The Sands At Chale Island
The Sands At Chale Island, the only individual island resort in Kenya with white beach & famous Kenyan hospitality is what dreams are made of.
The Sands At Chale Island | The only individual island resort in Kenya
Chale Island, a magical fusion of nature and comfort with elegance and romance…
A stunning white beach fringed by coral reefs and a tidal saltwater lake surrounded by a mangrove forest. A diverse mixture of indigenous and tropical Flora that attracts a wide variety of fascinating insect as well as primate life. All this combined with the loving care of our Kenyan staff; will make your holiday on Chale Island intriguing, relaxing and warmly memorable.
Specifically built with nature and the environment in mind; The Sands at Chale Island is one of the most low impact hotels in Kenya. Spread out to offer the utmost in privacy and romance, even when at full capacity one has a tremendous feeling of peace, tranquility and seclusion. The combination of white beach, tropical plants, laid back island flair and Kenyan hospitality is what dreams are made of.
There are three swimming pools on Chale Island. Beside the reception is the main fresh water swimming pool, built with local stone and connected by a small waterfall to a sixteen seater Jacuzzi.
Plentiful sun beds are around the generous pool surround. Located between the Standard Rooms, is another swimming pool area, with pool bar as well as sun beds. Enjoy the tranquility, relax with magnificent panorama views on the Indian Ocean. On the other side of the Island by the SPA and fitness area, is a salt-water swimming pool with steps leading directly into the sea at high tide; Offering a magical swim through the mangroves, to the main jetty.
Chale Island, is a small romantic island, 600 meters off the mainland. 10 km south of Diani, 1,2 km long and 0,8 km wide, with a general north/south orientation. The Island is divided into two parts: resort and sacred forest or “kaya”.
The resort lies in 15 acres of indigenous ancient forest; with a stunning 10,000 square meter white sand bay, which enjoys protection from a vibrant coral reef. With an explosion of colorful flora and fauna, the island is truly magical. If this is not enough, there is also a feature of a mystical inland tidal mangrove lake.