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Waterlovers Beach Resort

4.5 of 5 P O Box 5444, Diani Beach | South Coast - Kenya, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Where do I even begin... It was AMAZING!! Very secluded, private resort, has 5 villas(10 rooms only) which is very nice when you want to escape the noisy and crowded "Mombasa-raha" experience! It's so nice and quiet! The beach is beautiful and clean, no "beach boys" harassing you. The set up is absolutely amazing- many places for two to enjoy... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We (two adults, two small children aged 2 and 4) spent a wonderful five days at Waterlovers, which manages to combine a private, quiet boutique hotel atmosphere with family friendliness. The service is very personal due to the hotel's small size and the attentive staff. Everything is just a few steps apart giving the hotel both a private atmosphere and... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Waterlovers is a unique, beautiful and very special place. The balance of relaxed beachside charm and luxury detail is perfect. We spent a week here on honeymoon and couldn't have chosen a better place. The seafood is fantastic and the staff are wonderful - we miss this place already, don't hesitate!

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Riccardo V, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for this review, and for choosing us for your "special" trip! We can see that this comment it is written with the heart, ... and we'll try to host you with the heart at your next visit! All the best from Riccardo Valentina Lara David and the rest of the WL team More 

Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My husband and I together with our two boys, age 10 and 12, had a wonderfully relaxing 5 night stay after our safari in Tanzania, in the beginning of October. We flew to Mombasa and although the trip to Waterlovers was longer than expected, the warm welcome we received when we finally arrived was absolutely worth it. The owners Valentina... More 

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Riccardo V, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Line and Harald, thanks for staying with us with your family. Congratulation once more for your very nice kids. Hope to have the chance to host you again in the future. All the best from Riccardo Valentina Lara David and the rest of the WL tribe! More 

Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Stunning beachfront along the one of the best coastline in Kenya coupled with exceptional food and service makes for a great relaxation spot for a weekend get away! Great attention to detail and service that certainly lacks in other large Diani hotels Would def recommend this boutique hotel in Diani

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Riccardo V, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for these golden words for us! Hope to see you soon again. All the best. Riccardo Valentina Lara David and the rest of the WL tribe. More 

Sliema, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

After two weeks of safari in Kenya and Tanzania we spend a few nights in this resort. The owners and management and all hotel's staff are very friendly and helpful making everyone welcome. Since my husband has a great interest in nature he found common language wit Dave (manager) who has a great knowledge about Kenya's wild life and all... More 

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Riccardo V, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot, it was really nice to meet you and to have the pleasure to host you here with us. To read your feedback gives us the energy to do our job with the smile on our face. Hope to see you again sooner or later. In the meantime we can only wish you all the best! Riccardo Valentina... More 

New York City, New York
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This boutique is the example of a perfect hotel. From the minute our flight touched down at the nearby airstrip, to the moment we were dropped back off at that very same airstrip 4 days later, our experience coulndnt have been better. Waterlovers prides itself on it's attention to detail and providing exceptional service. It has a prime location on... More 

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Riccardo V, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you!!! Actually one of the nicest detail we have in our place, is that we fill it up with a lot of very special people like you! Really cool to read your feedback, we'll share it with our staff. Hope to show you our gratitude in person next time you're around. All the best from Riccardo Valentina and the... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Waterlovers was the best place I'd stayed among so many places. The location, staff, services provides did really exceed my expectations. The young management team, the lovely couple, Laura & Dave, gave the maximum attention and support during the whole time we stayed there. The owners, Valentina&Ricardo, so helpful in arranging our transfers any anything that we'd need. They really... More 

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Riccardo V, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Wow! What a nice way to receive your appreciation! Thanks a lot, also on behalf of Lara and David for these nice words. Hope to have the pleasure to see you again. All the best. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL tribe More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had 4 nights at water lovers after a 5 day safari, it was wonderful, so relaxing and peaceful. All the staff could not do enough for us even down to moving the subbed in and out of the sun, always with a smile on their faces. Peter celebrated his 70th birthday while there and the staff made it one... More 

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Riccardo V, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

It was really nice to have you here for the celebration of such a special event. Thanks again for your stay and for taking the time to leave such a nice feedback. All the best. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL Tribe More 

HA NOI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The passion of the owners for the blue waters of Diani, led them to set up their life on its shore. They are artists of their life and of this beautiful family boutique hotel for us, lucky guests ! Their art of hosting is lovely ! We have such a reward from life, being here just to enjoy the very... More 

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Riccardo V, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Our "art of hosting", is completely rewarded by your art of writing. Thanks a lot for taking the time to send this lovely review! Hope to have the privilege to see you again. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL Tribe More 

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Address: P O Box 5444, Diani Beach | South Coast - Kenya, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Waterlovers Beach Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#2 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach

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