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“Best beach on Kenyan coast”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Diani Beach

Diani Beach
Ranked #1 of 38 things to do in Diani Beach
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Nairobi, Kenya
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Best beach on Kenyan coast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014

It is the largest (longest) beach in Kenya with good tourism infrastructure and eazily accessible from Nairobi via Ukunda airstrip.
With more than two dosens of hotels of various categories it can accomadate travellers with different preferences and wallet sizes. If you prefer swimming or snorkelling in the ocean instead of drinking beer at the pool, you should be aware that especially during full or new moon low tides at some streches of the beach make the sea hardly accessible because of the sharp corals and seaurchins. High tides, on the contrary make some parts of the beach completely dissapear under water

Visited December 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Beautifully natural picturesque beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014

shame about the hawkers. Other than that this is a most beautiful beach and the sea is warmer than a bath!

Visited January 2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“fantastic beaches, expensive food and slow service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2014

Found the places very amazing and relaxing. however, the food at some of the places was terrible! a seafood platter had no cray fish or crab - there was literally one crab foot served to us!

Also, service is really slow and the sellers on the beach are always always trying to hustle people for their money!

Visited December 2013
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Bjarred, Sweden
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“Paradise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014

After an extremely busy autumn I needed a long break. Diani Beach gave me everything I needed, sun, no stress, no internet, perfect beaches, seafood, and very nice people. I will be back!

Visited December 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“White sands”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014

A great atmosphere during the day. I went for a walk in the early morn and was hounded by the beach boys , felt unsafe so I quickly retreated to the hotel

Visited December 2013
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