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Malindi is located some 260 miles (418 kilometers) from Nairobi, the country's capital.
While in Malindi, do spend some time at Malindi Beach.
Malindi isn't the only spot in this intriguing region that is worth seeing; keen travelers will be keen to be sure to set aside plenty of time to experience the magic of the surrounding scenery, cities and towns. Roughly 11 miles (18 kilometers) away you'll find Watamu. Head here to see the Watamu Beach and Watamu Marine National Park.
Expand your mind by spending a few hours at Kenya's wonderful craft workshops.
Sometimes, the most enjoyable way to see a place is by tapping into the expertise of locals. The region offers some very informative wildlife spotting tours and wildlife safaris.
For many people, enjoying a new place is as much about local food as it is about taking photos of sights so don't forget to try out the meals for which this area is known. Popular ingredients in this area are potato and maize. How about trying ugali (cornmeal) or irio (mashed peas and potato mix)? Both meals are a common fare in this area. When it is the end of you meal, you should try chilled banana cream. And, regardless of what time it is, Kenya is a great spot to ask for Picana (mango juice).
When booking your holiday to Malindi, keep in mind that the handiest major airport, Moi International Airport, is located in in Mombasa, 65 miles (105 kilometers) away.