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Sand Island Beach Cottages


We could tell you it’s exotic, exclusive, extraordinary. Out-of-this-world-exquisite. But we won’t. We’ll just tell you that Sand Island is probably the best beach in East Africa.

Sand Island Beach Cottages are situated in the South Coast Mombasa in Tiwi. It got its name after the ‘island’ that emerges at low tide a lagoon is formed leaving miles of ocean reef and pools.

If you’re after an unfettered beach break sublime in its pace and views and sounds, Then Sand Island Beach Cottages are right for you

Only 30 metres from the Indian Ocean, set back in the cooling shade of palm trees, the six self-catering cottages are fully equipped for the perfect beach holiday.


Accommodating from two to eight people, each cottage has its own private verandah an idyllic spot to savor the colors of a tropical sunrise or escape the heat of the mid-day sun. Linen towels and mosquito nets are all provided.

Dining & Staff

Delicious fish and seafood can be bought daily from local fishermen. Fresh fruit and juices of the season are available from Sand Island’s very own orchards. There is also the option of a cook and maid for your convenience.