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The Sands at Nomad

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Diani Beach, Kenya
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a very lovely place. it has a very large beach, so quiet , welcoming workers. The services are so nice. Many monkeys & big trees around. The green color is all over on the ground. The beach is so lovely without disturbance.

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review!Very much appreciated!

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I would have given it an excellent rating if the food at the Nomad Restaurant was up to par with the hotel...but it was not...very spotty on which plates come out well, and trying to hard to be the "staple Italian" in what could be an amazing setting (right on the beach) with amazing help (all the servers are amazing)....

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

We are very pleased about your positive review! Thank you so much!

Oakland, California
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My husband and I spent the last leg of our honeymoon here at Diani Beach. After spending the last 9 days on safari we wanted to have some lazy beach days before flying home. The hotel was fine. It was clean and the staff was pretty friendly. It had a great view of the beach. Unfortunately, Diani Beach seems to...

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I am very sorry, that you made a bad experience with the beachvendors, which are officially licensed by the County. I agree, that any kind of trade on the beach should be prohibited, but this is not on us to decide! Nevertheless Diani Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Afrika, so I...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 August 2016

7 nights in an Ocean Family Suite (Komba). The rooms were ideally sized for 2 adults and 2 early teen children. Although only one pool, it was fabulous, with stepped levels from very shallow for any non-swimmers, down to 5m deep (yes you read that correctly) for fresh-water scuba diving practice. My kids had the benefit of a 'Dive the...

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We have had some trainings sessions with our service brigade, as the team had been pretty new and can report now serious improvement in the service!!

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the restaurant on a Sunday. The restaurant overlooks the beach and provides an excellent view of the ocean. They serve a good Sunday lunch curry and the a la carte menu has a wide variety to select from. Excellent food and service.

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Thank you very much for your exceptional review!!

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We descended upon the Sands with 4 adults and what felt like a million children under the age of 8! Menu had fantastic variety and service was quick and cheerful. Loved the pizzas and sushi! Wine list meets every pocket and even the Gelato was note worthy. Looking forward to visiting again.

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We are very happy that you enjoyed our services!

Nairobi
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Located at the serene Diani, white sandy beaches and perfect place for family dinner awesome place for kids and they have friendly staff. The menu has got something for everyone and the bar list doesnt disappoint as well... Very romantic place as well as you merrow the night away.

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We are very pleased, that you have enjoyed your stay with us!! Thank you so much!!

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Went there to drink some cocktails during the full moon party. Hotel is directly at the beach, they prepared a small area with candles, tables and chairs, very nice arranged. Wide range of drinks and very nice and professionel stuff. Would go there again.

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Thankj you so much for your comments! We hope to see you back in our hotel soon!

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The Sands at Nomad offered the best of everything. The room was to our specifications, clean, neat and well equipped. I especially loved the Jacuzzi on the terrace overlooking the ocean. The hotel is quiet and private. Service was great. All the staff were friendly and helpful. We loved the dinner set up at the Rivas Restaurant and the food...

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Thank you very much for your review! We hope to welcome you back soon!

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The Sands at Nomad on Diani Beach offers everything you could wish for – an idyllic white-sand beach, a welcoming staff, pleasant accommodations, a pretty pool and delicious food. The hotel is attractively decorated in Swahili style. Our room was comfortable and afforded plenty of room to unpack and relax. We had a beautiful view of well-tended gardens as well...

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Thanks for taking your time to review our hotel! We are happy that you have enjoyed your stay!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel is set amid 25 acres of indigenous forest fronted by 225 meters of Kenyas most unspoilt stretches of white sand and aquamarine sea. All rooms with en-suite bathroom, hairdryer, individual air condition. Minibar, Safe, Satelite TV, Telephone and Internet access, 24 hour room service.The restaurant offers a wide selection of international cuisine, pastas, pizzas & Japanese dishes. ... more   less 

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Address: Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: €139 - €731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sands at Nomad 5*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
The Sands At Nomad Hotel Diani
Sands At Nomad Diani
Sands At Nomad Hotel Diani
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
#3 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#5 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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