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The Sands At Chale Island

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Overview
Diani Beach Road Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401 Kenya See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the 4th time we've visited the Kenya coast. Last year we visited pinewood on Diani beach. This year chale. When we arrived we were a little surprised how far it was from the mainland. The tide was in so the boat took about...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank GeoffandShirley
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you look for a nice and quiet place at Diani Beach, the Sands is the place to be. We spend 4 nights there and enjoyed the last days of our Kenya vacation. We had a Banda with view to the sea! It was big...More

Date of stay: December 2018
2  Thank Andreas B
Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 6 days ago

Hello Andreas, Numerous greetings from Chale Island team and please extend our regards to your partner as well. without more ado, i would like to grasp this opportunity to express our heartfelt appreciation towards you for choosing our resort as the ideal destination to wind...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The reason I chose this property was based on the number of stars plus the high customer rating. I contend that the property is not worthy of a 4-star rating.... no room cooling facility between 10am and 5pm, not much sleep due to terribly uncomfortable...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank D4458QFjohns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seasoned travelers know that there will be trade-offs when traveling. There will be good things and bad things. Seasoned travelers also know that leadership starts at the top, so if there are issues or concerns, it is usually a function of management policy or practice....More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank A4388SThwst
Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 4 weeks ago

good morning once again from chale island, NO, we are not going to answer you anymore,already did about your first post (17 December) and for us was more then enough it is "amazing" to see how many time ( 18 December again) you willing to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I should have known it was overpriced and under deliverying when I was given the glass off watered down orange juice. They will extract their pound of flesh before they give you the "Lecture" about what mainly are "not to do's" and what they don't...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank MkanaQ
Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 4 weeks ago

good morning from chale island to all the followers and reviewers we can not and we do not have any interesting reason to delete this comment, we actually find it hilarious, so we would prefer to respond to it - you booked a standard room...More

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About
Description
Owned and managed by the same team of sister resort The Sands At Nomad, this small, personal "boutique" resort is the perfect island getaway for those seeking the ultimate in relaxation, tranquility and Island More flair. The resort was completely renovated in 2006 and has been built with a very strong focus on the envirnmental beauty of the Island. Two swimming pools, a mystical SPA and a well equiped watersports facility fullfil every wish. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Internet
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
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Spa
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Luxury
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On the Beach
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Family
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
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Spa
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Luxury
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On the Beach
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Family
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
US$185 - US$757 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Sands At Chale Island Hotel Diani
,
Sands At Chale Island Ukunda
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
,
Spa
,
Luxury
,
On the Beach
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
US$185 - US$757 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Sands At Chale Island Hotel Diani
,
Sands At Chale Island Ukunda
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
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Traveller (1,104)
Pool & Beach (243)
Room & Suite (170)
Dining (33)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
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Questions & Answers
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fishfaceNorfolk
12 January 2019|
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Response from Akima0707 | Reviewed this property |
The prices are not bad compared to other places in Kenya. If you need detailed info, just send them an email and request the drink menus. We had a birthday there last time and pre-arranged. They are very helpful, so dont... More
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Paul R
3 November 2018|
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Response from jenndaoud | Reviewed this property |
It's about a two hour drive, the hotel can provide you with a taxi that will pick you up from Mombasa airport, taxi costs around 80 USD
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Room Tips
"Go for a Banda as they are on their own with a little garden. We stayed in Banda 2 which overlooked the..."
483mandyr
1 Dec 2018
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"Banda with Beachview!"
krisipetz
1 Oct 2018
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"Go for the Banda rather than the hotel.. it's definitely worth the extra!"
stephmcginty
17 Sep 2018
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"Would not choose the overwater version, penthouse is amazing and so are the chalets-depending on the..."
Akima0707
6 Aug 2018
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