Diani Beach

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Town:Diani Beach
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    Top Descriptions

    Diani Beach is a popular spot on the Kenyan coast, especially if you’re into kite-surfing. And it’s true that the beach is quite typically beautiful with its powdery white sand – and the town’s location between Mombasa and is quite convenient if you’re just passing through. But don’t expect great value for money here, or a particularly wide range of accommodation and dining options. While tourists seem to like the spot, backpackers might be better off heading further north to or . – Daniel
     
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    Top Tips

    Diani Beach is a popular seaside resort, so do be careful coming here on a budget. Cheaper restaurants such as or (or providing for yourself at one of the many supermarkets such as ) might help out.
    Don’t miss out on visiting both ends of the beach: and . And if you’re at the latter, you might as well drop by at the . Although, do time your visits to the beach well as the tides are very noticeable here. Swimming at low tide is almost impossible.
    Consider visiting one evening for a meal so that you can witness the .
    Taxi-like tuk-tuks will take you up or down the coastal road for KES30 per person. They only go half way along the road though, to the and then up to Ukunda. So if you need to go all the way along the beach you’ll have change tuk-tuks at that supermarket and pay another KES30.
     
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    The Location

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      Environment type:ocean, white sand
      Location type:rural, town
       
      Religion type:Christianity, Islam

      What can we see or do there?

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      Animals:bushbaby, scorpion
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      How much will it cost us?

      Currency:Kenyan Shilling (KES)
      Average daily budget:KES3,718

      When should we go there, and for how long?

      Average time taken:4 nights
      High season:December
      Low season:March to May

        How can we get in contact?

        Language(s):English, Swahili
        Timezone:UTC+03:00
        Country calling code:254

        How can we get there?

          Coordinates:
          Geographical feature:Indian Ocean

          The Directions

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          What are the numbers and averages?

          Number of attractions visited:4
           
          Travel time to attractions:10 minutes
          Travel time to next location:3 hours, 30 minutes
           
          Altitude:sea level
          Population:100000
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          Local Availability

            ItemSizeAverage Cost
            Beer (multinational)500mlKES140
            Beer (national)500mlKES110
            Fizzy drink1 litreKES50
            Fruit juice1 litreKES204
            Gin (multinational)1 litreKES1,060
            Gin (national)1 litreKES875
            Milk1 litreKES90
            Oil1 litreKES245
            Rum (multinational)1 litreKES1,580
            Rum (national)1 litreKES700
            Vodka (multinational)1 litreKES1,299
            Vodka (national)1 litreKES650
            Water1 litreKES42
            Whisky (multinational)1 litreKES2,599
            Whisky (national)1 litreKES590
            Wine1 bottleKES875
            ItemSizeAverage Cost
            Almonds100gKES170
            Apples1kg
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            Bananas1kg
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            Bell pepper1kg
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            Bread1 loafKES60
            Carrots1kgKES99
            Chillies1kgKES250
            Chocolate (multinational)1 barKES80
            Chocolate (national)1 bar
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            Coconut milk1 canKES135
            Cucumber1kg
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            Eggs1 dozenKES180
            Garlic1kg
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            Ginger1kg
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            Honey1 jarKES299
            Ice cream1 unitKES50
            Jam1 jarKES114
            Onions1kgKES50
            Oranges1kg
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            Pasta1kgKES350
            Peanut butter1 jarKES150
            Peanuts100g
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            Potatoes1kgKES80
            Raisins100gKES65
            Rice1kgKES105
            Sandwich1 unit
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            Tomatoes1kgKES99
            ItemSizeAverage Cost
            Antifungal shampoo1 bottle
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            Conditioner1 bottleKES225
            Condoms1 packKES100
            Deodorant1 canKES175
            Floss1 packKES145
            Hand sanitizer1 bottleKES150
            Laundry soap1 barKES40
            Razors1 packKES395
            Sanitary towels1 packKES115
            Shampoo1 bottleKES265
            Soap1 barKES60
            Tampons1 boxKES240
            Toilet roll1 unitKES30
            Toothpaste1 tubeKES100
            Washing powder1 boxKES160
            ItemSizeAverage Cost
            Antiseptic cream1 tube
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            Bandages1 packKES75
            Chapstick1 unit
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            Contact lens solution1 bottle
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            Headache tablets1 packKES100
            Ibuprofen1 pack
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            Mosquito repellent1 bottleKES315
            Nail clippers1 set
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            Plasters1 packKES20
            Sun cream1 bottle
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            Sunglasses1 pair
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            Batteries4-pack
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            Chilli powder100gKES135
            Cigarettes (multinational)20-pack
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            Cigarettes (national)20-pack
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            Coriander100gKES185
            Cumin100g
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            Fuel1 litreKES91.50
            Internet1 hour
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            Lighter1 unit
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            Matches1 pack
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            Paprika100gKES165
            Travel multiadapter1 unit
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            Travel plug1 unit
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            Turmeric100gKES145
            Stock1 packKES29

            Local Cuisine

              DishAverage CostRestaurant Availability
              Biryani (meat)KES350
              Biryani (vegetarian)KES180
              Breakfast (continental)KES400
              Breakfast (cooked)KES733
              BurgerKES600
              Burger (cheese)KES650
              Burger (vegetarian)KES550
              CalamariKES883
              Calzone (large)KES650
              CarbonaraKES600
              ChapattiKES37
              Chicken wingsKES400
              Curry (generic – meat)KES483
              Curry (generic – vegetable)KES400
              Eggs (how you like)KES186
              Fajitas (meat)KES800
              Fillet (beef)KES875
              Fillet (fish)KES750
              Fish and chipsKES800
              Fish fingersKES425
              French friesKES162
              Fried (chicken)KES250
              Fried (fish)KES800
              Fruit saladKES256
              Goulash (beef)KES650
              Grilled (chicken)KES488
              Grilled (fish)KES717
              DishAverage CostRestaurant Availability
              Ice cream (scoop)KES100
              Ice cream (sundae)KES300
              Kiev (chicken)KES600
              Liver and chipsKES500
              Mashed potatoesKES100
              Mixed grillKES2,500
              Noodle soup (meat)KES400
              OmeletteKES207
              Pancake (simple)KES350
              Pasta (meat)KES517
              Pasta (vegetable)KES525
              Pilau rice (meat)KES350
              Pilau rice (vegetable)KES190
              Pizza (loaded)KES800
              Pizza (simple)KES525
              Pork chopsKES650
              PrawnsKES750
              Roasted (pork)KES700
              RolexKES350
              DishAverage CostRestaurant Availability
              SaladKES212
              Salad (meat)KES450
              Samosas (meat)KES168
              Samosas (vegetable)KES350
              Sandwich (basic)KES425
              Sandwich (loaded)KES600
              Sausage and mashKES600
              Soup (meat)KES400
              Soup (vegetarian)KES267
              Spring rollKES300
              SteakKES700
              Stew (meat)KES427
              Stroganoff (meat)KES600
              Whole (fish)KES500
              BeverageAverage CostRestaurant Availability
              Bailey’s (shot)KES300
              Alcoholic mixed drinkKES253
              Beer (multinational)KES245
              Beer (national)KES258
              Brandy (shot)KES225
              CappuccinoKES350
              Champagne (bottle)KES3,400
              Cider (bottle)KES280
              CoffeeKES120
              Cointreau (shot)KES400
              EspressoKES250
              Fruit juice (fresh)KES170
              Gin (shot)KES250
              GuinnessKES280
              Malibu (shot)KES250
              MilkKES150
              MilkshakeKES250
              Red BullKES265
              Rum (shot)KES233
              Sambuca (shot)KES250
              SmoothieKES300
              Soft drinkKES85
              TeaKES113
              Tea (herbal)KES75
              Tequila (shot)KES225
              Vodka (shot)KES233
              Water (2L)KES258
              Whisky (shot)KES233
              Wine (bottle)KES1,333
              Wine (glass)KES255

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