Diani Beach is without a doubt one of the best beach in Kenya and maybe one of the best beaches in Africa, for the simple fact that it is strikingly beautiful and has so much going on, perfect for fun holidays, honeymoons or family getaways. The endless stretch of blindingly white beach goes on for kilometers, the warm ocean phases in and out of a broad range of blues, greens and turquoise during the change of the tide – paradise.
Alfajiri villas sits on the Northern end of Diani Beach overlooking the sea about an hour and a half from Mombasa International Airport across the ferry from Mombasa Island. Ukunda Airport is a short 10 -minute drive away and has daily flights from the Masai Mara, Samburu and Nairobi. The 3 villas that make up Alfajiri have décor that is a combination and collection of items from India, Morocco and Kenya, each Villa is distinctly different in style and set up.
The Cliff Villa
The Cliff Villa is raised giving it incredible views over the beach and sea, and of course a lovely breeze and guests have the feeling of space without it affecting their privacy. Sleeping up to 8 people, this villa is perfect for a family group and the top suite has 270 -degree view of the sea. The villa has its own infinity pool just off the spacious and comfortable first ground floor verandah. A choice of dining areas is available, dine on the 1st floor verandah or outside under the palm trees, all boasting amazing views.
The Garden Villa
This Villa opens up to the gardens and its own private infinity pool, the communal sitting and dining areas are large and open plan and look out onto the private pool. Each room has a different décor and the villa can sleep up to 10 people in the 4 large rooms, this Villa is perfect for a group of friends or couples travelling together. The villa over- looks the ocean and has sloping greens lawns that lead down to a white sandy beach.
The Beach Villa
The Beach Villa offers maximum privacy set in the lush tropical gardens and is just steps away from the beach. The villa has 2 double rooms, 1 twin and the option to have another double downstairs is perfect for small families or honeymooners looking for privacy. The private pool is just outside the villa again offering views of the sea almost an arm’s reach away.
The perks of being in a place like this is the incredible range of fresh seafood available and prepared on a daily basis, the menu has a Mediterranean influence but guests with preferences can create a menu suited to the guest or group. A selection of fantastic wines is available to enjoy with your meals and guests are hosted by the owners Marica and Fabrizio along with a friendly and helpful team of staff.
Alfajiri is a great place for families and children of all ages are welcome, Nannies are available to watch the kids whilst parents can sit back and relax. Diani offers a range of water sport activities like snorkeling, diving, kitesurfing and kite courses, windsurfing, jet skiing, paddle boarding, deep sea fishing and Dhow (sailing) excursions. Other activities guests can take part in are community visits, quad biking, golf and 1 day safaris to the Shimba Hills National Park.0