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Flamboyant Boutique Hotel

From $175 Person Kenya, Coast of Kenya

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  • a romantic supper in an ancient candle-lit cove

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Flamboyant Boutique Hotel is a small luxury hotel on Diani Beach, Kenya overlooking the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Interiors have a fresh, luxurious design and the staff are friendly & attentive, ensuring a wonderful stay to all. Relaxed guests chill by the pool or under the shaded pergola or head down to the palm tree lined beach for a swim, or for the more adventurous, an afternoon of diving or watersports. By evening, enjoy a cocktail and some star-gazing at the Forty Thieves Beach Bar, while Ali Barbour's Cave offers an achingly romantic setting to any meal. Set in a natural coral cave thought to be between 120,000 to 180,000 years old and lit with candlelight, this stunning restaurant provides a magical backdrop to the delicious menu of seafood, traditional and international cuisine. Flamboyant Boutique Hotel is perfect for a romantic holiday or family trip and guests can choose from one of the charming rooms or honeymoon suites or rent the entire property exclusively, which sleeps up to 20 guests. If you are organising a wedding or private celebration, allow the expert team at Flamboyant to create the perfect event for you. This chic boutique hotel is also environmentally conscious and is rated as Carbon Zero.


Diani beach offers the ultimate in relaxation, with beautiful stretches of sandy beach for a day reading in the sun, or for the adventurous, a whole range of watersports can be arranged by Flamboyant Boutique Hotel. The crystal clear waters are great for diving or deep sea fishing and there is a diving centre nearby, while if you prefer to play on land, there is an 18-hole course for golf enthusiasts and tennis courts, squash courts and pool on site. For a day exploring the areas flora & fauna, pay a visit to the Shimba Hills Game Park, with its rich forests and home to the spectacular Sheldrick Falls which cascade down 25 metres. If you are lucky you may spot a rare sable antelope while there are a variety of bird species on the reserve. Another great day trip can be enjoyed at, Wasini Island with a wonderful array of coral & brightly coloured fish to be found when snorkelling and a good place for spotting dolphins & turtles. After the days activities (or inactivity) meet with new friends in the welcoming beach bar for a cocktail as the sun goes down, or relax with an in-room spa treatment.


You'd be hard pushed to find a more romantic place to dine than Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant, set inside an ancient coral cove and lit by warm candlelight. The a la carte dinner menu specialises in seafood, international & traditional cuisine and is accompanied by a great wine-list so take your time over dinner. Lunch & dinner may also be taken at the Forty Thieves Beach Bar and on some nights, buffet dinners or barbeques are arranged. For breakfast, enjoy fresh seasonal fruits and juices, yoghurt, cereals, eggs, bacon, sausages or help yourself to the buffet.


air conditioning
car parking
child friendly
swimming pool
tennis court
wheelchair access


Address: Ali Barbour, Diani Beach 80400 , Kenya

Nearest airport:

Mombasa International Airport (1 hour drive) Ukunda airstrip (10 mins drive)


There are 8 gorgeous en-suite rooms & 2 honeymoon suites at Flamboyant Boutique Hotel. Simple colour schemes of turquoise and greens or warm orange and gold enhance the fresh white-on-white design of these stylish rooms & suites, with crisp white linens on the cushion-strewn king-size beds and wooden furnishing throughout. All rooms open onto the swimming pool and most have views to the ocean. The en-suite bathrooms have showers, while in the honeymoon suites, Jackie has a shower and separate bath tub and Mathai has a double shower. Luxury bio bath products made in Kenya are provided as are bath & beach towels and each room has air-conditioning. The Honeymoon Suites have the addition of cosy ocean-view lounges, perfect for cosying up with your loved one. Your hosts know those little details are important and you will find fresh flowers in your room each day as well as dried fruits & chocolates each evening and complimentary Kenyan tea & coffee.

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Cancellation policy

A 100% deposit is required to confirm the booking 1 month prior to arrival.

30 days – 20% of the total amount will be retained.

Less than 1 months notice – 50% of the total amount will be retained.

NO refund will be given on cancellations or no shows of 5 days or less.

Check-in/check-out policy

Check in 12PM
Check out 10AM

Early check-in: no

Late check-out: no

Pets policy

No pets accepted.

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If you find your stay cheaper elswhere we will price match and give you £50 towards your next stay with us.



diani beach, kenya

AfroChic Diani is a newly opened luxury lodge on the Kenyan coast. This beautiful boutique villa has just 10 suites and is perfect for a relaxing stay after a safari. A peaceful hotel by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.