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Driftwood Beach Club

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Private beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Private beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Private beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
3 outdoor pools

Overview of Driftwood Beach Club

Driftwood Beach Club

3-star property
Malindi beachfront hotel with 3 outdoor pools and spa

8.0/10 Very Good

1 verified guest review

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
Silversand Road, Silversand Beach, Malindi

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On a private beach

Getting around

  • Malindi (MYD) - 14 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Sandies Tropical Village - 4 min walk
  • Scorpio Villas Malindi - 14 min walk
  • Baby Marrow - 17 min walk
  • Rosada Beach - 18 min walk
  • Baobab Restaurant - 20 min walk

About this property

Driftwood Beach Club

Driftwood Beach Club offers a private beach where you can enjoy beach umbrellas, beachside drinks, and sun loungers, plus you'll have access to onsite surfing/body boarding. 3 outdoor pools provide fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in massages and mani/pedis. Offering a beachfront location, Driftwood Restaurant serves seafood and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A marina, a bar/lounge, and a snack bar/deli are other features.


English, German, Italian

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 35 rooms


  • Check-in time from 11 AM - 6 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite extended parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Free offsite parking nearby


  • Airport shuttle during limited hours*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 6 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Golfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas


  • 36 buildings/towers
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Library
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Full-service spa
  • Marina


  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • German
  • Italian

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Sleep well

  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Patio
  • Yard

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include massages and manicures and pedicures.


Driftwood Restaurant - This beachfront seafood restaurant specializes in seafood and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Driftwood Beach Club offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Driftwood Beach Club does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Is there a pool at Driftwood Beach Club?
Yes, there are 3 outdoor pools.
Are pets allowed at Driftwood Beach Club?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Driftwood Beach Club?
Yes, there's free self and extended parking. Parking spots may be limited.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Driftwood Beach Club?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Driftwood Beach Club?
You can check in from 11 AM - 6 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Driftwood Beach Club and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as surfing. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools. Driftwood Beach Club also has a private beach and spa services, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Driftwood Beach Club?
Yes, Driftwood Restaurant offers beachfront dining, seafood, and ocean views. Nearby restaurants include Sandies Tropical Village (4-min walk), Scorpio Villas Malindi (14-min walk), and Papa E Chakula (2.2 mi).
Does Driftwood Beach Club have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a patio and a yard.
What's the area around Driftwood Beach Club like?
Driftwood Beach Club is a short 2-minute walk from Silversands Beach and 18 minutes' walk from Malindi Beach.



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Property conditions & facilities


8/10 Very Good

Lovely end to our holiday
Driftwood is a really chilled hotel right on the beach. We had a lovely couple of nights to end our Kenyan trip. Take this place for what it is and you'll have a great time. The staff are so friendly and the food is really nice. Enjoyed it
Matt, 3-night romance trip
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