Unlike most other beach destinations, The Sands at Nomad has something to offer everyone.

Normal resort activities available include a magical SPA, a well equipped watersports center, Yoga, guided forest walks, frequent low key local displays and a selection of boat excursions.

Other activities available in the vicinity of the resort include tennis, golf, a selection of shopping possibilities or for the more adventurous a wide range of safaris.


Based at the resort with its own fleet of boats, Diving The Crab is a world-renowned PADI and SSI center.

Daily one or two tank dive excursions go to a selection of dive sites both to the north and south of the resort. Shallow coral reefs dropping to depths of 30 meters abound with marine life and the added highlight of frequent Whale shark sightings from November to February make this a diver’s paradise.

The 5m-deep pool, the deepest at the Kenyan Coast, is ideal for diving courses.


A small but well stocked boutiques offer a wide selection of clothing, souvenirs, African art, jewellery, swimwear and toiletries.

We also have an assortment of local wood carvers and traders at the beach who can produce customized carvings to order.


With reliable, side-shore trade winds, warm water and a range of sailing conditions – from flat water to waves – H²O Extreme Kenya watersports centre offers world-class windsurfing and kitesurfing.

All rental and teaching equipment from Naish Hawaii – market leader in windsurfing and kitesurfing worldwide.

Flat water or waves – ideal for blasting, freestyle, wave riding or jumping.

Spa & Fitness

Set in the heart of the forest to harness the natural energy of the trees, the ‘Forest Breeze’ center with a parlor and six forest huts for open air massages offers professional massages and facials, pedicure and manicure and personalized natural beauty treatments. In addition is Yoga training in the open-air-fitness center with a qualified trainer.
Forest Breeze SPA Menu


All tours to book at the Guest Services of The Sands at Nomad. The following excursions are only a small selection of all offered facilities.

Shopping and Fort Jesus in Mombasa, Shimba Hills, Bush Tour, Snorkelling at Kisite Marine Park and Wasini Island.


In addition to all-standard hotel services our guest relation’s team can also arrange safaris to any of Kenya’s world class National parks.

What better way to crown your holiday than with a flying safari to the renowned Masai Mara to see the big five in their natural habitat.


Only a few minutes away from The Sands at Nomad is the 18-hole Championship Golf Course, home to the Diani Beach Masters, recognized as one of the most exciting golf courses in East Africa.

Fully irrigated fairways run through Palm, Cashew nut and Casuarinas Pine trees. The golf course also plays host to abundant bird-life and several species of monkey.