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Southern Palms Beach Resort

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Diani Beach Road | Ukunda, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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Ranked #9 of 31 Hotels in Diani Beach
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Southern Palms hotel for 7 nights and it was fantastic! Firstly upon arrival the lovely receptionist ungraded us to a sea room view as it was our 5 year anniversary! The view was just incredible.... Fantastic beach with no rocks so you feel very safe when it is high tide. The pools were stunning, great facilities with... More

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, Thank you so much for posting your wonderful review of Southern Palms Beach Resort! First we want to thank you for giving your review a wonderful title “unforgettable stay”. It's always a pleasure to hear from guests that enjoyed their stay, even better to hear that they plan to return, we say a big welcome back to Southern... More

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent four nights in an all inclusive package. Pros: Excellent & awesome food Food was halal according to the head chef Excellent Massive pool Nice beach front hotel Clean rooms Good amenities Amina the receptionist was extremely helpful You have to pay for the in room safe although its cheap and insured Waiters in the main restaurant were very... More

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Jambo Zain!!! Thank you very much for taking time to post your kind review of Southern Palms Beach Resort. There is really no bigger compliment for us than guests telling us that they would like to come back! We're delighted to hear that you had a wonderful holiday with us, enjoyed our pools, ‘infact we are famous for having the... More

Wilhelmshaven, Deutschland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one week in August at the southern palms beach resort. The hotel is very beautiful and clean. The food was delicious with a lot of choice what and also where two eat as there a several restaurants that can be used. We also enjoyed a lot the cocktails. There was really everything that you can imagine all inclusive.... More

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Josili, Thank you so much for your tremendous review of Southern Palms Beach Resort. We're absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much. We also appreciated your very positive comments regarding the beach, animation team, the food which indeed you had a problem deciding which restaurant to dine from as the food was all delicious with... More

Nairobi, Kenya
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at this hotel in August....and had an amazing stay! Definitely value for your money! Its got many swimming pools. The staff treated us well, very courteous and the quality of food excellent. Being vegetarian they had eggless desserts too! The beach on this part of the coast is quite clean and those who love to ride the waves... More

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bejus, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your wonderful review of Southern Palms Beach Resort. We're delighted to hear that you had what you call ‘an amazing stay’. We appreciate your kind remarks regarding food and also being vegetarian had lots of choices even on the desserts. You enjoyed the pools, beach as well as... More

Pontypool, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on way to malindi and looked good... Arrived early hours and looked good from the start. Room good size four poster beds and very clean and great holiday feel. The next morning went onto balcony and.... WOW... Golden sands palm trees looked like a tropical paradise... And it was. Fantastic stay if only for a short time but... More

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Plunter, Thank you so much for your absolutely wonderful review and recommendation of Southern Palms Beach Resort. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your short stay with us so much and appreciate your kind remarks regarding our beautiful hotel, the nice rooms with wonderful view. We look forward to welcoming you back for a much more longer stay.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful resort this is. Security is excellent. Service with a smile all the time. This was great. I felt at home away from home. I would recommend this venue to anyone any time. Keep it up guys. Special thanks to Elias, Stanley, Serah, John, Munuve, Peter and Daniel. I will sure see you again soon. Asante sana! Regards,... More

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mndeni, Thank you for taking the time to post your review and the kind recommendation of Southern Palms Beach Resort. It's such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We'll be sure to share your generous praise with our staff, particularly the ones you have mentioned. We say Karibu tena!! . Welcome again for a... More

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of 4 adults and went to the Southern Palms on a half board basis to chill out after our safari. The hotel is very well kept and attractive with very friendly and helpful staff. A good choice of food considering the hotel was very empty, sadly due to the cancellation of flights from the UK. If... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in a big group with lots of kids, the all inclusive worked perfectly for us. It's food and drinks all day which was great for kids! The buffet is very nice, with a choice of good indian vegetarian, seafood and grills. If you don't want to have the buffet dinner you can choose from two other restaurants Italian... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were a group of 25 and we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay.The food,service,rooms,restaurants,ambience etc - all excellent.They really pampered us.It is indeed value for money.Would like to say thanks to Mr.Mahmud,Mr.Kamal the chef and Mr.Julius the waiter-infact all the waiters for their hospitality.May god bless you all and definitely we will come back.

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Zug, Switzerland
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Kenya on a 9-days safari and came to the Southern Palm Beach for a few relaxing days on the beach. Diani Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, however the paradise is spoiled by very pushy locals that don´t understand the word "no" and didn´t leave us alone even for a few minutes.... More

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  • Main restaurant(7)
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  • Very good(5)
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Additional Information about Southern Palms Beach Resort

Address: Diani Beach Road | Ukunda, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Palms Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 298
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