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Enjoy a 3-night stay for 2 guests in an Ocean Facing Suite or Beach Cottage at The Sands at Nomad on Diani Beach in Kenya, the ultimate Indian Ocean retreat! The winner and their guest will be staying on a half board basis (with a la carte choice), valued at approximately $1,020 USD / £775 GBP*.
Prize stay dates: to be booked in advance and taken between 01 May – 30 June 2018, subject to availability.
Situated on the south coast of Kenya, The Sands at Nomad is a beautiful boutique hotel that lies 45km southwest of Mombasa International Airport. Lying just 4 degrees south of the equator, this ultimate Indian Ocean retreat offers coral seas abundant with fish life, coastal forests teaming with bird and insect life, white sandy beaches with swaying palms that provide safe warm bathing in glittering, turquoise waters and of course Kenya’s world-famous safari parks.
The hotel lies on Diani Beach, one of Kenya’s premier destinations. This 25km long stretch of tropical beach paradise on the coast of Kenyan safari-land offers a huge variety of activities that cannot be found in any other single beach destination. Sports activities include golf, horse riding and tennis (outside the hotel), as well as all sorts of watersports. In addition to the beach activities, visitors can enjoy a range of leisure pastimes including shopping, fine wines, delicious dining and guided nature walks as well as daily excursions and world class safaris.
The Sands at Nomad offers the ultimate beach getaway with the perfect combination of discretion, tranquillity and Swahili warmth. Nestled on 26 acres of pristine coastal forest, the hotel offers a contemporary mix of nature, Swahili architecture, Italian interior deco, Arabic antique furniture and the comfort of a twist of luxury, making stays unique and memorable.
The hotel boasts 225 meters of gentle lawns, gardens and waving palm trees; a picturesque, cosy private 5m deep futuristic pool with central private gazebo and Rivas pool bar; a shaded al fresco Jacuzzi terrace; an al fresco restaurant offering excellent a la carte dishes; a homely reception and lounge area (which welcomes you with a cocktail, cool flannel and a tropical flower garland); a global connectivity centre and deep in the forest shade lies the professional massage and nature treatments salon.
The winner will be staying in an Ocean Facing Suite or Beach Cottage depending on availability. Ocean View Suites are as close to the sea as you can get without actually going for a swim. They offer sweeping private verandas and glorious sea views. The Beach Cottages are uniquely Kenyan and romantic – created with palm thatch “Makuti” roofs that sweep up from floor level cocooning the verandas to give you a feeling of complete privacy. All guest rooms are individually interior designed and furnished with an inspired combination of Swahili objects d’art furniture and the finest mahogany woodwork. Rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, minibar and internet access.
Terms and Conditions
Luxury Travel Diary terms and conditions apply. *This auction item is valued at approximately $1,020 USD by The Sands at Nomad, Diani Beach, Kenya – please note this valuation is the list price provided to Luxury Travel Diary by the Auction Prize Provider and should be used as a guide only as cheaper discounted rates may be available. No cash alternative is available. This auction item excludes flights and transport – you will need to arrange your own flights / transportation to and from your home to The Sands at Nomad, Diani Beach, Kenya to coincide with your booking. Your stay is subject to availability, must be booked in advance and taken between 01 May – 30 June 2018. Winners must pay for their auction item in full via Paypal within 48 hours of the auction end, otherwise Luxury Travel Diary Ltd. reserves the right to offer the auction item to the next highest bidder with immediate effect. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Luxury Travel Diary will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of the winners’ use or enjoyment of the prize; and the winner acknowledges that Luxury Travel Diary accepts no responsibility whether directly or indirectly for any claims whatsoever arising in respect of the prizes provided by third party providers or sponsors.