The Woburn Residence Club is situated in five acre of landscaped tropical gardens, a few minutes’ drive North of Malindi Town. Established in 2000 it is a resort of its kind in Kenya. Already a world leader, Woburn Residence club won the prestigious International Award for Tourists, Hotel and Catering Industry 2002 Trophy, awarded by the hospitality Industry’s top professionals the Trade Leaders Club, in conjunction with the international Tourism fair-ranked in the world’s top five fairs – Madrid Spain. A 10 minutes’ walk takes you to a lovely uncluttered beach and sea in which surfing is possible at certain times of the year. Windsurfing, sailing, scuba diving and deep sea fishing are also practiced on nearby beaches. Malindi airports is 10 minutes’ drive away and Mombasa lies approximately 130 Km to the south.
Malindi: Although rather unsophisticated and still developing town, retains much of its Swahili charm and Arabic influences. It offers a variety of hotels, restaurants, shops, banks 2 casinos and a busy market. There is much of interest in and around Malindi, Internationally renowned for its big game fishing and its beautiful marine parks, nearby horse-riding, sailing, windsurfing, driving, snorkeling, golf and tennis are available. The charming Islamic Village of Mambrui with its huge white sands beach and dunes and excellent restaurant is a short drive away as the fascinating ruins of the ‘Lost City of Gede’ which the inhabitants inexplicably abandoned in the 17th or 18th centuries. Watamu a fishing and diving center with magnificent Marine Park and whit sandy beach, is approximately 20 Minutes’ drive away.
Worburn Residence Club has its own reception area, a bar, and a restaurant serving lunchtime snacks and evening meals. There is a large 3-tiered swimming pool with a Jacuzzi whirlpool. Tennis and golf are available at nearby Malindi golf and Country Club. (9 hole).
For the more imaginative traveler Kenya is a beautiful land of contrasts and if you want to combine a stay at the coast with a Safari to see the amazing wildlife of East Africa, there are a few better places. The East Africa region is a monsoon type of climate with warm summers and temperate winters.
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