Swahili Beach Resort: Magnificent Mombasa Joint Beloved by Celebrities

  • An aerial view of Swahili Beach Resort in Diani
    An aerial view of Swahili Beach Resort in Diani
  • The tall palm trees, white sandy beaches, and turquoise water are some of the beautiful features of the exclusive Swahili Beach resort attracting renowned personalities in and outside the country.

    It is located in Diani, the A-list travel destination of choice, and charges roughly Ksh35,000 a night at one of its exclusive resorts - according to Trip Advisor.

    However, the prices vary depending on the day and festivities.

    Hollywood movie star Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina Elba listed it among their top favorite spots in Africa, including other places like the Giraffe Manor.

    Actor Idris Elba (left) and his wife Sabrina Elba (right) posing for a photo
    Actor Idris Elba (left) and his wife Sabrina Elba (right) posing for a photo
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    "Kenya is one of our favourite places to visit. It is like a second home to us and has some of the most beautiful beaches we have ever seen," the couple stated.

    Also, renowned Kenyan televangelist Lucy Natasha and her husband have visited the resort to enjoy the beautiful coastline. 

    This resort is a beautiful place for vacation, whether alone or with friends, and offers a chance to enjoy the endless coastline and an entrée of seafood among other dishes.

    It is famous for its series of extensive eight swimming pools. It also has a state-of-the-art spa.

    Some of the activities to enjoy near the resort include scuba diving, renting a dhow, kite surfing, sky diving, a sundowner safari as well as unwinding at the exotic beach bars.

    Swahili Beach Resort is also a dream wedding destination for many couples seeking to spare no penny on their special day. 

    The idea of walking down the aisle with the cool ocean breeze tickling your skin, the sun shining and an all-white reception seems like a scene from a good movie.

    A photo of the cascading eight swimming pools will also be the start of a great story for your grandchildren and friends.

    A collage swimming pools (left) and the shoreline (right) at the Swahili Beach Resort in Diani
    A collage swimming pools (left) and the shoreline (right) at the Swahili Beach Resort in Diani
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