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Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa

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On the beach, white sand, sun-loungers, scuba diving
On the beach, white sand, sun-loungers, scuba diving
On the beach, white sand, sun-loungers, scuba diving
5 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas

Overview of Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa

Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa

4 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • All-inclusive
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Malindi Road, Bamburi Highway, Mombasa, 80100

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBamburi Beach3 min walk
  • Popular LocationNguuni Nature Sanctuary3 min drive
  • Popular LocationLeisure Golf Club3 min drive
  • AirportMombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.)18 min drive

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About this area

Mombasa

Located in Mombasa, Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa is connected to a shopping centre. Leisure Golf Club and Mamba Village are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests and Bamburi Beach. Wild Waters and Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple are also worth visiting. Sailing offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with skydiving nearby.

What's nearby

  • Bamburi Beach - 3 min walk
  • Haller Park - 3 min drive
  • Nguuni Nature Sanctuary - 3 min drive
  • Leisure Golf Club - 3 min drive
  • City Mall - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pavilions — 1 min walk
  • Lido Seafood Grill — 1 min walk
  • Yul's - 9 min walk
  • Cheers - 10 min walk
  • Il Covo Bamburi - 13 min walk

About this property

Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa

Upscale hotel on the beach, with 5 outdoor swimming pools
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. All 335 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find LED TVs with digital channels, and other amenities include balconies and 24-hour room service.
Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa offers 335 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Memory foam beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 32-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

5 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a waterslide, a spa tub, a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Tulia Spa has 3 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 4 years old are not allowed in the spa.

All-inclusive details

All-inclusive room rates at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa are available. These rates are higher because they include on-site food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–10 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 5 outdoor pools
  • Aerobics classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Playground
  • Rafting
  • Sauna
  • Scuba diving
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Waterskiing
  • Windsurfing

Family friendly

  • 5 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Free children's club
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Water slide

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No lifts
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 3 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa

More

  • Couples dining
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Memory-foam mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee for check-in between midnight and 7:00 AM (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 30 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 15 (from 4 to 12 years old)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between midnight and 7:00 AM (amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Facilities fee: USD 40 per person, per day and includes use of: spa

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express; cash is not accepted

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Guests must transfer to the property via required shuttle and must arrange the transfers by contacting the property before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Guests under 4 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 64 out of 139 reviews
5 - Excellent 46%
Rating 4 - Good. 45 out of 139 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 12 out of 139 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 12 out of 139 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 139 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice property
Stayed 10 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Lovely views. Excellent service. Breakfast buffet was great.
Stayed 10 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was a fantastic location right off the beach. So beautiful. What really stood out was the staff’s friendliness and attention to details. I will definitely consider Sarova the next time I travel to Mombasa.
Stayed 11 nights in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Was full of life
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I lovely my stay at Sarova, the staff is amazing, I look forward to coming back next year.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021