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  • Relax at this beachfront Mombasa resort - Set in 23 acres of landscaped gardens and boasting 4 swimming pools, this is the perfect place to wind down.
  • This offer includes an exciting 1, 2 or 3-Night safari, where you can spot elephants, zebras, lions and more!
  • In Mombasa, our members will be accommodated in a Standard Garden Room, with Half Board dining included!

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Your Destination

The Sarova Whitesands Beach Hotel 4* is situated on Mombasa's spectacular coast, on one of the longest beach-fronts protected by the Mombasa Marine Park.

Swaying palm trees, pristine white sand and the azure waters of the Indian Ocean have made this a popular tourist spot all year round.

Divers will be in their element discovering diverse marine life, whilst thrill seekers can try out numerous watersports along the shore. Nightlife is plentiful in this region too, with plenty of lively beach bars to choose from after dark.

Our Offers

Offer 1: 7 nights
6 nights in Garden Room at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and 2 days / 1 night Tsavo East Sentrim safari 

Offer 2: 9 nights 
7 nights in Garden Room at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and 3 days / 2 nights Shimba Hills / Ngutuni / Taita Hills safari 

Offer 3: 10 nights
8 nights in Garden Room at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and 3 days / 2 nights Shimba Hills / Ngutuni / Taita Hills safari 

Offer 4: 12 nights 
9 nights in Garden Room at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and 4 days / 3 nights Tsavo East / Amboseli / Taita Hills safari 

Sarova Whitesands Beach Hotel 4*

This beachfront resort offers tastefully furnished rooms with spectacular ocean, pool and garden views.

There are four outdoor swimming pools, some with water slides for younger guests, spa treatment pavilions and four floodlit tennis courts.

For dining and entertainment, guests can choose from three themed restaurants, and unwind at Cocos Beach Bar overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean.

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a stay in a Standard Garden Room

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Fruit basket in the room upon arrival 

Standard Garden Room

Each elegant Standard Garden Room is located surrounding the gardens. The spacious rooms feature high ceilings and ensuite bathrooms and are done up in warm colourful hues lending them a very inviting appearance.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on a Half Board Stay (breakfast and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks).

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Free dinner for 2 people at the Lido restaurant with a bottle of wine at Sarova Sands
Pavilions Restaurants
The Pavilions I & II restaurants are the main dining restaurants that serve International buffet style cuisines.

Minazi Cafe
Open 24-hours for snacks, drinks and light meals.

Lido Seafood Grill
A fine dining, al-fresco restaurant set amidst the swaying palm trees.

Cocos Beach Bar
With breathtaking ocean views and live entertainment, Cocos is the perfect place to unwind with a sundown cocktail.

Your Safari Itinerary

Depending on the duration of your trip, you will enjoy one of the following three Safari Options. 

2 days/1 night Tsavo East

Day 1 Diani – Tsavo East (245Kms/4h)
Pick up ex North Coast or Diani hotels,  after early breakfast and drive along the Mombasa/Nairobi road .Enter Tsavo East through Bachuma Gate with a game drive en route.Lunch at the Camp. Afternoon game drive in Tsavo East. Dinner and Overnight at Sentrim Tsavo or similar.

Day 2: Tsavo East   – Mombasa (245Kms/4h)
Early morning game followed by breakfast at the camp and drive back to your hotel 

3 days/2 nights Shimba Hills /Ngutuni/ Taita Hills

Day 1: Diani – Shimba Hills National Reserve (60Kms/1h)
After breakfast, depart to Shimba Hills National Reserve, located 45km from Diani Beach. The reserve is the second largest rainforest in the coast region with rich flora and fauna. It hosts the highest number of African elephant and the rare Sable Antelope.Game drive and followed by visit to the magnificent Sheldrick waterfalls. This will be followed by game drive and later lunch at the Green Safari Lodge. Afternoon leisure at the lodge or game drive. Afternoon sundowner at the lodge (canapés provided but drinks not included). Overnight at Green Safari Lodge on a full board basis or similar.

Day 2: Shimba Hills – Ngutuni/Taita Hills (245Km/4h)
After breakfast, depart for Taita Hills.Check in and lunch Sarova Salt Lick lodge. Afternoon game drive in Taita sanctuary. Before dinner set out on a night gamedrive, this time with an opportunity to view nocturnal wildlife in their habitat. Dinner and Overnight at Sarova Salt Lick Lodge or similar 

Day 3: Taita Hills  – Mombasa (245Kms/4h)
Early morning game drive followed with breakfast and then drive to Ngutuni Sanctuary for game drive. Lunch at Ngutuni Lodge and drive back to your hotel.

4 days / 3 nights Tsavo East / Amboseli / Taita Hills

Day 1: Mombasa – Tsavo East (245Kms/4h)
After an early breakfast, pick up from your South coast beach hotel and depart to TsavoEast National Park (12,000 sq kms) Upon entering the park the driver will open the roof of your bus, so you can stand up with the wind in your hair. Welcome to Africa, the safari has begun! Tsavo is the largest national park in Kenya and is split into East and West by the highway. You will arrive at your lodge in time for lunch and later enjoy time for relaxation before setting off back into the park for your afternoon game drive. Return to the lodge as the sun sets. Overnight Ashnil Aruba Lodge or similar on a full board basis.

Day 2: Tsavo East – Amboseli (315Kms/5h)
After an early breakfast, depart to Amboseli national park. If the weather is clear you’ll catch sight of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro directly ahead. Entering the gate you will enjoy game viewing on route to your camp, arriving in time for lunch. After some time for relaxation or a dip in the inviting swimming pool, set out into the national park for a game drive. Return to the camp as the sun sets. Overnight at Amboseli Sentrim Camp or similar on a full board basis.

Day 3: Amboseli – Taita Hills Game Sanctuary (250Kms/4h)

Following an early morning gamedrive and breakfast, depart east to Taita Hills, arriving in time for lunch followed by is an afternoon game drive in the Sanctuary, returning to the lodge as the sun sets.  Before diner  set out on a night gamedrive, this time with an opportunity to view nocturnal wildlife in their habitat. Overnight at Sarova Saltlick Lodge on a full board basis.

Day 4: Taita Hills – Diani Beach (290Kms/5h)
After breakfast enjoy a morning game drive in the sanctuary returning to the lodge for lunch before continuing your journey to Mombasa, aiming to reach your beach hotel in the evening. End of services.

Please note: You will need to check out of your hotel room for the safari and check back in on return.

Your Safari Accommodation

You will enjoy a stay in a Standard Room, with Full Board Dining (Breakfast, lunch and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks) at the following establishments based on the offer you choose. 

Please Note: If these hotels are not available, you will be accommodated in hotels of a similar standard, in a similar geographic location.

Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge

Your Safari Accommodation
For decades Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge has been one of Kenya's flagship lodges, famed for its warmth, vibrancy and legendary hospitality. A favourite amongst travellers in search of luxury accommodation, Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is a luxurious safari escape set in the heart of the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary overlooking a waterhole and the vast Tsavo plains.

Ashnil Aruba Lodge

Your Safari Accommodation
Ashnil Aruba Lodge lies in the heart of Tsavo East National Park in Kenya. Its location on the banks of the Aruba Dam is superb - several watering holes nearby attract wildlife, so spotting animals is easy and frequent!  The lodge has been thoughtfully designed with the main guest area shaded by acacia trees. There are 46 rooms and 6 tents, all well appointed with a terrace.

Amboseli Sentrim Camp

Your Safari Accommodation
Set in 200 acres of private land, and with a rustic charm all of its own, the lodge nestles in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro which, at almost six thousand metres, is Africa’s highest and most famous snowcapped mountain.  All forms of wildlife still abound in this wilderness which continues all the way to the Amboseli National Park, an easy twenty-minute drive away from the lodge.

Your Included Excursions

Our members have the following excursions included in their stay.

Free Half Day Mombasa City Tour with English Driver (Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Your Included Excursions
Enjoy a morning tour around Mombasa's city centre. The city dates back to the 12th century when spice traders arrived from Arabia blown across on the Trade Winds. Visit the Akamba wood carvers where you will have the opportunity to see the carvers at work and buy souvenirs. 

Visit the famous Elephant Tusks along Moi Avenue then proceed to visit the historic old town, dominated by the medieval Fort Jesus built by the Portuguese in the 16th Century with its ancient mosques and narrow bustling streets, the old dhow harbour. Proceed to visit the Spice market, go shopping and drive back to the hotel. (Fort Jesus Museum Entry fees of 12$ per person are not included - This will be payable directly on the spot if you wish to enter the Museum).

Your Optional Excursions

Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee.

Wasini Sea Safari

Your Optional Excursions
This excursion allows our guests to truly scout out the local aquatic inhabitants of Kenya, with access to snorkelling in order to truly gain immersion into life in this region! Lunch is provided within this offer, as well as the typical Safari inclusion as seen above.

Funzi Kinazini

Your Optional Excursions
Take part in an unforgettable day at one of the last ecologically intact paradises on Earth. After being picked up from your hotel, you will be driven to the base camp in Bodo - an ancient finishing village that is 1 hour South of Mombasa. After a light breakfast, you will sail to Funzi island where you get a glimpse into the everyday life of a shiraziSwahili Village that has remained unchanged for 100 years. Enjoy a canoe trip up the Ramisi river to explore a unique eco-system protected by dense mangroves. 

You will observe a large variety of birdlife and the occasional Crocodile or Giant Lizard from the safety of your canoe. You will then journey to an isolated sandbank in the warm Indian Ocean where you can swim and relax on the warm white sand. Then sail to Kinazini, an uninhabited private Island Restaurant. 

Here, there is a chance that you will see dolphins or giant turtle sea turtle on the way! Once there you will enjoy a sumptuous seafood BBQ lunch, including delicious crab and lobster. After lunch, you have time for a siesta or swim as you explore the island before sailing back to Bodo for a transfer back to the hotel.

Deep Sea Fishing Excursion

Your Optional Excursions
Enjoy a deep sea fishing excursion for 5 hours for up to 6 people from September to April. You will depart the hotel at 6.30 am and then board the fishing boat by approx. 7:00 am. Discover the seas as you sail along in the search for the fauna that surrounds you. Water/fresh fruits and sodas are inclusive on board.

Your Journey

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Shared transfers are included. 

Weather

Jan
min : 23°C max : 32°C
Feb
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Mar
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Apr
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May
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Jun
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Jul
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Aug
min : 20°C max : 28°C
Sep
min : 21°C max : 29°C
Oct
min : 22°C max : 30°C
Nov
min : 23°C max : 31°C
Dec
min : 23°C max : 32°C

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here.

Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 

Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 

You need a visa to enter Kenya. You can either get a visa on arrival at the airport or before you travel. To minimise time spent queuing at the airport, get a visa before you travel.

You can apply for single entry and transit visas on the evisas website. For other types of visa, apply at the nearest Kenyan High Commission or Embassy. For more information on different types of visas see the website of the Kenya High Commission.

Health 

For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip.

Choleramalariadengue fever and other insect-borne infections occur in Kenya. You should take precautions to avoid being bitten by insects.

You should drink or use only boiled or bottled water and avoid ice in drinks. Don’t eat food prepared by unlicensed vendors. See food and water hygiene.

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance.

Location Information

The address of Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort is: Off Malindi Road, Mombasa County, Mombasa, Kenya

Distance from Mombasa Airport to Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort: 20 km / 54 mins

In More Detail

What's Included?

  • Standard Garden Room at Sarova Sands
  • Half Board
  • Tsavo East, Amboseli and Saltlick Safari
  • Full Board
  • Half day city tour (operating twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday only) at Sarova Sands
  • Fruit basket in the room upon arrival at Sarova Sands
  • Free dinner for 2 people at the Lido restaurant with a bottle of wine at Sarova Sands
  • Meet & greet services on safari
  • Airport arrival transfers in safari minibus or mini coach on shared basis
  • All transport and game drives on safari sector will be in a minibus with pop-up roof (maximum 8 passengers) with an English speaking driver-guide on shared basis
  • Guaranteed window seat
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • ½ litre bottle mineral water per person per day on game drives

Not Included

  • Any meals not mentioned in the inclusions list
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Cost of optional excursions
  • Entrance fees to any of the sites if not mentioned in the package inclusions
  • Cost of beverages throughout the tour
  • Tips and Portages

At Sarova Sands

Please find practical information about the property and your trip:

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 338
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally (this price is a guideline and is subject to change without prior notification).
Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • WIFI connection
  • Car park
  • Conciergerie
  • Currency exchange service
  • Laundry storage
  • Business Center
  • Souvenir shop

Room Facilities

  • Balcony or terrace
  • TV
  • Phone
  • Mini bar
  • Bathroom

Restaurants

  • The Pavilions
  • Coffee Minazi
  • Lido Seafood Grill
  • Cocos Beach Bar

Leisure Facilities

  • 4 outdoor pools
  • slides
  • Beach
  • 4 tennis courts
  • SPA
  • Sports Hall
  • Playground for children

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider. 

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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