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Almanara Luxury Villas

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5.0 of 5
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Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lined up to welcome us with huge and beautiful smiles on their faces on arrival at Almanara was Cathy who runs the place, Evans the professional chef, Onesmus the manager, Cathy, the charming maid and Brian the cleaner. These wonderful people were exclusively dedicated to our villa and to look after us. We were received most warmly and courteously by... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 6 relaxing nights at Almanara in a private villa. When we arrived we wondered what we would do for 6 days to fill in our time but it was amazing that within 24 hours we had really kicked back and found it very easy to do nothing. The villa is huge with three ensuite bedrooms - but having... More 

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Thank hamish123452015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We stayed at the Luxury Suite at the Almanara for the weekend and it was an excellent choice. The Suite was very spacious and the ensuite bathroom was equipped with a jacuzzi. The service was fantastic as we had a butler and a chef at our service during our stay. The hotel is well furnished and very clean. Swimming pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

The service is too superb it was soo professional and the food yummy and well prepared. Will definitely make a return to this wonderful hidden gem. You must make reservations else you won't be let in. We had steak and the sea food platter and it was amazing 😂😂😂

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Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

When we arrived at our villa, we couldn't believe it was all for us, it was huge. We had our own chef, maid and chauffeur - all staff were exceptional. Food was out of this world. Pool lovely and right on the beach. We had a camel ride. It was quite windy on the beach but the sand was white,... More 

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Southampton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

These beautiful villas must be some of the best on the Kenyan coast, set in a stunning location. The staff in the gated compound are all really friendly and helpful and the atmosphere is so relaxed. The food at Sails restaurant is delicious - I recommend the Zanzibar Snapper followed by Chocolate Mousse, but you could pick anything off the... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

The place... Amazing. The service... Unbelievable and extraordinary good. The food... Best ever tasted. Thanks everyone for giving as such a wonderful time. This is a kind of place that you arrive and don't want to leave anymore. We have been spoiled in so many ways that will be difficult to go back to normal. Thanks Angie, Dorcas, Janet, Joseph,... More 

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Crowthorne, Berks
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

First time to this part of Diani and what a location.We have been lucky to stay at many luxury resorts over the Indian ocean and Caribbean and this is undoubtedly one of the best. We stayed in Casa Bella for seven nights , in a deluxe sea view site and boy, what a place. From the moment you walk in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We arrived after a week on safari,so although tired, our senses were very heightened due to the various activities and experiences of the previous week-would Almanara allow us to relax,wind down and recharge?-Yes is the resounding answer! This is a small personal luxury hotel and villa resort,we stayed as a couple in a villa which included Ramadan,Evans and Emily who... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Gemma and Leo we're excellent hosts. We were picked up from Ukunda airstrip and taken straight to our villa (check-in is done on your behalf). Our villa came with 3 support staff (housekeeper, chef & waitress) who do everything to make you stay as comfortable as possible. All meals were prepared at the house and served as per our schedule.... More 

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