Places To Elope In Kenya

What is Elope?

Eloping means that you forego a formal wedding and instead, choose to elope for the ceremony. It doesn’t necessarily mean that you secretly run away with your partner without telling anyone.

Places To Elope In Kenya

Leopard Beach Resort and Spa, Diani Beach

Resting along the waves of the Indian Ocean is perfect for the comfortable and romantic couple attempting to enjoy every moment on Diani Beach.


The beach is tranquil and lovely for a wedding ceremony location.

Wonderful background for bush and beach elopement.

Cliffs to add depth to the location.

A lot of Camels and Massai pass by the beach every day.


During peak seasons is fully booked. Most popular wedding location, so make sure to have your elopement ceremony early in the morning!

The Maji Beach Boutique Hotel Diani

The Maji is a small intimate beach boutique hotel on the finest stretch of the award-winning Diani Beach, Kenya. Once a private residence, the Maji will make you feel like royalty.


Great boutique hotel, with exceptional service.

All the food is excellent, confirmed!

Beautiful architecture and design.sai passes by the beach every day.


Doors open at 15 pm – so you must arrive a day earlier to capture your romantic photos.

Swahili Beach Resort, Diani Beach, Kenya

Say yes to your elopement wedding in one of the largest hotels on Kenya Coast.


Beautiful decors and greenery give your photos a beautiful charm.

Open 24 hours throughout the year.

Cliff location for the wedding ceremony.

Enjoy spectacular pools and bridges, waterfalls, and other beautiful spots to give your photos bush & safari style.


You need to secure early, as it gets quickly fully booked.

The Sands at Nomad, Diani Beach, Kenya

The Sands at Nomad is known to be one of the best honeymoon villas on Kenya Coast, with great baobab trees and a gorgeous backdrop, making it perfect for elopement weddings.


It has a vibe of a secret forest close to the Indian ocean, bush & safari 100%.

Iconic beach location to make your wedding photos extraordinary.

Great food, and many awards.


Little rooms to book, and makes it a bit busy almost every time.

You need to catch a wave, due to high tide can reach the beach.

The Sands at Chale Island, Diani Beach

Owned by the sister resort The Sands At Nomad, this personal “boutique” resort is the perfect island getaway for those seeking the ultimate in relaxation, tranquility, and Island flair.


Chale is perfect to relax after a safari holiday in Kenya.

Great food, and many awards.

Most unique beach for your elopement.

Luxury and cozy villas for a couple in love.


During peak seasons is fully booked. SUPER popular wedding location, so make sure to book your date ahead!

Is eloping a real marriage?

How Do You Elope? | FAQs and Tips About How to Elope

In short – YES, eloping is legal. But, it’s also not always that easy. An elopement is totally recognized as legal as long as you’re abiding by the rules and regulations of the state or country you’re choosing to get married in.

Is eloping disrespectful?

And that’s totally okay! Sometimes, families quickly jump to the conclusion that a decision to elope is your way of saying you don’t care enough to have them there on your wedding day. But the majority of the time, for couples who are close to their families, this isn’t the case.