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Waterlovers Beach Resort

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

If you're seeking for a place to hang out by yourself and be treated like a Princess: go to Waterlovers! If you're seeking for a place to spend a romantic weekend: go to Waterlovers! If you're seeking for a place to catch-up with an old friend... go to Waterlovers! The rooms are cozy and fully equipped (including iPod speakers); the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Incredible! I can think of nothing negative to say about this place. This place is very special, perfectly located and stunningly executed - the attention to detail is what marks this place out from other resorts. The staff from the management down are very welcoming and make this place even better than it would be otherwise. I will definitely be... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent our first three nights in Kenya at Waterlovers. After arriving from Dubai into Mombasa & hiring our own can & driving through to Diani we were greeted by welcoming staff & a fruit juice cocktail which was replaced swiftly by very cold beer upon request - the latter very much required! Overall the food was fantastic, couldn't fault... More 

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

Wecome back to Africa! Nice to read that we share the same passion for this continent. Thanks for the beautiful feed back and for the suggestion. We enjoyed your presence too, and we hope to be so lucky to see you again in the future. All the best from Riccardo, Valentina, Lara, David and the rest of the WL Tribe More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No TV. Just you and nature. The rooms are authentic Swahili and the hotel blends perfectly with its location. The staff is quite friendly and warm. Beautiful Beach Front. They gave me a room for my late check out at no cost. I checked out at 4pm. They also have hot water in case it gets cold. I would go... More 

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

Thanks for this nice review! It's been great to meet you and to have you here with us. Hope to see you back soon. Riccardo, Valentina, Lara, David and the rest of the WL staff More 

kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful boutique hotel with divine location, food, service and rooms. The beach in front of the hotel is totally weedfree and a keen attention to detail is observed in every aspect of the hotel. If you have a special occasion they would even go out of their way to set up dinner on a table right out on the... More 

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

Dear Guest, thanks for taking the time to post this nice review! We appreciate your feedback and we hope to have the pleasure to see you again, you'll be always be welcome here . All the best from Riccardo, Valentina, Lara, David, and the rest of the WL Tribe More 

Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Our family of four spent 5 days at Waterlovers after a week on safari in Masai Mara and Naboisho conservancy. The place really exceeded our high expectations. The food was exceptional and the staff was friendly, attentive and very service minded. One of the top experiences during the stay was being served an excellent dinner while sitting under a million... More 

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

Wowww! What a wonderfull review!! No words would be enough to show you our gratitude. Hope to host you again in the future in order to be able to show it to you in person. Million thanks from our staff too. Riccardo and Valentina More 

San Francisco
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Spent a holiday weekend with friends at Waterlovers Beach Resort. Beautiful access to the beach and Indian Ocean. We stayed in the villa which had an open air kitchen - which we didn't use but seemed a nice addition for longer stays for those who wish to cook.The food was adequate but the food and drink menu a bit sparse.... More 

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

Thanks you for staying with us and for writing this great review. It's nice to read that you enjoyed your stay. At our small place, we always seek opportunities to improve and to exceed the expectations of our guest, so thanks also for your suggestion about the menu. We look forward to welcoming you back at Waterlovers soon. All the... More 

san diego
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Excellent beach vacation. Before or after safari or work. Great food , comfortable safe location with attentive staff They planned a short safari for us and we ate every meal there . Wood over to go back again we recommend highly We were concerned about east coast of Kenya but went w family and had no problems or issues

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

Dear Guest, thanks for taking the time to post for us this beautifull review! We're glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we would be honored to host you again in the future. In the meantime we can only wish you all the best. Riccardo, Valentina, Lara, David and the rest of the WL Tribe More 

Scotland
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My wife and I just spend a few days at Waterlovers after hiking Mount Kenya and going on safari at the Porini camps in the Masai Mara. Waterlovers was EXACTLY what we were hoping for at the end of our trip. It is a little slice of paradise right on the beach. The resort's lovely architectural quirks and design features... More 

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

..... and we are "hard pressed" to find the words to thank you for taking the time and the effort to write this fantastic review!!! SIMPLY AMAZING ! . All the staff of Waterlovers sharing this feedback wants to say : All the Best!! Really hope to see you soon again More 

Borlange, Sweden
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A perfect place for a relaxing holiday in a small hotel by the beach. Perfect service by the staff in a very friendlyg atmosphere. The owners Riccardo and Valentina and their entire crew makes you feel like you are a part of the family. The rooms are comfortable and the entire hotel gives a feeling of quality in each detail.... More 

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

Wow! Thanks for these beautifull words. So fulfilling, so motivating, so happy to share them with all our staff! Thanks a million. Riccardo Valentina Lara David and the rest of the WL tribe More 

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