The Sands at Chale Island Resort & Safari 5* - Mombasa - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Embark on a truly magical adventure in Kenya!
  • First stay at the idyllic The Sands at Chale Island Resort, then set off on a thrilling safari.
  • Your resort is located along a stunning white sand beach and boasts a plethora of fabulous facilities!
  • Our members will love coming face to face with nature's mightiest beasts!

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Your Destination

Chale Island
Lying just four degrees south of the equator, Chale Island offers you a choice of worlds that no other island can equal. Coral seas abundant with fish life, coastal forests and mangroves teaming with bird and insect life, snow white beaches offering safe warm bathing, and of course Kenya’s world famous safari parks. Chale Island is a small romantic island situated 600 metres off the mainland. The Island is divided into two parts; resort and sacred forest or “kaya”. The resort lies in 15 acres of indigenous ancient forest, with a stunning 10,000 squaremetre white sand bay which is protected by a vibrant coral reef.

With an explosion of colourful flora and fauna the island is truly magical and if that is not enough, also features a mystical inland tidal mangrove lake.

Our Offers

7 night stays:
6 nights The Sands at Chale Island FB
1 night Tsavo East Safari FB

10 night stays:
8 nights The Sands at Chale Island FB
2 nights Shimba Hills / Ngutuni / Taita Hills Safari FB

12 night stays:
9 nights The Sands at Chale Island FB
3 night Tsavo East / Amboseli / Taita Hills Safari FB

14 night stays:
11 nights The Sands at Chale Island FB
3 night Tsavo East / Amboseli / Taita Hills Safari FB

The Sands at Chale Island Resort 5*

You will enjoy a 6, 8, 9 or 11 stay in a Standard Room, with Full Board dining

Just for you:
- Welcome, Meet & Greet service at the airport 

This hotel won the Certificate of Excellence from the world's leading review website, which honours hotels & accommodations that consistently demonstrate a commitment to hospitality excellence.

Specifically built with nature and the environment in mind, The Sands at Chale Island is one of the lowest impact hotels in Kenya. Spread out to offer the utmost in privacy and romance, even when at full capacity one has a tremendous feeling of peace, tranquillity and seclusion. The combination of white beach, tropical plants, laid-back island flair and Kenyan hospitality is what dreams are made of.

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a Standard Room

Standard Room

Carefully set into the natural environment, these rooms come with spacious semi-circular en-suite rooms and Swahili day beds set on breezy verandas facing the ocean to ensure all comforts are taken care of.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Please note: the bed for the 3rd/4th 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 main restaurant - excludes drinks).

With a strong emphasis on seafood, the live grilling station and Pasta corner ensure that your meal cannot be any fresher. Traditional Kenyan cuisine, mixed with both Italian and Oriental dishes, will not leave you wanting in any aspect. Chale Island has something to offer everyone.

Your Time

Just for you: Complimentary 30-minute massage per room

Beside the reception is the main freshwater swimming pool, built with local stone and connected by a small waterfall to a sixteen seater Jacuzzi. Plentiful sun beds are scattered around the generous pool surround. Located between the Standard Rooms is another swimming pool area with pool bar and sun beds. Enjoy the tranquillity and relax with magnificent panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.

On the other side of the Island by the SPA and fitness area is a salt-water swimming pool with steps leading directly into the sea at high tide offering a magical swim through the mangroves to the main jetty. With steps leading straight down to the centre of the beach, the main restaurant is ideally situated to give the true island feeling. The expert team of highly trained cooks will make sure that every meal is a pleasure.

Safari Itinerary

1 Night Safari
Day 1: Chale – Tsavo East Safari (245Kms/4h)
Leaving Chale Island after early breakfast, you will be driven to this safari and will enjoy a game drive as well as dinner and an overnight. 

Day 2: End of Safari Services (245Kms/4h)
Day two will consist of breakfast at the lodge, a morning game drive, lunch and an end of safari services.

2 Night Safari
Day 1: Chale Island – 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 coastal region, with rich flora and fauna - it hosts the highest number of the African elephant and the rare Sable Antelope. Enjoy a game drive followed by a visit to the magnificent Sheldrick waterfalls.

The afternoon will be spent at leisure at the lodge or game drive, before an afternoon sundowner at the lodge Overnight at your Lodge on a full board basis.

Day 2: Shimba Hills – Ngutuni/Taita Hills (245Km/4h)
After breakfast, you will depart to Ngutuni Sanctuary. Arrive for a game drive in the sanctuary and later enjoy lunch at your Lodge. After lunch drive to Taita Hills. Check in, dinner and an overnight. 

Day 3:  End of Safari Services
Day three will consist of breakfast at the lodge, a morning game drive, lunch and an end of safari services.

3 Night Safari

Day 1: Mombasa - Tsavo East (245 km / 4 hours)
After an early breakfast, you will be picked up from your beach hotel and depart to Tsavo East National Park.  Upon entering the park the driver will open the roof of your bus, the safari has begun! 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.
Day 2: Tsavo East National Park - Amboseli (315 km / 5 hours)
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.

Day 3: Amboseli – Taita Hills Game Sanctuary (250 km / 4 hours)
Following an early morning game drive and breakfast, depart east to Taita Hills, arriving in time for lunch followed by an afternoon game drive in the Sanctuary, with you returning to the lodge as the sun sets.  After dinner set out on a night game drive, this time with an opportunity to view nocturnal wildlife in their habitat. Overnight.

Day 4: End of Safari Services
Day four will consist of breakfast at the lodge, a morning game drive, lunch and an end of safari services.

Your Excursions

Optional Excursions

You may choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process. 

Funzi Kinazini Day
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 Shirazi Swahili 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.
Wasini Island Sea Safari + Snorkelling
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. 

Your Journey to The Sands at Chale Island Resort 5*

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: Private / shared transfers are included. 


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What's Included?

Meet and greet services
Airport transfers in safari minibus or mini-coach on a shared basis
Standard Room at Sands at Chale
Half Board dining
One 30 min. massage per room
In Standard Room during the safari
Full board basis (drinks not included)
Safaris according to the selected offer 
All transport and game drives on safari will be in a minibus with pop-up roof (max 7 persons) with an English speaking driver guide on a shared basis
Guaranteed window seat
All park fees and government taxes

Not Included

Visas and international flights
Airport taxes (clients pay direct)
Driver-guide gratuities
Drinks, dining rooms tips, porterage
Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance
Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature

Location Information

The address of your property: Diani Beach Road Diani Beach, Kenya

Distance from Mombasa Airport to The Sands At Chale Island Hotel:  59.6 km / 2 hours 17 mins

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

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

  • Beach front
  • Reception

Room Facilities

  • Wi-Fi


  • Restaurants
  • Bars

Leisure Facilities

  • Pool
  • Spa

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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