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AfroChic Diani Beach
Why we like it
- Located on the famous Diani Beach south of Mombasa
- An intimate boutique hotel with only ten unique guest rooms
- Friendly and attentive staff
- Meals are enjoyed al fresco around the pool or in the beautiful landscaped gardens
- Activities available include scuba diving and snorkelling, deep sea fishing and camel riding on the beach
- An idyllic beach hideaway with a home from home atmosphere
Indulge in a private dinner in the tropical gardens with views of exotic, ancient dhows in full sail.
This is the second trip we have done with A&K. (The first was in 1999.) We were very impressed with A&K on the first trip. We were even more impressed with A&K on the second trip. Consequently, we are already considering a third trip with A&K – to Egypt in March 2014.
- JK, Kenya
AfroChic Diani Beach is a boutique hotel in a glorious setting on the Kenyan Coast overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean. Nestled on the white sands of the azure Indian Ocean coastline; boasting elegant and luxurious accommodation. All rooms are individually decorated and reflect different African styles some of the rooms have commanding views of the Indian Ocean. All of the rooms have their own private balcony complete with sun loungers. Beautiful indoor and outdoor lounges are adorned with bespoke local hand crafted furniture creating lovely places to sit and relax with a good book or a refreshing drink. AfroChic is only a 10 minute drive from Ukunda Airstrip or a 90 minute drive from Mombasa International Airport.
Nairobi or Mombasa
8 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +3 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an endemic area
Best time to travel
December - March, July - October
Kenya's equatorial location ensures warm weather year round, though it can be cool at night and first thing in the morning. There are two rain seasons, the long rains occur from late March to early June and short rains from October to December. The rainfall is sometimes heavy and when it does come it often falls in the afternoons and evenings. The hottest period is from February to March and coldest in July to August.
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