The towns sits on both sides of the estuary and are linked by the Kilifi Bridge. The south side has the Mnarani ruins and Shauri Moyo beach while the north side is the main part of Kilifi Town and Bofa Beach. Kilifi bridge gives you access to the splendid view of the estuary.
The weather is generally warm throughout the year (above 25 degrees) with two seasons of moderate rainfall (about 800-1000mm). The long rains start around March and last into July, while the short rains that start around October last until December.
The terrain is generally flat with sandy-loamy soils. Common trees include Cocos lucifera, Anacadium occidentale, Azadirachta indica, and Mangifera indica.
Common birds are the crow, kites and hawks