You will find this stretch of paradise only a short flight from the capital Nairobi. Alternatively, you can reach it by car via a trip on the Likoni Ferry in Mombasa. Make your way south and you will discover true beauty!
Restaurants and beach bars invite you to relax over fine food and cocktails, while you play with your toes in the sand and let your gaze wander across the azure blue Indian Ocean.
The coral reef and many sandbanks are ideal spots to discover Diani Beach’s colourful underwater world. Continuous winds will keep kite and wind surfers happy on their boards.
Explore the area towards Tiwi Beach in the north and Galu Beach in the south and you will find that paradise doesn’t end at the borders of Diani Beach.
If you feel your vitamin D levels have been rejuvenated, go on a day-trip to Kenya’s second biggest city Mombasa, only 40 kilometres north or head out to the Shimba Hills Game Reserve to spot some wildlife.
Before the depths of the Pemba Canal fascinating coral reefs have developed, which are protected by the Kisite Mpunguto Marine National Park. The area is blessed with crystal-clear waters making it the perfect spot to discover the marine life. Be prepared to swim amongst dolphins and marine turtles while underneath you a whole different world of colours and shapes unfolds.
You can also visit Wasini Island for a snorkelling trip from Shimoni. While Shimoni’s beaches may not compare to those of its neighbour Diani Beach, it is a dream destination if you are a keen diver or fisherman and makes for a good day-trip from Diani.