Swahili Beach Resort Awarded Africa’s Leading Beach Resort 2022

Swahili Beach Resort Awarded By The World Travel Awards

The stars of travel, tourism and hospitality aligned at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya to find out who amongst them had won the industry’s ultimate annual honours.

A capacity audience of 400 VIP guests, industry figureheads, and media were in attendance for a sensational World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2022.

This year Swahili Beach Resort scoped two major awards this year that included:

  • Africa’s Leading Beach Resort 2022 –  Swahili Beach, Kenya at the 29th World Travel Awards
  • Kenya’s Best Resort Spa 2022 – Swahili Spa at Swahili Beach at the 8th World Spa Awards


Besides the World Travel Award, Joab Andayi the General Manager of Swahili Beach Resorted was voted Best General Manager in Kenya at the International GM Awards 2022, in recognition of excellence in the tourism industry.

Joab Andayi is an experienced professional Hotelier with measurable knowledge and skills in managing quality hotels & resorts, lodges & luxury camps and hospitality businesses of different brand standards through strong leadership and years of sound anchoring in diverse tourism iconic destinations in East Africa offering luxury guest experiences

With academic qualifications of Masters of Business Administration – (MBA) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management, De says “I have eyes set on service quality management as well as metrics for business finance“.

Swahili Beach Resort offers a harmonious blend of architectural influences from the East African coast, Arabia, India, and Zanzibar that have fused over millennia to create the vibrant Swahili culture. Offering an air of sophistication unseen on the Kenyan coast, Swahili Beach has been designed with state-of-the-art technologies to ensure minimum short & long-term ecological impact, while delivering unparalleled comfort to its guests.

In line with efforts to cut the carbon footprint of the resort, the lush tropical greenery, which is synonymous with the area, has been maintained, and supplemented with exotic and indigenous trees, shrubs, and tropical palms. Swahili Beach Resort on Diani Beach is the perfect location for your next beach holiday.

Mr. Graham Cooke handing over the Award to the Swahili Beach Resort and Spa team


Amer Kalsi Director Swahili Beach Resort (centre) with one of the awards his team

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