A total of 338 guest rooms and suites featuring casual comfort amid pool and garden views or ocean vistas, all with resort comforts and services close at hand. There are 5 categories of rooms and suites to choose from:-
The Standard Rooms at The Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort are anything but standard. You will find the kind of comfort and detail in each room that will certainly make your stay a pleasure. In addition to the above the resort has three specially equipped rooms for the physically challenged.
Palm Rooms are located in the rooms blocks around the picturesque Palms pool. The large spacious rooms with high ceilings and ensuite bathrooms, are done up in warm colourful hues lending them a very inviting appearance. All rooms have balconies that overlook the Palms pool, colourful bouganvillea and frangipani trees.
Sea Front Rooms
Sea Front rooms have an unimpeded view of the expansive tropical waters of the Indian Ocean beyond the landscaped greens and swaying palms.
The expansive Acacia suites, most with ocean views, feature spacious lounges and bedrooms. They are available as one or two bedroom suites, all with ensuite bathrooms done up in luxurious style complete with persian rugs.
The Presidential Suites are located in a serene and private spot on a secluded island overlooking the Palms pool. The suites are truly luxurious, each comprising two superbly appointed master bedrooms with king and queen size beds, ensuite bathrooms and a jacuzzi. The large lounge in each suite is attached to a kitchenette and a fully stocked bar. Exclusive car parking slots are located nearby. A butler is assigned and available round the clock to ensure a most comfortable stay.
all of which feature:
A balcony and pool or sea view
Satellite TV, tea/coffee facilities and hair dryers
Mosquito net over each bed
Direct dial telephone, wireless internet connectivity
Private bath, shower and WC
Voltage of 240 volts and 50 cycle razor outlets operating on both
220 and 240 volts
The resort offer a host of dining experiences to cater for all tastes and requirements.
Special Occasion Dining
Sarova Whitesands offers a range of special occasion dining services which include private beach dining, a romantic dinner for two, cocktail parties, high tea service, bridal showers and gala dinners. The resort has the ability to fulfill any special requests for food, beverage, décor or ambience. Special menus are designed to meet the requirements of each occasion and service staff are trained for the same.
The five expansive pools at the resort entail that guests want to spend a major part of their day- time by the pool-side so meals are often served to guests around the Lido, Palm and Children’s pools. The pool-side dining menu includes sandwiches, pizzas, juices, smoothies and such items from the nearby Minazi Café menu.
The resort offers 24-hours room service with a special In-Room Dining menu.
Pavilions I & II
The Pavilions Restaurant is the main dining restaurant at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort. It serves exceptional buffet style cuisine at breakfast, lunch to dinner for half board, full board and all inclusive guests. Cusines include Continental, Asian and Indigenous African with 14 themed dinners over a forthight. Breakfast is usually Continental, with four course meals for lunch and dinner. The beverages available range from fresh juices to international wines and spirits. Entertainment is provided by live bands, traditional dancers and acrobats.
A bistro style restaurant and pizzeria with a wood-fired pizza oven that serves light meals, a rich
variety of coffees, an enticing selection of Italian ice creams, milkshakes, smoothies and pattisserie. The restaurant also has a special menu for children with a children’s buffet for early dinner where specially trained Sarova staff look after the children.
Lido Seafood Grill
Lido’s is a Chaine de Rotisseur certified, fine dining al-fresco restaurant set amidst the palms on
the beach with a stunning ocean view. It serves fresh sea-food in a variety of nouvelle cuisine dishes as well as traditional favorites like grilled prawns, lobsters and crab.
The resort offers 3 bars to meet all requirements:-
Cocos Beach Bar
Situated on the beach, Cocos is the open air bar and night spot – a great place for sundowners, dancing, or just lounging beneath swaying palms with your toes in the sand. There is a DJ every night, special Salsa nights on Friday and live dance or acrobat performances on other days. Bar snacks and beverages are served all day with a special happy hour every evening.
Lido Pool Bar
Serves a variety of beverages to be enjoyed while relaxing in the Lido pool or in the loungers on
the pool-side. Also serves an interesting menu of cocktails and mock tails to the adjoining Lido
Tulia Health Bar
Located alongside the Tranquility Pool near the Tulia Spa, the Tulia Health Bar serves light meals,
salads, smoothies and freshly squeezed juices.
Hair & Beauty Salon
The resort has a fully equipped Salon offering a range and hair and beauty treatments.
Fully equipped with personal computers, Internet, printing, photocopying, binding and facsimile facilities, as well as full support services.
The entire resort has wireless connectivity.
The resort offer many recreational activities both within the resort and off the coast. Within the resort you can enjoy:-
5 Swimming Pools
The pool has a built-in Bar serving cocktails, alcoholic drinks, juices and other drinks and is the
venue for pool aerobics each morning, water polo & water volleyball.
Children’s Pool & Slide
Immensely popular with families and children, it features a small baby pool, and shallow children’s pool with a waterslide.
With a depth of — feet at the deep end, the pool is safe for diving and also serves as the learning place for the Buccaneer Diving School.
A most picturesque pool surrounded by palms, frangipani trees and bougainvilleas, the pool features a waterfall and an island with a connecting bridge.
Located at the far end of the property adjoining the Tulia Spa, this is in the quiet zone. The nearby Health Barserves fresh juices, salads and light meals.
The Tulia Spa at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort is designed to help you relax and rejuvenate. The Spa bandas are set on greens at the beach side at one end of the resort, designed for privacy and relaxation in the quiet zone. Facilities include massage bandas, ayurvedic massage rooms, outdoor Jacuzzi, reflexology pool, steam and sauna.
The Spa offers Ayurvedic, Western and Oriental treatments. The Ayurvedic treatments are based on an ancient Indian form of holistic healing where health is a result of harmony in body, mind and spirit. These include treatments such as Abhangyam, the full body massage and Shirodhara, the head massage using traditional ayurvedic oils and ingredients. The Spa menu also includes other treatments such as foot reflexology, body scrubs with Kahawa made from finely ground Kenyan coffee and the signature Tulia Massage.
The health club offers a range of state-of-the-art exercise equipment including cross trainers, exercise cycles, free weights, multi gym, rowing machines and treadmills, free of charge to guests. There is also an instructor on duty at all times to assist you with your workout.
Aerobics classes are conducted by enthusiastic and experienced instructors. For even more fun, water aerobics is conducted in the Lido swimming pool every morning.
The Blue Lagoon Water sports Centre located within the resort enables guests to visit the reef in glass bottom boats to view the spectacular marine life. You can also choose to dive or snorkel among the tropical fish near the coral reef.
Buccaneer Diving, the biggest diving operator on the north coast led by Kenya’s only PADI Course
Director, has its premier IDC Centre at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort where you can learn diving and experienced divers can go deep-sea diving with Buccaneer.
The Blue Lagoon Water sports Centre offers a wide range of water sports including sailing, water scooters, Para-sailing and snorkeling.
Activities & Games
The resort has two tennis courts and racquets and balls are provided on request.
Beach Volley Ball
A popular sport with most guests, the animation team organizes daily matches for guests to participate in.
Table Tennis & Pool Tables
Guests can also enjoy a game of table tennis or pool at their leisure.
Sarova White Sands Beach Resort & Spa is one of the premier resorts in East Africa.