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    The Sands at Nomad

    Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent72%
    • Very good20%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Concierge
    Spa
    Dry Cleaning
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    The Sands At Chale Island
    523 reviews
    #2 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    Baobab Beach Resort & Spa
    1,498 reviews
    #4 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort
    312 reviews
    #13 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    Leopard Beach Resort & Spa
    718 reviews
    #16 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
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    Reviewed 24 November 2014

    I came here for a weekend getaway with my boyfriend, it was absolutely amazing. The rooms were very clean and spacious, I highly recommend the beach front cottage. The food is also very, very good. Having stayed at other places at the coast I will...More

    Thank ddaga
    Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at NomadResponded 18 December 2014

    Thank you so much for your review! We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back at our hotel soon!!

    Reviewed 20 November 2014

    10 minutes from Ukunda air strip, and you are at this beautiful paradise. Dora was great showing us round the selection of different type ocean facing rooms. We chose a fantastic cottage for 2 that was beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. All the staff from...More

    Thank kevval
    Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at NomadResponded 18 December 2014

    Thank you so much for your kind review!! Diani Beach has been recently awarded with Best Beach in Afrika! We are very happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back soon! Sunny greetings!!

    Reviewed 15 November 2014

    The Sands at Nomad is the most beautiful beach hotel we have ever stayed in. We stayed for three nights and were sad that we had to leave. The rooms were clean and daily service was wonderful. We enjoyed the big terrace with lovely view...More

    Thank ChristineElisabeth1
    Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at NomadResponded 18 December 2014

    We are so happy when our guests take home good memories!! Please tell your friends about the beauty of Kenya and our hotel! Hope to see you back on the beach soon and thanks for taking your time to write the review!!

    Reviewed 4 November 2014

    We have been at this hotel in August for two nights only and it is a WOW. Of course the beach, which is huge, clean and white pays 50% of this however the food selection, quality and service as well as the cleanliness of the...More

    Thank SMPR
    Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at NomadResponded 18 December 2014

    Thank you very much for your positive review! We always try to give the best in service and quality and you are absolutely right, that Diani Beach is the best Beach in Afrika!! Hope to see you back one day!!

    Reviewed 3 November 2014

    My wife and I stayed here last week, 30 years ago we backpacked through here and it is still as beautiful. We spent 3 nights in this African paradise. Great food and the true charm of the African people . This was the first time...More

    Thank julianludowici
    Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at NomadResponded 18 December 2014

    Thank you very much for taking your time to write on Trip advisor about your experience in our Hotel! We are very pleased that you have enjoyed your time with us and hope one day you will come and visit us again! Many greetings from...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 142 - US$ 404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #5 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #5 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #8 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #9 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 37
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
    • Also Known As
    • The Sands At Nomad Hotel Diani ,
    • Sands At Nomad Diani ,
    • Sands At Nomad Hotel Diani
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    Traveller (512)
    Pool & Beach (139)
    Room & Suite (119)
    Dining (63)
    Hotel & Grounds (219)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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    Niklas S
    11 May 2017|
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    Response from dianibeachboy | Property representative |
    No problem at all, for Infants we provide Baby bed free of charge!!
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    Duduzile N
    5 January 2017|
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    Response from dianibeachboy | Property representative |
    Its about 45 km from Mombasa Airport, app 2 hour transfer, cost is 120 Euro return transfer
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    Liza M
    30 October 2016|
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    Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
    The price is per room unless you have all inclusive packages: those are per person
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    "Take the cottage they are better"
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    "The villas are the best part of this hotel and the forest view rooms in the central building are small and..."
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    "Beach cottage is the best with uninterrupted beach views"
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    "not sure about rooms, but restaurant on beach has excellent pizzas"
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