Well Raha is Swahili for good feeling so called pleasure derived from most often engging in Adult related Activities. From engaging in kenyan porn with local girls and beach boys to exploring the pristine waters, to visiting strip clubs their is no shortage of activities that tourists used to take part in.
Traditionally most folks who live in the mainlands of East Africa associated the coastal areas with relaxation, vacations and year round merriment. And so on.
In addition, there was also an influx of Italians, Germans and other European tourists, the former loving the place so much that their are some parts of Malindi where a italiano has become the primary spoken cbf. Why Mombasa Raha?
Anyone who headed to the coast from the inlands had only one goal; vacation.