Top 10 Best Hotels in Diani Kenya

Diani Kenya is known to be Africa’s best tourist attraction destination voted and nominated countless times. Diani boasts of having the best coastlines and once of the cleanest shorelines. Diani also has some of the best hotels in the world.

Diani Beach also has a number of hotels that have been rated 5 stars. Today we take a look at some of the best Hotels in Diani and how much it can cost you to stay there.

Here are some of the best Hotels in Diani Beach Kenya.

  1. Baobab Beach Hotel & Spar
Top 10 Best hotels in Diani Beach Kenya
Top 10 Best hotels in Diani Beach Kenya (Baobab Beach Resort)

Baobab beach Hotel & Spar is the only 5 star rated hotel in Diani. The Hotel is a three in one meaning there is a place for everyone depending on their budgets. Baobab Beach Hotel has 3 wings. Kole Kole, Maridadi & Baobab..

Staying at the hotel could cost you from Ksh 20,000 to 60,000 depending on the package you choose. Baobab is the best tourist hotel according to booking and trip advisor.

2. Almanara Luxury Resort

Top 10 Best hotels in Diani Beach Kenya
Top 10 Best hotels in Diani Beach Kenya (Almanara Luxury Resort)

In a lush forest along serene white-sand Diani Beach, this upscale resort by the Indian Ocean is 7 km from Ukunda Airport.

Elegant rooms offer private verandas, ocean views and complimentary Wi-Fi. Suites have balconies, whirlpool baths and living space. The 3-bedroom villas add rooftop terraces, dining areas, flat-screens and safes, plus personal chefs and butlers.

Freebies include meals in an airy oceanfront restaurant, kitesurfing and windsurfing equipment, and airport transfers. Other amenities consist of direct beach access, a terrace and outdoor infinity pools, as well as a spa, sailing and snorkeling tours, and a private plane charter.

3. The Sands at Chale Island.

Set on Chale Beach along the Indian Ocean, this upscale private island resort surrounded by indigenous forest is a 3-minute walk from the Chale Island–Chale Harbor boat dock.
Featuring balconies or terraces with ocean views, warm rooms have 4-poster beds and sitting areas. Bungalows come with thatched roofs, open-air showers in private gardens and/or are overwater. Bi-level penthouse suites offer rooftop hot tubs.

Amenities include a restaurant and 2 bars, plus 3 outdoor pools, 1 with ocean access. There’s also a hot tub, a spa and a fitness room, plus a dive centre. Breakfast is available, as are kayaks, snorkelling and fishing excursions.

4. Swahili Beach Hotel

This high-end beach resort with African- and Arabian-inspired architecture is a 12-minute walk from Diani Beach Art Gallery, 4 km from Kongo Mosque and 14 km from Maweni Beach.

The sophisticated rooms and suites with traditional Arab and Swahili decor feature Wi-Fi, private balconies and flat-screen TVs. All also offer mosquito nets, and 24/7 room service is available.

Breakfast is served. Dining options include a seafood eatery, as well as a buffet-style restaurant with international fare. There’s also an outdoor infinity pool with a bar. A spa features beauty treatments, an indoor pool and a Jacuzzi.

5. Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa

This upscale resort set in gardens next to Diani Beach on the Indian Ocean is 4 km from the Diani Chale Marine National Reserve.
Casual rooms offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus safes, minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. They also have terraces or balconies, most with ocean views. Upgraded rooms add whirlpool tubs, while suites have living areas (1 has a rooftop terrace). An upgraded suite features a bar, and includes butler service. Room service is offered 24/7.

Breakfast and parking are complimentary. There are 8 restaurants and bars, plus an outdoor pool, a gym and a spa. Other amenities include a kids’ club and a cinema.