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Diani Beach, a Delightful Site on the Coast of Kenya for a Great Beach Holiday

 


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Located barely 30 kilometers from Mombasa city lies Diani beach, a small beach paradise at the south coast. Considered the second best beach in Africa, it prides of some of the finest sand, lavish hotels and out of this world sceneries. Palm trees line the coastline, warm Swahili people and their rich cultures plus history, and most importantly, the clean and welcoming waters of the Indian Ocean are only but some of the factors that place Diani on the world map as a great beach destination.

Most beaches in the world have lost their glory due to misuse and over exploitation or improper conservation. However, Diani beach Kenya still commands its original respect and adoration, very fresh and untouched. Snorkelers love the flourishing coral reef, home to a large number of undersea animals that call the Indian Ocean home. The water towards the beach is shallow enough, making swimming and wind surfing for novices much easier and safe.

The reef found within the vicinity of the beach provides a scenic spot for snorkelers eager to plunge into the waters. It also acts as a barricade against forceful waves, making the beachside waters perfect for swimming and wind surfing especially for novices.

Scuba divers love exploring the numerous wrecks found beneath the waters; you will also get the opportunity to observe mantas, barracuda and turtles as well as a multitude of other marine creatures at close range. The adventurous tourists take advantage of the opportunity to hire a dhow in Dianibeach so as to cruise along the shorelines. A much preferred destination for most dhow tours is the Kisite Marine National Park, situated in proximity to the Tanzanian border, which offer exceptional visual treats to snorkelers.

Between the months of January and March, the immense whale sharks are usually spotted along the coastline of Diani Beach. To observe these miracles of nature at close range, or even go snorkel side by side with the, join a half-day safari that is usually organized by the East African Whale Shark Trust, a local conservation body.

To obtain a genuine glimpse into the village lifestyle of the south coast of Kenya , take the chance to go on a guided excursion into the neighboring localities. Many visitors choose to experience the authentic African scenery and wildlife by taking part in land safaris. The nearby Tsavo West and Tsavo East National Parks offer the inquisitive traveler the chance to see the wildlife like elephants, lions, zebras and hippos as well as a vast multitude of gazelles and antelopes.

A well planned Diani beach trip guarantees utmost comfort, relaxation and fun. Make your plans to experience the best beach holiday in Africa at the South coast of Mombasa City in Kenya! For more information, please visit dianibeach-kenya.com for resources on how to plan for your next beach holiday at the south coast of Kenya.

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