Destination Kwale beach attractions
Destination Kwale boasts being a blend of beautiful enchanting cultures perfected from a land that is rich in natural resources on Africa’s most attractive and spectacular award-winning clean white coastal sandy beaches. This destination is well networked by road and air transport making it easily accessible to visitors. Diani is known to be a home to some of the world’s finest beach properties.
Some of major attractions in Destination Kwale are as follows:
- DIANI BEACH
Form some of the world’s leading and most attractive beaches and many times ‘’voted Africa’s Leading Beach Destination at the 2016, 2015 and 2014 World Travel Awards. The 10 kilometres palm-fringed coastline touches on the warm waters of the Indian Ocean making it “The Jewel in Kenya’s crown”. This is a perfect destination of choice recommended for leisure and business travelers.
- SPORTS ADVENTURES
There are so much sports adventures for everyone who travels Diani besides luxury award-winning beach resorts. The experience of the coral reef and cool calm waters makes it suitable for swimming, snorkeling and deep sea diving alongside a range of breath-taking water sports activities comprising big-game fishing, windsurfing, kite surfing and sailing.
- WASINI ISLAND
The idyllic Wasini Island destination is most popular for dhow sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving and dolphin spotting. Visitors from around the globe have continually traveled this island conveniently connecting from Diani properties.
- SHIMBA HILLS
Shimba Hills is most popularly known as the “Home of the Sable Antelope”. Conveniently located in Shimba Hills National Reserve, it is one of the few remaining natural rainforests in the world today marking a 50% plant biodiversity of rare endangered plant species of orchids and cycad, in the country. This forest is finest home to Sable Antelope, a beautiful animal with majestic scimitar-shaped horns. The current sable antelope population here is about 75,000 only.
- KISITE MPUNGUTI MARINE PARK
Marine life, mainly the coral reef are some of the most diverse and valuable ecosystems on planet earth supporting more species per unit area than any other marine environment. At Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park and Reserve is a sanctuary that protects coral reef ensuring that the surrounding waters are replenished for the benefit of the ecosystem and the communities that depend on it for their livelihood.
- MWALUGANJE ELEPHANT SANCTUARY
This attraction is located North of the Shimba Hills was specially designed to ease movement of elephants from the reserve to the neighbouring forests and to the expansive Tsavo area. This sanctuary was founded between the local area land owners and conservationists to mainly reduce human-wildlife conflict and allowing free movement of the large elephant population.