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    The Sands At Chale Island

    Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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    Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

    We went there for our honeymoon stayed 4 nights and 5 days. So good things first.The seclusion of the island was all we required as it took us into a whole other world in a different time zone. Diani was not an option because of...More

    Thank Alina Z
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Guest Relations Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 7 October 2015

    makes us very happy that you enjoyed your honeymoon vacation here in chale island, we fully agree with you that the location is very unique and full of many romantic corners all around it sorry if our section of food for muslims was not that...More

    Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

    Just got back from a weekend away at Chale Island, which i'd been wanting to visit for some time. We stayed on an all-inclusive package which was hassle-free. We had a lovely banda at the edge of the beach which was comfortable and had a...More

    Thank Ruthless B
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Guest Relations Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 7 October 2015

    thank you madam for your very positive comment about our unique island atmosphere we are also very glad you enjoyed our fresh catch of the day fish, we will keep doing it and we will try more more to avoid the eventually queue for morning...More

    Reviewed 16 August 2015

    Stayed here for 4 nights as a treat after a 6 month volunteer placement in Kenya. We both have extensive experience of travelling around the world staying at top end boutique hotels as well as roughing it in hostels - check my previous review history....More

    4  Thank DocMarkL
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Guest Relations Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 8 October 2015

    Many thanks for your feedback which we highly appreciate and value. We have discussed your recommendations and issues in a management meeting and in some areas there are improvements and changes which are currently being implemented!! The hospitality industry is in constant change and we...More

    Reviewed 14 July 2015

    The Sands at Chale Island was magical. The boyfriend and I went to Kenya in March and couldn’t leave without going to the coast despite some of our initial security concerns. The Sands is on its’ own private island and you take a small boat...More

    Thank Mercedes F
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Guest Relations Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 6 October 2015

    thanks madame for your detailed comment about our location and nice gate away from dusty roads..we are also glad you enjoyed our activities and you caught how the island is so powerful and breath taking view we hope to host you again in one of...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2015

    travelled in Novemeber last year on my baby moon- was 7 months preggers! it was peaceful and the most spectaular sunrises and sunsets. went kayaking and on nature walks in the mangrooves.. i loved it white sands and the aqua green ocean is a sight...More

    1  Thank Nwangechi
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Guest Relations Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 6 October 2015

    wow...thanks madam for your comment about us, we are glad that your son can enjoy this paradise since so young, he will remember in life the beautiful time he had in this powerful place anytime you will want come back of course with the smaller...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$189 - US$647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Top resorts Hotel in Diani Beach
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    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
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    27 November 2017|
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    Response from Thomas J | Reviewed this property |
    You can organise with the Hotel. Taxi from mombasa international airport was about KES 17,000. Taxi from ukunda would be about KES 6,000. Drinks are reasonably priced like any other resort. Lots to choose from. Miss their... More
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    Response from Elizabeth p | Reviewed this property |
    Need to fly to Mombasa. Go to the south cost where there is a ferry or a truck depending on the tide that takes you to the island. The hotel can organize that for you
    Priscillah M
    21 October 2017|
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    Response from Ayo78 | Reviewed this property |
    NO TVs in Room, but there is one with satellite dish at Bar. Plenty of activities for kids... beach etc.
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    "Bandas overlooking the sea or the honeymoon suites"
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    "Choose a bungalow facing the ocean if available."
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    "Bandas are way better than standard rooms, totally worth the price difference."
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    "Choose a Banda. Fabulous ocean viewa"
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