Chale Island - 2023 Prices/Rates - Contacts for Booking
+254 706 612 070

Chale Island

Rates Book NowCall Us
  • Accessibiliy
  • Breakfast
  • Free Wifi
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant

Overview of Chale Island

2023 Rates

What are the 2023 Prices for Chale Island?

Here are Chale Island Resident Rates:

What Does PPS Mean? PPS (Per Person Sharing) means cost Per Adult when sharing the Room with another. Example KES 10,000/- PPS means, 2 Adults in 1 Room pay KES 20,000/-

Chale Island Rates

Half Board (PPS)
6th Jan 2023 – 14 Apr 2023KES 13,160/- PPSKES 15,980/- PPSKES 17,860/- PPS
15th Apr 2023 – 15th Jun 2023KES 11,280/- PPSKES 12,220/- PPSKES 15,730/- PPS
16th Jun 2023 – 31st Oct 2023KES 13,160/- PPSKES 15,980/- PPSKES 17,860/- PPS

All the Rates are in KES, Per Person Sharing (Half Board), Per Night
Single Room Occupancy: PPS + 20%
Express check-in: 2.00 pm and check-out: 10.00 am

The Sands at Chale Island Meal Supplements:
Full Board: KES 2,800/- Per Person, Per Night
All Inclusive: KES 9,000/- Per Person, Per Night

About The Sands at Chale Island Rooms:
Standard Rooms: Semi-circular en-suite Rooms, in the Main Building
Lagoon Cottages: High Palm-thatch-roof Rooms, with views of the Lagoon
Beach Cottages: High Palm-thatch-roof Rooms, with views of the Beach

*Festive Season – 25th December – 5th January
One adult and one child sharing at full room cost
Minimum stay: 7 Nights
Single room supplement plus 50% on the per person rate

Children Policy:
0 – 2.9 years: FREE
3 – 11 years Sharing with 2 Adults: KES 6,000/- Per Child


Book Now
Price above are only indicative rate and are based on two people sharing a double room. The price may vary depending on the season of travel and the number of people you will be traveling with. Contact us with your travel dates and we will extend to you our discounted rates above for your booking at Chale Island.

Baobab Beach Resort - Package

What's good about Chale Island?

The Sands at Chale Island

Chale Island is a small romantic island situated 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 is protected by a vibrant coral reef.
With an explosion of colorful flora and fauna the island is truly magical and if that is not enough, also features a mystical inland tidal mangrove lake.

Coral seas abundant with fish life, coastal forests and mangrove swamps teaming with bird and insect life, snow white beaches offering safe warm bathing, and of course Kenya’s world famous safari parks.

Kenya’s beaches rank in the top ten worldwide and Chale Island’s coral sand bay counts as one of the best that Kenya has to offer. The secluded bay is covered with snow-white powder fine coral sand and due to the remoteness of the Island is the only beach in Kenya that can truly be called private.
Due to the lack of seaweed pile-ups, turtles frequently lay eggs in the bay adding to the charm of this magical Island.

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 and primate life.
All this combined with the loving care of our Kenyan staff will make your holiday intriguing, relaxing and warmly memorable.

The Sands at Chale Island is laid-back island resort on the sandy Diani beach. It is surrounded by indigenous forest is 16 km from the famous Diani Beach. It’s also 30 km from Shimba Hills National Reserve.

What says peace and relaxation more than your very own private island right off the coast of the world-famous Diani Beach? Make your dreams a reality at The Sands at Chale Island. This is a luxury beach hotel that will never fail to offer new surprises.

The Crystal clear water with brilliant coral will surround you at all hours of the day and a natural mangrove forest. Feel as though you are at one with nature, even while an attentive staff is there to wait on you hand and foot. Located 200 meters off the mainland, the island holds 15 acres of ancient indigenous forest, as well as a tidal mangrove lake.

You will marvel at the traditional architecture and carved wooden furniture in your private room. You can choose the overwater suite puts you in the middle of the calm, soothing waves. Long walks in the sacred kaya forest on Chale Island or beach are yours for the taking, offering endless opportunities to experience the local wildlife surrounding Mombasa, Kenya.

Chale Island. the beach is one of the main attractions, though it provides an ideal location to soak up the sun and take a dip in the warm Diani waters.

Choose from standard rooms, penthouse suites, traditional bandas, or other custom options that will bring you closer to nature than you ever thought possible. With full air conditioning in each room, you will always feel comfortable.

Amenities include a restaurant and 2 bars, plus 3 outdoor pools, 1 of which has an entrance into the ocean. There are a hot tub, a spa, and a gym, plus a diving center and 2 shops.

Ready to book your holiday at Chale Island ? Contact us for the best rates.

What Hotel Facilities are available at Chale Island?

The Resort is a contemporary mix of Swahili structures, Italian stucco, Lamu furniture, objects of African art and varnished Mahogany. Great care has been taken not only to preserve the natural environment of the island, but also to give a truly Kenyan feel by only using natural Kenyan products.

The three separate swimming pools are made of local stone and are connected by a miniature waterfall to the party-sized Jacuzzi. Hiking paths are built to let you explore every corner of the island, and plenty of opportunities for lounging in the shade can be easily found. If you plan on taking home a piece of Chale Island for yourself, visit each of the two boutiques that feature locally-made African jewelry and clothing, as well as custom-made wood carvings. The Maisha Poa spa offers a full menu of relaxation options designed to put you in the lap of luxury for your entire trip.


Which Rooms Types are in Chale Island?

Chale Island Overwater Suite

A first of their kind in Kenya, the Chale Island Water Bandas are located on the northwest of the island with stunning views of Bird Island, Gazi Bay and, in the distant sunset, the Shimba Hills. The suite has a large bedroom with an en-suite bathroom which looks out over the channel and a separate sitting room.

    Chale Island Penthouse Suites

    Featuring a separate sitting room, a veranda with a stunning 270 degree view of the ocean and an upstairs grotto with a Jacuzzi on the roof facing the sunset, the Chale Island penthouse suites will give you the ultimate all round island view.

      Chale Island Bandas

      All Chale Island Bandas have high, palm thatch roofs with views either out to sea, over the beach, or panoramas encompassing lagoon, channel, mangroves and the setting sun over the Shimba Hills. Sun beds set on private front lawns and large verandas with Swahili day beds give relaxing views.

        Chale Island Standard Rooms

        Carefully set into the natural environment, the Chale Island main buildings with 28 spacious semi-circular en-suite rooms and Swahili day beds set on breezy verandas facing the ocean ensure all comforts are taken care of.

          What are the Foods & Drinks options at Chale Island?

          What could be better than a blend of traditional Kenyan cuisine combined with the flavors of Italy and the orient? Chale Island’s first-class chefs have experience catering to international palettes while drawing from all of the flavors of the sea. A well-stocked wine cellar will offer the perfect pairing to any of your choices, and a live grilling station will mean only the freshest meals prepared right in front of you.

          When it comes to beverages, you can choose from fresh-pressed espresso, cold fruity drinks, cocktails, or wine. However, if you want a real taste of local tradition, partake in the daily tea serving, which will allow you to truly take in your surroundings.

          A blend of traditional Kenyan cuisine with a healthy twist of Italian panache and a hint of the Orient ensure that each meal is an event to be looked forwards to and enjoyed. This, coupled to an extensive international beverage menu with a local taste of the exotic, and a well stocked wine cellar will complete your dream holiday. With a selection of bars and a restaurant to choose from, let us indulge you to the full.

          Main Restaurant

          With steps leading straight down to the center of the beach, the main restaurant is ideally situated to give the true Island feeling. A strong emphasis on seafood, the live
          grilling station and Pasta corner ensure that your meal cannot be any fresher. Traditional Kenyan cuisine, mixed with both Italian and Oriental dishes, will not leave you
          wanting in any aspect.


          Enjoy our finest dining selection a la carte at Chapateria, an intimate corner next to the Main Restaurant. During day time our Chapateria serves a variety of snacks, salads, main courses and pizzas.

          The Bars

          Nestled between the Reception and the Restaurant is the Main Bar. Always open, our friendly staff are at hand to serve espressos, cold drinks, cocktails and a wide variety of wines and spirits.

          The Galana pool bar is tucked between palm trees surrounded by the Galana pool and offers beers, soft drinks and cocktails.

          Which Hotel Activities are available for guests at Chale Island?

          Unlike most other island destinations, Chale Island has something to offer everyone.
          Normal island activities available include a magical SPA, a well equipped watersports center and a selection of boat excursions.

          From Chale Island we can also offer you trips to Diani Beach Shopping Center and the famous Nomad Beach Bar, or for the more adventurous a wide range of safaris.


          Based on the island with its own fleet of boats, “Diving The Crab” is a world-renowned PADI and SSI center. Daily one or two tank dive excursions go to a selection of dive sites both to the north and south of the island.
          Shallow coral reefs dropping to depths of 30 meters abound with marine life and the added highlight of frequent Whale shark sightings from November to February make this a diver’s paradise.

          Spa and Fitness

          The “Maisha Poa” (Swahili: good life) Spa and wellness center is built over the heart of the Island where the energies of the ancient mangroves, the tidal lake, the coral caves and the gentle breeze all cumulate to provide the perfect ambient in which to relax.

          Nine open-air treatment rooms situated over the lake offer a wide range of treatments to pamper and re-energize you. The fitness room is situated next to the Spa overlooking
          the saltwater pool. This open sided room is equipped with cardio machines and weights.


          Two small but well stocked boutiques offer a wide selection of clothing, souvenirs, African art, jewellery, swimwear and toiletries.

          Chale Island’s diving center has always been a major selling point to first-timers, allowing you to get up close and personal with rare and exotic sea creatures in ways in which you would never have dreamed. Of course, the beachfront offers every type of watersport imaginable, from beach snorkeling and boat snorkeling to kayaking, glass-bottom boating, catamaran sailing, and full-day game fishing. If you plan on taking a trip into town, take advantage of the daily shopping trips that will let you experience the best Mombasa has to offer. Otherwise, going on safari can be an unexpectedly exciting way to spend a day.

          What Extra Services does Chale Island offer?

          One can hardly imagine a better place to host a wedding or honeymoon, with the calming waves and warming sun to accompany the very first moments of a lifetime commitment. The private rooms at Chale Island are perfect for two, and the world-class dining will be sure to set the right mood.

          There is a range of special offers available for young couples looking to enjoy a tropical paradise. For a full list, visit The Sands at Chale Island’s website now.

          Contact us to book your team building, conferences or wedding at Chale Island.

          Which Popular Hotels are near Chale Island?

          Diani Beach Hotel

          Neptune Village Beach Resort & Spa

          Neptune Village Beach Resort & Spa is set on Diani Beach overlooking the Indian Ocean. This all-inclusive resort in Diani is one of the best affordable Mombasa hotels. Its ideal for a quite beach holiday.
          • Diani beachfront hotel
          • All Inclusive Accommodation
          Diani Beach Hotel

          Southern Palms Beach Resort

          What makes this Diani Beach Resort truly unique among the many Diani beach hotels they are the networks of refreshing pools that spread throughout the entire property. It's also one of the best all inclusive hotel in Mombasa.
          • Diani beachfront hotel
          • All Inclusive Accommodation
          Diani Beach Hotel

          Swahili Beach Resort

          Find your escape at the Swahili Beach Resort. It's a slice of paradise in Mombasa south coast, Diani beach. Indulge all of your senses in this Diani beach hotel.
          • 5 Star Diani beach hotel
          • Half Board Accommodation

          RatesReserveCall Us
          SGR Packages
          Let's Chat
          Need Help Booking?
          We have the best Deals for Chale Island. Book with us Today!