Chale Island

Chale Island, a small romantic island set in coral gardens is 50km south of Mombasa and 10km south of Diani Beach on the Kenyan South Coast. Diani beach is 25 miles south of Mombasa. Kenya's stunning coastline runs 700 km between the Tanzanian and Somali borders and is renowned for its powder sand of astonishing beaches. 

Coconut palms dot the sheltered lagoons and the inviting turquoise warm tropical waters on this remote island. Uncharted mangrove swamps and mystifying Arab and Swahili ruins, many of which date back to the 8th Century AD are found here.

A tranquil weather cooled by the monsoon winds on the Kenya's Indian Ocean coast offers an average of eight hours of sun and sand.The south-easterly winds –Kusi are experienced from April to October while the north-easterly Kaskazi are from November to March.The Island is divided into two parts,one section is occupied by  the hotel resort while the other part is covered by an indigenous ancient forest-- sacred forest or “kaya” and a stunning many square meters of beautiful white sand bay which is protected by a coral reef.

Highlights of Chale Island

  • Beach snorkeling
  • Boat snorkeling
  • Glass bottom boat
  • indigenous ancient forest-- sacred forest or “kaya”
  • Stunning many square meters of beautiful white sand bay which is protected by a coral reef.

Adventure and Pleasure at the Chale Island

  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Game fishing (half and full day)
  • Catamaran sailing
  • “Diving The Crab” is a world-renowned PADI and SSI center.
  • Frequent Whale shark sightings from November to February make this a diver’s paradise.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1:  Arrival Nairobi  Day 2 - 8: Flight to Diani - the Chale Island Day 9 : Fly from Diani –Nairobi to Homebound

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