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    The Sands At Chale Island

    Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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    • Excellent64%
    • Very good26%
    • Average7%
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    Breakfast included
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a truly amazing visit to this resort. Everything was perfect except for one thing I will detail at the end. The staff were exceptional. The manager was always on hand should we have had any concerns (we did not) Our room was amazing....More

    Thank odmurray81 .
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello, Thank you for finding time to write about your experience at Chale Island. We are glad that mostly your stay with us was awesome and worthwhile even though you were a little displeased with the taxi issue. It is a pity that you carried...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Everything was perfect here. The staff, the bandas, the food, the services. The Manager, went out of his way to ensure that my friends enjoyed our stay. We had a surprise birthday party that he made sure worked out perfectly. Each banda is sufficiently secluded...More

    Thank MissTravellingFairy
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hi, We are glad that you liked it so much at our resort, we are equally excited that we participated in making your vacation a success. The Chale Team takes this chance to thank you for being our guest and invites you to revisit again...More

    Reviewed November 5, 2017

    Really amazing resort, nice facilities, really good food and a totally beautiful beach. Total relax by the ocean in an idyllic scenery. Highly recommended if you plan to visit Kenyan coast even for a short stay.

    Thank mikemoras
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hello, Thanks a lot for dropping by to have your taste of our beautiful resort. We appreciate your sweet words and for recommending us to the world. thank you once again and we hope to host you in future during one of your next vacation.

    Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

    We spent a lovely extended weekend in the best resorts we have ever visited on the Mombasa coast. Secluded, wonderfully located, quiet and beautifully maintained. African decor, leisure atmosphere and exquisite taste for detail. Although fully booked, we did not feel like the place was...More

    Thank Cinzia C
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hi Cinzia, It is refreshing to know that your experience at Chale island paradise was such an epic episode, and that we surpassed your expectations with the breathtaking beauty of our paradise coupled with its uniqueness and serene milieu. We grasp this chance to thank...More

    Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

    Spent half a week in the serene hotel on this great little island in October 2017. Lovely rooms, we took the lower range and it was top. Three salt water pools, outdoor jacuzzi, gym, spa and an almost snow white sandy beach. Also a fully...More

    Thank Christina M
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded October 22, 2017

    Hello Christina, The Chale team grabs this chance to manifest its gratitude towards you for giving it the privilege to serve you. we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we thank you for recommending us to the world. It was a pleasure...More

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    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Breakfast included
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    • $188 - $666 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
    • Also Known As
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    November 26, 2017|
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    Response from Thomas J | Reviewed this property |
    You can organise with the Hotel. Taxi from mombasa international airport was about KES 17,000. Taxi from ukunda would be about KES 6,000. Drinks are reasonably priced like any other resort. Lots to choose from. Miss their... More
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    October 29, 2017|
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    Response from Elizabeth p | Reviewed this property |
    Need to fly to Mombasa. Go to the south cost where there is a ferry or a truck depending on the tide that takes you to the island. The hotel can organize that for you
    Priscillah M
    October 20, 2017|
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    Response from Ayo78 | Reviewed this property |
    NO TVs in Room, but there is one with satellite dish at Bar. Plenty of activities for kids... beach etc.
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    "Bandas overlooking the sea or the honeymoon suites"
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    "Choose a bungalow facing the ocean if available."
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    "Bandas are way better than standard rooms, totally worth the price difference."
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