Vipingo Ridge Resort (Baobab course)

Vipingo Ridge Rd,

nr Kikambala, Kilifi County

  • Office

    +254 41 501 5004
  • Pro shop

    +254 733 155 155

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined and open parkland.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and bushland.

  • Designer:

    David Jones from Northern Ireland.
SSS or slope






How to get there:

3 km W of Kikambala / 35 km NE of Mombasa.

35 km north of Mombasa on the Mombasa-Malindi Highway.

Vipingo Ridge Resort (Baobab course)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 2009

Vipingo Ridge Resort (Baobab course), home to a highly-rated tree-lined parkland layout, is located close to the village of Kikambala, a full hour's drive north of Mombasa. Built to PGA championship standards, it is the newest golf course on the Kenyan coast. Course description, images and other details about this club to follow soon.

Onsite accommodation available.
List of courses: Kenya


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: Ksh 5,250 (all days).
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Use of a caddie is mandatory. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Vipingo Ridge's Baobab course is named after the iconic baobab tree, an important multipurpose food tree of the semi-arid and sub-humid zones of sub-Saharan Africa. The long-living baobab tree has a short swollen trunk, wide-spreading branches and a large round canopy. Almost all parts of the baobab are useful for human life, especially the fruit and leaves. The whitish fruit pulp has five times the vitamin C concentration of oranges and is also high in several vital minerals.


  • Vipingo Ridge Golf Villas

    Vipingo Ridge Rd, nr Kikambala, Kilifi County.

    +254 700 337 489

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    Vipingo Ridge offers 69 spacious en-suite rooms divided over 22 villas, inspired by an Arabic and Swahili theme. You can choose between 2, 3 and 4 room villas, either with a private plunge pool or use of the communal pool.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Vipingo Ridge

    • Golf within 10 km:


    • Golf within 30 km:

      Leisure Lodge (32 km)

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