We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 28 Diani Beach hotels

Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   North Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort to your Saves list
Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
79%
Ranked #18 of 28 hotels in Diani Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
A recent review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014
Steve D Londonderry, Vermont
Write a Review

184 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    80
    62
    24
    10
    8
See reviews for
32
79
10
11
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (18)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Londonderry, Vermont
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Just returned from this resort last week and although it was nice have stayed in far better on previous trips to Kenya. The best on Diani beach it is most certainly not as I have stayed in four different hotels on Diani and found the Diani sea resort head and shoulders above this one for both quality of accommodation and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I had the pleasure of staying in this hotel in a cottage. I watched the sunrise right across. Great trees dot this property and they have even named some. The beach is pristine this side and quite private too. You can enjoy totally. The breakfast buffet was amazing . The people helpful. They have a nook where the birds have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
NJ
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The individual cottages are a real plus. The rooms were comfortable, although I my fear of bugs and lizards was definitely challenged. Guess its to be expected in the tropics. The food was fantastic and the service left nothing to be desired. I could vacation here every year. The beach was relaxing and beautiful. We partied at Forty Thieves down... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Southampton
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

My husband and I stayed here with friends back in June following a week on safari and loved it. It was their low season so was very quiet (only 10 rooms taken some nights) but great for us as we got upgraded to a beach side bungalow. The rooms were clean and spacious with a window seat with views out... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I have stayed in one of the thatched cottages right on the beach and would highly recomend. the staff are friendly and the area safe, but watch out for the monkeys! they will nick anything! and the rip tide on the beach, there are warning signs but I didnt see them till after I had an interesting and dam scarey... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

the hotel is located in diani and its the last hotel...the location is fantastic, the beach is very nice...the furniture in the room is a bit old needs changing...the room i was booked in, had a TV which wasn't working, the ceiling fan was faulty and the connectivity for the WIFI was poor, but thanks to Amina Noroge, she changed... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Nairobi
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Each time you visit this property it takes you by surprise, the villas open right on to the beach with no boundary or fence, you could actually roll out of bed right on to the beach. There is no beach boys to harrass you. The beach is like your own private beach. The property is clean, and nice, a lot... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

The property is absolutely stunning and the beach just took my breath away. The sea is very active on this corner of the coast. The cottages which are sea facing are beautiful. The pool is nice and inviting. I was let down by the food they served us. Though the services are quite prompt. But then again, the beauty of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Surrey England
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We stayed at this hotel about 18 years ago (we went with Somak then and this time - an excellent company) and loved the location then although at the time it was due for refurbishment, this has now been done and very well by the Jacaranda group. We asked to have a beachfront room and were accomodated although I don't... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Malmo, Sweden
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Jacaranda is a wonderful place to relax. The beach is great to walk on, even in the hot sun. The sand does not burn your feet! The staff is so friendly and helpful. Of course if you are there for 2 weeks or more , the food will start to become boring, but they do a good job of trying... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Been to Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort

Also Known As:
Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Club Hotel Diani
Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Club Hotel
Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Hotel
Indian Ocean Beach Club
Address: North Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#14 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia so you can book your Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.