Diani Beach

Diani Beach is located at the shores of the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya (in eastern Africa) situated 30 kilometers south of Mombasa in the nearby Kwale County.

The beach is among the most ideal beaches in the world for going in for your leisure time more especially the honeymooners and it has been voted as Africa’s leading beach destination thrice from 2015 till date (2018).

The beach is has a length of approximately 17 kilometers from the Kongo river to the north and Galu beach to the south.

A small airstrip is situated between the beach area and the Mombasa-Lunga Lunga road. The water remains shallow near the shore with some underwater sandbars near the surface which allow wading with a clear view of the sandy bottom.

Inland from the beach, there is extensive vegetation including numerous palm trees which cover the coastal areas unlike the dry acacia trees of the mountainous Kenyan Highlands.

The Mwachema River flows into the sea at Diani Beach and the entire area is known for its coral reefs, black-and-white Colobus monkeys and for the nearby Shimba Hills National Reserve which also looks out over the Indian Ocean.

Diani Beach has restaurants, hotels, supermarkets, and several shopping centers though it is most popular for its amazing activities such as; kite surfing, sky diving, jet skiing, and snorkeling