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Diani Sea Lodge/Resort - walking around day/night?

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Diani Sea Lodge/Resort - walking around day/night?


We are looking at booking either the Diani Sea Lodge or Resort for a trip in October.

I have a couple of questions:

- it seems there are some shops and bars and restaurants nearby. Is it OK to walk to these during the day?

And what about at night? For instance, can you walk to the Forty Thieves for a change or scene (it looks to be quite close by) or is a taxi necessary?

Any advice would be appreciated!

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1. Re: Diani Sea Lodge/Resort - walking around day/night?

Hi the shops and bar (Ushago' Sports bar) across the road from DSR is safe to walk to at night and day. Forty thieves is accessible along the beach early eve if the tide is right and yuo aren't alone. We were there in April and did it. Howevr ig going by road mught be easy to use taxi.

This taxi no is safe 072103810871 or 0737082964. Ask for Josefine. She is real nice.

Hope that helps.

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2. Re: Diani Sea Lodge/Resort - walking around day/night?

Ali Barbours / Fourty thieves offer a taxi service just give tracy an email tracy@alibarbours.com it is a 3 min drive.

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3. Re: Diani Sea Lodge/Resort - walking around day/night?

Walking around during the day is fine, just be sensible and don't flash jewellery, expensive gadgets or loads of dosh.

At night, always use a taxi or restaurant transport to take you and bring you back and don't be tempted to walk along the beach to 40 Thieves, definite no no.

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4. Re: Diani Sea Lodge/Resort - walking around day/night?


While respecting Tembofan's experience and views, I wouldn't hesitate to walk from Diani Sea Lodge to Forty Thieves (about 300m) along the beach after dark, especially with one or more others, and especially if I had no valuables on me apart from some cash for the evening. Diani Sea Resort is a bit further north (perhaps 800m?), but still only 10-15 mins along the sands. Under the moonlight, it's irrestistible.

I'd be very interested to hear of anyone who knows of any recent muggings.

Have a great (and safe) trip,


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