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The Sands At Chale Island

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“low tide”(24 reviews)
“tractor ride”(11 reviews)
“italian manager”(8 reviews)
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located on a lovely little island that can be reached by boat or tractor (low tide). The views over the ocean are absolutely lovely. The bars and restaurant are good and the rooms are well made too. Very relaxing.

Thank SGodiyal
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I loved this island. From the tractor ride to get you there at low tide to the beautiful beach I honestly can’t find fault at The Sands at Chale Island. Congratulations to Andrea the GM for this super professionally run resort. The staff are incredible...More

Thank Susie27868
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an absolute gen of a hotel. Hidden on its own island, accessible by boat at high tide and tractor at low tide, I love this place. Why it is only listed as 4-star I have no idea. The entire team on the island...More

3  Thank niknak586
Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded 1 week ago

Hello, we are overwhelmed by your vivid description of our Island. It is our pleasure when our clients' expectations are met and surpassed. The Chale team was so pleased to play host to you, hence we are eagerly waiting for you to return so that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous place - absolutely magnificent in all ways ; island location, hotel, facilities, phenomenal staff, gorgeous food. If you get opportunity to go here, go ! ( unless you are someone who wants things like bingo or obnoxious people in which case, please don't go...More

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

Hi Pavlova, Thank you for your short, sweet and precise comment with regard to your experience at The Sands at Chale Island. we are happy that you totally enjoyed your stay with us. we call upon you to come visit us again during your next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire experience was sublime. The staff was warm, welcoming and so helpful. The food was excellent and abundant, activities were everywhere, and the spa was divine. From just playing in the clear waters, to relaxing in one of three pools, to exploring hidden beaches,...More

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

Hi Nancy, It is extremely fulfilling to know that your stay at Chale Island was an ultimate experience, we are glad you treasured every bit of your stay with us. it is so humbling to know that we surpassed your wildest expectations. we grasp this...More

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Travelers' Choice
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Pool
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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
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
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Outdoor pool
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$196 - $477 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Diani Beach
#2 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#3 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#8 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#9 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$196 - $477 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Diani Beach
#2 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#3 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#8 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#9 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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colsam
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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Elsheba K
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
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Priscillah M
October 20, 2017|
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Response from Niks J | Reviewed this property |
No tv in room one at the bar but there is lots to see and do
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"Overlook the beach, choose all-inclusive"
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