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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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Diani Beach, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Zürich
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

As a lifelong Kenyan coast traveller I can honestly say that staying at Lantana will always be an optimum choice. Service is fantastic, quality and options of accommodation from apartments to bungalows and villas are varied, and choice of living arrangements (cook at home restaurant etc) together with quality facilities all sterling. Great across all age demographics and close enough... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed at Lantana Galu for a week the past festive season 2014/2015. My family rented a 3 bedroomed bungalow to bring in the New Year. Lantana Galu had a New Year's function which we enjoyed, maybe a little over priced. The bungalow is very spacious and has a private splash pool, which is very convenient. The facilities are very... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at the Lantana Galu Beach in Diani. Kenya. As part of a large group, some of us shared apartments and others stayed in villas. we took a 3 bedroom apartment and our space was spacious, comfortable and enjoyable. Glad we had free wi-fi, although slow in certain areas. I wish we had upgraded to a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We stayed in a 3 bed bungalow with a good sized plunge pool to cool off in. The accommodation had air con and fans in all of the beautiful spacious rooms and at a reasonable price. There are two pools, one by the beach with the bar and restaurant next to it and a very quiet pool which was just... More 

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