Nestled in an indigenous coastal forest with a garden and a palm-fringed beach, The Sands at Nomad is located in Ukunda.


It features an outdoor pool, a spa area and restaurants.

The spacious accommodations are individually designed and combine mahagony furniture with Swhaili design. Each room is fitted with a mini-bar and air conditioning. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with a hairdryer and towels. Some of the rooms have a spa bath.

A tropical breakfast is served at the main restaurant, which is also open for lunch and dinner. There is a sushi bar and a pizzeria. Cocktails, refreshments and snacks can be enjoyed at the pool bar.

Other facilities at The Sands include a watersport center, a fitness center, a 24-hour front desk, a gift shop and a tour desk.

An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including windsurfing, kitesurfing, diving and snorkeling. An 18-hole golf course is located 1.2 mi from the hotel. Moi Airport is 26 mi away and airport shuttles can be arranged for a surcharge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.