Diani nestles on the edge of the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya, 30 km south of Mombasa. It is located along a 25km long white-sand beach. The nearby town of Ukunda facilitates an airstrip. The area is known for its coral reefs, the closely located Shimba Hills National Reserve and for its black-and-white colobus monkeys. LATIS were approached to provide a masterplan for the area comprising of a mix of residential apartments, private villas along with a hotel component and associated landscaping strategies.LATIS' vision for Diani is to create a unique brand of Hotel Residency within what is considered one of the most beautiful coastal regions of the world. Oasis will bring a high calibre blend of coastal tradition and hospitality to contemporary living.The project will create a new benchmark in serviced residential living through a combination of high quality design and local innovation and skill. The development will be the first eco-residential scheme in Diani, incorporating local materials and construction techniques and combining these with the most current eco technologies.The concept balances high quality architecture and in depth market analysis to ensure that this unique brand of Hotel Residency offers economically competitive investment opportunities.LATIS were approached to provide a masterplan for the area comprising of a mix of residential apartments, private villas along with a hotel component attached.