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Lantana Galu Beach

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5 km south of Diani Beach, Galu Beach, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at Lantana in the penthouse suite which was absolutely amazing! As you walk into the suite, your breath is literally taken away by the unbelievable views out over the ocean to the right and to the left, the view stretches all the way to the shimba hills! Just magic! We were travelling with our daughter who is... More 

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Lantana for a friends birthday party in a three bedroom villa which was styled in swahili style & amazingly spacious ! It was well equipped which was slightly wasted on us as we only boiled the kettle for tea/coffee in the morning ! The bathroom & bedroom were really big & the photos on the website don't... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is NOT in any way a 5* hotel. The villa we were shown to was a disaster - dirty floors, dusty and stained furniture and rusty kitchen equipment. The DVD player was covered with grimy film, same with the shelf it was standing on. Picked up the phone to call reception to ask for another room (ANY room -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We went to this place as three couples, 3 toddlers and nannies of our kids. We had two of two room flats and a penthouse. The place was clean, well maintained, nicely furnished in Swahili style. Bathrooms were clean, had nice shower and plenty of space to move while your kid is around you to play with water.Kitchens had all... More 

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The place is very marvellous with friendly staff and good management. The rooms are up to standard and restaurant food & service is superb very nice cuisine and the bar cocktails and mocktails are really good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This has to be one of the most beautiful places on the planet!! Lantana Galu - where does one begin. Such a relaxed feel to it from the moment you walk in. The staff are extremely efficient despite their warm, friendly attitude which adds to making you feel completely at home. Beautiful rooms with views. I had the penthouse -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Lantana is nestled on a small cove, with a ruined fort on one side and a natural spit on the other, on the most beautiful part of Diani beach. Further along the coast past the busier end of the beach with all large hotels. White sand that you can hardly look at during the night of the day's sun. Protected... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed in Villa 5 at Galu which is a three bedroom and palatial size. The kitchen is fully equipped but you are just 30 m from the pool / restaurant in case you can't muster the energy to cook. The staff is courteous and the surrounding...well just beautiful! If I had the free capital I would buy one (units... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We just came back from a 5 day stay at Lantana. We rented one off the self-catering villa's. We had a great time! I would highly recommend Lantana! The place is beautiful and very well maintained, staff is exceptionally friendly and helpfull and the food is delicious! A place where they still understand the concept of hospitality. We have been... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We stayed at Lantana in January and loved it. We rented a villa - highly recommended. Each villa can host up to six guests, there is lots of space and it's very well thought-out. Rooms are comfortable and all have ensuite and AC. I especially liked the rooftop bar, with stunning views of the Indian Ocean. It's the perfect place... More 

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