The South coast of Kenya is home to Diani Beach which has been awarded the best beach destination in Africa for 5 years running. Diani Beach stretches 12 miles and is located 19 miles south of Mombasa. It is known for hosting travelers from all over the world including families, honeymooners, backpackers, and water-sports enthusiasts.
Diani Beach is one of the most relaxing and serene destinations filled with white sandy beaches and surrounded by a lush green environment. It is the perfect getaway from daily life stress or to relax before and after an exciting wildlife safari.
Some of the activities and features Diani has to offer include:
A dhow trip to Wasini Island near Diani comes with a live view of dolphins, turtles, and even whales, tourists enjoy the spectacular view mostly early in the morning.
Have you ever experienced flying during a tandem skydive over the sandy beaches of Diani, it is such a vibe, Discover the sensation of free fall, at only $350, and even have your experience filmed by a professional at an extra price, how amazing!
The Ukunda Airstrip enables tourists to access local flights faster and save on time escaping the busy roads, time is money, so least of all, let’s save it while spending our money! Road and rail transport options are also available.
Wood carving in Diani is a tradition that has been passed on through the ages. Discover a variety of unique exquisite pieces of wildlife sculptures and even creatively handmade furniture at affordable prices. These pieces often serve as souvenirs to the many tourists who are lucky to visit this beautiful place.
Dining in Diani is one of a kind as you get to experience a wide variety of signature dishes, both traditional and modern. Have a taste of the famous Swahili dishes and even various Seafood that will leave you licking your fingers back home!
Beach front living
Most hotels and villas are located close to the beach giving you an amazing view of the beach, the sound of the waves is just therapeutic, and the breeze can get you to sleep like a baby, Imagine that! Have a taste of living by the beach by packing your bags and heading straight to Diani for a vacation you’ll live to remember.
If we’re talking about cool waters, this is the place to be, experience swimming in the awesome pools located in Diani, or even the sandy beaches that are cleaned and maintained by the residents.
Due to the hot and humid weather, it is recommended that you pack light clothing e.g. swimsuits, bikinis, shorts, beach dresses, beach shoes, sunhats, sunglasses, and sunscreen. You can also purchase unique pieces of legendary traditional sarong (shukas) at an affordable price from the local beach vendors.
It is also near Colobus Conservation Center which is home to the black and white Colobus monkeys and Shimba Hills National Reserve which hosts a large population of elephants.
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