AfroChic Diani Beach
A beach holiday in Kenya is more than time spent on the sand: it becomes a cherished memory. The exotic harbour city Mombasa offers a great deal: scenic landscapes, historic monuments, friendly people and, of course, some of the world’s most picture-perfect beaches!
Some holiday destinations never go out of fashion. Others are well kept secrets. Just south of Mombasa, Diani Beach is famous for its wonderful, white sand beach. The glittering Indian Ocean hides vibrant coral reefs, dolphins, read more » sea turtles and a colourful variety of different fish.
The AfroChic Diani Beach is the perfect accommodation for the discerning traveller in search of pure relaxation. Comfortable lodgings, a delightful cuisine, friendly service, sports and activities are the AfroChic Diani Beach’s celebrated trademarks.
Exclusive and private, the boutique hotel offers a mere ten guest rooms. It inevitably charms its guests with its individual design and quietly casual flair. From the first hello to the last goodbye, the attentive staff is always at your side with a smile and a helping hand.
Wake up in the mornings and let your eyes roam across the infinite, blue expanse of the Indian Ocean. A few traditional Dhow sailing boats clip the waves at a distance with billowing sails, headed into the rising sun.
The AfroChic Diani Beach’s chef treats his guests’ palates to tantalising international delicacies with Chinese, Italian, French, Indian and Swahili elements clearly discernible. It will be a pleasure to receive and elaborate individual requests.
You choose just where you would like to indulge in the fine treats: in all comfort at the restaurant, under the blinking night sky out in the hotel’s tropical gardens or down at the beach pavilion with a view of the black ocean lit by the moonlight.
Set off to explore kilometres of pristine, lonely beaches. Enthusiastic golfers will also want to visit the 18-hole championship course. Tiny boutiques and arts and crafts markets in the vicinity provide authentically African, portable memorabilia. Moreover, it will be a pleasure for the AfroChic Diani Beach’s team to organise exciting daytrips, for example, to the Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary. « show less
Picture the long, white sand at Diani Beach, caressed by the Indian Ocean’s gentle waves… It is the perfect setting for the elegant AfroChic Diani Beach Hotel!
Every small detail at the hotel betrays read more » a caring love for fine style. The rooms have been individually designed, with African themes at the heart of it all, and equipped with elaborate furniture as well as select deco elements.
The AfroChic Diani Beach Hotels offers its distinguished guests a variety of accommodation categories: You may choose between the Executive Suites, the Garden View Deluxe Rooms, Junior Suites or the Ocean View Deluxe Rooms.
However, no matter your choice, all of the refined accommodation units are air-conditioned and feature a mini bar, TV, DVD-player, tea and coffee maker, ensuite bathroom and a private balcony.
The generously large Executive Suites features a fascinating combination of safari elements with contemporary chic. Zebra prints are combined with a stately and modern king-sized bed, typical, billowing white baldachin canopies, African treasure chests, futuristic lighting, dark timber and abundant ochre hues – wow: an eclectic and yet hugely successful composition!
The Garden View Deluxe Room, as the name suggests, commands a wonderful view out over the AfroChic Diani’s lush, tropical gardens. Unofficially, it has lovingly been nicknamed the “Queen of Sheba Room” in reference to the biblical Queen of Sheba. Designed in a typical African style with precious, dark wood, the Garden View Deluxe Room is indeed a stately residence.
The Junior Suite and the Ocean View Deluxe Room, on the other hand, transport you back to the golden Kenyan safari days with their distinctly colonial style. You bed yourself in a heavy, wooden bed elaborately decorated with wood carvings. Precious arm chairs, tables and cushions provide the elegant seating arrangements. Yellow is the dominating colour, spiced up with abundant African décor, all resulting in a wonderfully cosy flair.
Experience different dining at the AfroChic Diani Beach: there are no fixed meal times, no lining up, no dress-code … it is all up to you! You decide when, where and how you would like to eat. Dine in all privacy in your room, next to the pool or in a romantic spot amidst the lush, green gardens or down by the beach. « show less
The AfroChic Diani Beach is a charming hideaway from the stress and tension of everyday life. And then, it is a lot more than that: there is plenty to do and on the by you will experience true Kenyan hospitality read more » and authentic African culture without sacrificing supreme luxury and comforts.
AfroChic Diani Beach’s friendly staff makes you feel at home. Having settled in, you may want to set off exploring: Join a guided hike along the pristine coastline or explore the colourful underwater world on a diving or snorkelling expedition. Swim with the dolphins or ask the AfroChic’s team about the kite-surfing courses and kayak tours.
Those enthusiastic about the gentlemen’s sport golf may take a swing at the nearby 18-hole championship golf course. Challenging and neatly kept, the greens and fairways invite you to spend a wonderful day amidst the beautiful scenery.
Rolling hills interspersed with rugged mountain ridges, huge boulders and twisting water ways characterise the scenic landscape of the Mwaluganje Conservancy – famous for its elephant population. A perfect daytrip!
Kenya’s smallest national park, the Shimba Hills Reserve, is located only an hour’s drive away. Despite its relative closeness to the beach, it is another world: Discover pristine wilderness and, with just a little luck on your side, observe giraffes, leopards, buffaloes, and the rare Sable antelope.
However, of course, you may decide to just take it slow at the luxurious and welcoming AfroChic Diani Beach. It will be a pleasure for the highly qualified spa personnel to explain the various health treatments, massages, pedicures and manicures offered. « show less