Kenya’s stunning south coast enjoys an enviable location. Diani Beach is just over 30 kilometers from the historic port city of Mombasa and around a three-hour drive from Tsavo National Park, one of the largest game reserves in the world – perfect for combining an exciting safari with a relaxing beach holiday.
The gorgeous, ever-green Shimba Hills is even closer for those wanting a day trip or short overnight stay. Shimba Hills boasts incredible views and a range of exotic bird life as well as chance encounters with wildlife, including deer, elephants and giraffes, in the National Park. It is also the ideal spot to take in the breathtaking sight of the Milky Way on a clear and starry night.
Diani Africa’s Leading Beach Destination
Consistently voted Africa’s Number 1 beach, Diani is a lush tropical paradise with pristine white sand and warm aquamarine waters. Diani Beach is a laidback tourist town with a variety of hotels, shops and restaurants. Fishermen sell freshly caught fish on the beach and offer traditional dhow rides and day trips to Diani’s beautiful sand island.
Many land and conservation projects are run from Diani. It is the home of the striking Colobus Monkey, amongst other primates, and is Kenya’s premier diving destination, where endangered sea turtles live and majestic whale sharks visit on their annual migration along the East Africa coastline.View Webcam