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The Sands At Chale Island

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I stayed at the hotel only 1 day and hence my opinion is relative to a “first impression”. During the day I could benefit of facilities, food and services. Compared to similar hotels this one was not at the expected standards. It is relatively small,...More

Thank Iulia S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did not sleep there but booked a day trip. Whereas the food was exquisite (without any doubt the best buffet we have had anywhere in Kenya), the island itself is not really worth the visit as you can get the same views for free...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

we had such an amazing time on chale island. the hotel is simple and a little rustic and so charming. total tropical paradise with thatched roofs, colorful prints, multiple pools, amazing massage in an open thatched hut in the mangraves (which was perfection). the beach...More

Thank Sarah T
Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 3 days ago

Hi Sarah, We delightfully grab this opportunity to appreciate you and your family for granting us an avenue to play host to you. We sincerely derived immense pleasure in serving you. On the same note we would like to thank you for sacrificing your time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Getting to Chale Island is a little bumpy, but worth every minute of the journey. The Island was so peaceful and relaxing, the Banda was great! Every single member of staff was truly amazing, especially Omari the guy who cleaned our room. Andrea the Manager...More

Thank its_me_im_here
Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 3 days ago

Hey, What a wonderful review. We appreciate with humility these short but beautiful observations you had during your stay with us. We are glad your general stay was great and we enjoyed being your host. We urge you to drop by and continue from whence...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Island is awsome. Perfect place for private holiday. The main beach is very big (9000 m2) so the is lots of free space. 3 nice pools. Food is fresh and delicious (italian home made pasta:). Staff is very friendly and helpfull. You may meet...More

Thank Piotr K
Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 1 week ago

Hey, Thank you for your short but precise and beautiful observations you noted during your stay with us, we are glad that you find Chale Island to be awesome and perfect and that is why we won't hesitate to urge you to come back again...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Internet
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$167 - $449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Diani Beach
#2 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#6 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#9 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#10 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$167 - $449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Diani Beach
#2 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#6 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#9 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#10 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveler (996)
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Lucy H
July 24, 2018|
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Response from taszul | Reviewed this property |
three sibfit in one single bed. however you can request for a second double bed in which all can fit. there is enough room for two double beds and mosquito nets can be provided for all beds on request. please do not forget... More
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GeoffandShirley
June 24, 2018|
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Response from taszul | Reviewed this property |
dear traveler, there is no such facility but you can get everything on request.
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lovetravelling247
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Thomas J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, As far as I know the current is never too strong. Its perfect for snorkeling. I saw guys going to snorkel on their own. But packages are available if you wish to go as a team. The coral is good and the fish is... More
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Room Tips
"Would not choose the overwater version, penthouse is amazing and so are the chalets-depending on the location."
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"Some of the Bandas had a small private front area with outside shower. Others are right on the walkway."
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"Bandas are large, and have great views. Suite on the rocks is stunning. Standard rooms are excellent. Higher..."
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"Beach Banda number 22 is ideal for lovers"
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