Set on 225 meters of pristine greensward with uninterrupted vistas over one of the most beautiful stretches of this legendary beach, The Sands is the inspiration of the celebrated local artist, Mario Scianna. The lodge nestles in 25 acres of indigenous coastal forest, there is a 5 metre deep pool and a unique architecture which blends many different art styles. There are shady terraces, a bar and al fresco restaurant, also modern facilities such as internet connection and a boutique are on offer. A professional massage treatment centre sits in the shade of the forest trees.
18 rooms are provided in an individualistic selection of comfortable rooms, 7 exclusive beach cottages and 12 luxurious suites, many with private Jacuzzis, panoramic terraces and spacious sitting rooms. All the rooms enjoy air-conditioning, integrated music and entertainment systems, private bars and 24-hour service. Water sports, fishing and a dive school are also all offered on site.
There are a selection of places on site to eat and drink. The Nomad Beach Bar and Restaurant offers buffet breakfsts and a selection of pizzas, pastas and seafood for lunches and dinners and is open from early morning until midnight. The Red Pepper Restaurant is an air conditioned restaurant which offers traditional Kenyan and Japanese food and open at lunchtimes and evenings. The Riva Bar is located in the main area near the pool and ideal for lunches and sundowners offering a range of cocktails, open 24 hours.