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The white sands and turquoise waters of Diani Beach at The Sands at Nomad are the stuff of island dreams. Just over 30 kilometres from the historic port city of Mombasa and easily accessible from Tsavo National Park, Diani beach is perfect for combining an Africa safari with a relaxing beach holiday.

Waters with an abundance of marine life, nearby coastal forests teeming with birds and insects, and pristine beaches make The Sands the perfect beach holiday destination for those looking for a little adventure. The resort is a great base for those who want to take part in an array of outdoor activities. Go snorkelling or scuba diving, or simply swim in the warm Indian Ocean. Or take part in the many land-based activities on offer, from golf and tennis to camel rides.

Relax on the beach or alongside the pool, sip on sundowners at Riva’s bar or indulge in a private dining experience at Nomad’s Wine Cellar. With its signature combination of stunning scenery and authentic Kenyan hospitality, your stay at The Sands will be truly unique and memorable.


  • Award-winning boutique resort on one of Africa's best beaches - Diani Beach
  • Scuba dive pristine coral reefs with Kenya's leading PADI dive centre
  • Committed to sustainable travel principles that protects the natural environment
  • Perfect beach sojourn after a Kenyan safari adventure
  • On-site spa that offers traditional massages and reflexology treatments
  • World-class dining options and immaculate service


  • Diving
  • Kite surfing
  • Snorkelling
  • Day tours


Sea Breeze Room

Bathed in vivid blues with partial ocean views, the Sea Breeze Room is an oasis of calm and tranquillity. A soft sea breeze twirling through the air, Lamu ceilings and light, airy décor give the room a charming coastal feel. The private balcony is the perfect spot to enjoy the cool ocean breeze in the evenings after long days in the sun. With a comfortable queen bed and en suite bathroom, the Sea Breeze room is perfect for beach lovers who want a taste of coastal living.


There’s no better place to unwind at The Sands than beside the pool. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the ocean while sipping on a chilled beverage from Riva’s bar. If you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, you can take advantage of the The Sands’ on-site PADI centre and take part in a dive excursion. Follow your time in the sun with some relaxation in the Forest Breeze centre, where open-air massages, facials, pedicures, manicures and personalised natural beauty treatments await.


Start your day with a tropical breakfast buffet at the resort’s restaurant, set a short way away from The Sands for extra privacy. Lunch and dinner can be an a-la-carte affair if you choose. Choose from international dishes, pasta and pizza, or explore oriental and Japanese flavours. Make your way to the Beach Bar in the afternoon to sample some of the treats at the ice-cream bar or order a refreshing, fruity cocktail. Those looking for a more formal affair can visit The Rivas Fine Dine Restaurant to sample an exclusive daily menu and an extensive selection of wines. Or book a private dinner at Nomad’s Wine Cellar to end your holiday on a high note.

General facilities

  • Bar
  • Wi-fi available
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Restaurant


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Dates Board Price
2022-07-01 — 2022-12-24 Bed & Breakfast $200
2022-12-25 — 2023-01-05 Bed & Breakfast $300

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently. Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice.
  • Single supplements may apply.
  • Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

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