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    The Sands At Chale Island

    Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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    • Average7%
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    • Terrible1%
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed March 12, 2016

    We arrived at Chale boat station in the middle of the night after a rather tiring taxi ride on really broken gravel roads. It was high tide so we went by a small boat to Chale Island. (If it is low tide you ride trailer...More

    2  Thank POEnglund
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded March 30, 2016

    Wow what a detailed but beautiful experience expressed in most pleasing of words.with our unparalleled tranquility, breathtaking flora and fauna and enchanting beach plus sea view , escaping from the hustle and tussle of urban town and industrial noise is guaranteed. We are surprisingly happy...More

    Reviewed March 9, 2016

    Day visitor, so take my review with a grain of salt. When I heard "private resort island", I was expecting the world, and I left disappointed. The place seemed a little run down and energy from some of the staff was low. Lunch, with its...More

    Thank vagabond525
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded March 31, 2016

    Please accept our apologies .it troubles us every time our client's expectations are not fully met. we are sorry for any discomforts caused during your stay with us. It is deeply disturbing that you were harassed by strange stares because you are an interracial couple,...More

    Reviewed March 3, 2016

    We spent one day in Chale with our 3 kids recently, and had a great time. The place is relaxing, beautifully setup, with great swimming pool facility. Money well spent! Lunch was really good, and service outstanding. As an example, we had forgotten a few...More

    1  Thank didier j
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded March 30, 2016

    At Chale, it is our commitment to try and meet the expectations of our clients or even exceed them. We feel fulfilled that we were able to sweep you off your feet with our setup, amenities, delicacies and services. It is our prayer that the...More

    Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

    Was at Sands At Chale Island Resort with my fiancé last month (February). What a magical place! This is the best relaxing getaway. I know Kenya has many beautiful places but this resort is mind blowing. I wonder how other rooms could have been better...More

    2  Thank Minnie A
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded March 30, 2016

    Hello Minnie. we couldn't agree with you more.Chale Island is the place to be whenever one is in Diani and the most ideal place when you need to getaway and relax. We thank you so much for taking your time to write such a beautiful...More

    Reviewed February 28, 2016

    Stayed in Chale Island for few nights with my friends. I can say that this place is as great as it looks! Food and rooms are well prepared and you will feel comfortable. Some activities are available, such as snorkling and diving. Also a spa...More

    Thank Ramcees
    Response from TheSands-Kenya, Front Office Manager at The Sands At Chale IslandResponded February 29, 2016

    Hello Mr. Ramcee what a pleasure to know that you had an awesome vacation at Chale Island. It is always our goal to see to it that we meet all the expectations of our guests and we are happy we met yours. we appreciate your...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    November 26, 2017|
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    Response from Christina M | Reviewed this property |
    We paid 8 000 Ksh one way from Mombasa Airport to the Sands of Chale Island. Don’t remember drink price, just took a couple of glasses of wine. Think it was around 600 ksh/glass.
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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
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    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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