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    Sand Island Beach Cottages

    Tiwi Beach, Tiwi, Kenya
    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent80%
    • Very good17%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Mar 13, 2017
    “Simply divine!”
    Feb 19, 2017
    “Perfect relaxing after safari and backpacking”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
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    Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

    I wish I could pack my bags and live here forever! The cottages are simple and that is all you need! With a fan above your bed, the beach 100yards away and fresh fish caught everyday you really don't need anything else! We stayed for...More

    1  Thank Kegmenzies2490
    Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach Cottages

    It was wonderful having you to stay and have to agree, it is very easy to change your mind and stay forever instead of just the two nights. We call it a 'taster', as when you return you will always book for longer. Simple is...More

    Reviewed February 19, 2017

    My friend and I booked this place to relax after a few weeks of backpacking and safari. The cottages are very nice and right next to the private, white, sandy beach. The managers are very helpful, for example to pick up groceries from town or...More

    Thank Stefan C
    Response from SandIsland, Manager at Sand Island Beach Cottages

    Thank you for your review we are delighted you enjoyed staying at Sand Island Beach. Kenya has had some poor publicity and was effected by travel advisories that were put in place in 2014 but that is now in the past and you are right...More

    Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

    It's been a while since we visited Sand Island which is the perfect getaway with family and friends. Stunning views, helpful managers, fantastic cooks and plentiful fresh sea food. A wonderful and memorable experience.

    Thank Lmombasa
    Response from SandIsland, Manager at Sand Island Beach Cottages

    It was very nice to have you back at Sand Island Beach and you have summed a stay at sand island up perfectly in you short review. We look forward very much to your next visit.

    Reviewed January 26, 2017

    Spoiler: I LOVE THIS PLACE, I ALWAYS DID, I ALWAYS WILL, NO MATTER WHAT. I AM 150% BIASED. I lived in Kenya for several years, from 2004 onwards...And with my friends at that time we found this amazing place owned by a couple of unique...More

    Thank mp973
    Response from SandIsland, Manager at Sand Island Beach Cottages

    We delighted that after all these years that you remain such a fan of Sand Island Beach. it is a unique and special place. It nice that you approve of the improvements we make from time to time. We don't want to change the character...More

    Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

    Kasa was our home for four nights and I only wish it might have been longer. It will be next time! Such a charming cottage with a lovely sitting area outside and we were tucked out of the way which was perfect. We lazed, relaxed,...More

    Thank norfolkwanderers
    Response from SandIsland, Manager at Sand Island Beach Cottages

    Thank you guys for your kind words and great review. This really is what Sand Island is all about. Lazy days doing what you want when you want, eating super fresh seafood which you can cook yourself and let the foodie in you out or...More

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    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • $24 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
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    nicola s
    Hi - I am wondering if this place is still operational?? the place looks incredible but the website looks like it was created 30years ago! LOL and i have written to them via email and rung but no response... and these reviews are all 5 years old. I must say i would die if there really were rats and bed bugs. But meanwhile, just wondering if it's closed down?
    March 11, 2016|
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    Response from SandIsland | Property representative |
    Thanks to all for writing to this guest whilst we were away for a few days in Tanzania. Nicola, as mentioned by our guests, we are very much operational and on our website front page you will see the 'Excellence' badges from... More
    Carlos S
    Can I get the mail of Sand Island beach? Thanks in advance
    September 1, 2015|
    Response from SandIsland | Property representative |
    Hi Carlos, please look on our website under the 'Contact Us' section. Telephone and email address is there.
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