Asha Cottage is a relaxed Swahili style guest-house on the seafront at Diani Beach, south of Mombasa. There are five guest rooms, each tastefully decorated with a combination of African, Afghan, European and Swahili art, fabrics, and carpentry. All rooms have king-sized beds with mosquito nets, air conditioning, ceiling fans and mosquito netting on all windows. ‘The Ledge’ is their al fresco feet -in-the-sand terrace, directly overlooking the beach. Dinners are Table D’hote, changing daily, and offering the best local produce and seafood.
The Swahili Beach Hotel offers sophisticated accommodation with a blend of architectural influences from the East African coast, Arabia, India, and Zanzibar - Swahili style. The focal point of the resort is a cascading pool which leads to the beachfront. The 140 stylish and modern guestrooms each have views of the pools, the sea or the gardens. Swahili Beach has numerous bars and restaurants, one directly on the beach. Activities at Swahili Beach include a water sports centre including PADI scuba diving, spa and fitness centre.