Mombasa

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Mario Rimardi

"Wish I had discovered InterNations before I relocated to Kenya. It's really helpful on both a private and a professional level. "

Caroline Hayes

"Expats on InterNations gave us valuable hints for finding an appropriate school in Nairobi for our two children."

Our Local Network of Expatriates in Mombasa Welcomes You!

Jambo and welcome to your InterNations Community for expats in Mombasa. Here at InterNations we aim to remove as many obstacles as possible as we support you in relocating to this vibrant Kenyan city. We have created a wealth of online resources specifically to support expats with detailed guides and advice. Find answers to your questions such as, "which areas of Mombasa should expats avoid?" and feel reassured that you are part of our community. Take any concerns and day to day questions to our busy social forum where our members are always happy to share their first-hand experiences with fellow expats. Learn from their insider tips as you follow in their footsteps to build a new life in Mombasa.

Join Our Exciting Events in Mombasa

Attend our monthly events and activities for Mombasa expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Mombasa Expat Guides

  • Moving to Mombasa

    Mombasa is a combination of modern city, beach resorts, and industry with plenty to offer expatriates. This historic sea port has welcomed many visitors over the centuries and continues to do so today. So get prepared for your move to Mombasa and read up on the city, visas, and accommodation.
  • Life in Kenya

    Jambo! — Welcome to East Africa! Are you wondering what expat life in Kenya is like? The InterNations Expat Guide to living in Kenya introduces you to leisure activities and contemporary culture, but we also address practical issues like healthcare, education, and transportation.
  • Working in Mombasa

    There is work available for expats in Mombasa within a number of different sectors, including tourism and hospitality, IT and computing, administration, and teaching. Expatriates planning on working in Mombasa will need a letter from their new employer in order to obtain a work permit, though.

Exchange Tips about living in Mombasa

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Mombasa expat forums.

Wildlife and Beaches in Mombasa

As a major tourist hotspot, expats will not be surprised to find a range of activities and attractions on offer which make the most of Mombasa's lush surroundings. From the beautiful beaches to the abundance of nature experiences, you'll be able to explore Mombasa's rich and varied landscape. Wildlife lovers will be drawn to the delights of the Marine National Park, Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary, and Arabuko Sokoke National Park. There is also lively nightlife to enjoy with clubs, bars, and restaurants catering to locals, expats and tourists alike. As Kenya's second-largest city, Mombasa is an important economic hub. Main industries include mining, manufacturing, and oil, while the major contribution from tourism has also prompted a rise in hospitality services.

Get to Know Expats & Make Friends at InterNations Events in Mombasa

Once you relocate to Mombasa take some time away from the stunning surroundings and vibrant nightlife to socialize with your fellow expats. We warmly invite our members to our regular InterNations Events where you can meet and have fun together in person with fellow internationals from all over the world. In addition, our InterNations Groups are also a great way to embrace the social scene in the city and meet like-minded expats who share your interests. With InterNations you can enjoy the reassurance of being part of our global community while also having fun with others as you create a fulfilling life in Mombasa.

Mario Rimardi

"Wish I had discovered InterNations before I relocated to Kenya. It's really helpful on both a private and a professional level. "

Caroline Hayes

"Expats on InterNations gave us valuable hints for finding an appropriate school in Nairobi for our two children."

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