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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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247 reviews 247 reviews
38 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

The thing that stood out for me in this hotel was the evening food. It was absolutely exceptional, top top restaurant quality. It's a great system they have, you get the dinner menu in the morning at breakfast and they then go and get the ingredients fresh - and the quality really shows. If you are there for one of... More 

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Culworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This boutique hotel was the final stop on our honeymoon. It turned out to be an idillic spot on the white sanded diani beach. The staff were very attentive and the service was great. The food was a real treat, lots of freshly caught fish and well cooked meats. We would happily come back and hopefully one day will, even... More 

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Scuba70, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your beautifull words, we look forward to kite together at your next vist. All the best from Riccardo Valentina David Lara and the rest of the WL tribe More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here in october 2014.Sorry about the late one.We received very warm welcome from manager Lara .It was everything what we wanted.we stayed in hippo room.Loved it.We were looked after Evellyn,she was very sweet.Everybody was friendly and food was amazing.This place is a true retreat.The outdoor double beds are fabulous.Salome and Conrad were amazing,so was the rest of the... More 

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Scuba70, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

What a nice comment! Thanks for taking the time to write it. It's been great to meet you, and it is a big joy to see that you read all the booklet with our adventure of creating Waterlovers. All the best from Riccardo Valentina David Lara and the rest of the WL tribe More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

First of all -no ebola in Kenya so far nor political instability: it's a safe country to visit now. We’re so glad we chose Waterlovers hotel for our honeymoon first days! And Diani beach is definitely the best beach in Kenya. We so needed to rest after our wedding and everything at the hotel made it possible. The room was... More 

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Scuba70, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review, and for your impressions about the safety in the country too. Kenya at the moment is one of the best country in Africa infact for travellers. We feel honored that you chosed us for your honeymoon. It's been a pleasure to meet you. To take care of you is part of our job, and we... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We, me and my family, spent 10 days at Waterlovers. We stayed in the Villa which was a very pleasant experience. Waterlovers is best described as a excellent choice for a traveller looking for relaxation, good food and a friendly atmosphere where servicing guests comes as a #1 priority. It's situated right by the beach, a beach that is covered... More 

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Scuba70, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot to "the Swedes", it was really a pleasure to meet your beautiful family. Congratulation again for your nice kids and hope to have the chance to see you again. Riccardo Valentina Lara David and the rest of the WL "Tribe" More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

i travelled with my husband and two children aged 4 and 8 months and everything was fantastic.we loved the fact that there are very few rooms so it wasnt crowded.they baked for us a cake to celebrate our sons birthday and were very prompt in preparing meals for our little girl. the staff was very attentive and helpful and friendly... More 

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Scuba70, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for these supportive words! Great to read that you had a good time with us. It's been nice to meet you and your lovely family. Hope the chance to see you again. All the best from Riccardo Valentina Lara David and the rest of the WL staff More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Visited the hotel over Christmas. Best experience we have had in Diani and the coast in general. The small hotel is set up beautifully and makes for a very cosy barefoot experience. Everything is just a few steps away and the pool and the beach are just amazing.It s so quiet and peaceful , made us forget we were in... More 

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Scuba70, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for this great comment on our small place. It was nice to meet your family too, and we hope to see you again in the future. All the best. Riccardo Valentina Lara David and the rest of the WL staff More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Although we visited 1 year ago, I just realised we didn't leave a review for this amazing hotel. This is the best hotel for those seeking a few quiet days by the seaside, warm and welcoming staff, great food and an amazing location. Thank you, Ricardo,Luca and Valentina

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Scuba70, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot, even 1 year later, it's still a great surprice to read your appreciation! Hope to see you again sooner or later. All the best from Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL tribe More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

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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Scuba70, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for writing one of the most amazing feed-backs we ever had!! We try hard on our side, but it's not easy to uderstand how it shows from the guest-end till we read something like this. There are no words to express how happy we are to read it again and again (we shared it with all our staff). Hope... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

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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Scuba70, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Woooow!!! Thanks a lot for taking the time to write such a detailed and nice comment about your stay with us. We would like let you know that your words are extremely important to us, and they give us the motivation to keep doing our job with passion and appreciation. Hope to have the privilege to see you again and... 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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Also Known As:
Waterlovers Beach Hotel Diani
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#1 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#1 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#3 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach

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