Sarova WhiteSands Beach and Spa – Mombasa

One of East Africa's finest resorts, Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa is located on one of the longest beach fronts at the Kenyan Coast. All rooms and suites have been tastefully furnished by Kenya's leading interior designers offering spectacular ocean, pool and garden views. Guests can choose from three superb themed restaurants and a choice of three bars inlcuding the vibrant beachside nightclub Coco's. Four outdoor swimming pools offer a choice of waterslides and diving boards, complemented by flood lit tenniss courts and a fully equipped state of the art gym ensures that the guest is fully engaged. A PADI diving centre and a host of watersports are also available.

Tulia Spa promises complete rejuvenation of the body, mind and spirit in beautifully tranquil surroundings overlooking the Indian ocean. Be it a family holiday with children, beach wedding, honeymoon, business meetings with a difference or special interests like deep sea diving or fishing, Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa has something special for everyone.

Resort Overview

Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa is situated North of Mombasa town on one of East Africa's most stunning white sand beaches leading into the protected Mombasa Marine Park. Set over 23 acres of naturally landscaped greens with lily ponds, five free form swimming pools and Lamu style architecture, the resort has a unique ambience suited for an ultimate leisure retreat.

Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa has 338 rooms in different categories on three floored room blocks, two large buffet dining pavilions, a bistro cafe, a fine-dining seafood grill, a beach bar and disco, a Tulia Spa with an outdoor ocean-view jacuzzi, Ozone children's club, PADI certified diving school and water-sports centre and numerous other leisure and recreation facilities.


338 guestrooms and suites feature casual comfort amid pool and garden views or ocean vistas, all with resort comforts and services close at hand. There are 5 categories of rooms and suites to choose from as described below, all of which feature:

  • A balcony and pool or sea view
  • Satellite TV, tea/coffee facilities and hair dryers
  • Mosquito net over each bed
  • Air-conditioning.
  • Direct dial telephone, wireless internet connectivity.
  • Private bath, shower and WC
  • Voltage of 240 volts and 50 cycle razor outlets operating on both 220 and 240 volts.

Presidential Suites (2)

The Presidential Suites are located in a serene and private spot on a secluded island overlooking the Palms pool. The suites are truly luxurious, each comprising two superbly appointed master bedrooms with king and queen size beds, ensuite bathrooms and a jacuzzi.

The large lounge in each suite is attached to a kitchenette and a fully stocked bar. Exclusive car parking slots are located nearby. A butler is assigned and available round the clock to ensure a most comfortable stay.

Executive Suites (6)

The expansive Acacia suites, most with ocean views, feature spacious lounges and bedrooms. They are available as one or two bedroom suites, all with ensuite bathrooms done up in luxurious style complete with persian rugs.

Palm Rooms (66)

Palm Rooms are located in the rooms blocks around the picturesque Palms pool. The large spacious rooms with high ceilings and ensuite bathrooms, are done up in warm colourful hues lending them a very inviting appearance. All rooms have balconies that overlook the Palms pool, colourful bouganvillea and frangipani trees.  

Sea Front Rooms

Sea Front rooms have an unimpeded view of the expansive tropical waters of the Indian Ocean beyond the landscaped greens and swaying palms.  

Standard Rooms

The Standard Rooms at The Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort are anything but standard. You will find the kind of comfort and detail in each room that will certainly make your stay a pleasure. In addition to the above the resort has three specially equipped rooms for the physically challenged.


Pavilions I & II

The Pavilions Restaurant is the main dining restaurant at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort. It serves exceptional buffet style cuisine at breakfast, lunch to dinner for half board, full board and all inclusive guests. Cusines include Continental, Asian and Indigenous African with 14 themed dinners over a forthight. Breakfast is usually Continental, with four course meals for lunch and dinner. The beverages available range from fresh juices to international wines and spirits. The restaurant has a capacity to seat 680 people and opens
7.00 – 1000 hrs; 12.30 hrs 1430hrs;
1930 – 2130 hrs. Entertainment is provided by live bands, traditional dancers and acrobats.       

Minazi Cafe

A bistro style restaurant and pizzeria with a wood-fired pizza oven that serves light meals, a rich variety of coffees, an enticing selection of Italian ice creams, milkshakes, smoothies and pattisserie. The restaurant also has a special menu for children with a children's buffet for early dinner where specially trained Sarova staff look after the children. With a capacity of 92 people, the restaurant is open 24 hours with early breakfast served from 4.00am –  7.00am. The restaurant is not included in half or full board packages.       

Lido Seafood Grill

Lido's is a Chaine de Rotisseur certified, fine dining al-fresco restaurant set amidst the palms on the beach with a stunning ocean view. It serves fresh sea-food in a variety of nouvelle cuisine dishes as well as traditional favorites like grilled prawns, lobsters and crab. The restaurant has a capacity for 45 people and is open daily for lunch and all days except Mondays for dinner.

Tel: +254 41 2128000
Fax: +254 41 5485652/5486536

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