While many associate countries within Africa as being the perfect base for wildlife viewing and a quintessential safari experience, Kenya in fact offers a holiday for every traveller. Those who are seeking an unforgettable summer vacation in a tropical paradise should place the beautiful beaches in Kenya at the top of their must-visit bucket list.

Filled with an abundance of unique activities and spectacular scenery straight off the pages of the finest travel magazines, Kenya’s tropical beaches are the stuff of dreams. You won’t be short of places to stay while you’re there either ­– from exclusive hideaways for romantics to lodges suited to groups of friends and family celebrating together, some of the best beach resorts are in Kenya.

With coconut palm trees, soft white sand, and soothing warm water, Watamu Beach is the perfect place to wind down...