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Overview of Swahili Beach Resort

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On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
9 outdoor pools
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Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Swahili Beach Resort

5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationDiani - Chale Marine National Park and Reserve3 min walk
    Popular LocationDiani Beach5 min walk
    Popular LocationTiwi Beach5 min drive
    AirportUkunda (UKA)6 min drive

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  • Superior Double or Twin Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 550 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuperior Double or Twin Room
  • Standard Double or Twin Room

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 445 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsStandard Double or Twin Room
  • Deluxe King Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 830 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe King Suite

About this area

Diani Beach

Located in Diani Beach, Swahili Beach Resort is near the airport and on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Diani Beach and Diani - Chale Marine National Park and Reserve.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Diani - Chale Marine National Park and Reserve - 3 min walk
  • Diani Beach - 5 min walk
  • Tiwi Beach - 5 min drive
  • Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest - 18 min drive
  • Mombasa Marine National Park - 38 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportUkunda (UKA) - 6 min drive

Restaurants

  • Aniello's Ristorante Pizzeria — 4 min walk
  • Leonardo's Restaurant — 5 min walk
  • African Pot Coral — 7 min walk
  • Yibba Yabba Sports Bar & Diner — 13 min walk
  • Lymingtons — 13 min walk
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About this property

Swahili Beach Resort

Upscale resort on the beach, with 9 outdoor swimming pools
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Swahili Beach Resort's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 5 restaurants. All 125 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and furnished balconies or patios. Sitting areas and 24-hour room service are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.
Swahili Beach Resort offers 125 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Diani Beach resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

9 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Swahili Spa has 6 treatment rooms and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

The spa is open daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7 AM–10 AM
  • 5 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 2 poolside bars, 2 bars/lounges and 1 beach bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 9 outdoor pools
  • Beach club (surcharge)
  • Beach volleyball
  • Children's pool
  • Designer stores
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Private picnics
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • 9 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's games
  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Highchair
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 6 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Romance packages available
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bidet
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 1 PM - 6 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 50 per vehicle (one way)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Swahili Beach Resort Diani Beach
Swahili Beach Diani Beach
Swahili Beach
Swahili Beach Resort Resort
Swahili Beach Resort Diani Beach
Swahili Beach Resort Resort Diani Beach

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Swahili Beach Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Swahili Beach Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Swahili Beach Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Swahili Beach Resort?
As of Jan 21, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Swahili Beach Resort on Feb 20, 2021 start from $121, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Swahili Beach Resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has 9 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Pool access is from 7:00 AM–6:00 PM.
Is Swahili Beach Resort pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Swahili Beach Resort?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Swahili Beach Resort?
Check-in is from 1 PM - 6 PM. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Swahili Beach Resort?
Check-out is at 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary).
Does Swahili Beach Resort provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 50 per vehicle, one way, applies.
Where is Swahili Beach Resort located?
Nestled on the beach, this Diani Beach resort is within a 10-minute walk of Diani - Chale Marine National Park and Reserve and Diani Beach. Tiwi Beach is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.
4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 52 out of 88 reviews
5 - Excellent 59%
Rating 4 - Good. 25 out of 88 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 88 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 88 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 88 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
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Girls trip!!!
The resort is absolutely stunning and breathtaking! There were a few glitches and hiccups at check in but they were taken care of by RALLY. Then we get to our rooms and then the problems began(phones weren’t working and one of the rooms the AC was needed to be serviced plus didn’t have a remote control, no shelves to put our wardrobe, missing items toiletries and towels plus our rooms had no view of the garden or anything) basically all 3 rooms we had were not checked before we checked in. We made a formal complaint to the manager JEFF, the next day and he apologized profusely and changed our rooms. We got upgraded to beautiful rooms with amazing views and were treated to a dinner at the seafood tapenyaki restaurant courtesy of the amazing manager JEFF. I must highlight the baharani restaurant the food and service there is amazing and especially the one server KEVIN, he made our stay amazing! Also at the bar JUNIOS the mixologist was fabulous. One last thing we had the most amazing treatment at the spa the SWAHILI EXPERIENCE, a must try!!!! I would definitely stay at Swahili beach resort again and I actually can’t wait to go again but I recommend to get the superior rooms.
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A very nice place. The room especially the washroom is great, the food was awesome, the staff very friendly. Only this part of the beach belonging to the resort was terrible. Dirty and lots of stones
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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A superb resort
This trip was our third visit to Swahili Beach Resort within the last 18 months. Due to the COVID-19 situation, the occupancy was very low. Nevertheless, the standard of the service, cleanness, and food was top notch as usual. The rooms are very spacious and extremely comfortable. The quality of the food though limited in selection due to few guests, was excellent. The facility is very well maintained and generally of a very high standard. The staff at every level were super friendly.
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful, relaxing. 5 star resort. Good food. Friendly staff
Stayed 6 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Security. Beach. Space. Decent food. Very helpful staff.
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

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