A charmingly relaxed beach hotel overlooking the glittering Indian Ocean, Pinewood Beach Resort offers a winning combination of secluded location, warm Kenyan hospitality and 4 star facilities. Whether you are visiting with your family or with your new spouse on honeymoon, you are sure to relish the holiday of a lifetime at this intimate boutique hotel, nestled among the palm trees.

Spend your days swimming and sunbathing on the soft white sand, savouring delicious international cuisine, enjoying the exciting selection of water sports or indulging in a blissful pampering at the resort spa. The hardest part of a stay at Pinewood is having to pack your bags to leave at the end of a truly spectacular holiday.

Holiday resort information

Room Types

Pinewood boasts 38 well-appointed guestrooms and 20 suites, dotted in clusters throughout the hotel’s lush tropical grounds.
  • First-floor Deluxe Rooms

    First-floor Deluxe Rooms are a spacious 45sqm and feature picturesque garden views, king-size beds (twin beds available on request) and private balconies. They also come with mosquito netting, a sleek modern bathroom with large shower cubicle, a mini bar and internet access.
  • Executive Rooms

    Executive Rooms are the same dimensions as the First Floor Deluxe Rooms but boast sweeping sea views and a gleaming en-suite bathroom with double showers.
  • Suites

    The 18 stylish suites are an expansive 90sqm in size and come with a spacious veranda with baraza, a well-appointed bedroom and living room, and a kitchen. You receive the services of your very own personal chef when dinnertime arrives. These suites offer charming garden views.
  • Executive Suite

    The most luxurious form of accommodation is the Executive Suite. These 90sqm retreats feature a superior finish and stunning seafront location, and also include a bedroom, living room, spacious veranda and kitchen, not to mention a bathroom with double showers and separate tub.


Pinewood also boasts 3 bars: a pool bar, the Jahazi Beach Bar – perfect for sundowner cocktails on the sand – and the Lounge Bar. During your stay at the hotel make sure you book an appointment at the Amani Spa which offers a soothing selection of massages and other treatments guaranteed to leave you feeling utterly relaxed and rejuvenated. The menu includes the likes of a Swahili aromatherapy massage, a full-body exfoliation and African hair braiding.

Alternatively you can relax with a scenic stroll through the hotel’s lush gardens, which include many vibrant flowers and a variety of bird species – not to mention some mischievous Sykes monkeys, as well as the shyer and more reserved Colobus. For a more upbeat way to unwind, head to the hotel’s Amani Gym or try some of the fun-filled water sports on offer courtesy of the country’s first all-in-one water sports centre, Water Sports Diani.

The activities available range from scuba diving to big-game fishing, kitesurfing and snorkelling. Souvenirs for friends and family back home can easily be picked up at Pinewood’s Zawadi Gift Shop. The shop stocks an impressive array of items including Masai handicrafts, stunning oil paintings by local artists, belts and beaded slippers, and exquisite wood carvings.


Although guests staying in the hotel’s suites can enjoy the services of their own personal chef, the resort also boasts 4 excellent eateries serving up a tasty variety of dishes.
  • Bahari

    Bahari is the main restaurant and provides you with delicious breakfasts and dinners of international and local fare
  • Jahazi Bistro

    Head to Jahazi Bistro for a delightful variety of lunch time dishes.
  • Tamu

    Tamu also offering a mouth-watering afternoon tea.
  • Peponi

    Last but not least, Peponi is the place to go for lavish barbecues and themed dinners.


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