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Little Gem - Special 2 bedroom Beach Cottage

  • Little Gem Cottage
    The living and dining overlook the garden and pool
    A path leads to the pool and the beach is beyond.
    Master Bedroom
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
    Little Gem Cottage is a two bedroom, self-contained, guesthouse on a beach plot, only a few meters away from the Watamu Marine Park and Indian Ocean. The swimming pool is shared by the owners at the main house.
    Little Gem includes a double bedroom with overhead fan, mosquito net, air-conditioning and ensuite bathroom, and a twin room with the same facilities. The Living/Dining area is under the eaves of the makuti roof overlooking the garden.
    The Cottage is staffed with a house-keeper, and a cook can be provided at an additional charge.
  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Linens Provided
    • Patio
    • Refrigerator
    • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Water Views
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #FKN3553923 by: FlipKey
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Esme v
Diani Beach, Kenya
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We stayed at Little Gem for 2 nights only while exploring Malindi and Watamu. The cottage has 2 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms - clean and comfortable - mosquito nets are provided (there are MANY mozzies so come prepared!), ceiling fans and air conditioners. The kitchen is very basic but sufficient for a few nights or a short holiday. This cottage...


Craig O
Naivasha, Kenya
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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We stayed at little Gem with our two children (who loved it!) for ten nights. I do recommend this little house for value, as it is right on the beach and at a good price. We did enjoy our stay here except the house does need simple things but essential items like decent pillows, better kitchen utensils, more chairs and... more

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Dear Craig, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Little Gem. We are so pleased that in general you liked it, and we have taken your... more

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
people found this review helpful

This is a beautiful place at the beach which is more rugged than presented. Hot water requires someone to build a fire in outside furnace; there are no screens on windows to keep out mosquitos if you want the lights on at night; monkeys require food to be put in lockdown boxes. Sitting porch lovely, as well as pool. Competent... more

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Listed since : Sep 2012
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