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Diani Beach is the most popular and the most sophisticated beach south of Mombasa.

There are many hotels, shops and services; the beach itself is a long stretch of white sand fringed by palms and other indigenous bush.

Inconspicuous hotels

Camel on Diani BeachAlthough there are many hotels on Diani Beach, most of them are low-rise and are set in quite large properties with gardens and trees. There are also many private homes along the Diani beachfront. Therefore, although this is a popular and busy tourist spot, you do not feel overwhelmed by hotels and people.

There is still a nice sense of nature, most of the hotels have a laid-back, relaxed atmosphere, and in certain places you can still walk along the beach where there will not be throngs of people.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Diani Beach

Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Diani Beach, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Map of Diani Beach

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    Accommodation choices for Diani Beach

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Diani Beach. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.