The Sands at Chale in Chale Island Mombasa

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Specifically built with nature and the environment in mind, The Sands at Chale Island is one of the most low impact hotels in Kenya.

It is spread out to offer the utmost in privacy and romance, even when at full capacity one has a tremendous feeling of peace and tranquility.

Chale Island, a magical fusion of nature and comfort with elegance and romance.

A stunning white beach fringed by coral reefs, and a tidal saltware lake sorrounded by a mangrove forest.

A diverse mixture of indigenous and tropical Flora that attracts a wide variety of fascinating insect and primate life.

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There are a total of 50 rooms, bandas and suites comprising: 16 tower rooms in the two tower buildings, 2 penthouses on top of the two tower buildings, 9 standard bandas, 14 superior bandas, 6 chale bandas, 1 water bungalow junior suite, 1 water bungalow suite and 1 honeymoon suite.

The towers are carefully set into the natural environment, two towers with sixteen spacious semi-circular en-suite rooms and Swahili day beds set on breezy verandahs facing the ocean ensure all comforts are taken care of.

Three different categories of Bandas at Sands at Chale (Swahili: small house) offer a unique and truly coastal holiday.

All Bandas have high, palm thatch roofs with views either out to sea, over the beach, or panoramas encompassing lagoon, channel, mangroves and the setting sun over the Shimba hills.

Honeymoon suite; a circular stairway leads one around an intricately crafted wall garden to an upstairs lounge, while the front verandah overlooks a private Jacuzzi on the cliff face, a sunbathing deck and two gazebos where one can just chill out and relax.


The Sands at Chale is located on Diani Beach on the South Coast of Mombasa, Kenya. Mombasa Town is approximately 34km from the hotel, while Mombasa Moi International Airport is 45km away.

There is a local airstrip situated roughly 5km from the hotel.


There are a total of 50 rooms, bandas and suites comprising:

16 Tower Rooms in the two tower buildings,

2 Penthouses on top of the two tower buildings,

9 Standard Bandas,

14 Superior Bandas,

6 Chale Bandas,

1 Water Bungalow Junior Suite,

1 Waterbungalow Suite,

1 Honeymoon Suite

The rooms have En-suite bathrooms, 12 inter-connecting rooms,

Air-conditioning, Minibars, Satellite TV and Integrated music and entertainment systems.

The suites have private verandas and Jacuzzis

General facilities:

2 restaurants

2 bars

Juice and ice cream parlour

Swimming pool

Diving centre


Massage centre and spa

Conference/meeting facilities

Cyber café

Multilingual staff

Access to Casino

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