Book a minimum five night stay at the Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa and benefit from £35 in credit to use in any of the hotel's on site restaurants, tropical fruits upon arrival, free wireless connectivity, personalised gym instructor and free use of the gym, one 30 minute spa treatment per person per stay and 50% discount on private beach dining per couple on any pre-booking. Only available on stays between 3rd January 2013 - 28th March. Terms and conditions apply.**
The Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa is a magnificent 5-star resort hotel located just north of the vibrant city of Mombasa in Kenya. Surrounded by unparalleled natural splendour, this 23-acre resort enjoys a beachfront setting overlooking a spectacular beach with dazzling white sands that stretch as far as the eye can see and embrace the inviting waters of the Indian Ocean. The Sarova Whitesands is home to the longest stretch of natural beachfront on the east coast of Africa, which has been designated a Marine Park by the Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) in order to protect the coral reef, plants and sea life that call it their home. If you're looking to enjoy an unforgettable exotic escape to East Africa with that added touch of true luxury, than a better choice than the Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa could hardly be imagined. Simply sublime.
The hotel offers a wealth of exceptional facilities and services designed to ensure you have a wonderful time in Kenya. On top of the five freeform swimming pools onsite, guests who like stay active will find many things to do, there are: two lawn tennis courts, beach volleyball courts, pool tables, tables tennis tables, facilities for water polo and water volleyball and more! Additionally, for guests who enjoy a work out on their holiday, there is a state-of-the-art gym featuring cross trainers, free weights, rowing machines, treadmills, exercise cycles and multi gym. The hotel also organises aerobics classes.
The activities don't stop there, however, but instead become more thrilling - the resort also features the fabulous Blue Lagoon Water Sports Centre, where you can enjoy jet skiing, parasailing, snorkelling and sailing. Undoubtedly one of the hotel's finest features, is the Buccaneer Diving School, the biggest diving operator in the region and run by Kenya's only PADI Course Director. Here, beginners can learn to dive, whilst seasoned pros can explore the vibrant, multicoloured coral reed just off the coast.
If all that sounds a little like too much hard work and you just want to relax and be pampered, the Saravo provides accordingly with the sumptuous Tulia Spa centre. ‘Tulia' is the Shwahili work for relax, and the spa offer a lavish range of treatments, drawing influences from Ayurvedic, Western and Oriental schools. Expect to find an open-air Jacuzzi, a reflexology pool, steam rooms, saunas, many differing massages and innumerable treatments and therapies, guaranteed to leave you feeling refreshed, revitalised and totally relaxed. Bliss. There is also a beauty salon offering a range of hair and beauty treatments.
Children are really well provided for the at the Sarova Whitesands with their own swimming pool complete with a waterslide, a fun mini-playground area, a special kid's buffet service in the Minazi Cafe and the Ozon Club that provides a full programme of entertainment, activities and games for different age groups. On request, there is a babysitting service, which allows parents to enjoy some time to themselves knowing their children are in a safe and supervised environment.
Additionally, the hotel has a wide range of shopping opportunities onsite, ranging from the vibrant, twice-weekly African Market to the upmarket La Perla Boutique via a modern shopping mall. There is a fully-equipped business centre for those in Kenya on a working holiday, as well as various large conference centres, suitable for all kinds of corporate events and featuring state-of-the-art audiovisual technology.
The hotel, which is designed in Lamu architectural style, has a total of 338 guestrooms and suites on offer, including 66 Palm Rooms (centred around the Palms Pool), six luxurious Executive Suites and two magnificent Presidential Suites. All enjoy views of the beautiful gardens, pool areas or the ocean. The hotel has 102 newly refurbished rooms which have been designed with comfort and elegance in mind.
- En suite bathroom
- Satellite TV
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- Mosquito net over each bed
- Wireless internet access
Certain amenities may be payable locally.
Eating and Drinking:
The main dining establishment at the Savora Whitesands Beach Resort is the refined Pavilions Restaurant, which features a varied buffet service, drawing influences from across the European continent and Asia, as well as indigenous African cuisines. The restaurant can accommodate up to 680 diners and features regular live music, traditional dancers and even acrobats.
The Minazi Cafe is a bistro-style restaurant with a traditional wood-fired pizza oven. The restaurant features a special buffet service for children and stays open 24 hours a day. This restaurant is not included in the half or full board packages.
The Chaine de Rotisseur certified Lido Seafood Grill is a fine dining alfresco restaurant that enjoys an idyllic beachfront setting, surrounded by swaying palms, and overlooking the sparkling Indian Ocean. The restaurant specialises in freshly caught local seafood including lobster, prawns and crabs.
Complementing the restaurants, there is the open-air Cocos Beach Bar, which is the perfect place to unwind with an exotic cocktail, as the sun goes down. There is a DJ every night, Salsa evening on Fridays and regular live dancing and acrobat performances. Next to the Tranquillity Pool is the Tulia Health Bar, which serves light bites, salads, smoothies and fresh squeezed juices.
MEALS: All inclusive Guests are entitled to exceptional Buffet Style Continental Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cuisines Include; Continental, Asian and Indigenous African with 14 themed dinners over a fortnight.
DRINKS: You can enjoy selected premium brands of wines, spirits, tusker draught beer, soft drinks and cocktails from any of our bars between 10.00 - 00.00.
SPORTS: sports included are; tennis, table tennis, gym, archery, windsurfing, canoeing, kayak pedaloes and snorkeling equipment. One free pool diving try out and one glass bottom boat ride per stay.
ENTERTAINMENT: All hotel activities including cabarets, live bands, shows, Cocos Beach Bar and Children's games with fully fledged Ozone kids club.
The Sarova Whitesands has five large freeform swimming pools:
The Lido Pool features a built-in bar, so you don't even have to leave the pool to enjoy an expertly-made cocktail. This pool provides the venue for morning aerobics.
The Palms Pool is the Sarova's most picturesque pool. Surrounded by swaying palms, colourful bougainvilleas and frangipani trees, the pool features a wonderful waterfall and an island in the middle, reached by a bridge.
The Diving Pool serves as the venue for the Buccaneer Diving School scuba diving tutorials.
Situated at the far end of the property adjoining the Tulia Spa, the Tranquillity Pool is the place to go for true relaxation.
Finally, there is a the specially designed Children's pool, which features a fun waterslide and provides a safe place for kids to play.
The Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa will appeal to those looking for incredibly relaxing and ultra-luxurious 5-star beachfront accommodation for an memorable exotic escape in idyllic Kenya.
Couples, friends, business travellers and families.