Diamonds Dream of Africa

Malindi, Kenya

Luxurious accommodation on the stunning coastline of Malindi

At a glance

35 rooms

A delightful Indo-Arab styled villa retreat, Diamonds Dream of Africa Hotel promises refinement and privacy in a lovely seafront location near the centre of Malindi. Spacious rooms and suites, a dreamy free-form swimming pool, a Thalassotherapy spa and excellent Italian cuisine are all tucked away in manicured gardens, close to the sands of Malindi Beach.

Location

Malindi. Quietly situated near Malindi town centre. 5 kms from Malindi Airport and 120 kms from Mombasa Moi International Airport

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Things to enjoy

Restaurant, swimming pool, pool bar, Internet.

Number of floors: 2

In detail

The friendly and accommodating service at Diamonds Dream of Africa Hotel makes a stay here really special. All the suites are large and cool with Italian-designed furniture made of Indonesian teak and with muslin curtains over the beds. All have private terraces overlooking the resort’s pretty gardens with comfortable sun loungers.

The Italian influences in Malindi are best experienced in Diamonds Dream of Africa Hotel restaurant where the freshly caught fish and traditional Italian cuisine is fantastic. Spend your days exploring the exotic coral gardens of the nearby marine park, scuba diving or venturing out in a glass-bottomed boat.

Rooms

The 33 Junior Suites with a garden view are customized with Italian designed furniture. All rooms have a Jacuzzi bathtub and a private terrace with comfortable Balinese sun loungers. The 2 Suites have separate living room.

Diamonds Dream of Africa

Suite

These rooms are located in beautiful one level villas whose architectural style recalls that of the fascinating Indo-Arab palaces. The elegantly furnished interiors have an exotic feel while offering all the comforts of the contemporary lifestyle.

Diamonds Dream of Africa

Junior & Executive Suite

Feature the same amenities and similar furniture. What the distinguishes the executive suite from the junior suite is the separate bedroom and the difference in space. The junior suites have either twin beds or a king size bed while both the Executive suites have king size beds.

Services

Free welcome drink to all arrivals Breakfast, lunch and dinner Snacks, soft drinks, fruit juices, beer, house wine, tea and coffee, selected spirits Breakfast Service from 7.30am to 10am Lunch Service from 1pm to 2.30pm Dinner Service from 8pm to 9.30pm Main Bar: Serves refreshing drinks, fruit juices, beer, house wine, selected spirits, coffee and tea, snacks and pastries. Daily morning fruit offered on the beach. Premium and imported liquors available at charge from 7am to Midnight Pool Bar: Serves soft drinks, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. From 9.30am to 6pm Gym facilities Gymnastic daily activities, non-professional windsurf equipment, archery, table tennis, evening animation program, discotheque. All these activities are offered at the nearby Sandies Tropical Village Beach towels, sun beds and beach umbrellas


Directory of services

  • Car Parking ( complimentary )
  • Car rental service
  • Doctor on call
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Guests relation services
  • Hairdresser
  • In-villa dining
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porters
  • Pressing service
  • Room service - restricted hours
  • Turn-down service
  • Wake up calls
  • Licenced Wedding Ceremonies
  • WI-FI in guest rooms
  • Wine, flowers & fruits in-room

On-site facilities

  • Beauty Salon
  • Boutique/Gift shop
  • Business Centre
  • Fitness Facility
  • Jacuzzi
  • Luggage storeroom
  • Outdoor swimming pool

Family facilities

  • Baby sitting
  • Children's activities

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Italian
  • Swahili

Dining

Main restaurant - Choose to dine on the open-air terrace, facing the sea and the swimming pool or inside the air-conditioned restaurant with the same view. The cuisine has a Mediterranean touch with a selection of fresh fish and seafood. At lunchtime a buffet offers a selection of starters, salads and desserts. A selection of three types of pasta and three different main courses (meat, fish, and vegetarian) are offered as a main course with table service. In the evening, the daily menu is served at table with a choice of three starters, three types of pasta, a soup, three different main courses (meat, fish, and vegetarian), one African Delice, and a trio of desserts. On a weekly basis the kitchen creates the African Buffet Dinner and the Neptune Buffet Dinner (based on the freshly caught delights from the sea). If weather allows, a Barbecue lunch is served at the pool Bar. Opening hours: Breakfast 07:30 to 10:00 / Lunch 13:00 to 14:30 / Dinner 20:00 to 21:30.. Main Bar - Centrally located in the resort, it is the ideal place to meet other guests while enjoying delicious and refreshing drinks. Open 08:00 to 24:00.. The Pool Bar & Restaurant - The pool bar offers fresh fruits and snacks, as well as informal light lunches served in the shade of white gazebos close by the swimming pool. Open 10:00 to 18:00.


The Restaurant

Main restaurant - Choose to dine on the open-air terrace, facing the sea and the swimming pool or inside the air-conditioned restaurant with the same view. The cuisine has a Mediterranean touch with a selection of fresh fish and seafood. At lunchtime a buffet offers a selection of starters, salads and desserts. A selection of three types of pasta and three different main courses (meat, fish, and vegetarian) are offered as a main course with table service. In the evening, the daily menu is served at table with a choice of three starters, three types of pasta, a soup, three different main courses (meat, fish, and vegetarian), one African Delice, and a trio of desserts. On a weekly basis the kitchen creates the African Buffet Dinner and the Neptune Buffet Dinner (based on the freshly caught delights from the sea). If weather allows, a Barbecue lunch is served at the pool Bar. Opening hours: Breakfast 07:30 to 10:00 / Lunch 13:00 to 14:30 / Dinner 20:00 to 21:30. - - Main Bar - Centrally located in the resort, it is the ideal place to meet other guests while enjoying delicious and refreshing drinks. Open 08:00 to 24:00. - - The Pool Bar & Restaurant - The pool bar offers fresh fruits and snacks, as well as informal light lunches served in the shade of white gazebos close by the swimming pool. Open 10:00 to 18:00.

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Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

Spa

The Dream Spa is endowed a center of Thalassotherapy, ideal for restoration and maintenance of global prosperity. The Thalassotherapy is a therapeutic method in which the sea is a source of care, and can restore the body wellness and serenity based on using all natural agents such as water, climate and sand. The seawater has a revitalizing, detergent, antibacterial, balancing and toning effect. It is used for baths, showers, mud baths, sand, inhalation, irrigation, and aerosol. The benefit that you will receive from wise manual of qualified personnel is total. Immersed in this context and followed with discrete treatment by the therapists, will be delighted to discover yourself fit and in total harmony with the environment that welcomes you.


Mvua African Rain Spa

Spa Treatments
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrub
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Thai Massage

Leisure

Air as well as bus safaris can be organised by the hotel. Guests have all inclusive access to all recreational and entertainment facilities at the nearby Sandies Tropical Village Hotel managed and owned as well by Planhotel Group


Activities

  • Big Game Fishing - On Request
  • Sea Fishing - On Request
  • Jacuzzi - On Site
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool - On Site
  • Safari - On Request
  • Sailing - Nearby
  • Scuba Diving - Nearby
  • Snooker - Nearby
  • Snorkeling - On Request
  • Windsurfing - Nearby

Meetings and Business

A conference room is available at Diamonds Dream of Africa capable to accommodate 40 persons in cinema style set-up. Audio and video equipment are available to make any event professionally successful.

Getting there

Hotel Address

Diamonds Dream of Africa
Casuarina Road
Malindi. Kenya MalindiKenya

Transportation

International Airport: Mombasa Moi International Airport 120 km south-west / Taxi Euro 75. Local Airport: Malindi 5 km. Train station: Mombasa. Bus or Coach: Malindi Bus station. Car rental: Avis, Europcar and Hertz available at Mombasa airport

Airports

Nearest international airport: Mombasa (More than 50 Km.)
Nearest local airport: Malindi (Less than 1 Km.)

Directions

Transfer service from and to the airport is organised by the hotel. From Malindi airport, take left onto Mombasa-Malindi highway (Mombasa Rd). Drive until you reach the roundabout where you turn right next to the petrol station onto Casuarina Road. Keep driving straight until you see the Dream of Africa sign on your left.

Near Diamonds Dream of Africa

Safaris, diving, game fishing, sailing, windsurfing, Malindi Market, Gedi Ruins, Malindi Marine Park, coral gardens.

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