Beach lodges & resorts in Kenya Coast
Asha Cottage is a small, owner-managed, guesthouse with just six rooms, all of which face onto the small, landscaped pool area...More about Asha Cottage
A lovely quiet place to relax after a hectic safari. The whole experience was fantastic. The staff were so professional and friendly. The beach was beautiful and enjoyed ... reviews...
Pinewood Beach Resort
This Mediterranean-style resort hotel is on the quiet Galu Beach – a stretch of beach south of the main Diani Beach area. We ...More about Pinewood Beach Resort
If being honest on the whole we wouldn't usually be inclined to take a 'resort' option, but Pinewood was perfect for us, so I am really glad we took up the recomme... reviews...
Driftwood Beach Club
First opened in 1963 the Driftwood Beach Club is a family-friendly, owner-managed, bungalow-style beach hotel set on Silversands ...More about Driftwood Beach Club
Room clean, food good. Freddie found hassle from "beach boys" very intimidating and this meant that he would not go on the beach. Many guests/day visitors ... reviews...
Built in 1986, Shimba Lodge is set on the edge of a large waterhole in a patch of dense forest in the Shimba Hills National Park, ...More about Shimba Lodge
We had variable and at times disappointing weather throughout our time in Kenya. Afternoon game drive (after our driver managed to locate guide - I did have to get a ... reviews...
A recent addition to the properties on the north side of Diani Beach, AfroChic is a modern, boutique hotel, part of the Elewana Group that owns several lodges in Tanzania. Occupying a large, modern house in modest grounds, it’s billed as an exclusive hotel with a ‘unique and eclectic’ style. Afro...More about AfroChic
First opened in 1978, but re-invented a few years ago as a kitesurfing centre, Che Shale is a rustic beach lodge on a wide sandy bay backed by coconut palms, on a remote stretch of coast, 20km north of Malindi on Kenya’s north coast. The lodge is owned and personally managed and hosted by Justin ...More about Che Shale
On Turtle Bay beach at Watamu, two hours’ drive north of Mombasa, Hemingways Watamu is a mid-sized game-fishing base and resort hotel, popular with British guests. Its name harks back to Ernest Hemingway’s stay in Malindi in 1934. The hotel shares its entrance road with the livelier and lower-cost ...More about Hemingways
Far to the south of Diani beach proper, Kinondo Kwetu ('Our Home at Kinondo' in Swahili) is a Swedish-owned, luxury boutique hotel, set among shady baobabs and palm trees, right on the beach. African art, sumptuous fabrics and dark wood lend unusual flavours to this beautiful beach lodge, catering ...More about Kinondo Kwetu
Perched on a steep scarp above the Manolo River, in the Shimba Hills, a 45-minute drive from the coast south of Mombasa, Kutazama is an exclusive boutique lodge with just two suites. The lodge is the long-term project of British owners and hosts Gill and Garry Richardson, veterans of long careers ...More about Kutazama
Msambweni Beach House
Far to the south of Diani Beach, where the coast consists of cliffs above the beach, the secluded Msambweni Beach House looks out across the Indian Ocean. There are three large and handsome Swahili-style double rooms in the main house. In front of this, possibly the largest infinity pool on ...More about Msambweni Beach Hse
The long-established Ocean Sports at Watamu, a couple of hours drive north of Mombasa, is a well-known and long established game-fishing, diving and beach holiday base. The hotel shares its entrance road with the much larger and more expensive Hemingways. Ocean Sports built its reputation in ...More about Ocean Sports
Olerai Beach House
A fully staffed, private beach house on Tiwi Beach, Olerai Beach House is a spacious and comfortable second home, opened to guests in 2011. Visitors have full and exclusive use of the house, and access straight onto the very quiet public beach. Although Olerai Beach House is secluded, it’s ...More about Olerai Beach House
The huge Swahili Beach resort opened at the beginning of 2012 in a very central position on Diani Beach, south of Mombasa. The 140 rooms, with Mediterranean-style exteriors and Swahili chic interiors, are in two-storey clusters around the landscaped grounds. The hotel’s beachfront is one of the ...More about Swahili Beach
Facing the old city of Mombasa across Tudor Creek, Tamarind Village is a modern complex of 58 serviced apartments in the suburb of Nyali, managed by the Tamarind restaurant group. Best known for its famous Tamarind seafood restaurant, this apartment complex is very conveniently located if ...More about Tamarind Village