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Ukunda, Kenya
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Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:January
Average price in Ukunda:$313/night
Cheapest price found:$45/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$101 - $554
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$115 - $492
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hotels in Ukunda, Kenya

Discover affordable stays in Ukunda that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Ukunda can be found for as low as $209 per night. There is currently one property in Ukunda that can be booked for this price. Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Ukunda. Price data was last updated on 10 April 2024
At the moment, these hotels offer the lowest nightly rate out of those we've come across in Ukunda. Prices can differ depending on the dates selected, so use the search form to browse more options if you have flexibility.
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Diani Beach, Diani, Ukunda, Kenya
4.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
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Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
7.7 km from city centre
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Diani Beach Road, P. O. Box 32, Ukunda, Kenya
4.6 km from city centre
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Hotel prices in Ukunda

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Other accommodations in Ukunda

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Diani Beach, North Coast, PO Box 34, Ukunda, Kenya
3.2 km from city centre
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Chale Island, Funzi, Kenya
17.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
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Diani Beach Road, Ukunda, Kenya
4.0 km from city centre
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Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
7.2 km from city centre
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Where to stay in Ukunda

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About Ukunda

Home to the indigenous Digo people, Ukunda is a small coastal town in the south-east of Kenya. It’s located on the route that connects Mombasa with the Tanzanian border and serves as a gateway to Diani Beach, one of the most popular resort towns on Africa’s Indian Ocean coast.

Things to do in Ukunda

Kick back on the blindingly white sands of Diani Beach, which extends for 17 kilometres from the Kongo River to Galu Beach. The shallow, crystal-clear waters are ideal for swimming while the offshore coral reefs offer exceptional snorkelling. A variety of water sports are available at Diani Beach, including kite surfing and jet skiing.

For a bird’s eye view of Diani Beach and Ukunda, join the team at Skydiving Diani for a tandem jump. Alternatively, you can venture below the water’s surface with one of the local dive operators to marvel at sea turtles and whale sharks. In addition to exploring the fascinating MV Funguo wreck, you can get up close to a variety of macro critters such as nudibranchs and frogfish.

A short drive inland from Ukunda is the Shimba Hills National Reserve, which encompasses a large area of coastal rainforest, woodland and grassland. More than 50% of Kenya’s rare plants are found within its bounds and it provides important habitat for native birds and butterflies. The Shimba Hills National Reserve is renowned for its large number of elephants and hosts Kenya’s only population of sable antelope.

Getting around Ukunda

Ukunda Airport lies on the edge of the town and has regular flights to Nairobi and Mombasa. By road, Mombasa is one hour away and is connected to Ukunda by regular buses. The centre of Ukunda is compact enough to explore on foot while renting a car is the most convenient way of getting around the region.

Facts about staying in Ukunda

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  • What are the best hotels in Ukunda?

    Ukunda is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Southern Palms Beach Resort, which has a current rating of 7.6. For other potential stays, consider Baobab Beach Resort & Spa and Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel, which can also be great places to stay in Ukunda.

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