On the Water Activities
Snorkeling & Boat Excursions
We will pack you a picnic and a cooler box and take you snorkeling, out to sand islands by the reef or to Kisite Marine Park in Shimoni...and most probably you will meet dolphins on the way!
We have our own diving equipment and Dive Master on site.
We offer Padi certificate for non-experienced divers.
Hoby Cat Sailing
Enjoy the ocean with the power of the wind! The Hoby Cat Teddy is a small catamaran perfect for 1-2 adult and if wind is not too strong bring your 2 children along. No need for trapeze - 1 adult can easily control the boat in strong winds. Requires previous sail experience.
KITE SURFING, WINDSURFING, SUP
(Stand Up Paddle surfing)
South Coast is a great place for kite surfing. Wide beaches, warm water and winds are constant. A perfect place to learn. Surf inside the reef at low tide for flat water or head out to the reef for waves.If you bring your own gear, good kite sizes: 10-12m.
Kite schools and hire:
DD-Kite travel: www.dd-kitetravel.de. From beginner to advance teaching for the already experienced. Also does downwinders and kite safaris. 10-15min walk on the beach from Kinondo Kwetu.
H2O Extreme: www.h2o-extreme.com. Beginner courses and kite hire.
Get out on the water! Great for paddling out to a sandbank or to get to deep water at low tide. We have 4 Double Sit-On-Top Kayaks and 2 Single Sit-On-Top Kayaks. Kayaks are included in your stay at Kinondo Kwetu.
Deep Sea Fishing
Straight from the hotel with Get Hooked! Minimum 4 hrs. www.gethookedinkenya.com. For the extreme experts, a Full Day-minimum excursion to Shimoni/ Pemba channel. www.pembachannel.com
Travel back in time on a traditional sail boat.
Waterskiing & Wakeboarding
We provide you with a boat, captian, line & equipment - rest is up to you!
Times subject to tides & wind.
Off the Water Activities
For you who always dreamed of galopping on the beach.
If you happen to be here during full moon days - we recommend you to have a nice early dinner and then head out riding on the beach in the moon light.
We have a Plexipave Hard Court. Rackets and balls are available. Use of tennis court is included in your stay at Kinondo Kwetu.
15 min away from Kinondo Kwetu. Leisure Lodge Golf Club. We have one set of golf clubs for free usage.
Skateboarding at Kinondo Kwetu Skate Park
For kids and adults 5 years and up. Park is open from 3.30 pm to 8pm. Street and mini ramp "semi-bowl". Approx 350m2 area.
Dont forget to bring helmets, pads and skate!
Sky Diving - Sky is the limit!
Jump over the beautiful Indian Ocean to get the thrill of your life! One of the few places in the world where you get to land on a white sandy beach. Check out more at www.skydivediani.com
Nature & Wildlife
Shimba Hills Safari
Shimba Hills National Park is just 45-minutes drive from Kinondo Kwetu, great for game drives with Kinondo Kwetu's experienced Safari guide. Guests can expect to see elephants, sable antelopes, giraffes and many other species of wildlife. Perfect for families with young children wanting a safari without testing the little ones patience.
Cultural visits & Nature Walks
Kinondo Village & Kinondo Kaya
Kinondo Kwetu is an area of holy trees and some very old graves, declared as a Kaya area. A Kaya is protected by the National Museum of Kenya, in this case protected due to its traditionally sacred meaning to the inhabitants of the area. Many of the trees in Kinondo Kwetu are sacred to the Kinondo people (who believe their old ancestors live amongst the trees), especially the very old Baobab tree with an open trunk. For bird lovers Kinondo is a perfect spot!
Hug a Snake!
If you have always wanted to know what a snake feels like...
On request the snake conservancy come with their best "friends". Perfect activity for the young ones!
Body & Soul
Kinondo Kwetu offers various means of caring for your body and soul. Spa treatments that are offered are: Massage, Facial treatment, Manicure, Pedicure.
You can enjoy a massage and body treatment to the soothing sound of the Indian Ocean. And we will guide you to a "secret" serene spot on a cliff overlooking the sea where you can meditate and do your yoga. Even the big pool is designed for tranquility: not a hard rectangle but a giant three-leaf clover; swim the perimeter and you have covered a hundred meters. We also have a Finish sauna that is fired up towards the sunset.
Enquire about our special yoga weeks or book yourself a private lesson with either yoga or aerobics instructor.