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5 Must Have Items for Your Mombasa Vacation

bikini beachVacationing in Mombasa is one of the best decisions that you’ll make. If you’ve never visited this part of the world, you’re in for one incredible vacation. If you have been here before, then you already know how much fun you’re going to have.

In order to help ensure that your stay in Mombasa is the best that it can be, there are 5 must have items that you should not forget.

1. Money

It’s easy to assume that you’re going to have more than enough, but too many vacationers get here and then spend a lot of their money within the first couple of days. It’s easy to do because there are so many incredible restaurants, the nightlife is amazing, and the day trips to the safari, crocodile farm, and even Fort Jesus are all breathtaking.

Make sure that you set a budget for each day while you’re in Mombasa. When you manage your money, and you bring more than enough, or have access to more, then you’re going to enjoy every day of your trip.

2. Sunscreen

Don’t forget that Mombasa is right along the equator and that means the sun is at its hottest just about all day long. If you forget sunscreen, you can certainly buy some here, but it will cost you a lot more than if you simply bring it with you.

3. Swimsuit

Even if you’re not an avid swimmer, you’re going to want to take a dip in the turquoise waters along the white sand beaches here. If not, you then might prefer to spend some time at the bar, which can be located in the pool at your hotel.

4. Comfortable walking shoes

There is so much to do in Mombasa and a lot of it will require walking. If you only bring sandals or flip-flops, you could be in for a rough surprise when you’re walking for miles or trying to get out to see the wildlife sanctuary. Pack at least one pair of comfortable walking shoes.

5. Camera

You’re going to see a lot things on your trip to Mombasa. Capture them in images or video so that you can share with your friends and loved ones back home. If you forget your camera, you likely have a camera on your smartphone, but if not, you can still buy cheap, disposable cameras from a number of gift shops throughout the city.