Skip to content
Some info has been automatically translated. Show original language

Vacation rentals in Diani Beach

Find and book unique accommodations on Airbnb

When results are available, navigate with up and down arrow keys or explore by touch or swipe gestures.

Top-rated vacation rentals in Diani Beach

Guests agree: these stays are highly rated for location, cleanliness, and more.

Guest favorite
Villa in Diani Beach
Private pool villa 150 meters from the beach
Saffron is ideal for couples, solo travelers and friends. We are an adults (16 +) only property focused on giving guests a tranquil stay to relax, rejuvenate and recharge. The villas are designed to embrace tropical contemporary living. The finishes, furniture and furnishings have a strong coastal flair ensuring that the vibe is completely laid back. The kitchens are fully equipped for guests to whip up light or for the more passionate cooks gourmet style meals. The stucco pools are heavenly to frolic in for hours on end. Guests have easy access to the beach via a private path. The two sweetest jack russels live in the owners compound close by. You might come across them in the parking lot. Their names are Chilli and Pepper! Local Habitat: Diani comprises of large patches of coastal indigenous forest. The fauna includes species of monkeys, bush babies, birds, insects, geckos, suni deer. Guests will come across this rich fauna during their stay at Saffron.
Nov 28 – Dec 5
$220 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 133 reviews
Guest favorite
Apartment in Diani Beach
Garden Suite - Diani Beach
Namaste Diani is a beautiful self-catered duplex private beachside property situated within a modern and secure gated community. Namaste is ideal for couples, friends, or singles looking to kick back and relax for a couple of days, although once you get here you may never want to leave. The property has private beach access to one of the most elusive and beautiful beaches in the world. The property is also close to a number of supermarkets, restaurants/bars, gift shops and watersport centres.
Nov 18 – 25
$162 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 101 reviews
Guest favorite
Villa in Diani Beach
Nirvana Suite - Diani Beach: Stunning Beach Villa
Say hello to one of Diani Beach's most luxurious private villas: The Nirvana Suite. Launched last year, this stunning private villa is perfect for couples, honeymooners, friends or singles seeking that perfect blend of style, luxury & privacy. Whether it's the custom floating king-sized bed, the fabulous oversized bathroom (with couple showers), the bespoke dual-layer infinity pool or the front-row ocean view with private beach access that's calling, we can't wait to host you! @nirvana.diani
Aug 30 – Sep 6
$265 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 107 reviews

Popular amenities for Diani Beach vacation rentals

Stay near Diani Beach's top sights

Baobab Beach Resort & Spa3 locals recommend
Swahili Beach Resort12 locals recommend
Diani Backpackers5 locals recommend
Bahari Dhow Beach Villas6 locals recommend
Ukunda Airstrip7 locals recommend
The Sands at Nomad Hotel29 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Diani Beach

Superhost
Villa in Diani Beach
Seacluded Family Villa - Pool, AC, Kid friendly
Jun 26 – Jul 3
$180 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 120 reviews
Guest favorite
Apartment in Ukunda
Simba Secret Hideaway
Jul 21 – 28
$68 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 111 reviews
Guest favorite
Guesthouse in Diani Beach
Elo's Beach Annex
Jun 21 – 28
$73 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 100 reviews
Guest favorite
Villa in KE
Laugh Villa, Diani
Jul 10 – 17
$29 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 139 reviews
Guest favorite
Guest suite in Ukunda
Vervet Suite - Diani, Monkey Suites
Oct 2 – 9
$162 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 51 reviews
Guest favorite
Villa in Diani Beach
Villa E'mocean
Apr 25 – May 2
$669 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 25 reviews
Guest favorite
Home in Diani Beach
White House, beach cottage
Oct 24 – 31
$401 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 53 reviews
Guest favorite
Cottage in Diani Beach
Kesho Kutwa* | Diani Beach
May 4 – 11
$155 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 63 reviews
Guest favorite
Villa in Diani Beach
🌺BAYANA HOUSE🌺 4 BEDROOM SLEEPS 8 + CHEF
Apr 6 – 13
$209 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 65 reviews
Superhost
Apartment in Diani Beach
Tequila Sunrise Sky Cabana - Diani Beach - Kenya
Nov 4 – 11
$135 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 95 reviews
Guest favorite
Villa in Diani Beach
Little Canada Beach House
Aug 20 – 27
$238 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 31 reviews
Superhost
Chalet in Diani Beach
The Cove Diani, 6 A/C Chalets for 12 - USD 350
Mar 19 – 26
$359 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 83 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Diani Beach

Total rentals

1.1K properties

Rentals with a pool

750 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

280 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

520 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

11K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$10 before taxes and fees

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Diani Beach?

    Diani Beach experiences a tropical climate with warm temperatures year-round, typically between 70°F (21°C) and 89°F (32°C). The region has two rainy seasons, the long rains from April to June and the short rains from October to December. However, sunshine is abundant most of the year.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Diani Beach?

    Explore the vibrant marine life through diving and snorkeling, enjoy a camel ride along the beach, or try kitesurfing for an active adventure. For a cultural immersion, visit the local markets or take a tour of the Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Diani Beach?

    The most frequented time to visit Diani Beach is from July to March, when the weather is dry and ideal for beach activities. During this period, the annual Diani Beach Festival takes place, featuring a variety of cultural performances, sports events, and live music.

  • What are the best places to stay in Diani Beach?

    Popular areas to stay in Diani Beach include Galu Beach, known for its tranquility, and the central Diani Beach area, which is close to local shops, markets, and restaurants. For a more secluded stay, consider the northern part of Diani Beach near Tiwi.

  • What are the best places to visit in Diani Beach?

    The most popular places to visit in Diani Beach include the Colobus Conservation center, Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest, and the Shimba Hills National Reserve. For beach lovers, Galu Beach and Tiwi Beach are often recommended.

  • What are some hiking trails in Diani Beach?

    While Diani Beach is primarily known for its vast coastline, it's close to the Shimba Hills National Reserve, which has several hiking trails. Embark on the Sheldrick Falls trail, where you can spot a range of wildlife on your way to the beautiful waterfall.

  • What are some family activities to do in Diani Beach?

    Families can enjoy a day at the Colobus Conservation, explore the marine life at the Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park or participate in a guided tour of the Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest. The beach itself also provides endless fun with activities like sandcastle building, swimming, and beach games.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Diani Beach?

    For an unforgettable day trip, explore the Shimba Hills National Reserve, a haven for elephants and Sable antelope. Alternatively, journey to the Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park for a snorkeling adventure or head to the Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest to learn about the local Digo community and its traditions.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Diani Beach?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Diani Beach. Choose from more than 280 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Diani Beach?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 610 vacation rentals in Diani Beach featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

Destinations to explore

  1. Airbnb
  2. Kenya
  3. Kwale County
  4. Diani Beach