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The Sands at Chale IslandDiani Beach, Kenya

There is an islet in Kenya so private and romantic that even Cupid couldn’t have dreamed of it. The Suite on the Rocks, a thatch-roof natural beauty exuding tranquility, is connected to the Sands at Chale Island resort by a stone bridge.

The centre of the room will have you lost for words. There’s a walled garden beneath an open roof that lets rain trickle in to create an atmosphere resembling that of an indoor rainforest. Spend your days watching fishermen in dhows sailing by as you sprawl on the sun terrace. Then, as the evening arrives, pop the champagne and immerse into your hot tub on the cliff face.


  • Double bed
  • Lounge area
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Indoor garden
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Private jacuzzi
  • Sundeck

From about US$950, including meals.

The Sands at Chale Island
thesandsatchaleisland.com

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