This is a list of the best hotels in Diani. Diani is the leading beach destination in Africa courtesy of the pristine Diani beach that offers 25 kilometres of untouched sandy shoreline. It is also a popular destination for snorkelling, kitesurfing and jet skiing, with a number of idyllic and stylish hotels and restaurants located within the beach’s vicinity.
In no particular order, here is a list of the best hotels in Diani.
1. The Sands at Nomad Hotel
The Sands at Nomad is a polished beachfront hotel that offers guests a first-class dining experience with a choice of two superb a la carte restaurants serving a selection of continental dishes. The hotel’s accommodation comprises a selection of 9 comfortable room types including exclusive beach cottages and suites with private Jacuzzis and panoramic terraces.
Contacts: 0709 538 888, 0738 333 888.
2. Swahili Beach Resort
Swahili Beach Resort is a five-star luxury hotel in Diani that delivers unparalleled comfort to its guests. It features amenities such as the pool bar, signature cocktails, rooms that offer breathtaking views across the Indian Ocean, spa and restaurants that serve local and continental dishes.
Contacts: 0707 730 754, 0745 470 503.
3. The Sands At Chale Island
4. Neptune Palm Beach Boutique Resort & Spa
The all-inclusive resort is set on a prime beachfront location in Diani- just 8kms from Ukunda Airport. Its Swahili architecture features 60 rooms in Makuti cottages. Each room has a balcony with garden views, outdoor furniture, and air conditioning. The hotel also boasts a spa and entertainment staff. Neptune’s guests have direct access to the neighboring resort facilities, featuring a water sports centre, beach volleyball, aqua-gym, golf, and tennis.
5. Diani Sea Lodge
The resort offers the ultimate tropical paradise thanks to its prime location on the white sandy beaches of Diani. It has 168 rooms surrounded by a tropical garden, coconut palms and a myriad of exotic trees and flowers. All rooms have flat-screen TVs, mosquito nets and split level AC. Diani Sea Lodge was recently awarded the Traveler’s Choice Award by Tripadvisor.
Contact: 0791 57 7141
6. Diani Reef Beach Resort
The 5-star resort offers world-class hospitality standards perfect for beach holidays, grand weddings, corporate and social events. It promises the perfect holiday experience with multi-cuisine dining outlets, bars, well-appointed rooms and suites, a swimming pool and a spa.
Contact: 0709 481 000.
7. The Maji Beach Boutique Hotel
The hotel is set in the northern part of Siani Beach. It offers facilities such as a coffee lounge, a well-stocked bar, a state of the art swimming pool, spacious and elegantly designed guest rooms, conference facilities, spa and beautiful gardens for holding all types of events.
Contact: 0773 178 873.
8. Leopard Beach Resort
Leopard Beach Resort is an award-winning resort that enjoys a prime position on Diani Beach. It boasts of several bars where a wonderful selection of cocktails can be enjoyed, a spa, a private pool, outdoor jacuzzi, fully equipped gym, air-conditioned rooms and state of the art conference facilities.
Contacts: 0724 255 280, 0733 202 721.
9. The Villa Luxury Suites Hotel
The Villa Luxury has a variety of accommodation options to suit the needs of individual travellers, families and friends. It also offers recreational facilities like a swimming pool and a private pool in the family suite.
Contacts: 0774 307 907, 0700 025 869.
10. Leisure Lodge Beach & Golf Resort
It is a leading all-inclusive resort that boasts one of the longest stretches of white sandy beaches on Kenya’s coast. The resort offers bespoke holidays for you and your family, with a range of activities. They have a wide array of restaurants offering unique and diverse cuisines as well as villas and hotel rooms that meet all your accommodation needs.
Contacts: 0716 430 670, 0735 890 086.
11. Afrochic Diani
Afrochic Diani is the perfect getaway for the discerning traveller who wants to enjoy the spectacular views of exotic and ancient dhows in full sail. It is an intimate hotel with 10 guest rooms each with their own en suite bathroom, balcony and sun-loungers.
Contacts: 0736 586 039, 0733 645 564.
12. Waterlovers Resort
Waterlovers is a quaint beach resort on the tropical shores of the Indian Ocean. It accommodates 8 very spacious suites, a penthouse apartment and a self-contained villa. It also offers a sea-view restaurant, a beach bar, a wonderful turtle-shaped infinity pool, spa, art boutique and a beach house for water sport activities.
13. Kaskazi Beach Hotel
Kaskazi Beach Hotel offers 191 rooms styled using indigenous Swahili craft and art, restaurants that serve international a la carte and buffet fare as well as standard Kenyan cuisine, lounge bar and a range of activities such as game fishing, diving, snorkelling and quad bike trails.
Contact: 0715 540 370, 0737 964 008.
14. Bahari Dhow Beach Villas
Bahari Dhow offers a perfect setting for the ultimate and unforgettable beach holiday. It is the ideal getaway for honeymooners, families, friends and groups looking to relax and soak up the African sun. They offer facilities such as an outdoor pool, free parking, luggage storage, restaurants and well-appointed guest rooms.
Contact: 0727 618 559.
15. Diani Sea Resort
Diani Sea Resort is set on the most beautiful unspoiled crystal white sandy beaches of Diani. The all-inclusive resort has 170 rooms of 3 categories, superior rooms with garden view, bahari rooms with sea/ pool view and suite.
Contact: 0791 577 141.
16. Amani Tiwi Beach Resort
Amani Tiwi is a private and pristine paradise that features a private beach, a variety of superb accommodation, 5 restaurants and bars, a thematic kids club, floodlit tennis courts, a separate vegetarian kitchen and a state of the art swimming pool with three islands.
Contacts: 0724 257 105, 0732 600 184.
17. Asha Boutique Hotel
Asha Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of Diani Beach. The hotel is very cosy and comfortable, with rooms positioned relatively close together and around a state of the art pool. The hotel’s main building comprises the reception, lounge area, dining terrace, library and small bar.
Contact: 0724 356 869.
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