, across the creek from the historic Fort Jesus and spectacular skyline of Mombasa old town. English Point is situated on a beautiful white sandy beach, with full access to the warm waters of the English Point creek and spectacular views of Mombasa old town, Fort Jesus and Old Mombasa harbor. Our motto at the Hotel English Point is “Going beyond your expectations.” – And this is exactly what we strive to do for you! We have played host to thousands of guests looking for the perfect facility to combine their diverse high-end business needs with the comfort, luxury and quality they have come to expect. With our unwavering and dedicated emphasis on customer service, we ensure our guests’ experience is as comfortable, efficient and uncomplicated as possible. With 3 venues set in the beautifully made Grand Project, We have leading facilities for conferencing, meetings and event destination. No matter what your requirement – we strive towards ensuring that we meet your event or conference needs because your event is as important to us, as it is to you. With this in mind, our objective is to ensure our facilities fit your specific perquisites – whether be it an intimate one-to-one meeting or a complete, high end conference – we can assist you to fulfill whatever your needs. The key to our success, as a leading business conferencing venue, is the dedication and expertise of our team who are expertly skilled in ensuring your event needs are met over and beyond your expectations.


96 Three bedroom apartments, from 1655 to 2100 sq ft. 8 Penthouses

Deluxe Hotel Rooms

treat yourself to a Deluxe Room here at Hotel English point for that unique touch of space and contemporary style. Designed with comfort and relaxation in mind, these rooms make the perfect office for catching up on work, or alternatively your own private sanctuary to simply unwind in.

Hotel Suite

Along with comfort and style indulge yourself in an extra touch of luxury with the elegantly decorated and spacious hotel suite. Designed as an ideal space for work and relaxation alike, all our rooms are sophisticatedly decorated and equipped with all the latest conveniences, including mini bar and in-room electronic safe. Guests are provided with complimentary wi-fi access and are also equipped with a working desk and flat-screen TV – ideal for business conference calls, but equally useful for those evenings you’d rather relax in your comfortable room.

Luxury Suite

Bored of a regular hotel room? Pamper yourself with the luxury English point lifestyle by booking one of our two bed roomed luxury suite. These suites are ideal for individuals coveting more space, couples and families alike. These suites are tastefully decorated with style and comfort blended together resulting in the quintessence of indulgence

Executive Suite

Designed as the perfect sanctuary from the stresses and demands of life, the Executive Suite offers a truly distinctive level of comfort and elegance. Take a well-deserved break in this beautifully-appointed room and enjoy all the luxury English point provides.


The food at English Point is second to none. Guests have a culinary choice of restaurant dining, self catering services, room service or more casual choices by the pool and bar. There is something for young and old and with our extensive menu you will be spoilt for choice. Our English Point restaurant presents international cuisine infused with local flavors. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, English Point offers a sunny bright atmosphere by day and a romantic personality during the evening. Gastronomic voyages as the sun’s first rays light up the beach. Signature lunches on a secluded island. The indulgence of culinary masterpieces, succulent meals on a private beach. Experience exquisite moments. Enjoy memories that last. Dining is central to the English Point experience. Well known for its imaginative and constantly evolving menus, the restaurant is among the finest restaurants in Mombasa. Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch or Dinner; menus change daily and centre on fresh fish, chicken and meats plus seafood, Meals are accented with an international selection of fine wines and spirits. We have a food and beverage team to ensure that your dining requirements are met. Private Chef Services are also available with ample notice. 48 hours notice is generally required. Each apartment features a fully equipped kitchen with dining area and al fresco private deck, self catering option is only applicable for long stay apartment rental, we can have your groceries waiting for you when you arrive.

The Dream

English point Marina is a unique, contemporary, architectural marvel that started off as a dream by two Kenyan brothers, Alnoor and Amyn Kanji. The Mombasa born brothers had the vision when they acquired the property at English Point to recognise it's unique location and untapped potential. It sits across the stunning old Mombasa skyline in a natural marine basin with a breakwater coral shelf that is perfect for a marina. Out of this vision was born the idea to bring to Kenya, a modern, international development that offers the best in lifestyle and luxury, as well as the region’s first serviced marina to cater for the luxury boating market. The guiding principle was to build a resort to the highest international standards of design, functionality and safety and to incorporate the latest energy saving, recyclable and renewable technologies. In their words, "it had to be a landmark development and it had to add value to Mombasa." Alnoor and Amyn have assembled an excellent team of professionals to realize their vision for English Point. These include Broadway Malyan, a leading international practice of architects, urbanists and designers; Beckett Rankine who did the preliminary feasibility and master plan of the marina; Walcon Marine, prominent Marina consultants; XCO2 for best practice on sustainability issues and Helen Barker of 2designs in Mombasa who did all the interiors and landscape. What started off as just a vision, has grown to be the unique facility it is, which includes a world class boutique hotel with international standards, beautiful modern apartments that are both for sale and rent and a fully serviced floating Marina. To add on to that, the boardwalk at Englishpoint has become the “It” place for the Mombasa populace to spend time at. Not only do they enjoy the amazing views from the Boardwalk, but also the amazing cafes, restaurant and bar available on site. English point Marina is a hub of activity which has elevated the status of Mombasa, if not Kenya. It has epitomized luxury while maintaining comfort and affordability. It truly is a unique institution which will continue to grow.

Ansui Spa

the word Ansui originates from the Zen Buddhism word that means peaceful water. Inspired by water and its restorative benefits, Ansui spa is a haven of peace and tranquility located at the waterfront of English point marina, our product line is Thalgo, a marine spa brand that is world renowned for healing powers of the sea to develop and offer a wide range of skin and body care treatments with proven results. Our guests can lavish in treatments and spectacular amenities which include luxurious changing facilities with unrivaled showers and steam Bath, a stunning sea-facing Jacuzzi area, six exclusive treatment rooms, deluxe couples suites one of which includes a sensational floatarium, lavish relaxation areas and an ultra-chic Pedicure and manicure salon with spectacular views of the sea and Mombasa’s Old Town. Our luscious treatments include an array of massage and body therapies, hydrotherapies and skin care treatments, all guaranteed to gently ferry our guests away from worldly stresses and everyday pressures, to ultimate restoration, rejuvenation and balance. Our certified and highly trained professional therapists will nurture, pamper and focus only on the most important thing


Nothing says I love you more than a dream wedding in Mombasa, See, feel and taste the wedding spell that English Point Marina casts upon lovers: the glittering Indian Ocean reflecting in your eyes, Equatorial sunrays caressing your skin, and oodles of sweet and salty kisses… It all adds up to a one-of-a-kind celebration of your love for one another. The Mombasa is the most wished-for romantic wedding destination in the world and saying your vows and tying the knot at English Point Marina is bound to captivate your hearts. The stunning scenery is an epitome of the beauty that endows this planet and a truly enticing place to begin your life together as Mrs & Mr. Your special day commences in style with your every need being taken care of by our expert beautician, with professional hairdressing and make-up you will walk down an aisle of pure white sand looking just as stunning as the setting. Take your vows surrounded by the breathtaking shores of the Indian Ocean and floral décor inspired by the resounding paradise. Toast your union with champagne and cut your wedding cake against a panorama of endless Turquoise Ocean with private wedding photographer on hand to capture every precious moment. Share a romantic wine dinner under a starlit sky and awaken as newlyweds to breakfast in bed, a truly decadent start to your lives together. The memories of your wedding day will last a lifetime - and at English Point Marina Hotel, we will ensure they are perfect. With the amazing backdrop of Mombasa old Town, a truly stunning collection of wedding venues and an expert wedding planning team to devote their attention to every detail, your Mombasa wedding will surpass all expectations. Combining unparalleled excellence in service and hospitality with world-class menus, outstanding presentation and personal service, English Point Marina Resort holds a sterling reputation as an expert in turning wedding celebrations into truly magnificent events, beautiful gardens, terraces and beachfronts with spectacular views make English Point Marina perfect for garden weddings and outdoor cocktail wedding receptions, while our lavish ballroom sets the stage for grand, elegant and stylish weddings. Unique and distinctive, we also pride ourselves on the ability to meet the needs and tastes of a diverse group of guests - from those seeking a simple and elegant wedding, to anyone who has always dreamed of holding a fairy-tale wedding in Mombasa. A dream come true for any bride is a beachfront wedding. Our experienced team will work with you to deliver your special day, personalized to your requirements. Our dedicated and experienced wedding planners will also assist you with recommendations on decoration, timings and set-up. Additionally, meet our pastry chef and chef de cuisine, who will work their magic to make this an event as memorable as the occasion.


Small private island; secluded, palm-fringed beaches; luxurious beach retreat; lavish honeymoon suites; candlelight dinners on the white sands - if this sounds like your idea of a perfect romantic break, consider a honeymoon holiday in Mombasa ' The setting is stunningly dreamy, and the tropical islands idyllic, making your honeymoon to Mombasa unforgettable! The best time to visit the Mombasa is from May to January, but within this the driest months are July and August. Mombasa Honeymoons holidays are on very high demand; A Mombasa honeymoon is perfect for newlyweds who want the relaxation of the beach as well as the thrill of a unique experience. Water or land, Mombasa is loaded with exciting and unique excursions, beautiful sites and plenty of opportunities to be immersed in the culture and history of Mombasa.

Best Practice

The eco-considerations applied at English point marina is evincible in virtually every aspect of the development. From hydrology to aeration, nothing has been left to chance to see that mother earth is conserved. This emanates from the fact that environmental degradation by both anthropogenic and natural causes has seen resources dwindle at an accelerated pace. The architect and designers of the iconic development have without doubt proven that development can be done to enhance environmental sustainability. Mombasa being a city adjacent to a large water body (Indian Ocean), high levels of humidity and heat remain a challenge and indispensable part of the residents’ concerns. As evidenced by a wide application of air conditioners, developers have to take into consideration the air conditioning aspect. Despite their significance, air conditioning equipment contributes to global warming through emission of carbon dioxide. English Point Marina in Mombasa has ensured that emissions are kept at the lowest possible levels. Each structural unit has got a multi-split type air conditioner. A single unit can be connected to multiple indoor units in different rooms. The living room is used most when people are awake. When people are asleep the bedrooms are used most. Based on these usage patterns, it is unusual for all indoor units to be operated simultaneously, so a multi-split type air conditioner is the right choice for the home. The optional 5 room centralized controller allows the operation of each unit to be set from one location. Family members can activate the units in their rooms as required using the remote controller. To cut down on the usage of air-conditioners, English Point Marina has enhanced two initiatives: Special Low E Glass for all windows and doors. This glass will reduce the effect of direct sunlight on all buildings by reducing the amount of heat infiltrating into the buildings. This glass is being specially imported for English Point Marina in Mombasa Kenya. The free circulation of air within the buildings. The designers have employed the usage of sunscreens, high level windows and cross ventilation to cut down cooling costs. The structural plan is designed in a way that has an effect of creating an amazing air corridor within the buildings. Again, the systematic arrangement of the blocks creates a consequential shade effect hence providing a cooling effect to the preceding buildings. The exterior walls will have a smooth white finish to reflect sunlight and reduce absorption. Water features in the inner and outer courtyards will provide a cooling effect within the buildings. In waste treatment, English point Marina has BioDigesters. This technology is being imported from Denmark. This “Biokube" sewage treatment plant and septic tank conversion system is a wastewater treatment system that is also capable of a high level of phosphate reduction. The Biokube solves septic tanks soak away / drainage field problems by converting the septic tank to a full sewage treatment unit. One of the main functions of the Bio-cube Sewage Treatment Tank is to remove ammonia from the sample. The Bio-cube system is designed to "De-nitrify" the outgoing water. Water that emanates from this system is then channeled back to be used for the gardens and all toilets. All toilets at EnglishPoint Marina will therefore be supplied by this recycled water reducing fresh water demand by 40% to 50%. At the Marina, all rain water is also harvested from the roofs to supplement the municipal council hence adequacy in water supply. Wind turbines are also being considered for generation of electricity. While property development has been noted in virtually every aspect of metropolitan growth across the globe, natural resource conservation has been compromised. This has seen trees being brought down hence death of most of our forest ecosystems. A closer look at the English Point Marina, one would note that the application of wood is at minimal level. Ceilings frames, window panes, Kitchen surfaces amongst other housing design ramifications have less applied the use of wood in their creation. Again, this is a step in promoting sustainable development. Structurally, the location of the development is strategic in itself for conservation reasons. Going to Mombasa town would take less than five minutes using a boat instead of making a long detour by road. This would help decrease consumption of fuel by automobile on the ever packed highway to town hence energy conservation. While environmental degradation has further seen the transformation of life systems across the world, measures can be taken to prevent this. The facilities and measures in place at the marina are a profound statement that conservation can never be better than this. From sustainable development to eco-economy, nothing explains it better than English Point Marina. The valuable input from Eco consultants XCO2 from England as the eco-consultants of choice at the development explains the success of this project. It is our collective responsibility as we do our individual duty in conserving our environment. Buying and investing in an apartment at English Point Marina is one sure way of contributing to this noble duty. Its environmental conservation is at its best!

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East Africa’s first floating pontoon marina. Fully serviced with on-berth supply of fresh water, electricity, internet, satellite TV, fuel, pump out facilities and slipway. 60 berths from 6m to 40m with access to full hotel services. Dedicated Security and Management Centre.


Mombasa Kenya's second largest city after Nairobi, offers travelers an exotic taste of the African tropics steeped in centuries of seafaring history. This cosmopolitan tourist hub is actually an island connected by bridges and ferries to the Kenyan coast. Stretching for miles along the mainland to the north and south, Mombasa's beach resorts preside over palm-studded strands fringed by shimmering coral reefs. Tourists from Europe and beyond flock here to enjoy the many water sports - from dolphin spotting trips on traditional dhows and deep-sea fishing, to diving and snorkeling the wrecks and reefs, and basking on the sun-splashed shores. But in the city itself, on the bustling island, a world of history and culture awaits. Thanks to its legacy as the largest port in East Africa, Mombasa is a cultural melting pot. British, Asian, Arabic, Omanis, Indian, and Chinese immigrants have enriched the city's architecture and cuisine, and many mosques and temples grace the city streets. In the Old Town, where fragrant spices waft from local markets, visitors can step back in time and explore the ancient buildings. On the busy harborfront here, the World Heritage-listed Fort Jesus, built by the Portuguese in the 16th century, is an architectural jewel. Beyond the city, wildlife parks, villages, and ancient ruins round out the wealth of water-based fun. The Moi International Airport is an architectural symbol of Mombasa’s growing investment in tourism. It has been newly-renovated, and a new terminal has been built to facilitate larger aircraft and increased passenger traffic. As a direct result, many of the major airlines that operate out of the airport have increased both the number and frequency of their flights, in particular from major European cities. Smaller airlines operate local and regional flights within Kenya and East and Southern Africa respectively. Kenya Airways offers the most frequent flight schedule into and out of Mombasa, to a variety of national and international destinations. Visit Kenya Airways to view flight schedules. Another airline that flies to and from Mombasa is Air Kenya. Kenya Railways offers train services throughout the country, primarily between Nairobi and Mombasa. Passengers who chose to travel via rail have the option of travelling either by first or second class. A trip from Nairobi to Mombasa usually takes around 13 hours during which a variation of wildlife can be seen at a relatively close distance. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are also served on the train’s dining carriage. Tickets can be purchased at local travel agencies as well as at the main station which is located opposite the roundabout of Haile Salassie Avenue and Mwenbe Tyari Road. Being a small town, Mombasa does not have an extensive transport grid. The main form of transport is the public bus service (Kenya Bus Services), followed by the very popular minibuses otherwise commonly known and referred to as “Matatus”. Both forms of transport are highly used by the locals, and a ride in a “Matatu” can be quite a fascinating experience. London-style cabs and other taxis can be found almost anywhere in the town. The North Coast is accessed via the Nyali Bridge, and the South Coast through the Likoni Ferry.