South Coast Backpackers

1400 K.F.I. Road, Diani, Kenya


As you enter the premises, you immediately get to enjoy the green garden that surrounds our outdoor circular bar - your fist stop for a fresh beer.You will be given the choice between ensuite privates or dorms inside the house and some more social dorms built in the yard. Our swimming pool allows guest to enjoy a much appreciated morning swim.After chilling a bit in the stiltz lounge at the back of the yard, you will be able to grab breakfast with some other sleepy backpackers in the common area under the makuti structure. Please note:Check In Time: 3.00pmCheck Out Time: 12.00pmCancellation Policy: 72hCredit Cards Not Accepted as payment upon arrival, cash onlyPayment by cash on arrival Breakfast IncludedTaxes included 


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine



Traveler Reviews

“Good value for money”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on February 08, 2018

I stayed at Diani backpackers for 7 nights in Jan/Feb 2018. Overall my stay was good value for money and exactly what I needed in terms of a place to stay whilst learning to kite surf (Quest...

“Wow! Wow! Wow!”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 01, 2018

This place is a hidden gem! We weren't sure if we were at the right place as it looked like a luxury resort. The facilities are amazing, the pool perfect, staff very accommodating and the bar is...

“Amzing place, bad vibes.”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on January 28, 2018

I stay for 5 nights in this backpackers. The place is nice. It's all around the pool. We stay in a share room that was clean. All the days they make room service. The bathrooms are in good condition...


Diani Beach is located approximately 35km south of Mombasa town and a two hour drive from the Tanzanian BorderBy Car: Drive south from Likoni Ferry approximately 35km, turn right at Ukunda Junction on to Palm Bay Road. Take a second right after Nakumatt onto Beach Road. Shortly after Boabab Resort you will notice KFI Supermarket on your left. Turn right at the junction and South Coast Backpackers will be 300m straight ahead on your right hand side.By Matatu: Same directions as car however you will need to transfer matatus and Ukunda Junction as well as at Nakumatt Diani.By Plane: Ukunda airport (20 minute drive) operates domestic flights to Diani from Nairobi, and Moi International Airport in Mombasa offers international flights. Please contact us for airport pickups if required.Call +254 (0) 715629659 


24 hours cancellation.

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