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The Sands at Chale Island, Chale Island

4-star4 stars
Diani Beach RoadDiani Beach, Chale Island80401Kenya

Chale Island beachfront lodge with 2 restaurants, spa
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Tasty breakfast
Great location
Delicious food
Fantastic service
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The Sands at Chale Island, Chale Island

from $182 CAD
  • Double Room
  • Standard Room (Banda)
  • Superior Suite
  • Penthouse
  • Suite, Overwater
  • Suite on the Rocks
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 60 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • All-inclusive rates available
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Fishing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Beach umbrellas
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Designated smoking areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

All inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at The Sands at Chale Island are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Taxes are included.
Food and beverages

  • All buffet meals, snacks, and local beverages included

Not included
  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Premium food items
  • Premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Transportation to offsite activities
  • Gratuities


Naisha Poa has 10 treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures.


Chapateria - This bistro serves lunch and dinner.

Chale Island - This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Sands at Chale Island, Chale Island’s small print

Also known as

  • Sands Chale Island Lodge Ukunda
  • Sands Chale Island Ukunda
  • Sands Chale Island Ukunda
  • Sands Chale Island

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 210.0 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Sands at Chale Island, Chale Island


  • Diani - Chale Marine National Park and Reserve (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Tiwi Beach (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Shimba Hills National Reserve (25.6 mi / 41.2 km)
  • Mombasa Marine National Park (25.6 mi / 41.2 km)
  • Fort Jesus (30.8 mi / 49.5 km)

Getting around

  • Ukunda (UKA) 25-min drive
  • Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.) 100-min drive
  • Free self parking

The Sands at Chale Island, Chale Island

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