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Situated north of Mombasa, Savora Whitesands sits on 300 metres of stunning beachfront leading into the protected Mombasa Marine Park.

Set in 22 acres of naturally landscaped gardens, this large resort has 338 rooms with a choice of five categories, all with air-conditioning, satellite TV and either a garden or sea view. The resort is designed to wow the senses and indulge every possible holiday wish; there is something here for everyone. Facilities include a choice of restaurants and bars, five swimming pools, kids club, Tulia spa, water sports centre, land activities and the opportunity to book excursions to visit local villages.

Please note the UK foreign office advice currently relating to this region. Please speak to our dive team for further advice and information.

Buccaneer Diving

The award winning Buccaneer Diving is a PADI 5-star Instructor Development Centre (IDC), the first in east Africa. There are three guided boat dives offered daily, most in the lagoon, where divers can expect to see beautiful coral gardens, a myriad of tropical fish, Sting Rays, turtles and the occasional seahorse if you look carefully. Experienced divers will enjoy the pinnacles, drop-offs and walls on the outer reef as well as the MV Dania wreck, home to plenty of marine life. This is an excellent destination for underwater photographers. Nitrox is available.

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Key info

  • Ideal for:
    • Non-divers
  • Diving suitable for:
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
  • Nitrox available
  • Dive boat: Custom dive boat

Dive trips

This accommodation is featured in the following itinerary:

Kenya Dive Safari

If you don’t have time for a longer safari, we suggest combining a week diving the reefs of the Mombasa Marine Park with a couple of nights at the Tsavo National Park, one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in the world.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 11 days
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
This accommodation is located in:

Mombasa Marine Park

Mombasa Marine Park encompasses some of the best coral gardens in Kenya; offering a diverse range of diving activities, from wreck diving to drift reef diving, deep dives and spectacular night dives. Highlights include the stunning Vuma Caves and the MV Dania wreck.

  • Ideal for viewing: green turtle, whale shark, hawksbill turtle, white-tip reef shark, spotted eagle ray
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving