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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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kenya
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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San Francisco
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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san diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

La Rochelle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

What a great place to be right on the beach. Perfect location, great condos good food and very helpfull and friendly staff. The only annoying thing is when you get on the beach people just do not stop talking to you and trying to sell you things.

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

Thanks for this 5 star comment!! Really glad you enjoyed your stay and the food. It was nice for us to meet you too. All the best from Riccardo Valentina Lara David and the rest of the WL Tribe ps: Sorry for the beach boys (unfortunately we cannot do much when it's outside our property) , They try to make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We spent a long weekend at Waterlovers and it was just lovely. The perfect location - a few steps and you are on the beach. A great place - nicely designed spot. Only 8 rooms, which makes it very friendly and laid back. A different menu to choose from every day - you let them know at breakfast what you... More 

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

Thanks for this great feed-back! It was nice to meet you and to have some time together chatting about Africa (..and children). We still have to meet your kids, but from your stories we think we already know them a bit. Next time we hope to have them playing around with our 3 little ones. Thanks again, All the best... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Waterlovers is owned by design interested people, the beautiful location helps of course. Every detail is well crafted from the turtle shaped pool, dolphin tailed outdoors shower, the dolphin tale bar stools, the utensils from Italy that I have searched for ever since. They truly think of every detail from news from the world each day. The food was fantasti,... More 

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

Wow! This comment is "one of a kind" ! Thanks for taking the time to write it. It gives us the motivation to do better, and to enjoy "our side" of the hospitality too. Hope to be so lucky to host you again in the future. We wish you all the best in the meantime. Riccardo Valentina Lara David and... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

the most amazing stay! The hotel is beautiful with amazing handcrafted wood furniture &so much attention to detail...Great for a Romantic break or with family..very child friendly with delicious food!

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

Thanks for this beautiful review. It was nice meeting you and host you here. The truth is that the best detail at Waterlovers, ....is that a lot of very nice guests are always around. Hope to host you again soon. Riccardo Valentina David Lara and the rest of the WL Tribe More 

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