Diani beach is a long 17km beach located along Indian Ocean coastal Kenya. It is a popular tourist beach holiday destination. Diani beach is known for its coral reefs, black-and-white colobus monkeys, and for the closely located Shimba Hills National Reserve, a wildlife reserve which looks out over the Indian Ocean. Diani Beach has restaurants, hotels, supermarkets, and several shopping centers. Diani Beach is also a popular kitesurfing, jet skiing, and snorkeling location. Diani beach has been voted Africa’s leading beach destination for the fifth time running since 2015.