Diani is famous for its powdered white beaches and Luxury resorts complete with pools, golf courses and health spas. Like other spots along the coast, it’s great for deep – sea fishing.
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Kenya’s Diani Beach is well known for its beaches, clear waters and green coconut trees and big international resorts; while Tiwi Beach caters for individual travelers whereas farther South there are small fishing villages and impressive mangrove forests.
The world heritage Holly kaya forests, cultural and spiritual centers for the mijiKenda people, are a treasure trove of rare plants, butterflies and birds. Shimoni and vanga towns are historical sites from the days of slavery and early colonialism. Also, there is an incredible underwater world in kisitempunguti marine National park, game fishing in world famous Pemba channel, dhow safaris to wasini Island, safaris to shimba hills National park and Mwaluganje Elephant sanctuary offering a mosaic of impressive forest and Savannah, waterfalls, the last specimen of the rare sable antelope and impressive herds of elephants.
The Diani forest is home to the endemic Angolan colobus monkey, so do visit colobus conservation where you have almost a guaranteed chance of seeing this specialized leaf – eating arboreal monkey. While at DIANI, at certain times of the year the gigantic but gentle and totally harmless whale – shark migrates across the ocean to seas further beyond.