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The Sands At Chale Island

Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401 Kenya
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#7 of 35 hotels in Diani Beach
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Owned and managed by the same team of sister resort The Sands At Nomad, this small, personal "boutique" resort is the perfect island getaway for those seeking the ultimate in relaxation, tranquility and Island flair. The resort was completely renovated in 2006 and has been built with a very strong focus on the envirnmental beauty of the Island. Two swimming pools, a mystical SPA and a well equiped watersports facility fullfil every wish.
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Free internet
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Public wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Entertainment staff
Shuttle bus service
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Baggage storage
Mosquito net
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Private beach
Private balcony
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Non-smoking rooms
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Ahmedali H wrote a review Sep 2020
Diani Beach, Kenya18 contributions7 helpful votes
Yesterday we went to The Sands at Chale Island, we had booked earlier, the ride on the tractor truck was thrilling as the tide was rising, after reaching the resort due to some problem we could not stay there, Both the manager and the receptionist Hasan were courteous n very understanding n immediately understood our problem n arranged our return. Thank you
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Madame_Trey wrote a review Aug 2020
Nairobi, Kenya483 contributions145 helpful votes
Shocked to only just discover that The Sands offers a fabulous day trip package, including lunch and non-motorized sports. Reservations are well organized and the staff are superb! Will happily return
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
CM Travels wrote a review Mar 2020
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland33 contributions18 helpful votes
Superb place! Our clients absolutely raved about the level of service and friendly nature of the staff! Even when our clients needed extra special care wit a visit to the Diani Hospital to see to an injury sustained whilst on safari before their arrival at Chale Island. All necessary arrangements were made and seen to. The flexibility and efficiency made for a great all round stay and we will continue to send our esteemed clients to Chale well into the future. Thank you Mike and the Team at Chale! Well done!
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Date of stay: March 2020
Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale Island
Responded Mar 23, 2020
Hey, The pleasure is all ours, and as a resort we understand that our survival squarely depends on the manner in which we mingle and relate to our guests. Thank you for the compliments and we hope to host you again sometimes in the future.
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jennainfrance wrote a review Mar 2020
Chalais, France87 contributions11 helpful votes
We came here for 4 days for our 10th year wedding anniversary, it was just amazing, beautiful island, installations amzaing, staff too and the buffet top ! little piece of heaven, I wouldnt hesitate going back!
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Date of stay: October 2019
Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale Island
Responded Mar 24, 2020
Hey, Thank you so much for entrusting the success of your 10th wedding anniversary in our hands. We are glad your stay with us proved successful. We also thank you for all the compliments you tagged us with. We hope to host you again in the near future. Karibu tena
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Cruiser802410 wrote a review Mar 2020
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Stayed for our honeymoon/my 60th birthday celebration. From our arrival we were made welcome by the friendly staff. Salim and Steve who cleaned our room and looked after us. The general manager is is very friendly and takes time tp speak to all the guests. The wonderful bunch of flowers was a surprise. Freshly caught fish cooked in front of us in the restaurant. Try a Kyak trip through the mangroves. Chuckle at the antics of the monkeys, who stay a respectful distance away. A wonderful, relaxing place to stay. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale Island
Responded Mar 24, 2020
Hi, We are beaming with joy at the mare realization that amongst all the places on earth you happily chose Chale island as your preferred destination to celebrate your Honeymoon/60th birthday. How refreshing it is to learn that your entire vacation at our facility was such a success. Thank you for finding time to share your experience with us through this amazing avenue and we also thank you for putting in a recommendation for us. Our prayer is to house you again during any of your upcoming vacations. karibu
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$199 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Sands At Chale Island
Which popular attractions are close to The Sands At Chale Island?
Nearby attractions include Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest (3.4 miles) and Bora Bora Widlife Park (4.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Sands At Chale Island?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at The Sands At Chale Island?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Sands At Chale Island?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does The Sands At Chale Island have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Sands At Chale Island offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Sands At Chale Island?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Sands At Chale Island have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.