The Tamarind Dhow offers a magical way to wind up your day whilst at the Kenyan coast!! The Tamarind dhow cruise is an invitation to drift along the Tudor creek to a quiet spot where the dhow moors. Enjoy unrivalled views of the twinkling lights of Mombasa as the starlit skies provide idyllic surroundings; savor a delicious freshly prepared seafood dinner prepared meticulously in Swahili style for you. Onboard the resident band offers a wide choice of dance music, from the latest hits to the golden oldies.
The Tamarind dinner on a cruising dhow cum restaurant offers the best in seafood and dining experience.The dining experience starts with a pick up from your beach resort for a transfer to the tamarind restaurant jetty. The dhow cruise leaves from the jetty of the famous Tamarind one of the finest sea food restaurants in East Africa.
The Tamarind Dhow Dinner is Suitable for a romantic or group dining experience. This Tamarind Dhow Cruise is a romantic dinner cruise for lovebirds or newly weds looking to spend some time on the ocean during the day or at night.
Tamarind Dhow is an authentic ocean going Jahazi (Traditional Arab Sailing Boats), formerly used for cargo trading along the Kenyan Coast and to the Arab States. Tamarind Dhow has been completely refurbished as floating Restaurant, without losing any of the Traditional aspects of the original Dhow. Tamarind Dhow is now moored at the Mombasa Tamarind jetty
The Tamarind Dhow Dinner Cruise commencing at 6.30 pm, begins with a welcome “Dawa” cocktail as the Dhow sails smoothly towards Fort Jesus.
The twinkling lights of Mombasa and the starlit skies provide idyllic surroundings for a delicious seafood dinner meticulously prepared in Swahili style on the deck in front of the guests. The resident band on board offers a wide choice of dance music, from the latest hits to the golden oldies as the Dhow gently glides back to the Tamarind Jetty by 10.30 pm.
There are two Tamarind Dhows (sailing boats). The larger one, the “Nawalilkher” is able to hold up to 70 diners, and with the tables removed this can easily hold a cocktail party for up to 100 people.
The smaller “Babulkher” dhow, has a capacity of 55 guests for dinner and 70 guests for cocktails. Both Dhows are available for exclusive hire for wedding parties and so on.
Price include transfers from / to beach resorts
The dining experience ends at approximately 2200hrs with transfers to respective beach hotels / resorts