Waterlovers Diani Beach, Kenya

You can immediately see the Italian influence of the owners at Waterlovers, a really lovely, stylish small beach lodge right on Diani beach. The beach stretches for 25km and is one of the finest beaches in Africa, edged with coconut palms and backed by lush rainforest home to colobus monkeys and colourful birds.

The lodge has eight spacious suites, each furnished with a private ocean view veranda as well as a new penthouse and private beach house, both accommoding up to eight people.

There is a wonderful waterfront restaurant, Tides, and a cocktail bar, Ocean Spirit, along with an infinity pool.

Nearby Attractions

Kenya coast

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This small beach lodge had eight very spacious suites, a penthouse apartment and a self-contained villa, all of which are directly on the beach and well equipped. WaterLovers also offers a sea view restaurant, a beach bar, a wonderful  infinity pool, a spa, an art boutique and a beach house for water sport activities. There are also lots of facilities available locally as well.


All eight  suites are equipped with air conditioning, fan, mosquito nets, security box, audio station for i-pod, i-phone and other MP3 readers, complimentary wi-fi internet connection, SIM card to use in your personal mobile phone for international and local calls. Both double and triple rooms are available. Every suite has a spacious private veranda overlooking the ocean and the style of the interior design is a blend of Swahili culture and Mediterranean style. 

Villa/Beach House - sleeps eight

The self-contained villa offers two spacious double bedrooms on the ground floor, both equipped with air conditioning, fan and their own private bathrooms. On the upper floor gallery, you will find another two king size beds and a third bathroom complete with shower. All beds have mosquito nets. The villa also offers a comfy dining area with sofas and pillows, and a dining table with enough room for everyone.

The stairs leading to the gallery are made of driftwood and local precious woods; the floor of the upper level is made out of African cedar planks. Swahili-style carved beds complete the interior design.

The open kitchen is equipped with everything you need to self-cater: fridge, freezer, gas oven, large counter.

Towels, linen and housekeeping are all included. Laundry service is provided on request. Snorkelling euqipment and a 2 man kayak is also available for beach house guests.

We tend to base your stay on half-board, giving you the option to dine at Tides for lunch or dinner, however you can self cater entirely if you prefer. There is a shopping centre on the other side of the beach road with a large supermarket, bars, ice cafés, restaurants, a pharmacy, a bank and various kinds of other facilities along with a health shop specialised in biological and natural products. Please let us know your preference.

Ocean Penthouse - sleeps eight

The Ocean Penthouse Apartment offers 370 square meters of luxury Ocean front accommodation with stunning views of Diani Beach and the Indian Ocean.

This new 4 bedroomed suite is developed in two floors, and features a range of luxury comfort and media accessories, from a private Gym, to flat screen television, a sound system, iPads, mp3 docking stations, and more...

The first floor offers a living area with a TV and sofas, two double bedrooms and two bathrooms, a fully equipped open-plan kitchen, a dining area and a spacious veranda overlooking the water. In the Ocean front veranda there are also outdoor sofas and a gas barbeque. The second floor offers a double bedroom and bathroom, as well as a spacious open plan living area on a beautiful wooden deck, with amazing views over the Indian Ocean, and comes with a king size bed and a private Gym.

Three bedrooms are fitted with AC and all beds have mosquito nets and ceiling fans. The apartment enjoys panoramic views of the beach, but also of the pool and the lush tropical gardens in the back.

It can accommodate from 2 up to 8 guests; the rates are in bed & breakfast, but half board and full board up grade is possible at Tides Restaurant.



Waterlovers can can arrange on request numerous recreational and sports activities like kite surfing, windsurfing, diving, snorkelling by the coral reef, big game fishing, tennis. You can play golf at the 18-hole Leisure Lodge Golf Course just down the road or take an excursion to the nearby Kisite Marine National Park noted for its stunning and intact coral gardens with more than 250 species of marine life. 

Safaris featuring this property

9 days
From £ 2585
Family Bush and Beach Holiday

An extended family holiday combining a safari in the world famous Masai Mara with a stay at Diani Beach on the Indian Ocean