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Diani Beach

Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

After the mass tourist market deserted Kenya Diani has been left very quiet, which was great for us but disastrous for the locals. We stayed at Waterlovers but it was the same up and down the south coast with lots of space, few tourists and deflated beach sellers and staff at some places. We enjoyed the space and had great... More

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Romania
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Have a walk on the white sands, enjoy the beach for a walk during the low tide. You might be harassed a bit by locals trying to sell you stuff, try to ignore or refuse them politely but ferm. As soon as you enter in discussion with one of them, you'll find yourself surrounded.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

After summiting Mount Kenya, a couple of days relaxing on Diani Beach were amazing. The Blue Marlin resort has a very nice beach bar and seating areas. The sand is as white as now and the sea is as clear as glass. We swam out to a couple of pontoons, about 25 metres out and there were a lot of... More

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Liverpool, Pennsylvania
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324 reviews 324 reviews
120 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. The coast of white sand and high cliffs in some areas make it special. Yes there are those who want to sell you things but if you just say no they will leave you alone. I never felt threatened, and found them sometime entertaining. Too bad there are... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The best beach in Kenya. Beautiful wide beach with little sea weed. Has many options for restaurants and activities.

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Venice, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

People are very honest and good. This is the place where you can get a lot of positive energy to be reloaded

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Watch out for the beach boys, just ignore them, no smiling and no interaction with them will guarantee the fact they'll walk away after 5 seconds. But the beach is gorgeous.

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The place is really nice, the staff are friendly and the white sandy beach is breathtaking. The rooms are well maintained and clean too. The hotel is located in a nice area, there is no noise from the cars which have or put loud music. It has kids activities too.

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Beautiful sunrises and its quite a nice feeling to walk on the white powdered sands! The beach salesman can be quite persistent but a firm "No" will get them moving right along.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I liked snorkling on the reef, kiting and jetskis. Beach boys are helpfull with every need you have on the beach, just be sure to bargain a lot and be firm with them.

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