Malindi (once known as Melinde) is a town on Malindi Bay at the mouth of the Galana River, lying on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya.It is the largest urban centre in Kilifi County. The area shows classic examples of Swahili architecture. Malindi is home to the Malindi Airport and Broglio Space Centre.

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Responsive image Watamu Marine Park
Its coral gardens are merely 300 metres (980 ft) from the shore and are home to approximately 600 species of fish, 110 species of stony coral and countless invertebrates, crustaceans and molluscs.There are also whale sharks, manta rays, octopus and barracuda as some of the larger species in the park.

Responsive image Arabuko Sokoke
Arabuko-Sokoke Forest is the largest single block of indigenous coastal forest remaining in East Africa. It forms the centrepiece of a world-renowned habitat for rare and endangered mammals and birds. Indeed, the concentration of rare species accounts for its status as the second most important site for conservation of threatened bird species on the African mainland.

Responsive image Gedi Ruins
The Ruins of Gedi are the remains of a Swahili town located in Gedi, a village near the coastal town of Malindi in Kenya.The site is inhabited by guenon monkeys, which frequently interact with visitors.