Overview of Hostel
As you enter the premises, you immediately get to enjoy the green garden that surrounds our pool-side bar - your first stop for a fresh beer.
You will be given the choice between ensuite privates or dorms inside the house and some more social dorms built in the yard.
Our swimming pool allows
Diani Beach is located approximately 35km south of Mombasa town and a two hour drive from the Tanzanian Border
By Car: Drive south from Likoni Ferry approximately 35km, turn right at Ukunda Junction on to Palm Bay Road. Take a second right after Nakumatt onto Beach Road. Shortly after Boabab Resort you will notice KFI Supermarket on your left. Turn right at the junction and South Coast Backpackers will be 300m straight ahead on your right hand side.
By Matatu: Same directions as car however you will need to transfer matatus and Ukunda Junction as well as at Nakumatt Diani.
By Plane: Ukunda airport (20 minute drive) operates domestic flights to Diani from Nairobi, and Moi International Airport in Mombasa offers international flights. Please contact us for airport pickups if required..
Not only is Diani Beach one of the nicest spots to relax on the entire Kenyan Coast, it is also home to Forty Thieves, which is consistently rated amongst the world's best beach bars. For those looking for a bit of an adventure in the ocean, Diani offers kite surfing, jet ski rentals, scuba diving, snorkelling as well as many other outdoor activities to keep you entertained for weeks on end.
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
Please note: Check In Time: 3.00pm Check Out Time: 12.00pm Cancellation Policy: 48h Payment on arrival by cards, cash or Mpesa. Taxes included Please note Diani Backpackers is not a family orientated location, for this reason we do not accept bookings with children. While reception closes at 10pm, it is possible to check in at any time of the day provided prior notice is given for late arrivals.