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Diani Beach, Kenya

Southern Palms Beach Resort

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Southern Palms Beach Resort Diani: Your Gateway to Coastal Paradise

Nestled along the enchanting shores of Diani Beach, Southern Palms Beach Resort Diani beckons travelers to immerse themselves in the unparalleled beauty and serenity of Kenya's coastline. With its idyllic location at the edge of the Indian Ocean, this resort stands as a beacon of luxury and relaxation, offering a haven of tranquility just 35km south of the bustling city of Mombasa. From its inception in 1992 to its recent renovation in 2019, Southern Palms has continued to captivate guests with its modern amenities, warm hospitality, and stunning Swahili and Arabic-inspired décor. Let us embark on a journey to discover the essence of Southern Palms Beach Resort Diani, where every moment is a celebration of the African spirit.Southern Palms Beach Resort is one of the most affordable hotels in Diani which offers direct access to sparkling Kenyan waters, white sand, and swaying palms.

This resort is truly unique among the many Diani beach hotels because of the networks of swimming pools that spread throughout the entire property. You can swim at your leisure, relax in the shade, or see what the surrounding area has in store.

The southern Palms Diani all-inclusive meal plan is loved by many with the option of being on half board if you would like to go easy on the wining and dining.

With a total of 298 air-conditioned rooms facing the huge pool and a handful of Oceanfront rooms. All guests will be treated to plush, locally carved beds, scenic balconies, a fully-stocked minibar, and a digital satellite TV.

This Resort is located directly on the coast of Diani where guests are able to walk from their luxury rooms right down to the beach in minutes.

If you prefer adventuring in a local safari, scuba diving, snorkeling, or heading into downtown Mombasa, you won’t be disappointed.

If you plan to stay long at Southern Palms Diani, you will be treated to the array of food and entertainment on a daily basis. Local dancers will come to show off their talent during the night while the highly trained chefs work around the clock to provide the most authentic and delicious meals.

A Coastal Oasis:
Southern Palms Beach Resort Diani occupies a prime position along the renowned Diani Beach, known for its powdery white sands, azure waters, and lush tropical surroundings. As guests step onto the resort's sprawling grounds, they are greeted by the sight of swaying palm trees, vibrant flowers, and the gentle sound of waves lapping against the shore. This coastal oasis spans 10 acres of meticulously landscaped gardens, providing a serene backdrop for a memorable retreat.

Accommodations Fit for Royalty:
Step into a world of luxury and comfort with Southern Palms' array of accommodation options. Whether you prefer the spacious elegance of our standard rooms or the indulgent privacy of our luxurious suites, each enclave is meticulously designed to offer a sanctuary of relaxation. Adorned with rich Swahili and Arabic-inspired furnishings, and equipped with modern amenities such as air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and Wi-Fi, our rooms provide a seamless blend of tradition and contemporary comfort. Wake up to panoramic views of the Indian Ocean or verdant gardens, and unwind in style after a day of exploration.

Culinary Delights Await:
At Southern Palms Beach Resort Diani, dining is an experience to savor. Indulge your palate with a culinary journey through our four restaurants, each offering a unique ambiance and a tantalizing array of flavors. Start your day with a hearty breakfast buffet at our main restaurant, where fresh fruits, pastries, and international delicacies await. For lunch, savor a grilled seafood feast by the poolside, or enjoy a casual meal at our beachfront bar and grill. In the evening, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of our themed dinner nights, featuring cuisine from around the world. With four bars scattered throughout the resort, you're never far from a refreshing cocktail or a cool tropical drink to accompany your leisurely day in paradise.

Endless Activities and Adventures:
Southern Palms Beach Resort Diani offers a wealth of activities to suit every interest and age group. Dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean and discover a vibrant underwater world teeming with marine life. Try your hand at thrilling water sports such as snorkeling, windsurfing, or kite surfing, or embark on a sunset dhow cruise for a romantic evening on the sea. Back on land, challenge friends to a game of beach volleyball, tennis, or mini-golf, or simply unwind with a leisurely stroll along the pristine shoreline. For those seeking cultural immersion, guided tours to nearby attractions such as Shimba Hills National Reserve and Colobus Conservation offer insight into Kenya's rich heritage and biodiversity.

Family-Friendly Fun:
Southern Palms Beach Resort Diani is the perfect destination for families, with a host of amenities and activities designed to entertain guests of all ages. Our dedicated children's club offers supervised activities and games, allowing parents to relax and enjoy some well-deserved downtime. Splash around in our two expansive freeform pools, complete with water slides and shallow areas for little ones, or join in the excitement of our daily entertainment program featuring live music, dance performances, and themed events. With family-friendly accommodations, dining options, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere, Southern Palms ensures that every member of the family experiences the magic of Diani Beach in comfort and style.

A Commitment to Sustainability:
At Southern Palms Beach Resort Diani, we recognize the importance of preserving the natural beauty of our surroundings for future generations to enjoy. Through sustainable practices and initiatives, we strive to minimize our environmental footprint while supporting the local community. From energy-efficient lighting and water conservation measures to waste management and recycling programs, we are dedicated to reducing our impact on the environment. Additionally, our resort actively participates in beach clean-up efforts and supports local conservation projects aimed at protecting marine life and ecosystems.

scape to Southern Palms Beach Resort Diani and embark on a journey of relaxation, adventure, and cultural discovery along the stunning shores of Diani Beach. Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway, a fun-filled family vacation, or a rejuvenating retreat amidst nature's splendor, our resort offers the perfect blend of luxury, comfort, and African hospitality. From the moment you arrive, you'll be greeted by warm smiles, breathtaking views, and an array of experiences that will leave you with cherished memories for years to come. Book your stay with us today and experience the magic of Southern Palms Beach Resort Diani, where paradise meets perfection.

The rooms here are clean with spacious interiors that will make you feel right at home even if you have traveled halfway around the world. This resort has places to relax and places to explore for all visitors. Contact us to make your booking at Southern Palms Beach Resort, Diani Kenya.

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  • Situated on the beautiful white sandy beach of Diani
  • A wide range of accommodation options
  • Variety of dining options including three restaurants, two bars, and a coffee shop
  • Plenty of Watersport activities to enjoy at Southern Palms
  • Daily entertainment and activities

What are the 2024 Prices for Southern Palms Beach Resort?

Southern Palms Beach Resort, Diani Rates

Room category Superior or Standard
Superior Deluxe
All Inclusive Rates Sharing Single
Sharing Single
4th Jan 2024 – 30th Apr 2024 KES 17,000/- PPS KES 25,600/- PP KES 19,000/- PPS KES 28,500/- PP
1st May 2024 – 30th Jun 2024 KES 11,700/- PPS KES 17,600/- PP KES 13,600/- PPS KES 20,500/- PP
1st Jul 2024 – 31st Aug 2024 KES 17,000/- PPS KES 25,600/- PP KES 19,000/- PPS KES 28,500/- PP
1st Sep 2024 – 30th Nov 2024 KES 15,500/- PPS KES 23,200/- PP KES 17,400/- PPS KES 26,100/- PP
1st Dec 2024 – 22nd Dec 2024 KES 20,300/- PPS KES 30,500/- PP KES 22,300/- PPS KES 33,400/- PP

Southern Palms Diani Rates/Prices are in KES, Per Person (All Inclusive), Per Night
3rd Adult: 70% of PPS

Southern Palms Diani Beach, Child Policy:
Up to 1.9 years: FREE
2 – 12 years Sharing with Adults: 50% of PPS
2 – 12 years Sharing in their own Room: 80% of PPS

Meal Plan: All-Inclusive – breakfast, lunch, and dinner, snacks throughout the day, drinks (soft drinks, water, beer, wine and a selection of alcoholic drinks, coffee, and tea.)

Southern Palms Diani Beach Kenya all-inclusive rates cover all meals and snacks, selected local alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and entertainment programs and excludes water sports, tennis lessons, Spa, boutique and specialty restaurants.

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What Hotel Facilities are available at Southern Palms Beach Resort?
 4 Restaurants  Beauty Salon  Conference Facilities
 4 Bars  Zawadi Gift Shop  Bureau de Change
 Two Large Free Form Swimming Pools  Musuli Fitness Centre  Watersports Centre
 Hotel Doctor on Call  Daily Laundry Service  Internet Business Centre
 Children’s Club  Scuba Diving Centre  Evening Entertainment
Which Rooms Types are in Southern Palms Beach Resort?

Southern Palms Beach Resort Rooms

Superior Rooms

Designed to provide comfort with a Swahili touch, our newly renovated rooms are 37.5 square meters, with individually controlled air conditioning and beautiful views of the pools and grounds. Located on the second and third floor, each room has a balcony with seating, offering a quiet spot to relax in the shade and enjoy the views of the property. These rooms offer a King bed or two twin beds to suit all your accommodation needs.

Superior Deluxe

Inspired by Swahili Architecture, these rooms are 46.5 square meters. They offer a King bed and a seating area with a sofa, with connecting rooms available. They are spacious, comfortable and have a large terrace that opens up to our lush gardens. Enjoy the feeling of being in nature from the comfort of your room.

Ocean Front

These rooms are all about the location, overlooking the stunning turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, and are 37.5 square meters in size. They offer all the comfort and amenities of the Superior Room with the added advantage of waking up to the view of a spectacular African sunrise from our second and third-floor rooms. A King size bed is standard in every Ocean Front room and a single bed can be added on request.

Ocean Front Deluxe

Roll out of bed and you are steps away from the Indian Ocean. These rooms are spacious at 46.5 square meters with an extended terrace. They offer all the amenities of the Superior Deluxe with the added bonus of the sound of the waves lulling you to sleep. These lovely rooms offer a King size bed and a lounge area providing a very comfortable home away from home.

Room Details

 4 Poster Bed  Mosquito Net  Air Conditioning
 Coffee/Tea Making  Mini Fridge  Terrace/Balcony
 TV & DVD  Garden-Pool View  Electronic Safe (Extra Charge)
 Direct Dial Telephone  Hairdryer  Bath & Walk-In Shower
 Interconnecting Rooms  Ocean View Rooms  2-Suites
What are the Foods & Drinks options at Southern Palms Beach Resort?

Southern Palms Beach Resort All Inclusive

At this all-inclusive resort, the food and drink are as plentiful as air and water. The main restaurant delivers authentic Swahili-style food with freshly-caught seafood, but if you prefer a slice of pizza, chef salad, crepe Suzette, or just about anything else, you will not be disappointed. Romantic beach dinners are also available, as hotel staff set up your very own private table right on the beach with a locally-prepared dinner and a touch of music to set the mood. Candlelight cocktails remain very popular at the Southern Palms, bringing a taste of local fruits straight to your taste buds.

Which Hotel Activities are available for guests at Southern Palms Beach Resort?

Activities at Southern Palms Beach Resort

Floodlit Tennis Court  Squash Court Table Tennis
Water Aerobics Fitness Centre  Pool Table
 Petanque Deep Sea Fishing  Watersports Centre
VolleyBall  Scuba Diving Centre  Nature Walking
 Children’s Club  Bike Riding  Bird Watching
What Extra Services does Southern Palms Beach Resort offer?

Extra Services at Southern Palms Beach Resort

The Southern Palms Mombasa has a long history of hosting memorable events for people from all over the world. Why wait until the honeymoon to visit our beaches when you can host the wedding right here? Full wedding packages will let you say “I do” in a tropical paradise, with all of your family and friends there with you. Corporate functions are always a blast at the Southern Palms, as we remember to include each and every detail that matters. Plenty of meeting space and accommodations, full catering, and leisure facilities will let you feel as though you’re not here for work.

Contact us to book your team building, conferences or wedding at Southern Palms Beach Resort.

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