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Funzi Island is located off the Kenyan South Coast and has a population of about 1,500 people. Known for its pristine white beaches, immaculate nature, and its spectacular sandbanks, Funzi Island is Kenya's prized coastline & is only a 30 minutes drive from Diani Beach. Funzi consists of four mangrove-covered islands where Funzi Island is the main island and the only one with permanent inhabitants. 

Fun fact: Funzi Island is famous for Dual Palm Trees and Baobabs!

How to get to Yemaya Resort:

Connected by a causeway to land and with an airstrip 500 meters away, there are several ways to get to Yemaya.




  • 5 min drive from Yemaya Airstrip. 

  • 30 min drive from Ukunda, Diani Airport. 

  • 110 min drive from Mombasa Airport.

  • 8 hour drive from Nairobi.




  • 1hr flight from Wilson Airport, Nairobi to Yemaya Airstrip.

  • 8 min flight from Diani to Yemaya Airstrip.

  • 15 min flight from Mombasa to Yemaya Airstrip.


  • 90 min flight from Wilson Airport Nairobi to Yemaya Airstrip.

  • 6 min flight from Diani to Yemaya Airstrip.

  • 20 min flight from Mombasa to Yemaya Airstrip. 

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