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Address: Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya

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Beautiful Beach!

After a short ferry ride from the North of Mombasa and about 45 minutes drive, the 25 kilometers beach is the most beautiful tropical escape. With it’s blend of natural beauty and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Anne K
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Bruges, Belgium
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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a short ferry ride from the North of Mombasa and about 45 minutes drive, the 25 kilometers beach is the most beautiful tropical escape. With it’s blend of natural beauty and a large and still growing assortment of hotels and restaurants (some of them extremely luxurious), it has become one of the most in demand destinations in East Africa.... More 

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Kottayam, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome beach....great for walks, but do check the tide timings! Nice peaceful spot if you can ward off the beach boys and their sob stories! Overall a great and memorable experience!!

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bucharest
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Diani Beach is about 30 km south of Mombasa, about 2 hours drive and a ferry crossing. This well-known Kenyan beach is adjacent to the town of Ukunda, where there is also an airstrip for those who prefer to fly. The beautiful black and white colobus monkes can be spotted playing in the trees around the beach. People get here... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was much to see on Diani Beach from fishermen with starfish and shells to display to camel rides and snorkelling. There's something for everyone here.

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Burgas
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So I was there and I,m totally satisfied from my stay there. We spent lovely holidays in Diani beach Kenya. We was at Swahili Beach Resort right at Diani beach.The place is all in essence very cultural, very Swahili!!! Love the service, ambience and general feel about it.

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Diani Beach Hotel has fantastic Conference facility. The staff are friendly and are keen to assist. Their rooms are standard the beach is good.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just one of the best beaches to walk along and enjoy. Some good bars and restaurants along the way - you can make a whole day of it

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Splendid, sunny beach. Warm and transparent water in bluish and light greenish shades, soft white powdery sand.If there's a place I'd go over and over again,then this is it.

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Eisenstadt, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

White sand and blue ocean great for Walking and sunbathing watersports and beachboys (they accept a no)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best white sandy beaches with breathtaking views! Definitely worth the visit, every moment was magical & relaxing :)

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