Sands at Chale Island
Chale Island is a small romantic island situated about 600 meters from the mainland and 10 km south of Diani Beach, 50 km south of Mombasa. Specifically built with the environment in mind, The Sands at Chale Island is one of the most low impact hotels in Kenya.
Sands at Chale Island Highlights
Chale Island is a small romantic island situated about 600 meters from the mainland and 10 km south of Diani Beach, 50 km south of Mombasa. Specifically built with the environment in mind, The Sands at Chale Island is one of the most low impact hotels in Kenya. It is spread out to offer the utmost in privacy and romance, even when at full capacity one has a tremendous feeling of peace and tranquillity. "Chale" refers to the name of an old warrior of the Digo tribe who is buried on the island. On certain days of the year his descendants still come to celebrate religious rituals.
- Employees are from many different Kenyan tribes: Luo, Digo, Kikuyu and Maasai.
- Swahili day beds set on breezy verandas facing the ocean.
- Panoramas encompassing the lagoon channel, mangroves and Shimba Hills.
- A selection of bars and restaurants to choose from.
Sands at Chale Island Game Viewing and Activities
Wildlife is abundant throughout the island, with troops of monkeys and baboons, bush babies, many species of birdlife, small antelope, and butterflies. In addition, the island is host to the natural phenomenon of inland mangrove lakes subject to the natural changes of the tides. Based at the hotel, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city of Mombasa has to offer. Its convenient location means that the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. A fantastic beauty spa is offered, as well as, a well-equipped watersports centre and a variety of boating excursions. From Chale Island guests can embark on trips to Diani Beach Shopping Centre and the famous Nomad Beach Bar, or for the more adventurous, there is a range of safari activities.
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Travelling on a budget but still want to experience the highlights of Kenya? Then this 11-night itinerary is ideal. Travel with your private local guide and safari vehicle and drive around the countryside to Kenya’s best and most beautiful areas.