Stretching along Kenya’s Indian Ocean coast and located 30km south of Mombasa, this south coast beach is surrounded by the warm Indian Ocean, with countless beach resorts.
Diani is the sliver of paradise marking the border where the Kenyan coastline meets the vast Indian Ocean.
Diani Beach is a gorgeous setting for a beach vacation. Against the backdrop of forests echoing with the cries of wildlife, visitors can relax in a truly idyllic destination.
Perfect for everyone from families to couples, it’s often added at the end of a safari in Kenya for a few days unwinding but it’s great as a standalone getaway too.
Marine parks have been established all along Diani Beach – these are areas of protected waters that conserve marine life and the ecosystem. They’re well worth a visit, and a great place for snorkelling and diving.
Diani Beach is one of the greatest water sports destinations in East Africa. Kayaking, jet-skiing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, paddle boarding and scuba-diving are all possible – whatever your pace or skill level, you’ll find something to experience at Diani.
Deep Sea Fishing
Deep-Sea Fishing: The availability of fish depends on the season, temperature and bait available. For most fish, the best months to take this trip is between September to April.
Go On Safari Nearby
Shimba Hills National Reserve is a small rainforest park located just 15km from Diani Beach.
As one of the largest coastal forests in East Africa after Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, Shimba Hills National Reserve is rich in animals and plant life. It also hosts the highest density of African elephant in Kenya. Other animal species found in the area are Sable antelope, elephant shrew, bushy tailed mongoose and other small mammals like fruit bats.
Over 100 bird species have also been recorded, of which 22 are coastal endemic among them are: Ostrich Eagle, African Hawk; Falcon, Cuckoo; Guinea-fowl, Kenya Crested; Honey guide, Greater; Hornbill, Crowned; Quail, Blue; Sunbird, Uluguru
Amboseli National Park – From Diani you can go on an Amboseli Safari 495km from Diani. There are several ways to get there by road or by flight.
Safaris From Diani Beach
We will pick you up from your diani hotel and whisk you off to one of our highly rated Kenya safari tours. Choose a day trip or a few nights safari adventure. Wildlife Parks range from the Tsavo East, Tsavo West, Amboseli and to the world-famous savannahs of the Masai Mara. Other parks and conservancies on our tour packages include Rift valley Lakes, Samburu, Ol pejeta and the nearby Shimba hills.