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Tijara Beach

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Kilindini | P.O. Box 99982, Mombasa 80107, Kenya
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kharkov,ukraine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The trip to Tijara beach started after a friend recommended the place and when we arrived at the airport there was transport to the hotel. the place is beautiful,silent and the food is exceptional:- 3 course meal full board. The staff was very kind with personalized service. Ian and Larissa made our holiday worth. we will be back there soon.

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Tijara_Beach, Owner at Tijara Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Tijara. Our guests enjoy privacy and seclusion and we are happy when our guests have great stay and want to return. We will look forward to your coming to Tijara again and to again making your stay special. Yours, Larissa & Ian More 

Kigali, Rwanda
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

If you're looking for a magical, peaceful, getaway in paradise, Tijara is it. From the minute we arrived at the airport, we felt incredibly taken care of. Ian, Larissa and the Tijara staff give such personalized service--an incredibly refreshing change from traditional hotels. Ian or Larissa would meet us each day and took care of everything. Trip to the caves?... More 

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Tijara_Beach, Owner at Tijara Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review! It was our pleasure hosting your and we are thrilled that you enjoyed Tijara so much! We built Tijara as a romantic escape and a place for a quality family holidays, and we positioned our cottages in such a way that everyone enjoys their privacy and fantastic views of the ocean. Our... More 

kigali
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This place is sooo amazing. I spent a week here on vacation,meditation and Safari with my girl friend. The owners are the most welcoming people i have seen on the Earth. They trained their team and every one is so welcoming. The food is fantastic and drinks are to die for. Am already planning my next trip and i can... More 

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Tijara_Beach, Owner at Tijara Beach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review which we appreciate very much. It was our pleasure hosting you at Tijara and we are glad that you enjoyed your week's break with us. Total relaxation is what we are all about! Thank you for your stories about Kigali and Rwanda, it was very interesting to learn new things about not... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

The Tijara Beach resort experiecnce of our family of five over the New Year 2014 was (almost) perfect. Great setting, wonderful very roomy guest houses - absolute luxury, stunning views, immaculate grounds, strong breeze without which the heat would have been oppressive, very very nice pool, great beach (with total privacy, no one else there) and reef in front of... More 

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Tijara_Beach, Owner at Tijara Beach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review and we are glad that you enjoyed your staying with us. We were happy to have your family around and it was our pleasure taking you to the reef and the caves, both are definitely worth doing and we are glad that you recommend them to our future guests, thank you! Thank... More 

Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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159 reviews 159 reviews
54 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

On our previous visits we were using Tijara for relaxation after a strenuous safaris. For this visit, planned over 12 months ago, we dedicated all of our 3 weeks to relaxing & enjoying this very special place. Larissa picked us up on 24 Dec at MBA from our flight from NBO. As always we received a very warm welcome. Within... More 

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Tijara_Beach, Owner at Tijara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Nick & Mel, Thank you for your wonderful review and you are such a part of our Tijara family! You are also a legend amongst the villagers arounds us with your daily early morning walks! Thank you for coming and sharing some special moments and celebrations with us, it has always been our pleasure having you staying here. It... More 

Warsaw, Poland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We went to this hotel after safari, to just swim in the pool and do nothing. Afterwards, it was so great, that Ian organised a trip to Mombasa Old City and also snorkling. The food was the best in whole Mombasa (except mango juice, which was a little bit frozen). After our 4-days stay, Ian drove Us to the airport... More 

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Tijara_Beach, Owner at Tijara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Janek, Thank you very much for such a wonderful review! It was our pleasure hosting your family and we are glad that you had such a good time here. We certainly enjoyed taking you snorkelling, your enthusiasm was infectious and we hope that you took good photos and videos to remind you about snorkelling in our beautiful lagoon. Our... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Unwind and renew your spirit is Tijara's moto and last weekend this is exactly what we did! Being in the tourism industry and having travelled to many places and visited hundreds of properties, I can with all confidence say that Tijara was a mind-blowing experience. I searched for anything that was less than perfect, but alas found nothing. Ian and... More 

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Tijara_Beach, Owner at Tijara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Shelina, Thank you for your review and we are thrilled that you enjoyed staying with us. A special big thank you for all your encouragement and we will look forward to hosting you and your guests here again! We tried to create a very informal atmosphere for our guests whereby they feel totally at home from the moment they... More 

bedlington { - NORTHUMBERLAND}
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I was invited to visit Tijara Beach and I was so impressed, riding over bumpy roads you eventually arrive at gates, and WOW when they are opened you are taken into a little Paradise. The whole of the complex is owned and operated lovingly by Larissa and Ian. I was so impressed with the villas each designed and situated perfectly... More 

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Tijara_Beach, Owner at Tijara Beach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and we are glad that you enjoyed Tijara. Indeed it is a romantic spot and a perfect venue for a small intimate wedding and a relaxing honeymoon. Tijara is small enough to be taken over exclusively by a wedding party and we have had lots of fun and joy in the past to... More 

York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

My husband and I spend a week at Tijara in September 2013 following a weeks safari. Tijara is the most perfect place to recuperate and reflect upon your adventures. The cottage took our breath away - it was perfect, very private with the most wonderful views of the Indian ocean, and the odd whale! Ian was a wonderful host, arranging... More 

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Tijara_Beach, Owner at Tijara Beach, responded to this review

Dear Julie, Thank you very much for your wonderful review! It was our pleasure meeting you and hosting you here. We are so privileged to have these fantastic caves, that you enjoyed so much, just a short walk away from us. Our reef is another great asset and it always gives us endless joy while snorkelling or walking, we are... More 

Ascot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

My wife and I, with our teenage daughters, spent 6 very restful nights at this peaceful veritable Garden of Eden after 8 days of safari upcountry. The simply delightful cottages (only 4 so it is all very private!) have elevated positions which provide quite extraordinary views across the Indian Ocean. Memories of relaxing on the verandahs looking out at the... More 

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Tijara_Beach, Owner at Tijara Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and it was our pleasure to host your family here! We built Tijara for romantic and quiet family holidays where people can spend quality time and take back memories of being together without having to rush anywhere. We are glad that our team and we made your stay memorable and we will certainly... More 

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