Diani lies on the coast approximately 40 kms south of Mombasa and is Kenya's most popular beach resort with many excellent hotels, restaurants and marine sports centres. The beach itself is a long stretch of white sand fringed by palms and other indigenous bush.
Although there are many hotels, most are low-rise and set in large gardens so you do not feel overwhelmed with concrete.
Many hawkers frequent the beach selling their wares.
ALFAJIIRI VILLAS- It overlook the Indian Ocean and their elevated positions ensure privacy and stunning views. African Style villas where the theme is high Makuti roofs, ivory Danish floors, wooden beams, It consists of three villas - one with two double rooms and two with four doubles. They are beautifully decorated, bright and airy Caribbean style buildings situated on Diani beach, about an hour's drive from Mombasa.
LEOPARDS BEACH RESORT- is one of the most beautiful and best hotels on Kenya's coast. The hotel is located on the white, sandy shores of Diani Beach surrounded by coral coves nestling in between cliffs covered in flowering vegetation and large tropical gardens. While walking down the two flights of stairs to the beach, a grand, panoramic view of the ocean unfolds. The hotel consists of 155 rooms.
SOUTHERN PALMS BEACH RESORT- is situated on the beautiful white sandy shores of the Indian Ocean at Diani Beach, 35 Km South of Mombasa. This 4 star Beach Resort has a unique blend of traditional Swahili and Arabic architecture. The property spreads over 10 acres of mature tropical gardens and coconut palms. 300 air conditioned rooms and 2 "luxury suites" will ensure a comfortable stay at all time.
PAPILLION LAGOON REEF HOTEL- Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel overlooks the white sands and coral reefs of Diani Beach, some 35 kms south of Mombasa. The hotel is built on a gentle slope with 20 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. This hotel can accommodate 300 people in three storey thatched buildings.
SWAHILI BEACH- This unique hotel offers a harmonious blend of the architectural inﬂuences from the East African coast, Arabia, India, and Zanzibar that have fused over millennia to create the vibrant Swahili culture to offer an air of sophistication unseen on the Kenya coast, Swahili Beach has been designed with state-of-the-art technologies to ensure minimum short & long term ecological impact, while delivering unparalleled comfort to its guests.
BAOBAB BEACH RESORT- Located on the world famous Diani Beach, The Baobab Beach Resort and Spa is set within 80 acres of tropical gardens, overlooking the Indian Ocean. An oasis of tranquillity and serenity. Shaded by indigenous coastal vegetation and coconut palms the resort stretches over 500 metres of beach front offering the ultimate luxury beach holiday.
DIANI SEA LODGE- Diani Sea Lodge is an all inclusive property located on the white sandy shores of Diani beach, 30 kilometres south of Mombasa. The lodge is set in a lovely trophical garden. Accommodation consists of 151 bungalows and 10 comfortable rooms in the cottage. all rooms are air conditioned, have en-suite facilities and feature hand-made Lamu style furniture.
DIANI PARADISE VILLAS- is small and personal resort on Diani Beach, directly in the centre of the town Diani offering shops and restaurants. The sea is only 900 m away. All houses are built in African style and are offering comfort and security. A swimming pool, physiotherapy centre as well as a bar are located in the resort. The villas are completely equipped with kitchens. Half board optio is available.
AFROCHIC BOUTIQUE RETREAT- is located on Diani Beach. Set in a beautifully landscaped garden between the crystal waters of the pool and the white sand of the adjacent beach, this hotel boasts a two level gazebo ideal for candlelight dining as well as facilities for garden/beach breakfast service or barbeque dining.
KASKAZI BEACH HOTEL- is located on white and sandy Diani Beach approximately 35 kilometres south of Mombasa town, and is set in beautifully landscaped tropical gardens. All 193 bedrooms are air-conditioned, each with balcony, sea view and en-suite bathroom. Various restaurants offer excellent food and facilities include a large swimming pool, 2 floodlit tennis courts, windsurfing/diving school and shops.
FLAMBOYANT- Flamboyant's large verandah and dining area over looks the swimming pool, surrounded by the gardens. The house has ten air-conditioned en suite double bedrooms, lounge areas and a small bar. The rooms are all tastefully decorated, most of which over look the pool and the Indian Ocean just 50 meters beyond.
DIANI HOUSE- is an intimate, catered 'guest house' and offers a refreshing alternative to Diani's hotels. Diani House is a large and comfortable family holiday home, set in 12 acres of forested garden on Diani Beach, 30 kilometres south of Mombasa. The house can accommodate up to twelve guests