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38 Watamu Beach Road, Watamu, Kenya
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Al Hamra
Ranked #10 of 15 Specialty lodging in Watamu
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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West Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Al Hamra, Wow! by far the most unique and luxurious place we have stayed. On entering the villa we were met by the very attentive staff and shown to our beautiful suite. Straight away we realised we were about to experience something very special. The house is serene, spacious and exotically designed but also very comfortable and has a relaxed... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

If you were to look up Al Hamra online and see the array of shots it has aimed at pitching the property to potential guests you may think to yourself it's too good to be true. Well, see for yourself - the property is flawless in every respect and I was fortunate enough to stay there for the duration of... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We stayed at Al Hamra for our first wedding anniversary in early July. July is supposed to be off season in Kenya, but the weather was beautiful - hot days with a light breeze and cooler nights. We have been to some amazing places in Europe Asia and America but this surpasses anywhere we have stayed in terms of luxury... More

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Birmingham, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

Al Hamra is an exquisite villa on the Kenyan coast in Watamu which offers a luxurious and private retreat. The architecture is palatial and unique, the decor "African Chic". Service was sweet as I found most Kenyans.The food was excellent. The beach at Al Hamra is gorgeous, one of the best I have seen. The owners are sophisticated and very... More

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

Beautiful setting, fantastic food, great atmosphere, lovely staff :) Thats what i would say in short. Al Hamra changed my typical perception of coastal holidays. From the unique swahili inspired designs to the infinity indoor pool that channels into the larger pool giving endless calm and tranquility to the endless smiles of the wonderful staff, Al Hamra gives you a... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

Al Hamra is a private villa on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya, in Watamu. Being a marine reserve, the beach is pristine with no (or very little) buildings, chairs, structures on the beach. We couldn't have been more spoiled at Al Hamra, with a staff of 4 to take care of us, cook for us, etc. The pools are... More

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Address: 38 Watamu Beach Road, Watamu, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$

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A Hamra is a boutique residence located in Watamu on the Kenyan coast. An exclusive private beach house available for rent, with access to the powder white beaches of the Watamu Marine Park tailored specially for those seeking unique hospitality in a sublime setting. Full or half board options available.The house is within a secure gated landscaped garden and is fully staffed. Al Hamra sleeps 10 people (8 adults and 2 children) in spacious rooms with en suite bathrooms, and private roof terraces. Pool suites are air-conditioned, and the master suite enjoys open sided accommodation to maximise the cool sea breeze. There is a courtyard swimming pool, and easy access to the powder white sands of Turtle beach.Al Hamra is 2 hours north of Mombasa by car and daily internal flights are available from Nairobi to Malindi, which is only 20 minutes away by car. Complimentary airport transfers from Malindi are included ... more   less 
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