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The Sands at Nomad

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Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A superb luxurious and peaceful hotel in Diani, the staff and facilities are awesome. Just what the doctor ordered, from moment we arrived we felt at home. Rooms are nice and comfortable. Pool is great, tea & coffee served throughout. Monkeys/Baboons visit too!! A little bit of fun! The bar and restaurant are really good, food was excellent as was... More 

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ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly i dont have a flaw in my experience here and have returned now twice.. its simply put devine and I am sorry for the tumble in business since the instability further north on the Kenyan Coast will have affected this hotel. You will be greeted by juice and garland of flowers after a comfortable Mombasa airport pick up. The... More 

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

If you do it twice, you will do it a third time! We are thankful for your positive review and are looking forward to welcome you back to The Sands at Nomads! More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Place was perfect for what we needed, relaxation and a lovely view. The staff was extremely pleasant and the food and service were good as well. The setting of the beach loungers was perfect, plenty of shade. The rooms were a bit dated, but you only need the room for sleep, so it's ok. The monkeys are rude lol ;)... More 

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

Thank you for your review! I am very happy, that you enjoyed the location and services of The Sands at Nomads! Looking forward to welcome you back! More 

Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are truly spoiled for life after spending 2 weeks at the Sands. From the incredible beach, impeccable service and superior cuisine, we wanted for very little during our time here. Our room was a junior suite with a sea view and direct access to the ocean. The restaurant is home to some of the freshest sushi I've ever tasted... More 

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

Many thanks for the positive review about our hotel and services! It is always a pleasure getting positive feedback from our guests about our hotel staff! They truly and honestly try their level best for their guests and I am very happy to work with such an enthusiastic team! Hope to see you back in The Sands at Nomad soon! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from an amazing stay at the Sands at Nomad! I've stayed at a lot of hotels in this part of the world and this was probably in the top 3. We received fantastic service all around- from the taxi driver who met us in the airport, to the quick and easy check-in and check-out, the welcome drinks, frangipani... More 

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

Thank you so much for your great review! We feel very proud, that we have accomplished to make your holidays a great memory! Come back soon for some re freshening! All the best! More 

Swansea, Wales
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the white sands of Diani beach, this boutique hotel is perfect for a relaxing break and winter sun. 35 degrees with a cooling sea breeze make it ideal for swimming, snorkelling, kite boarding or just chilling our with a good book and a cold Tusker beer. Charming staff and comfortable and well appointed rooms with an excellent restaurant... More 

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

I am very pleased to hear, that you have enjoyed the services and location of our hotel! Thank you for taking your time to write this review and we hope that you will visit us again! More 

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The Sands at Nomad offers the most spectacular beach on the Kenyan Coast. It also redeemed Diani in my eyes. The beach is seemingly endless, clean, glistening white and the contrast with the turquoise water is breathtaking. The accommodations are superb, simple and perfectly match the surrounding beauty. The restaurant offers excellent service and the food is stellar, focusing naturally... More 

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

Thank you very much for your positive review! Hopefully we can welcome you back at our hotel and this beautiful beach soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

With it's incredible long stretch of white beaches and amazing and comfortable accommodation this place didn't disappoint! Although you can be harassed by the locals on the beach - the staff at the hotel are helpful and offer security from the many beach roamers and will always attend to your every need personally and promptly! The breakfast offers incredible views... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking your time to write this review! Truly our Diani Beach ranks under the top 25 of the best beaches in the world- an The Sands at Nomad faces its most stunning part! We hope to get the chance of welcoming you back here soon!! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel Feb 3 2015 for 15 nights. This is our 24th visit to Kenya and we have stayed in most of the top hotels. This one though because of the friendly atmosphere is my pick of the bunch. We thought we had found the best last year with the Swahili just down the road but this edges... More 

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

Thank you so much for your detailed review! I am very happy, that you have enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back soon at Diani beach!! More 

Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Sands is a beautiful little hotel with direct access to Diani beach. Had a great time - staff was friendly, lots of areas to lounge around and soak in some sun and rooms were well done up. The only minus is that the restaurant only serves Italian and Japanese so things get repetitive unless you go out. All in all,... More 

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Thanks a lot for your positive review! It is our pleasure to see our clients happy! Hope to see you again in our hotel! More 

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