Leopard Beach Resort
With a stunning white sandy beach, recently renovated modern. stylish and sleek rooms, Leopard Beach Mombasa has become the go-to destination resort on Mombasa’s South Coast. Located on Diani Beach, the resort is set in lush, landscaped tropical gardens with flowering plants, ponds and waterfalls, and is nestled between coral cliffs facing the Indian Ocean.
Steps lead down to the beach where the water is calm due to a protective coral barrier reef. Its Uzuri spa is located in 6 acres of grounds and has its own swimming pool and juice bar.
Leopard Beach Mombasa has a choice of standard rooms with garden or sea views, suites, stand alone cottages or villas. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning, bath, shower, toilet, bidet, telephone, minibar, satellite television and balcony or terrace. Mosquito nets are available on request. All rooms are spotlessly clean and comfortable.
All suites come with DVD/CD players and a selection of discs for viewng, large living areas, power-showers and jacuzzis. Cottages command stunning ocean views and private gardens and patios. Guests have access to an extensive 24/7 room service and baby-sitting services on request.
Leopard Beach offers wedding packages with accommodation provided in honeymoon suites. It has conference facilities as well.
Total number of rooms 158
Superior garden view rooms 20
Superior sea facing rooms 48
Chui Class Cottages 10
Luxury Villas 3
Start the day with a buffet spread consisting of a wide range of tropical juices, including mango, pineapple or passion fruit, any style of freshly-prepared eggs, coffee, tea, cereals and pastries.
The guests on half or full board have meals in three venues – a buffet at the Horizon Restaurant, al-fresco dining on Coco Beach or traditional African dishes, evening entertainment and splendid ocean views at Nyama Choma.
Three table-d’hôte venues are rotated throughout the week: a buffet or set-menu in the Other guests pick from their award winning and romantic Chui Grill which overlooks the lily ponds, light meals at Coco Mchana and Italian food at Pizza n’ Pasta Tornati. The Pool Bistro and Bar has light meals, snacks, seafood and a large selection of ice creams. There are early meals and menus for kids at all restaurants.
There are three bars at the resort. Breezy, tropical Mario’s looks like the inside of an expensive sailing yacht with warm tropical wood furniture and accents and brass rivets.
Not surprisingly, since it was designed by local resident and boat-builder Mario Scianna. Built in a similar nautical style to resemble a schooner, the second bar Marco’s is sited on a coral cliff overlooking the pool and ocean with sails providing shade as guests sip cocktails and snack on tapas.
The third bar, the Mahogany Lounge, is the hub of nightlife at Leopard Beach Mombasa.
Two pools. There is a beautiful free form pool facing the ocean for adults and kids and a smaller, quieter pool on the spa grounds.
Live bands and cultural performances are staged at the Mahogany Lounge and Disco. It is a nightly disco as well.
Things to Enjoy
Floodlit tennis courts, table tennis, volleyball, water polo, windsurfing, kite surfing, kayaking, snorkeling, glass-bottomed boats and fitness center with sauna and steam bath are available.
The Leopard Beach Mombasa in house diving center runs a PADI diving for kids and adults. Avid golfers have access to an 18-hole golf course just next door to the resort. Day trips can be arranged to Wasini Island for snorkeling and swimming with dolphins or to the Shimba Hills to get a view of Sable antelopes, elephants and other animals/
The luxurious Uzuri resort, which is set in 6 acres of indigenous forests, offers a comprehensive range of spa treatments using original African products and European therapies. Uzuri, which means ‘goodness” in Swahili, has treatment rooms with private courtyards.
Exquisite grounds, gorgeous beach, relaxed holiday atmosphere and wide choice of accommodation.
Daily charge for use of the room safe and guests have to pay for the delivery of a bucket of ice to their rooms.
On Diani Beach, Mombasa,, Kenya
It is 34 kms south of Mombasa, 45 kms from Moi International Airport and 5kms from a local airstrip.