Majengo – Malindi’s 24-hour Economy

Majengo is a common term in most of Kenya’s main towns. Almost every town in Kenya has a neighborhood that goes by the name Majengo, and Malindi is no exception to that.
Majengo is one of the most known neighborhoods’ in Malindi, mostly known for always being lively; you can’t tell the difference between day and night. Located east of Tsavo road and borders Kenyatta road on the west, it has so much to offer. From late-night

Malindi nightlife - Majengo neighbourhood
Malindi nightlife – Majengo neighborhood | Photo by @rogimphotography

cafes to shops where you can get all you need in Majengo. It is also home to some of Malindi’s well-known artistes like Young Njita who even went ahead and recorded a song for his neighborhood, the song goes by the name “Majengo”.

Places To Shop

Mzalendo Mini Shop

It’s a mini supermarket where you can get all you need and where you get the privilege to self-pick the goods you want. The prices are fair for the common resident.

Mzalendo Grocery Store

Just next to Mzalendo Mini shop is an amazing grocery store. Here you get all fresh farm produce and everything you need for breakfast as well. They also have a Mpesa unit.
There are also so many kiosks where you can purchase most of the things you need.

Where to Eat

Majengo is home to so many local eating outlets. There is one in every corner, with all types of delicacies to offer.

Entertainment spots

Sinbad The Sailor

Looking for somewhere to chill out with friends or alone? Sinbad the Sailor is the answer. Here you can get all you need, drinks of your choice, music all under one roof.

Malindi nightlife - Majengo neighbourhood
Malindi nightlife – Majengo neighborhood | Photo by @rogimphotography
Malindi nightlife - Majengo neighbourhood
Malindi nightlife – Majengo neighborhood | Photo by @rogimphotography

Malindi nightlife - Majengo neighbourhood
Malindi nightlife – Majengo neighborhood | Photo by @rogimphotography

 

Malindi nightlife - Majengo neighbourhood
Malindi nightlife – Majengo neighborhood | Photo by @rogimphotography

Medical Facilities

Family Health Options Kenya.

Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) is in the heart of Majengo, with the advantage of being located just next to the road. This hospital offers all services you might need, including a drug store. It opens at 8:00 am and closes at 7:00 pm.
There are also so many chemists around Majengo for those who opt for Over the Counter type of medication.

Transit System

Transport in Majengo is available on a 24-hour basis; the residents here never stop working. The available means of transport is the common ‘tuk-tuk’ and ‘piki piki’.