Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Kilifi

Enjoy the live music and other features of Kilifi. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognized for its university setting, seaside and beaches. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kilifi

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Kilifi is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Watamu Marine National Park (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Watamu Beach (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Mida Creek (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kilifi

Fly into Vipingo (VPG), the closest airport, located 15.8 mi (25.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Malindi (MYD), which is 31.8 mi (51.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Kilifi, KE?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 430 vacation rentals near Kilifi. From 68 Houses to 113 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kilifi for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Kilifi?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kilifi. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Arabuko Sokoke Forest: 294 vacation rentals
  • Ruins of Gedi: 298 vacation rentals
  • Pwani University: 15 vacation rentals
  • Bamburi Beach: 123 vacation rentals
  • Tiwi Beach: 185 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kilifi listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kilifi?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 68 Houses in Kilifi. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kilifi include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 113 rentals available
  • Villas: 67 rentals available
  • Cabins: 12 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kilifi?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 310 vacation rentals with pool available in Kilifi. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.