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Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401 Kenya
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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#11 of 44 in Diani Beach
Location
4.6
Cleanliness
4.6
Service
4.6
Value
4.4
Travelers' Choice
Located on the world famous Diani Beach. The resort comprises three luxurious properties – The Baobab, The Maridadi and Kole Kole, offering a unique selection of exquisite accommodation and facilities spread across the resort grounds. Guestrooms have been specifically designed to provide paramount comfort and luxury for all our clients. Guests may utilise leisure facilities across the resort including 3 swimming pools, dining areas and much more.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Wifi
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Archery
Babysitting
Secured parking
Free wifi in the business center
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga classes
Fitness classes
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Badminton
Diving
Snorkeling
Tennis court
Windsurfing
Aerobics
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Table tennis
Walking tours
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
Waxing services
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bidet
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Tile / marble floor
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Family
Bay View
Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Italian and 1 more
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pds5769 wrote a review Jun 19
Liverpool, United Kingdom63 contributions22 helpful votes
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The resort was amazing. The staff friendly and helpful, the views breathtaking and the pools incredible. We stayed in a room at Kole Kole and to be honest they let the experience down. They were dated and need a good update. The switches were filthy and the bedding worn and dated. Stains around the sink made it appear unclean and the shower just trickled water. This isn’t to say we wouldn’t visit again, we definitely would given the facilities but the room let’s it down.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Jeff Mukolwe, General Manager at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa
Responded 4 days ago
Jambo Guest, Thank You for taking time to share a review of your recent stay with us at Baobab Beach Resort and Spa. The Team and I are pleased to read about your interaction with our friendly, helpful staff, your enjoyment of the views and the pools. We are however, saddened and embarrassed about the state of the room you occupied during your stay. The description you provide is definitely not our standard. I have personally visited the room and confirm that it should not have been allocated to you, or any any guest f or that matter. I have taken measures to ensure that this does not happen again. Please accept our sincerest apologies for this lapse. We appreciate that, inspite of this, you would still visit us again. Please let me know when you plan your next visit and I will be happy to meet with you personally. With my warmest regards, Jeff Mukolwe General Manger
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Ray wrote a review Apr 2022
Nairobi, Kenya12 contributions1 helpful vote
+1
Hotel's Favorite
Very good family vacation location - got that sad feeling when checking out! (When am leaving a hotel and I get that ‘thank God am going home feeling’…there was a problem :-)) Spent a couple of wonderful days in Kole Kole side. The Jambo team works extra hard in ensuring entertainment during the day and especially during the evening sessions with exhilarating spectacles hosted in Porini amphitheater. The kids were also very well engaged and couldn’t get enough of the pool. The food was also very good accompanied by very friendly mixologists at the bars. The spa experience was very good - aside from the aspect that the massage rooms may not be very private and the relatively‘arm twisting’ feedback request after the session - I can think of very few hotel spas that rival the experience. Despite the large location the resort is very well maintained, integrates well with the natural environment (gotta watch out for the monkeys and occasional bees) - but definitely a must visit and top of the list of best resorts.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: Best to fly to Ukunda. If coming from Mombasa - be wary of potential delays at the ferry...
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Response from Kennedy Ogunde, Marketing at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa
Responded Apr 21, 2022
Dear Guest, Warm greetings from the Baobab Beach Resort & Spa. Thank you very much for sharing such a glowing and heartfelt review of our resort. We are pleased to hear that, on the whole, you have enjoyed your time with us and appreciated our service team. We are happy that you have rated our night shows highly. At the Baobab, we believe that hospitality is about people and their talent for creating warm and memorable encounters. Please be assured that we will share your positive comments with the team members, especially Lawrence. We have no doubt that they will be delighted to hear this from you. We hope that it is not so long before we can welcome you back to Diani and back to our resort. Safe travels. Kind Regards, Kennedy Uduny Public Relations Executive marketing@baobab-beach-resort.com Tel: +254 725 777 025
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Farhana Y wrote a review Jun 19
2 contributions1 helpful vote
The hotel has amazing staff willing to help anytime. Food is good. I had a 2 month old baby. I was impressed that they provided a baby bath for my baby. They have a wonderful amphi theater for entertainment which the kids loved. They even catered early dinners for kids.. my kids loved the poolside pizzas and the mocktails Thank you for making our holiday memorable. We will definately be back here. Please add more variety to your menu otherwise everything was fantastic. Thank you patrick for organising everything perfect for us.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Kennedy Ogunde, Marketing at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa
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Dear Guest, Warm greetings from the Baobab Beach Resort & Spa. Thank you very much for sharing such a glowing and heartfelt review of our resort. We are pleased to hear that, on the whole, you have enjoyed your time with us and appreciated our amazing staff. At the Baobab, we believe that hospitality is about people and their talent for creating warm and memorable encounters. Please be assured that we will share your positive comments with the team members. We have no doubt that they will be delighted to hear this from you. We also appreciate your incredible comments on our varied culinary offerings and our kid-friendly activities. Each night of the week, our buffets and entertainment have a different theme to cater to different tastes and preferences and to offer our guests a greater variety of cuisines and experiences. We are glad that you appreciated this. We look forward to welcoming you back to now what we believe is your new home whenever you are in Diani. Kind Regards, Kennedy Uduny Public Relations Executive marketing@baobab-beach-resort.com Tel: +254 725 777 025
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Zchagz4 wrote a review Jun 19
16 contributions2 helpful votes
We attended kole kole for a wedding. An unforgettable experience which was made special by all the staff and everyone involved. All the meals were prepared to perfection with dietary requirements taken into consideration. We stayed in the suite in kole kole, which had an amazing view of the beach and maintained to extremely high standards with flexible and helpful housekeeping. Truly, a travellers’ delight !
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Dear Guest, Warm greetings from the Baobab Beach Resort & Spa. We appreciate your candid and elaborate feedback on the resort. It is through such feedback that we get motivated to continue providing impeccable services to our esteemed guests. Due to the nature of our destination, we often get to share remarkable moments with our guests (be it a birthday, wedding, proposal, anniversary or honeymoon) and we always feel very honoured to be a part of these special moments in our guests' lives. Thank you for your very kind words about our remarkable beachfront location, and extremely high standards of service from the housekeeping team. Please be sure that we will share the same with the whole team, they will be thrilled to hear this coming from you. The team looks forward to welcoming you back to our simple paradise in the near future. Kind Regards, Kennedy Uduny Public Relations Executive marketing@baobab-beach-resort.com Tel: +254 725 777 025 rooms and friendly service.
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Sapna S wrote a review Jun 16
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Baobab beach resort is a magical place. Starting with my parents in 1978 to date with my daughter , it has always been our go to hotel. The setting of the hotel along the long beach is just spectacular. Their bars , Infinity pool , various restaurants AND the kids club make it a perfect family destination. For those who wish to have some quiet time , they have the maridadi side too. The pool side pizzeria at kolekole and the ice-cream parlours and healthy juice bar are my favorite 😍 their nightly entertainment at the amphitheatre is also awesome. Not to forget the kids disco and later the adults disco. You will get EVERYTHING at this one resort! I even found the love of my life here at this very special resort.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Dear Guest, Warm greetings from the Baobab Beach Resort & Spa. We appreciate your candid and elaborate feedback on the resort. It is through such feedback that we get motivated to continue providing impeccable services to our esteemed guests. We have always believed that there is no greater compliment than a return guest to Baobab. It shows the trust you have in our brand and our services as a whole. Thank you. We have taken note of your fine compliments of our varied culinary experiences and our vibrant Rafiki Kids Club. We shall share the same with the rest of the team members. They will be thrilled that their efforts have been recognized. Be sure to share with friends and family your Baobab experience as we look forward to welcoming you again to Diani in the near future for more of Kids disco and awesome entertainment. Kind Regards, Kennedy Uduny Public Relations Executive marketing@baobab-beach-resort.com Tel: +254 725 777 025
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Sandhya wrote a review Jun 14
11 contributions
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Had a fantastic time at Kole Kole while I was attending a wedding of close family friends. The staff in the dinning hall and the 2 bars plus the snack bar were excellent. The GM made a point to walk through the dinning area.. a jolly fellow ..greeting the guests daily and making sure our stay was comfortable. Receptionists Lucie and Phelly were amazing too. The drivers running the shuttle made sure we got to our flights on time... thank you all. I will definitely think about visit again may during Christmas holidays!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Dear Guest, Warm greetings from the Baobab Beach Resort & Spa and we hope you are staying safe. We appreciate your candid and elaborate feedback on the resort. It is through such feedback that we get motivated to continue providing impeccable services to our esteemed guests. Thank you for sharing such incredibly kind comments about the personable service you received at our resort. At the Baobab, we believe that hospitality is about people and their talent for creating warm and memorable encounters. Please be assured that your kind comments and wonderful sentiments will be shared with the rest of the team - especially Lucy & Phelly. We have no doubt that they will be delighted to hear from you. We hope that it is not too long until we are able to welcome you back Diani and back to our resort. Kind Regards, Kennedy Uduny Public Relations Executive marketing@baobab-beach-resort.com Tel: +254 725 777 025
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vanessa osewe wrote a review Jun 10
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I'lve had a memorable experience in my 4 days stay. The staff are warm and ready to assist. And enjoyed every bit. special appreciation to Amani, Sammy, Marcus,Lui, Yusuf, Antony, Kelvin, Frits & Thomas who accorded assistance with the various activities offered at the resort. The meals were tasty,the rooms well taken care of and above all the ambience!!Trust me I'd come back to relax..until next time. ✌️ peace
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Jambo from the Baobab Beach Resort & Spa. Thank you for taking the time to share such powerful comments regarding your stay with us. We are happy to note that you have given us a 10/10 rating and recommended us strongly. It is also wonderful to hear that you felt so well taken care of by our dedicated team members. We will be sure to share your kind remarks with the entire team, they will be thrilled to know that their effort has been noticed and appreciated. Be sure to share with friends and family your Baobab experience as we look forward to welcoming you again to Diani in the near future. Kind Regards, Kennedy Uduny Public Relations Executive marketing@baobab-beach-resort.com Tel: +254 725 777 025
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Elizabeth A wrote a review Jun 10
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Went to Baobab Beach resort initially for just a day in mind ended up spending 4 days , the amount of fun I had was just unbelievable, the rooms were beautiful the food service wonderful and the entertainment was best part of my time there , played volley ball , water pollo and my personal favorite porini evening entertainment with Sammy,kelvin, Marcos,Yusuf, Amani, Antony Frits , Thomas and my guy LUI….. You guys made my vacation just amazing I thank u all and the entire Baobab team.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Dear Guest, Warm greetings from the Baobab Beach Resort & Spa. Thank you very much for sharing such a glowing and heartfelt review of our resort. We are pleased to hear that, on the whole, you have enjoyed our range of unlimited activities. We have taken note of your fine compliments of our good service and our beautiful rooms. We shall share the same with the rest of the team especially the ones mentioned above. They will be thrilled that their efforts have been recognized. We look forward to welcoming you back to Diani and back to our resort for more memorable moments. Kind Regards, Kennedy Uduny Public Relations Executive marketing@baobab-beach-resort.com Tel: +254 725 777 025
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Karen O wrote a review Jun 7
8 contributions2 helpful votes
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My family, friends and I just spent a week at this beautiful resort and had the most amazing time. The facilities were great and most staff really attentive, especially James in the restaurants and Humphrey in the bar. Humphrey serves by far the best cocktails!! The accommodation was okay and as expected for Kenya but could do with brightening up and in some of the rooms not all the facilities were working, These were mainly minor things though to be honest. For anyone venturing on the beach you will be mobbed by the locals who absolutely need your business following covid. Not all are honest so please do ask for Stefan if you are interested in doing trips or jet skis, visit Moses to buy your gifts and lastly I would thoroughly recommend a massage by Mercy.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Reme N wrote a review Jun 7
21 contributions14 helpful votes
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Most amazing stay, felt so immediately at home. Beautiful pool area, amazing food, the MOST amazing beach. Feel so lucky to have experienced Kenya at this hotel. Special shout-out to all the staff, made me feel so welcome and safe and I truly loved every minute. Big shoutout to James and Humphrey at the bar and restaurant and the entertainment team aswell. Truly a dream come true!!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Baobab Beach Resort & Spa. Thank you very much for taking the time to share such a wonderful review of our resort. We are so glad to hear that you and your family had an amazing stay with us. Indeed our location in Diani remains ideal for those looking to get off the tourist track. We have some of the most beautiful white-sand beaches. It is an ideal location for those looking to enjoy quiet beaches and unspoiled nature, away from the crowds. Please be assured that your kind comments and wonderful sentiments will be shared with the rest of the team, especially Humphrey and James. We have no doubt that they will be delighted to hear from you. We hope that it is not too long until we are able to welcome you back Diani and back to our resort. Kind Regards, Kennedy Uduny Public Relations Executive marketing@baobab-beach-resort.com Tel: +254 725 777 025
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PRICE RANGE
$182 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the baobab - baobab beach hotel ukunda, the baobab - baobab beach resort and spa, baobab beach hotel diani
LOCATION
KenyaCoast ProvinceUkundaDiani Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
323
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Frequently Asked Questions about Baobab Beach Resort & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Diani Beach (4.1 miles), Colobus Conservation (4.3 miles), and Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest (4.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Asha Bistro, Sails Beach Bar & Restaurant, and Tiki Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Baobab Beach Resort & Spa have airport transportation?
Yes, Baobab Beach Resort & Spa offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Baobab Beach Resort & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Italian, and Swahili.