You get pleasure from listening to the sounds of the bush in the evenings, you would even like to spend most your stay outdoor. We welcome individualists. We like you to spend unforgettable days or weeks in Kenya. Go on voyage of discovery in the big garden. Relax on your terrace and enjoy the lush surrounding nature. Or spoil yourself culinary in the"Porini" Restaurant.
This small private place owns only 5 comfortable guest cottages situated in the middle of a tropical garden resembling a farmhouse style. Beside monkeys, bush-babies, a rich bird population and a multitude of colorful butterflies, M18339 Porini Farm you will see giant Aldabra Tortoises, crocodiles and Pythons. Giriama, the local tribe of the Kenyan North coast, live with their children live on the land. So you have the opportunity to experience how tools, music-instruments and all sorts of useful things are being made with simplest traditional methods. Know more about the life of the Giriama!
Altogether there is much to discover. The botanist amongst you will require probably quite some time in order to determine all the tropical plants in the garden. Those who follow attentively the narrow walkways around the garden will take pleasure in the variety of the fauna. In a small water pond turtles are sunbathing and you may detect some Lizards, Perches and Catfishes. Frogs and Toads are keeping short the insects.
The night belongs to the bats, cicadas and crickets as well as to the bush-babies, who fill the nightly silence with their sounds. A camp fire under the open sky with its thousands of stars as natural illumination together with the music of the Giriama dancers will make you feel being in another world.
Although the daring monkeys now and again make off with mangoes, papayas or bananas, we are proud of our animal guests. As well you find different kinds of land turtles and terrapins in the garden. Particularly the giant Aldabra tortoises (originating from the Seychelles) impress.
Those who want more than so much nature can work out by playing table tennis. And those who would like to relax will lie down on a sun bed next to the pool. If you want to the swim, snorkel or dive in the blue Indian Ocean, arrangements can be made.
Porini, being away from the tourist centers, is ideal to allow you to adjust before going on safari and to wind down after returning from it. From Porini in Kikambala it is not far to Mtwapa, which is situated at a creek, from where you can embark on a boat tour or arrange for big game fishing trip in the Indian Ocean. If you prefer a tour to Mombasa with all its sights we can arrange it for you.
Porini means bush in Swahili and that is what you should feel. Porini wants you to feel home in the African bush!
Nearby attractions and activities:
Boko-Boko is surrounded by green bush and is located along the New Mombasa/Malindi highway in Kikambala. The environment here is characterized by Shambas (small farms) of local the Giriama tribes, with their animal husbandry and agriculture, as well as the surrounding dense Bush land. Cattle farms and sisal plantations with gigantic Baobab trees determine the landscape.
Although only 25 kilometers away from the lively city of Mombasa, Africa could retain itself here still much of its uniqueness. Traveling across the land, one is rewarded with impressive pictures of the life of the Giriama. By meeting them you will know that they are friendly people, who still live their traditional life.
Those who want to experience East Africa off the main tourist stream, and want to discover undisturbed the world of animals and plants of the coastal region of Kenya, will here certainly be at the right place. The variety of reptiles and birds in the "Porini" (bush) and its environment is impressive.
From M18339 up to white extensive "Kikambala Beach" and the Indian Ocean it is approx. 2,500 meters. The way to the beach leads through farm and bush land and can easily be mastered either on foot, with the "boda-boda" bicycle service of the locals, or by borrowed bicycle! Those who want to can also transport to the beach by car can be arranged.
The new Boko Boko is situated just 20 kilometer from Mombasa, next to the village Kikambala. Follow the Momombasa - Malindi Road than you will get a board at the right hand site!
We don´t have any minimum stay and you can check in at any time!
If you like to make a Big Game Safari or Big Game fishing, we are happy to arrange something for you!
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.
Notes: We offer bed and breakfast, but even half board is possible!
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Joined InfoHub: Jun 2008
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M18339 has moved from South Coast to one of the tourism less touched corners of North Coast. Not only animals, but also many plants have found a new home in the M18339 and "Porini Farm Restaurant" in Kikambala. Indeed, the heavy rainfalls of the last rain season have assisted our planting. They, however,...
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