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Four Twenty South Beach Cottages

Four Twenty South Plot | Diani Beach Road, Galu Beach 80401, Kenya
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The beach is completely breathtaking. The sand is white soft clay and the water is the contrast of peridot and marina blue. Hot... yes, but worth it. Muhammad, the chef, is the absolute gem, we would like to take him home. Veronica is so gentle and loving. She keeps the place clean. The cottage is a perfect get away. The... More 

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Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Not only was our 3 BR bungalow right on the beach where we could watch beautiful sunsets, we found this quiet, tucked=away location to be the perfect place for relaxing. Out group of friends enjoyed all the meals prepared by the chef. The staff made sure that everything was tidy even with our sandy feet. Beautiful fresh flowers were a... More 

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FourTwentySouth, Owner at Four Twenty South Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write a review. We really appreciate it. We are so happy that you enjoyed your holiday with us and hope that we may see you again. The house you stayed in with 3 bedrooms is called Kualuka. All the houses are slightly different. Some of our guests have their... More 

Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Travel warnings.....made me laugh. We stayed at Four Twenty South, it was paradise. Beautiful cottage, excellent food, magnificent white beach and clean fantastic ocean. What does one want more in life?

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Everything about this idyllic place was wonderful. Me, my husband and our two sons(13 and 9) flew to Ukunda from Nairobi, (with views of Kilimanjaro on the way) and were picked up from the airport. The house was extremely clean, and was cleaned everyday. A fisherman arrived every morning with freshly caught red snapper, calamari and lobster, from which Mohammad,... More 

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420south, Owner at Four Twenty South Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. All of us at Four Twenty South are delighted that you enjoyed yourselves so much and we send you all our very best wishes and hope we will see you again soon. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My husband and I spent one week here for the perfect holiday. We stayed in an intimate two bedroom cottage right on the sea. The recommendation came from a close friend who stays here every year, she couldn't have been more right. Our cottage was so clean and kept everyday by Ms. Veronica. Mohammad our chef cooked us fabulous meals... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We have been here 4 times in the last year and a half, and it does not disappoint. Lovely cottages set in well kept grounds on a pristine beach that offer plenty of privacy. The cottages are very well managed, with the aim of making your stay as relaxing as possible; a few days before, just email a shopping list... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

My husband and I came here for our short honeymoon. Hilary and Jane helped us arranged for airport pick up and drop off - the driver Gabriel was great! Our entire transit went perfectly smoothly! We stayed at the Tsulini cottage for 3 days and had a very relaxing time. Our chef and maid were very attentive and friendly, yet... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We had a great time - arrived late at night and were welcomed by the guards and owners. The whole stay was perfect, the cottage was really comfortable and well designed. We had an excellent chef and very nice maid. The location was great on a not busy stretch of perfect sand. No faults to find and we would highly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Actually 4.2 degrees South of the equator, hence the name, these lovely cottages nestled on Diani beach are just a heavenly place for a holiday. We have been here 3 times now, taking a different cottage each time- there is a choice of sizes and prices depending on your needs, and it just gets better every year. I have mixed... More 

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brooklyn
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

411 south sits in front of a beautiful beach and is great in concept- self contained cottages where you enjoy privacy and a sense of having your own place on the beach. Unfortunately it is a little too private, where you may seldom or never see a manager until its time to pay the bill. We arrived with kids to... More 

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