Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Diani Beach

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Diani Beach. This relaxing city allures visitors with its safari tours and coral reefs. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Diani Beach

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, February, March, January and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Diani Beach

Diani Beach is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Diani Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Diani Beach (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Chale Beach (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Diani - Chale Marine National Park and Reserve (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Tiwi Beach (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Mombasa Marine National Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Shimba Hills National Reserve (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Diani Beach

Fly into Ukunda (UKA), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.), which is 23.8 mi (38.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Diani Beach?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 114 vacation rentals near Diani Beach. From 45 Villas to 28 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Diani Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Diani Beach?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Diani Beach:

  • Nyali: 19 vacation rentals
  • Galu Beach: 36 vacation rentals
  • Manyimbo: 42 vacation rentals
  • Kikowani: 44 vacation rentals
  • Ras Makamaiwe: 43 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Diani Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Diani Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Diani - Chale Marine National Park and Reserve: 190 vacation rentals
  • Bamburi Beach: 164 vacation rentals
  • Tiwi Beach: 228 vacation rentals
  • Mombasa Marine National Park: 181 vacation rentals
  • Chale Beach: 118 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Diani Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Diani Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 45 Villas in Diani Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Diani Beach include:

  • Houses: 28 rentals available
  • Cottages: 12 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 12 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Diani Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 86 vacation rentals with pool available in Diani Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.