• Leopard Beach Resort & Spa

Leopard Beach Resort and Spa

Well-earned reputation for excellence

Situated on Diani Beach, among 25 acres of lush tropical gardens, the Leopard Beach Resort and Spa offers a prime position in which to enjoy a tropical holiday.

Featuring a swimming pool overlooking the crystal waters of the Indian Ocean, water sports enthusiasts are spoilt for choice with everything from kayaks to kite surfing while golf lovers will appreciate the 18 hole golf course located next to the resort. After a day of swimming or activities, relax with a beauty or wellbeing treatment at the Uzuri Spa.

Ideal for couples and families, the resort also features a children’s section of the swimming pool and a kid’s club, ensuring all are entertained whilst the half board package ensures an enjoyable stay. Enjoy a beach barbecue or a traditional African-themed night hosted on the terrace for an unforgettable dining experience.

To round off the resort’s offerings, the staff at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa pride themselves on a high level of service and attention to detail and are a perfect example of Kenya's hospitable culture.

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
Average: 4.5 (1 vote)

Guide Price

 £1,999  per person
Hotel Category
Deluxe
Location Type
Beach
TripAdvisor Review
Tripadvisor rating 1062 Reviews
Diani Beach

Hotel highlights

  • On Diani Beach, one of Africa's finest beaches
  • Large variety of facilities
  • Friendly, warm and hospitable staff
  • Uzuri Spa

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    10:00
  • 158 rooms
  • Transfer duration: approx. 90 minutes from Mombasa Airport.
  • Floors have lift access: No

Main Facilities

  • Diving
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free parking
  • Golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board
  • Half Board

For Families

  • Babysitting
  • Family Rooms
  • Kid's Club
  • Kid's Pool

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Leopard Beach Resort and Spa

  • Beach
  • approx. 90 minutes from Mombasa Airport.
1062 Reviews 83% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 552
  • Very Good 297
  • Average 113
  • Poor 54
  • Terrible 46

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Mar 25, 2020

Lovely hotel very relaxed atmosphere

Guernsey

Have recently returned after 12 night stay, the complex is well laid out with large good quality rooms and a good size pool with 2 adjoining beaches. Food choice was generally good, we didn't eat in euther of the speciality restaurants but from people we spoke with the saud they were excellent. There were a few issues with water and electricity supplies but they were quickly resolved. All the staff are very friendly and welcoming especially at the time we were there due to Covid-19 the hotel was gradually closing down as no new bookings were arriving. When we arrived there was between 150 and 200 guests by the time we left there were about 30. Would definitely return
Mar 10, 2020

Very nice hotel

Murkle, United Kingdom

Stayed here for 2 nights pre safari, then 4 nights post safari. First thing we need to mention are the pancakes, delicious! Every afternoon 3.30 till 5.00pm there is free afternoon tea, tea, coffee cake, sandwiches.....and pancakes, freshly made, with no limit as to how many you take. Pool is nice enough, could do with a good clean around the edge, green 'scum' all the way around the water line. Would take an hour or two in the evening to scrub off. Looks awful. As others have mentioned, pool towels can be hit and miss....often none available due to laundry being late. Very limited shady areas around the pool. Rooms are pleasant enough with good air con, just what you need. Strong sulphur smell in bathroom when you run the taps. Had this in both rooms we stayed in pre and post safari. Nice shower gel, shampoo etc., replaced as needed. Shower is desalinated water that never gets very warm, just tepid. But that's enough in the African heat, not a complaint. We had ground floor rooms which get two sun loungers and a patio. This suited us rather than a 1st floor room that gets a small balcony with 2 chairs. If you want towels for the sun loungers, you need to ask at reception. Food, buffet style, good choice most nights. Only 'complaint' is men are expected (vigorously enforced) to wear long trousers! This is a holiday resort with buffet dining, not fine dining. Smart shorts would be more suited to this climate. The amount of men wearing jeans that they travelled in was huge. Some men were wearing scruffy tracksuit bottoms, apparently these are acceptable rather than smart shorts??? UK travel agents really need to make this policy clear before travel. Or the hotel should relax the policy, this is not a Michelin starred restaurant! Service is very hit and miss in the restaurant. Just accept you may have an interesting choice of cutlery! If you need anything, just ask (rather than complain) and someone will eventually get what you need. Small point regarding dress code. Women can wear what they like, including skimpy shorts and tops! Breakfast is very good, more pancakes! Only thing that could be improved is the speed at which things are replenished, often no fruit juices available. Drink prices. Way over the top! Water is 350ksh (about £2.50 per litre) Coke is 250ksh. Out on safari, in the middle of the bush, hotel prices were far less, 150ksh! Our advice would be to walk 10 mins up the road (turn left out of hotel) and buy water in the supermarket, 70ksh for 1.5 litres. The walk is safe and easy. Beach is ok, there are loungers available with shade. Beach sellers will approach you, but will give up eventually once they get that No means No. They are chatty and not rude, but is does get weary keep saying no thanks. Sea water is very warm, don't expect to cool down! Staff are really friendly and helpful in all areas of the hotel. Check out is 10am, we asked to extend this to 11.00am, and hotel obliged. Thank you, made a big difference. Lots of monkeys on the grounds. Adorable to look at. Keep your patio door shut as they love to explore! Overall, very pleasant stay and would recommend. One final comment, we were unaware that you cannot bring plastic bags into Kenya. You can be fined at the airport. We handed ours over on arrival. So take something else for bringing back laundry. 4 day Safari with Pollman's reviewed separately.
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Leopard Beach Resort and Spa

Facilities

diving

Chui Adventure Centre

The Chui Adventure Centre offers activities for all ages and fitness levels. For the adventure-seekers, enjoy activities such as scuba diving, deep sea fishing, wind and kite surfing, snorkelling safaris and bike ride tours. For more laidback activities, why not try a gentle boat trip through the mangrove forest or watch fish dart under a glass bottomed boat. The centre can also organise day trips to Wasini.

fitness

The Afya Gym

A team of qualified personal trainers are on hand to offer you a guiding hand should you need. The gym area provides you with state-of-the-art treadmills, elliptical trainers and weights. There are also spacious changing rooms, rain showers and locker facilities.

Golf Clubs

18-hole Golf Course

Enjoy a round of golf at the 18-hole championship golf course located next door to the Leopard Beach Resort and Spa. This is one of the most picturesque golf courses in Kenya. Buggy, caddy, club and shoe hire are all available for hire.

a couple of lawn chairs sitting on top of a picnic table

Uzuri Spa and Fitness Forest

The Uzuri Spa and Fitness Forest is situated in the grounds of the resort among 6 acres of forest. The spa menu has a wide range of treatments available for both men and women, such as body wraps, anti-aging facials and manicures. Guests can also enjoy an adult-only pool, Jacuzzi and steam bath.

a group of palm trees next to a pool of water

Swimming Pool

Planned with children in mind, the pool is multi-level featuring a large shallow area complete with waterfalls, a sports area for water polo and aerobics, and plenty of space for those who would rather just swim!

Leopard Beach Resort and Spa

Room Types

Standard Rooms

Superior Balcony

Superior balcony rooms are located on the upper floor and offer private balconies with great views of the property. All rooms offer satellite TV, a  writingdesk and all have large sliding windows with mosquito screens. Bathrooms feature eco-friendly rain showers, hand held showers and Arabian showers.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included

Deluxe Terrace

Deluxe terrace rooms are situated at ground level with small patios and sun loungers and offer larger living are as and distinctive furnishings and décor. All rooms offer satellite TV, a writing desk and all have large sliding windows leading to patios. Bathrooms feature eco- friendly rain showers, hand held showers and Arabian showers.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included
Chui Class Cottage

Sea View Chui Class Cottage

Luxurious Sea View Chui Class Cottages offer magnificent sea views and large living areas with private gardens or patios. Your bathroom features twin rain showers looking out over your very own 'secret' garden. Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included
Leopard Beach Resort and Spa

Food & Drink

Marco's Bar

Marco's Bar is an al fresco cocktail bar situated on a coral cliff overlooking the pool and the Indian Ocean. Marco's offers a wide selection of freshly shaken cocktails, mocktails and an extensive wine list.

Kalani Coffee Lounge

Kalani Coffee Lounge is a chill-out area where guests can relax. With a selection of freshly brewed coffees, delicious pastries and cakes are available throughout the day, the Kalani Lounge is also a popular retreat for a nightcap.

Swimming pool

Nyama Choma

Nyama Choma is an outdoor barbecue where fresh fish and a selection of meats are cooked. Meals at the Nyama Choma Boma are often accompanied by music or live entertainment.

Lounge area

Mahogany Lounge

Mahogany Lounge is the venue for live poolside entertainment. In the evening the lounge transforms into a lively venue for live shows, traditional dancers such as the famous Masai and even a disco, open until late with the adjoining Rosy's Bar.

Horizon Restaurant

Horizon Restaurant offers an international buffet selection for breakfast and a served or buffet-style lunch and dinner which varies from candle-lit served meals to themed buffet evenings. Breakfast at Horizon means freshly baked breads, fresh juices and eggs cooked-to-order. Lunch and dinner offers delicious soups and salads, meats, vegetarian specialities, fresh seafood and grills. Opening times breakfast - 07.00 – 10.00; lunch - 12.30 - 14.30; dinner - 19.30 – 21.30

Leopard Beach Resort & Spa

Pasta 'n' Pizza Restaurant

Pasta 'n' Pizza Restaurant offers a selection of Italian specialties such as home-made pizzas, delicious pasta and fresh salads for lunch and dinner. This is a great spot to sit back, relax and enjoy the ocean views.Opening times 11:00 – 14.30 and 19:00 – 21:30

Chui Grill

The Chui Grill is the resort's signature a la carte restaurant specialising in seafood and grills. The restaurant also has an extensive wine list and a variety of vegetarian dishes. Booking is recommended.

Mario's Bar

A popular sports bar, open in the evenings and for sporting events broadcast live on the big screen. Enjoy great cocktails and mocktails with a cool breeze and ocean view.

Swimming pool

Pool Bar & Bistro

The Pool Bar & Bistro boasts an a la carte menu offering everything from home-made burgers to freshly caught fish and a selection of vegetarian dishes. A full range of soft drinks, wines and spirits are available. A healthy kids menu is also available. The Tutti Frutti bar offers a selection of ice creams, smoothies and fruit juices.

Board Basis Options

Half Board
Full Board
Leopard Beach Resort and Spa

Family Friendly Facilities

Leopard Beach Kids Club

Little Leopards Kid's Club

The Little Leopards Kid's Club is ideal for younger guests, with trained staff on hand to supervise activities such as soft play, bead making, craftwork, movies, camel rides and treasure hunts on the beach.