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5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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Almanara Luxury Villas
Ranked #3 of 31 hotels in Diani Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Almanara never disappoints! Our third visit proved to be as refreshing as the previous visits. The gardens offer a serene & picturesque view and the service is excellent. Almanara will definitely be on our holiday destination list in 2015.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Hubby and I travelled to Almanara for the Easter holidays (stayed 3 nights) and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Almanara. We were introduced to Almanara by our friends who’ve stayed there before and they had nothing but fab things to say about it. So we thought, let’s give this a try. "Wow" doesn’t do it justice….All I can say... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My husband and I were fortunate enough to spend one full week at Almanara in December as the first part of our honeymoon in Kenya. We felt like royalty in our beautiful, spacious villa. The service we received was unlike no other. Wolex, our chef, was a master at his art! We had the most fresh and delicious food every... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We went to Almanara for Easter Break 2014. The compound has only 6 Villas so you can imagine how spoiled we were for those 4 nights. Each Villa is provided with dedicated service personnel (chef, waitress, housekeeper), and the beachfront is just as awesome as the property. We have been to Diani in the past, but this was by far... More

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Leandro G, Owner at Almanara Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Dear Antonio, Thank you for your kind words and review. It was a pleasure meeting you and your family and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to welcome you back very soon. Kind Regards, Leo More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We had a lovely time at Almanara. The managers were fantastic, always coming in to check in on us and see that we were ok. Food - have had better. The villas kitchen staff were quite unsure of the menu and the kitchen wasn't the cleanest. Most of the staff were friendly and helpful. Excellent pool and the main restaurant... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 4 very spoiling nights at Almanara - in a luxury villa with amazing chef, waitress and maid. We feasted on lobster, calamari, gazpacho, home made samosas ...... Anything we wanted was served up for us beautifully. Stunning pool and fun at the beach for our kids with kite surfing lesson, boogie boards and beach combing. Sarah at... More

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Who would have thought, tucked away on the East Coast of Africa would be this little gem. My boyfriend and I had never travelled to Africa, or Kenya before, so of course we were apprehensive about what to expect....but were more than pleasantly surprised. We stayed in Villa 6, (one of the 6 executive villas) and it felt like a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

We have recently returned from six nights at Almanara and enjoyed every minute of our stay. The villa was perfect and the team looking after us - Dorcas, Boni and Emily - were delightful. Gemma and Jackie do a great job supervising everything and are very attentive without ever being in the way. Great food; a wonderful beach; lovely caring... More

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Juba, South Sudan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We just returned from a glorious four days at Almanara and are already planning our next trip. Gorgeous gardens, bath-water warm pool, striking yet homey villas, stunning beach but most importantly, a wonderful group of people. The care and commitment of the Almanara team is tremendous - Jackie is so warm and welcoming it felt like seeing an old friend... More

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Leandro G, Owner at Almanara Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Dear Victoria, Thank you kindly for your wonderful feedback and review. It is so nice to hear all of the wonderful compliments towards those that looked after you. I will make sure i pass the comments on to each of them. The girls in your villa be happy to hear they contributed to your experience. Jackie is also thrilled to... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

After a weeks safari we arrived at Almanara to be greeted by Jackie, our chef John, Butler Boni and housekeeper Emily. The villa was just wonderful so spacious and had everything you needed, we will definitely be back with our family. Your meals are prepared for you, so you can eat when, and what you want which was a lovely... More

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Leandro G, Owner at Almanara Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you so much for your extensive review and kind words. I'm thrilled to hear that we managed to offer you guys some relaxation after your safari. I'll be sure to pass your feedback onto your villa team, and indeed Jackie & Gemma, who will all be ready and waiting for you when you decide to come back.... More

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Address: Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Almanara Luxury Villas 5*
Also Known As:
Almanara Luxury Villas Hotel Diani

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Located on Diani Beach, Kenya, Almanara offers 6 Executive Villas and 1 spectacular Presidential Villa. Complete with personal chef and butler services, this luxury collection of private houses offer guests a bespoke luxury experience whilst maintaining the genuine cultures of Africa. ... more   less 
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