Stayed here for a weekend in january 2012 and that was obviously the low season. When we arrived and was showed to our room, we were actually offered two rooms for the price of one, since there was so many available rooms! For two nights with halfboard we paid only 19.00ksh/164euro/1300nok for the both of us!
Our room was spacious and clean and had good beds with mosquitonets. The bathroom had a nice shower and towels and was clean. Outside our room it was kind of a livingroom-area with a tv and a sittinggroup, really cozy. At night it is so nice and quiet outside the room, just
We were nearly the only ones staying at the hotel so we got waitered on extra when we stayed by the pool.
The hotel lies about 1km from the beach so they have bikes that you can borrow to go to the beach, just be aware of the baboons!!
The food was good and the staff helpfull. And they have a nice big pool with cool water. Also you can choose to have lunch by the pool, just watch out for all the curious and hungry monkeys! ;)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Forest Dream, a special (family) resort of luxury villas and cottages(7) sits in 25 acres of subtropical forest,3 swimming pools, water slide, bar and restaurant, located in Diani beach on the south coast of Kenya. With the white sandy beach at only a 10 minutes walk, free beach shuttle,our guests have the unique combination of beach and forest. We offer a variety of eco-friendly accommodation like standard room, luxury rooms and suites but also complete cottages and villas with or without AC. All of our cottages and villas are set on its own 1 acre forest garden providing the most exclusive privacy. Best place on the coast to view the local wild-life. The owner of Forest Dream Resort is also the founder of the well know "Colobus trust Diani" and has designed the Colobus bridges over the Diani Road to save those endangered monkeys. We have a private nature reserve at the back of the resort. Some of the villas have their own private pools and are fully staffed. Free "tennis court in the shade of palm trees" ... more less