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About Galu Inn

Galu is located on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya, some 40 km south of Mombasa. Galu Beach is located next to Diani Beach, and is a popular tourist destination most of the year. The area has a number of beach hotels, cottages and private homes, and boasts all the infrastructure and facilities that accompany a modern tourist destination, including shops, banks, restaurants, bars, various entertainment, and sports.

Galu Inn is a small hotel situated only 300 m from the white sandy beaches of the Indian Ocean. The hotel offers 14 beautifully decorated and comfortable rooms, all with modern facilities, including colour television, a minibar, room safe, telephone, tea and coffee-making facilities, hairdryer, and broadband Internet connection. We also provide a beautiful swimming pool, restaurant and coffee bar facilities, making your visit to Galu Inn as memorable as possible and providing great value for money. Along the beach there are also a number of recreation and service facilities to take care of your leisure time.

The superb Galu Beach fronting the Indian Ocean is only seven minutes easy walk from Galu Inn. An out-of-this-world white sandy beach is waiting for you, with crystal clear blue water of a pleasant temperature. Just think about being able to walk down to the beach and taking a swim in the ocean all year around. Take a trip to the reef to see the fantastic and vibrant life of the coral, just a couple of hundred metres away from the beach. Wake up in the morning, walk down to the beach, and pick up a variety of fresh seafood from the fisherman’s catch.

Guests can enjoy a round of golf at Leisure Lodge’s 18-hole golf course, only 10 minutes’ drive away from Galu Beach Estate. Some of the 5 Star hotels close to the golf course also have casinos where you can try your luck at the roulette and black jack tables. In addition, guests have a choice of several shopping centres along the beach road, well-stocked to meet all daily requirements. At two of the bigger shopping centres guests will find all sorts of food, clothing, souvenirs, handicrafts, banks, ATMs, a postal service, medical and dental facilities, Internet, travel and car rental services. Along the beach road, small buses called "Matatu" in Swahili provide transport up and down and are available all day long.

Along the beach are five scuba diving schools offering diving lesson and five deep-sea fishing clubs that offer all types of diving services and training, while within two to four hours’ drive, guests can visit famous game parks such as Shimba Hills, Tsavo-East and Tsavo-West.

Beach: Located within walking distance from the beach.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 3 hours
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 28
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM


  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi

Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.

Galu Inn Rooms

Galu Inn Map

Galu Inn is 2.5km from the centre of Galu Beach , the nearest airport 6km (Ukunda Airstrip).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Galu Beach

Forty Thieves Beach Bar

(1.8 km from Galu Beach)

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H2O Extreme

(0.8 km from Galu Beach)

The heavenly palm-fringed Diani Beach stretches for 20 km and is kept free of seaweed by an offshore coral reef. This coastal utopia is now one of Kenya’s best-loved beaches, offering postcard perfect white sand and turquoise warm water. Fall out of...

Leisure Lodge Golf Club

(4.5 km from Galu Beach)

The Leisure Lodge Golf Club offers a unique playing experience in peaceful Diani Beach. Players of all skill levels will find the 18-hole course an appealing challenge. The beautiful course is designed by Tommy Fjastad to harmonise with the natural...

Skydive Diani

(4.5 km from Galu Beach)

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