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The Sands at Nomad

The Sands at Nomad, Diani Beach, Kenya

The Sands at Nomad is a luxury boutique hotel on Diani Beach. Set amid indigenous tropical forest and overlooking the Indian Ocean.

There are 30 luxurious rooms and suites and seven private cottages all with a unique design and furnished with traditional Swahili carved pieces. All rooms have air conditioning, entertainment systems, private bars and some have their own Jacuzzis.

There is also a 24 hour room service and the hotel has a spa called The Forest Breeze which offers traditional massages and Ayurvedic and reflexology treatments.

Food is good at The Sands with a selection of à la carte dining options including The Red Pepper where you can enjoy contemporary Thai Cuisine and the Rivas Bar.

The hotel has a PADI 5-star dive center which offers dive courses, wreck explorations and whale shark spotting. Other water sports on offer including kite-surfing, windsurfing, kayaking and deep sea fishing.

Our rating: First Class

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