Attractions in Diani Beach

Attractions in Diani Beach: Diani beach is known as the resort area on the Indian Ocean coast in Kenya, that is located 30 km south of Mombasa, it is the most tourist-oriented beach of the so called south coast. The beach is separated from the Tiwi beach to the north by the Kongo River. 10 m south of Diani Beach is Galu Beach, 20km south Gazi Beach, 30km south the Msambweni Beach and 50 km the south of the Mwazaro Beach.

Attractions in Diani Beach.

Diani Beach.

Diani beach itself is a great attraction where the destination is the general area known for its coral reefs, black and white colobus monkeys, variety of the wildlife reserve which looks out over the Indian Ocean, Shimba Hills National reserve. Diani Beach is the best and most attracted place known for the restaurants, hotels, supermarkets and many shopping centers. On a safari to Kenya exploring Diani Beach drives you up to your dream and get rewarded to the best activities that you will participate in.

Dian beach remains as Kenya’s best kept secret, with the most beautiful beaches in East Africa known for the white sand, clear waters and among others that makes a destination much loved by the local residents and the foreigners who come over the destination all the year around.

Bora Bora Wildlife Park.

Bora Bora Wildlife Park is a privately owned park that is located along the Dian Road and its only one kilometers away from the beach. The park offers a nice and comfortable walks around the facilities where the tourists on the safari gets the unforgettable safari memories. Around the facilities with the best sights and getting up closer and personal with some of Kenya’s most famous native animal species.

Attractions in Diani Beach
Bora Bora Wildlife Park

Ocean bliss spa.

Diani beach has got the beautiful attractions including the Ocean bliss spa that is located in the extremely clean and serene environment in the heart of Diani Beach. This is the gorgeous destination where you get yourself the professional, clean and pocket friendly and arrange of body treatments including all the attractive types of massage, manicure, pedicure facial therapies, waxing, and barber services and among others.

Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest.

Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest is among the attractions in Diani Beach, where the forest lies south of Diani Beach in Galu Kinondo area it’s known as the forest endowed with various ancient and only having the attractive and unique tree species as they are old as 1000 years. The forest serves the tourists with the lot of activities that they participate inside the forest on their safari to Diani Beach. The forest is such attractive that you should not leave minus exploring on a Diani beach safari.

Colobus Conservation.

Colobus conservation runs a 24 hour emergency rescue primates along Diani. When the primates get injured whether out of human actions or not they respond within 20 minutes, taking the injured animal to their center where they can be attended to. Colobus conservation avails educative skills and knowledge to the locals, wildlife stakeholders and among others to promote the harmonious and symbiotic coexistence between the monkeys and the human beings, as these move in hand and hand especially with the growing human population and developments that disrupt the inhabitants of the monkeys.

Fort Jesus.

Fort Jesus was built by the Portuguese during the period of 1593 to 1596 to the designs of Giovanni Battista Cairati to protect the port of Mombasa. Fort Jesus is attractive feature for the tourists who come on the Diani Beach safari. The destination is one of the most outstanding and well preserved examples of the period of 16th Portuguese military fortification and the landmark in the history of this type of construction. Fort Jesus has variety of attractions that are found inside like Oman House that was the house of Sultan who governed the East African coast and among others.

Bamburi beach.

Bamburi beach is a strip of pale sand, backed by the palm trees and flowering beach convolulus and lapped by the shallow turquoise water, kept calm by an offshore reef. Bamburi beach offers water sport activities to the tourists on a safari like kayaking, snorkeling, sailing, water-skiing, and among many others. The beach offers the tourists of all age groups with the swimming pools and among other services including baby siting. There is Baobab Adventure where the kids love to spot the animal species like giraffes, hippos and among others.

Old Town.

Old town is Lamu that is the oldest and the best preserves Swahili settlement in East Africa. That retains the traditional functions, this was built in the coral stone and the mangrove timber, the town majorly is known for the simplicity of the structural forms with features like verandas, elaborately carved wooden doors, inner courtyards and among others.

Mombasa Marine National reserve and Park.

Mombasa Marine National reserve and park are one of the most attractive destination in Diani beach famous known for its beautiful marine parks endowed with the coral reefs that covers 10 kilometers squared, with the sandy beaches, palm trees, Azure Ocean and among others. The park was established in 1986 majorly to protect the coral reefs as the apart of the ecosystem. The park offers the different safari activities to the tourists like marine life viewing, snorkeling, diving, sunbathing, bird watching, boat rides, fishing and among others.

Mombasa Memorial Cathedral.

Mombasa Memorial Cathedral is an attraction in Diani, which is known as the Anglican Church that was built during the period of the British colonial times, it’s located on the Nkruma Road junction and cathedral road, a small distance from Fort Jesus. It’s such attractive and stunning white building around Diani.

Kisite Mpunguti Marine National Park

Kisite Mpunguti Marine National Park is a protected sanctuary of the coral reefs and the small islands, known as the home to the dolphins, turtles, innumerable fish and the sea birds and among others. This is incredible destination where the tourists on a safari except to see the curious dolphins leaping alongside your boat during the boat riding. The park offers activities to tourists like snorkeling, diving and among others.

Attractions in Diani Beach
Kisite Mpunguti Marine National Park

Dhow safari.

Dhow safari is so much attractive to the tourists who come to Diani, here the tourists live on board a refitted 30-tom dhow, named as ‘’Jahazi’’ that once traded on the East African Monsoons. This is the perfect place for the tourists to discover the exceptional seas north of Lamu.

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