Diani Beach Holidays
Where is Diani Beach?
Situated on the south east coast of Kenya, Diani Beach is the main resort area South of Mombasa. It is known as one of Kenya's best Indian Ocean resorts. Its miles of white sand and blue sea make a holiday to Diani Beach a popular holiday destination for both relaxing breaks and more active water sporting.
What are the beaches like in Diani Beach?
A Diani Beach holiday is an excellent coastal resort offering calm water and sandy beaches. The clear water is safe for swimming in while the palm-lined sand offers shade for those wanting to simply while away the hours.
The coral reef that protects the shore can be reached by swimming from the beach or if you prefer a more leisurely option a boat ride is available. Water sports including water-skiing, sailing, windsurfing, and scuba diving are all available along the coastline.
Sightseeing in Diani Beach
The Colobus Trust in a non-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation of the Diania Beach native Colobus monkey. To see these monkeys in their natural surroundings pay a visit to the Kaya Kinondo Forest. You'll also find 187 plant species and 48 species of birds.
Often visitors like to include a safari into their Diani Beach holiday. At the Tsavo East and Tsavo West National parks you'll be able to spot a variety of exotic creatures including lions, hippos and elephants.
Eating out in Diani beach
The restaurants of Diani Beach offer a wide variety of cuisine including Swahili, Indian, Chinese, Italian and French. Kenyan food is also available in some of the smaller eateries.
Fresh daily seafood appears on most menus, alongside locally grown fruit, vegetables and meats. Grilled goat meat is a popular local dish.
As well as a variety of cuisines you will also find a variety of settings, some formal, others not quite so. How about a meal in an 180,000-year-old cave? Be sure to check the dress code and reservation requirements before you dine as these vary between establishments.
Book a Holiday to Diani Beach...
If you are looking for a holiday to Kenya, Diani Beach is a good choice. You can book a holiday to Diani Beach with Voyager Travel Direct. We offer a range of package holidays to Diani Beach from budget holidays through to 5 star hotels. Please feel free to use the holiday search on this website or call our Travel Consultants for a friendly quotation.
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- ■Bantu Swahili and English are widely spoken as lingua franca, and are the two official languages