Chale Island is located 10 km south of Diani beach and is one of the most romantic islands in Africa! Chale island is a small, exotic paradise, isolated around 600 meters from the mainland on the south coast of Kenya.
Welcome to Chale Island, the paradise for honeymoons, weddings, family holidays or couple escapes.
The name “Chale” stands for the name of famous old Warrior from the Digo tribe who is buried at the Chale Island. Religious rituals are taking place yearly to celebrate in his honor what adds the benefit of lifetime experience during the stay.
The island can be reached within 30 minutes drive from Diani and 1,5 hour from Mombasa and it is only bare 70 km from the border of Tanzania.
Chale Island is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Africa for beach weddings, honeymoons, large family holidays, or for special events, exclusive business meetings and celebrations.
Chale island is a 1,2 km long and 0.8km wide tropical paradise surrounded by stunning turquoise Indian ocean and inland mangrove forest lakes subjected to the natural changes of the tides, considered to be one of the most unique treasures. The picturesque shoreline is included among the best beaches in Kenya. The view on inland mangrove lakes to the West and open Indian ocean to the East is breathtaking!
There are monkeys, baboons, bush baby, wonderful exotic bird life attracted by the gorgeous tropical flora, small antelopes and colorful butterflies.
This is the true paradise for those who are looking for an escape from it all. Add this unique location in the south coast of Kenya to your safari.
Unique Accommodation at Chale Island
The Sands at Chale Island is one of the best accommodation in the south coast of Kenya. This small luxury hotel with total of 50 rooms in bandas, towers, water bungalows and honeymoon suites was built with nature in mind.
The unique coastal architecture with traditional Swahili decorations creates special coastal atmosphere.The evenings under the bright stars of Africa with the sound of wildlife are unforgettable.
During your stay at Chale Island you will enjoy 3 large pools, spa, jacuzzi, water sports and safaris
The Sands at Chale Island feature 3 large pools. One is with fresh water and connected by a waterfall to a sixteen seater outdoor Jacuzzi. The second pool has salt-water and access directly into the ocean. The third pool feature bar with many cocktails.
Available is also spa and fitness. You may try out fishing, scuba diving or learning to dive and get PADI certifications, snorkeling, kitesurfing or windsurfing. Dolphin and whale sharks spotting is an unforgettable experience. You might take a boat trip and spend a wonderful day by spotting wildlife on an ocean safari!