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Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401 Kenya
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20/07/26 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/07/26 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#9 of 38 hotels in Diani Beach
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Located on the world famous Diani Beach. The resort comprises three luxurious properties – The Baobab, The Maridadi and Kole Kole, offering a unique selection of exquisite accommodation and facilities spread across the resort grounds. Guestrooms have been specifically designed to provide paramount comfort and luxury for all our clients. Guests may utilise leisure facilities across the resort including 3 swimming pools, dining areas and much more.
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Full view
Property amenities
Free parking
Wifi
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Archery
Babysitting
Secured parking
Free wifi in the business centre
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga classes
Fitness classes
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Badminton
Diving
Snorkelling
Tennis court
Windsurfing
Aerobics
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Table tennis
Walking tours
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
Waxing services
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bidet
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Tile / marble floor
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Family Resort
Lagoon View
Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Italian and 1 more
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MDPNN wrote a review 16 Jun
Liege, Belgium201 contributions33 helpful votes
We stayed there for 3 days. The buffet was not varied and poor in quality. The room was small and didn't look like the lying photos at all. The worst is the security that denies you entry with a motorbike you have rented. The manager was totally incompetent and never knew how to solve a problem. There are better hotels in Diani because this one is worth no more than two stars. We decided to leave after the refusal to enter with our motorbike in the hotel and we extended for two weeks at the Nomad hotel which was incomparable.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Ralph75 wrote a review Aug 2020
Nairobi, Kenya8 contributions3 helpful votes
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We had booked to stay at this hotel in April this year but then had to cancel due to Covid-19 lockdowns in Kenya. When lockdowns were lifted we rebooked our holiday after getting detailed information on what the hotel was doing to make the hotel safe for the guests during the pandemic. It was well worth it. Being one of their first guests after reopening, we were lucky to have very few other guests so it was very easy to social distance from other guests. I believe this was intentional so that the hotel could learn from a few guests how to deal with their business during the pandemic. This also meant we had the beautiful Diani beach almost all to ourselves! The staff took wearing of masks, taking of temperature before entering the restaurant and hand washing or sanitizing very seriously which we appreciated. There was no slacking on these measures for the week we were there. Also for room cleaning we had the flexibility of choosing if and when we wanted it. There were no buffets as these had been replaced by table service. This worked well in the beginning but after a few days when a few more guests had checked in, we noticed the meals took a bit longer to arrive. This may be something they have to work on. But having said that, the food quality was very good! We did not utilize the kids club by choice though the animation team were ready for it if we had wanted to for our kids. We have been at this hotel before and it was well worth going back to it again. We really appreciated the friendliness and quality of service and the measures the hotel had taken to make our stay safe during the pandemic.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Response from Kennedy Uduny, Marketing at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa
Responded 04 Aug 2020
Dear Guest, Warm greetings from the Baobab Beach Resort & Spa. Thank you very much for sharing such a glowing and heartfelt review of our resort. We are pleased to hear that, on the whole, you have enjoyed your time with us and appreciated our covid-19 health measures and preparedness. Thank you also for sharing such incredibly kind comments about the friendly and personable service you received at our resort. At the Baobab, we believe that hospitality is about people and their talent for creating warm and memorable encounters. Please be assured that your kind comments and wonderful sentiments will be shared with the rest of the team - We have no doubt that they will be delighted to hear from you. Stay Safe. Kind Regards, Kennedy Uduny Public Relations Executive marketing@baobab-beach-resort.com Tel: +254 725 777 025
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manikriss wrote a review 15 Jun
Nairobi, Kenya16 contributions
We had mixed feelings choosing the hotel as our honeymoon getaway but we were pleasantly surprised when we got there. The place has great facilities with breath-taking ocean views and friendly staff who are always willing to assist you when in need. When we got to our room, we were greeted with a complimentary bottle of wine and fruit basket as well as a congratulatory letter from the hotel on our marriage which we really appreciated. Our room which had a garden view was clean and spacious. We however had keep the balcony doors closed during our stay following the hotel’s advice due to lurking monkeys which were prone to getting into the rooms. The food was awesome with a buffet of meats, pasta, rice, roasted potatoes… the variety was good. We even found the breakfast buffet ready at 4.30am on our checkout day since we were leaving early. Drinks were available throughout the day till 11pm with afternoon snacks available till 6pm. On the downside, wifi was not very reliable and we found ourselves using our mobile data most of the time. The beach is accessible from the hotel but a quiet walk on the beach may be hampered by local pedlars selling their wares. On the brightside, there’s a whole range of activities you can do at the beach from kayaking, jet skiing, kite surfing, snorkeling and camel rides. Overall, we really enjoyed our stay and would recommend the hotel to couples and families on vacation.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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gitongad86 wrote a review 10 Jun
Meru Town, Kenya1 contribution
I had an awesome experience at Baobab Beach Resort nd spa. From very cool and spacious room, to wonderful meals, not forgetting the warm and very friendly staff who were always willing and ready to assist. The shows held always at 9:30pm plus other shows too were very entertaining. That was so thoughtful of the management{ I specially applaud them for that}. I loved the swimming pools too, especially the infinity pool, and all other activities within the facility. Everything was excellent except for a few occasions Wi-Fi would get slightly unstable. I enjoyed every single day I spent there As a solo traveler, I never got bored even a single day, and yes, baobab, I will definitely be back again.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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ankeet_sinha wrote a review 10 Jun
Nairobi, Kenya2729 contributions290 helpful votes
Excellent resort in Diani.. Probably the best. Have visited it twice and it has not disappointed. It is made up of three hotels - Baobab, Maridadi and Kole Kole. Kole Kole is the best wing with an infinity pool but all three properties have their own pools and bars etc. It has an all inclusive menu with food and drink free flowing at all times. The rooms are not as good though and they need a modern touch otherwise everything is perfect.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: Kole Kole deluxe rooms.
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PRICE RANGE
US$198 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the baobab - baobab beach hotel ukunda, the baobab - baobab beach resort and spa, baobab beach hotel diani
LOCATION
KenyaCoast ProvinceUkundaDiani Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Baobab Beach Resort & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Diani Beach (6.5 km), Colobus Conservation (6.9 km), and Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest (6.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sails Beach Bar & Restaurant, Tiki Bar, and Nomad Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Baobab Beach Resort & Spa have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Baobab Beach Resort & Spa offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Baobab Beach Resort & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Baobab Beach Resort & Spa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Italian, and Swahili.