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“Tranquility and warmth to the bones” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Four Twenty South Beach Cottages

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Four Twenty South Beach Cottages
Four Twenty South Plot | Diani Beach Road, Galu Beach 80401, Kenya   |  
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Ranked #1 of 3 Galu Beach B&B and Inns
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Tranquility and warmth to the bones”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2011

Restoration of the soul and body come quickly here. From the depths of a freezing British winter to the warmth of the air and sea. Either sleep til lunch of get up to watch the sun break the surface directly in to your veranda at 6.00. Your cook and maid will be as visible as you want them. They are sweet. Breakfast, lunch, dinner as and when you want it. And the sea is a stone's through from the veranda. I read, ate fish, swam, made plans and walked occassionally to a nearby beach restaurant.

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2010

We spent a week at 420 South staying in our own cottage overlooking a quiet garden and then on to the Indian Ocean. The beach is perfect coral sand and is protected by a reef a few hundred metres offshore.
The atmosphere was quiet and friendly with excellent food prepared by our dedicated chef - he will also shop for you - while fresh vegetables and fish are brought to the door! A maid comes in every day to tidy and sort out any laundry. The cottage had no air conditioning but with ceiling fans and the breeze from the Ocean it was always a comfortable temperature.
We loved it and will certainly be back. Thank you Hilary - the owner - for a great week!!

Stayed February 2010, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Four Twenty South Beach Cottages

Address: Four Twenty South Plot | Diani Beach Road, Galu Beach 80401, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Galu Beach
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Galu Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Four Twenty South comprises six colonial cottages surrounded by three acres of beautiful tropical gardens bordered by an unspoilt dazzling white beach lapped by the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean. The houses are right on the sea overlooking a sandy lagoon where swimming is safe at any tide and a breeze gently cools the heat of the day. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
420 South Beach Cottages
Four Twenty South Beach Cottages Hotel Galu

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