Swahili Beach Resort, an innovative five star resort development, is centrally located on the famous Diani Beach, on Kenya’s South Coast.
This unique hotel offers a harmonious blend of the architectural influences from the East African coast, Arabia, India, and Zanzibar that have fused over millennia to create the vibrant Swahili culture.
Offering an air of sophistication unseen on the Kenya Coast, Swahili Beach has been designed with state-of-the-art technologies to ensure minimum short & long term ecological impact, while delivering unparalleled comfort to its guests.
In line with efforts to cut the carbon footprint of the resort, the lush tropical greenery, which is synonymous with the Kenyan Coast, has been maintained, and supplemented with exotic and indigenous trees, shrubs and tropical palms.
Swahili Beach offers a gourmet selection of smart and casual dining.
Meaning ‘meeting or gathering’ place and this is the main buffet restaurant. The décor features with limited edition black and white photographs of Swahili people & architecture and perfectly enhances the cultural ambience of the restaurant.
A fusion of Indian/Swahili Fusion this cuisine unmatched anywhere else in Kenya. The restaurant features a shisha bar area and low banquette seating, and is themed with a very modern take on "Indian" style. Artworks are abstract. Furniture is minimalist but upholstered in rich leathers and velvets which give nod to both Indian and Swahili cultures.
The Champagne & Oyster Bar
An a là carte seafood restaurant raised 40 ft above the beach, it’s the first of its kind in Kenya. Seated along the huge dark-wood long bar one can enjoy a range of champagnes and fresh local oysters. The rest of the restaurant comprises of a classic seating arrangement in plantation/colonial style, with dark-wood floors, louvered shutters and woven rattan seats.