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Villa Kalista

Certificate of Excellence
Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 41171-80100, Kenya
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Mishumo87 Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved Villa Kalista so much, we went there twice last year. What's there not to love? A quite secluded beach, beautiful modern villas, the best pancakes in the world, a really delicious seafood biriyani... with all that said, I would go back to Kalista even if it was for this one thing: Lucky, he's the best dog in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We had the time of our lives, from the dedicated service of our villa, to the gourmet meals. The beautiful views of the ocean from the comfort of your living space, to the spacious rooms and lounges. No wonder we have scheduled it to be our annual vacation spot! Thanks Roni and Faizal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Very cool place,very nice receiption and people around are soo friendly. Hoping to come back for another sweet holiday with more friends. Really enjoyed the Biriani and the sea food sauce soooo delicious. Big thanks to madam Roni.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This was my second visit to Villa Kalista with friends so I already had such high expectations and I wasn't disappointed! FOODIE HEAVEN - eeek I get excited just thinking about it! Hands down some of the best seafood I’ve eaten, I’m still dreaming of that scrumptious grilled fish with butter sauce and barbecued lobster!! They catered for a few... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The 3 nights at Villa Kalista were truly a memorable experience from the long dusty journey on the unpaved road to get there, to the warmest of welcomes, genuinely great staff, the wisest of calls to opt for full board meal service, and the stunningly appointed villas. Food By far, the most memorable part of this trip was the delectable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My family of five rented out one of the villas and chose to do "half-board". We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. First, the staff who took care of us were so nice. Like I cannot stress this more. I have not been to a place where the staff were so helpful. Second, the rooms and view was unparalleled. It is private,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

the villa was beyond our expectation and the staff was incredible. The food was brilliant and just what we wanted. best of all everyone there was ever smiling and always ready to help. beautiful location and would go back anytime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was my second trip to Villa Kalista in less than a year. I spent 4 days there with a group of friends. We were picked up at the Mombasa airport and shuttled to Diani. The car was clean and air-conditioned but the highlight was the VIP pass which allowed us to skip the long lines at the ferry. When... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Beautiful villas, great for families! with dedicated staff, who will serve you beyond your needs always with a smile! Food was great, we even had the opportunity to have a BBQ on the beach and a bonfire Asante sana for the lovely stay. We will be back for sure.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Excellent facility offering a refresher from the traditional Diani hotels. Very private offering a relaxing atmosphere. The villas are exceptionally clean with a team of staff members catering to all your needs. Friendly for both families and young single/couple travellers. Food is amazing, the chef can make whatever you want. Would definitely visit again. Met the owner during our stay,... More 

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