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5 Must Have Items for Your Mombasa Vacation

5 Must Have Items for Your Mombasa VacationWhen you’re heading to Mombasa, Kenya for your next vacation, if you’ve never been there before or you haven’t gone away to any tropical destination in the past, there are some essential items you should consider taking along with you.

Some people might tell you that you can pick up any items you forgot or didn’t want to bring because you wanted to keep your luggage as light as possible, but that isn’t necessary with most of these items.

1. A couple of swimsuits.

If you’re planning on spending a week or more in Mombasa, you’re going to likely spend at least a couple of days at the incredible white, sandy beaches and beautiful turquoise water of the Indian Ocean. Having just one swimsuit isn’t enough. Have you ever tried to put on a wet bathing suit? It’s not that comfortable. Have a couple of different swimsuits with you for this particular vacation.

2. Sunscreen. The sun is incredibly hot in Mombasa. It is right on the equator and as a result, it can be incredibly easy to get burned. Avoid that by having plenty of sunscreen with you.

3. Comfortable walking shoes. If you visit Old Town, Fort Jesus, or even the safaris, you’re going to be walking quite a bit. Make sure you have comfortable shoes for this trip.

4. One nice outfit. There is a lot of wonderful nightlife to experience in Mombasa, so you should make sure you pack at least one decent outfit for an evening out, whether you plan to just go to a restaurant, a nightclub, or somewhere else.

5. Extra cash. You may be able to find an ATM to withdraw money in Mombasa, but it might cost you a lot to withdraw. Bringing along extra cash can be a great idea, just make sure you don’t keep it all in one place and never place cash in your checked luggage.

These five must-have items can help you and your family enjoy your trip in Mombasa that much more.