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  • Arrival
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    Garden
    Veranda downstairs
    Front view
    The beach at the end of the garden
    Property description
    Malindi
    |
    Rental Home – 
    5 Bedrooms, 8 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
    The house stands on a stunning location of grove of trees and bougainvillea and frangipani on a coral headland jutting out into the Indian Ocean. Beaches stretch out on either side. It has been a family house for 45 years. It is a combination of old style Swahili house with makooti roofing and Arab influence.

    The accommodation is on two levels. It includes 5 double bedrooms, 3 (downstairs) with air conditioning, two upstairs with overhead fans. 3 showers, 1 bath, 4 toilets, sitting room and extensive verandas. There are mosquito nets in all the bedrooms, and a further shower, and foot bath, in the garden.

    The 3 members of staff, a cook, laundry staff, gardener.The beach below the house is in the KWS Marine Park. The extensive coral reef can be visited, at low tide, in glass bottomed boat...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Balcony
    • Dining Seats (12)
    • Double Beds:(5)
    • En Suite Rooms (3)
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (10)
    • Ocean Views
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Shower Rooms (4)
    • Single Beds:(10)
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      Yes
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #HL284109 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: Malindi: 4.3 mi
    Railway: Mombasa: 68.4 mi
    Mombasa is the closest international airport.
    Both charter and schedule flights arrive daily from Europe, North America and African hubs.
    Malindi is an easy and scenic two and half hour taxi ride from Mombasa.

    Malindi also has its own small airport which services domestic flights, unfortunately there are no flights Mombasa - Malindi. However Nairobi is an hour or so away with regular flights in and out fo Mlaindi.

    Ritchie House is 15 minutes from Malindi airport and 10 minutes Malindi town.
    Cheap car hire is easily arranged with your domestic licence or Tuk Tuks are plentiful and an easy way of getting around.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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Sam W
Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 for a stay in January 2014

Perfect location on beach, the headland is part of the private garden with a lockable gate to the beach, dhows sailing past, trips to the outer reef in a glass bottomed boat, part of a marine park. The garden is ful of beautiful mature trees and well tended by Justus; Francis is an excellent cook who will turn out beautiful... more

MeandYu
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 for a stay in December 2013

Three of us stayed at this amazing house over Christmas. It was beyond what we had hoped. The location was brilliant - private, easy beach access, back from the road, views from every angle. If you want a relaxing beach holiday where relaxation is paramount, look no further. Additionally, the three staff are unobtrusive and welcoming. Francis, the cook, delivered... more

jok201320...
Nairobi
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

I booked Ritchie House for my sister, her two teenage children, and myself (Nairobi-based) as part of a big holiday - their first to Kenya! - from UK. We had spent time in Shompole area, and then drove to the coast in a day.. We had wondered whether to rent a house with a pool or not, and decided it...

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Listed since : Jan 2013
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 77 days ago
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