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Sandies Coconut Village

Casuarina Road, Malindi 868, Kenya (Formerly Planhotel Coconut Village)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Mombasa, Kenya
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We took five clients this resort with our company Continental Tours and Safaris for three nights.Coconut Village is a picturesque vacation resort set on a stretch of Silversands beach in Malindi, Kenya. Coconut Village is within 5 minutes’ drive from the town of Malindi and easily accessible by road. The resort is known for its beautiful white beaches and tranquil... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We had an exciting moment.The staff are so willing to assist and friendly.I had a small BAby they always organized for meals at no extra cost.I would recommend they assort the food,we ate same kind of food for breakfast,same lunch and dinner.ASSORT FOOT TYPES PLEASE..The rooms too are kinda stuffy and the beds are not comfy..

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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86 reviews 86 reviews
41 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Nairobi is a relatively short flight from Johannesburg. After that you still have to transfer to Mombasa however. And then it's about an hour long drive to Malindi. So, the trip takes almost a full day. We arrived shortly before midnight and were very grateful to be offered something to eat before we went to bed. We checked into a... More 

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Mambrui
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Spent a month there and found service and staff to be just great food was good and evenings round the pool with a brandy finished my day of really well I thought the management went that extra bit extra to make everything as good as it should be and all of the staff were most helpful and always happy to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We arrived after lunch concluded and were met with 'sandwiches', also known as two slices of thick slightly stale bread with a thin piece of unidentifiable meat. The rooms are nothing like what is portrayed on the website. Spartan and tiny. 'Deluxe beachfront'? I think not. I write this while currently residing at the hotel. Having enjoyed endless power cuts... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

What a wonderful resort. We travelled as 3 single girls, sharing a triple family room. It had a large comfy double bed and a single bed, both surrounded by mosquito nets. There is a large walk in cupboard and a gigantic bathroom - perfect for three girls. There are 3 swimming pools and a private beach, overlooking the actual beach.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We were here in 2009 for a short stay and decided to stay again this year for 6 days. Price was good, food great, housekeeping fabulous, but the beach boys spoiled it. Everytime a person was close to the beach you got pestured. Pool was good, if a person was left alone. My wife and I spent two months in... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

We stayed at 'Coconut' for 5 days, followed by 2 days next door at Plan Hotel's other property, Tropical Village. Malindi's notorious beach boys did prove a menace, as we were warned, at both properties, but the area is beautiful, and the staff were great. Food was also varied, and good. The rooms at Coconut (though sea-facing in some cases)... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2010

We stayed for 6 nights in December. Coconut village is part of the Plan Hotels group which has 3 more hotels in malindi, almost neighbouring one another. Coconut is the smaller and quieter one. with fewere faimiles and children. Ideal for a romantic holiday with just your spouse. We were upgraded to the beach front room whch was just perfect.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

My partner and I spent ten days in Coconut Village in February last year and we absolutely loved it! The hotel is simple but all you need is there. We recommend to book a room with a sea view, that was what made our holiday so special. Each morning we just opened the door and were on the beautiful white... More 

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