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Almanara Luxury Villas

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Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, 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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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Having spent a lovely weekend with Leo and Gemma at Almanara I can highly recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxing and luxurious getaway on one of the most amazing beaches in Africa. The hospitality we encountered from the start was second to none and added a very personal touch to the service on offer. The villas are large... More 

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

Thank you kindly for your review and indeed your kind words. It was a pleasure hosting you both and I'm thrilled to hear that we managed to provide you with a positive experience. I'm sure now you've found us, that we'll be seeing a lot more of you. Kind Regards, Leo Giovando More 

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stayed at Almanara at the end of August and had the mort amazing experience. The staff were great, food was amazing and it was so peaceful. The two nights we stayed there i felt totally relaxed and will definitely go again.

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

Thank you very much for your review and kind words. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed our service and food. I'm happy that you managed to visit us and now have had the full Almanara experience. I'm sure we'll see you back here very soon. Kind Regards, Leo Giovando More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My husband and I have stayed at Almanara twice and the second time we stayed longer. I could not find find one fault with either of our stays. Every member of staff we came in contact with were friendly, helpful and polite. On both of our stays I arrived with an upset tummy after being on safari, the staff couldn't... More 

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

Dear Christine, Thank you so much for your amazing review. It was wonderful hosting you both again this year and we're hoping it becomes a yearly visit. It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your second visit so much. I truly appreciate you giving your honest opinion on Almanara, which will help paint a true picture of what we offer... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had a fantastic holiday at Almanara in July 2014. Almanara Luxury Resort is situated in a spectacular location. Long and wide white sand beach lined with palm trees with the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. There is plenty of wildlife - camels passing right in front of Almanara’s gate every day. The villas are set in beautiful... More 

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

Dear Simon, Thank you kindly for your lovely review. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for your comment regarding the security. I'm happy to know you felt safe and appreciate you taking the time to post that on here. It was a true pleasure hosting you and we look forward to welcoming... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Almanara is pure luxury from the moment you arrive at the impressive gates. Once you walk into your own villa, then the luxury and quality really shines through. We'd done our research having stayed at various 5 star hotels / resorts throughout Europe and can honestly say that our experiences at Almanara surpassed all of those. As soon as our... More 

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

Thank you so much for your lovely words and kind review. Hearing that we managed to surpass al of your expectations and previous experiences, truly is rewarding. I hope you're not running too hard after your trip. Unless you're working towards your next visit. We'll be waiting. Kind Regards, Leo Giovando More 

London
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stayed there in July 2014. Been promised by email the security was excellent. No guards around anybody could have walked in . No key to the villa until we asked for one. Panic button didn't work. Dirty villa, showering splashing the whole bathroom and had to ask three times for A bar of soap. No view from the villa and... More 

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

Dear Elisabeth, It is extremely disappointing to read your comments above and am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. I would like to answer your points, one by one - so any readers can benefit from the whole picture. Firstly, you stayed at Almanara as part of a wedding party and were on a bed... More 

Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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

Dear Caroline, Thank you so much for your kind words. It was wonderful to see you all back again and great to see the family (all grown up now!!) We do hope a shorter time passes before you visit us again. We're ready and waiting. Kind Regards, Leo Giovando More 

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Leandro G, Owner at Almanara Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Dear Laura, Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure meeting you both and i'm glad to hear that we managed to contribute to your amazing honeymoon. Thanks also for your comments about Wolex, Ken and Jane. I'll be sure to pass those on. Gemma also sends her best and we both hope to see you... More 

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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