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Kinondo Shwari Beach Cottages

Diani Beach Road Galu Kinondo nr 15, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

An exciting holiday place, especially for families with young kids who like to spend most of the day(s) in the ever warm pool, while allowing for unlimited access to the clean beach and the Indian Ocean. We had a week and enjoyed it - good food, personal service and attention, excellent views and most of all, quiet and peaceful without... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We've been to the Mombasa coast numerous times. We've stayed at the all-inclusive resorts and at private houses. Both have positives and negatives. Shwari was all the positives and none of the negatives! The pool (a huge priority for us with young kids) was big enough for our family and for other guests. Of course, it was warm and clean... More 

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

This is the best place I have been to of beach places. Beautiful and very comfortable cottages, nice and colm surroundings and Subrany makes food that is superb. The staff and Family are so very nice and makes you feel like home. You can relax and enjoy without any beachboys approaching you. This is a place you should give yourself... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Just returned from this amazing place! I was looking to just unwind, drink, eat and be lazy best choice I made since I got exactly what I wished for. My partner and I had the most blissful 5 days at Kinondo Shwari we are already planning to go back with our friends. Its a family run affair and what a... More 

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Arnsberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It was an unfogottable holiday. The houses of Kinondo Shwari are very comfotable with a lot of space for the whole family. a little kitchen and a bar and a wonderful sea view. The day we arrived from the airport after a long flight they welcomed us with a nice cold Cocktail. It was like coming home, the whole staff... More 

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diani beach, kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

A real paradise on earth, sun and sand at its best. It is the most serene place with friendly staff and family and most of all, a place away from husle bustles of the beach boys. The seafood is excellent here. Keep it up guys.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Kinondo Shwari is a family owned guest house with the young family living in one of the cottages. This gives it a very familial and relaxed feeling. The location is great if you want to get away from the buzz and beachboys of Diani but it also means you have to get a lift with the owners if you want... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Great place to be in. Staff and owners are extremely friendly and helpful. Environment is very serene. Food is fresh straight from the ocean and very well cooked. Price is very pocket friendly. I would recommended Kinondo shwari anytime. Thanks Robert and Subranya Lucas for a very enjoyable time. We had a great time. It was a perfect choice for... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

When we first heard of the place we had our reservations, i guess being used to the conventional beach hotel holidays year after year had us permanently persuaded. Kinondo shawri offers personalized service, fantastic meals, great pool and beach all run by a very warm and accommodating family. I have since recommended it to many a friend and they have... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

My Partner and I were a bit worried about travelling to the coast in December which is the high season for tourism and the beaches can get crowded. We chose Kinondo Shwari because of the promise on their website that we would be away from crowds and enjoy a quiet beach vacation. This is exactly what we got coupled with... More 

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Address: Diani Beach Road Galu Kinondo nr 15, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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