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The Sands at Nomad

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a lovely time visiting 'The Sands at Nomad'. We had an excellent welcome from all the friendly staff, especially Dorah. We arrived for the craft fair and then spent two nights at Nomads. We loved the 5 metre deep pool with the tunnel to swim through. Wonderful sand all along the beach!

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Mombasa, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing location! Diani Beach in Kenya cannot be bettered but the service at The Sands at Nomads cannot compare. We waited over 30 minutes for 2 pieces of toast which was cold and rubbery and was served with the most dreadful commercial jam of sugar and pectin. Generally the food is much better than this. Please try and... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

just back after 5 weeks holiday at diani beach,,,,i stayed in an all inclusive hotel which was fine but getting a bit boring,,,my last couple of days I decided to spend my birthday in this hotel.....thank you to all he staff for the birthday cake and being so friendly especially dorah....great place very luxurious lovely food and friendly staff we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived at Sands on 1st October with the intention of staying for three nights and have only just left after spending nearly two and a half months there. The hotel is beautifully located right on the beach and the architecture blends in perfectly with the environment. The service is very smooth which is a clear indication of very well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel, the location, the staff, the food, the rooms, just absolutely amazing! My husband treated me to a few nights at The Sands and it really was one of the best getaways I have ever had. So peaceful. The stunning beach was literally 5 steps away from our suite. I cannot fault my stay at all. The food was... More 

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

We are very happy if our guests had a wonderful stay with us at The Sands at Nomad! Thank you so much for your review and we are looking forward to welcome you back next year! Diani Beach is truly the Best Beach in Africa! More 

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the sands for the beginning of December! Great Hotel! The decor was a fusion of swahili-afro/arabic The service I would say was the best aspect of staying at Sands! The breakfast bar by the beach was breathtaking I'm definitely bringing back my family to stay! Amazing beach, views.. It was the perfect long weekend getaway

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive feedback on Tripadvisor! We are happy, that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you plan to come back soon!! I agree, that our beach Cottages and Ocean View Suites are the best choice, but also more expensive! Looking forward to welcome you back one of those days! More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Sands at Nomads and would warmly recommend it! It is luxurious, yet small and with a private feel. The beach is fantastic! The hotel also makes sure there is very little hassle from vendors on the beach. The pool is lovely, and is open until late which is fabulous when you want to chill on your holidays. Service... More 

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review! We are very happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us! I am sorry for the, in your view, hard mattress, all in use are quality hotel mattresses of the same make and hardness. I understand that likes are different but I hope you still might consider to visit us again!! More 

Zambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Sands at Nomad and had a lovely time. Great cocktails, even better seafood and a location that is difficult to beat. We were staying at a private house in Musambweni and came to Diani for lunch. Our chef at the house was fantastic so Sands had a lot to live up to. My octopus carpacio was great... More 

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

I am very happy to hear, that you have enjoyed our cuisine! Maybe you might consider next time to stay at The Sands at Nomads for your holiday! Sunny greetings from Diani Beach More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to surprise my wife for her birthday with a day of pampering and great food. the Sands at Nomad did not disappoint in any way! The surroundings, cottages, food, service... All were up to excellent standards and our expectations were exceeded. Cudos to the spa staff who went out of their way to recall a therapist despite him... More 

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

So happy to hear that you have enjoyed the style of The Sands at Nomad! Thank you for your time to write this review and we are looking forward to welcome you back soon!! More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel setting is unique in that there are not too many cottages and away from the hustle and bustle of big hotels. The cottages overlook the sea and are completely private. The beach is clean, not rocky and just beautiful. The restaurant is right on the beach and service/food was great! I highly recommend the place for a peaceful... More 

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive feedback! It makes us very happy once our guests are impressed! Please come to visit us again and tell your friends about beautiful Kenya and our hotel!! Thank you so much and sunny greetings More 

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Address: Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Sands at Nomad 4.5*
Number of rooms: 37
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