Driftwood Beach Club

3.0 star property
Malindi beachfront hotel with 3 outdoor pools, spa

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Driftwood Beach Club

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3 outdoor pools
Desk, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi, bed sheets
Breakfast, lunch, dinner served; seafood, beach views
Free self-parking

Overview of Driftwood Beach Club


Very good

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Air conditioning
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
Silversand Road, Silversand Beach, Malindi
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • Marina
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach bar
  • Room service
  • Conference centre
Feel at home
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

Standard Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • On a private beach
  • Watamu Beach - 41 min drive

Getting around

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


  • Simba Dishes Malindi - 4 min drive
  • Osteria del Chianti, Malindi - 3 min drive
  • Pata Pata Cafe Lounge Bar - 4 min drive
  • Osteria Wine Bar - 18 min walk
  • Seafront Swahili Dishes - 18 min walk

About this property

Driftwood Beach Club

Driftwood Beach Club offers a private beach where you can enjoy beach umbrellas, beachside drinks and sunloungers, plus you'll have access to on-site 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 manicures and pedicures. 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 until 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 on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site extended parking
  • On-site parking is limited
  • Free off-site parking nearby


  • Airport shuttle (available 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 centre


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


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


  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Sleep well

  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Patio
  • Garden

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 specialises 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. These 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 that you 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 spaces may be limited.
Is an 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.
Does Driftwood Beach Club have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a patio and a garden.
What's the area around Driftwood Beach Club like?
Driftwood Beach Club is a short 19-minute walk from Silversands Beach and 19 minutes' walk from Vasco da Gama Pillar.



Very good




Staff & service


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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