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    Sand Island Beach Cottages

    Tiwi Beach, Tiwi, Kenya
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    11/5/2017 11/6/2017
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    Traveler (165)
    Pool & Beach (65)
    Room & Suite (59)
    • Excellent81%
    • Very good16%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “fresh fish” (23 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Breakfast included
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    Nov 5Nov 6
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 175 reviews

    Reviewed September 12, 2017

    Before ending our vacation time in Kenya, we took a detour and spent two days in Mombasa off the coast. We couldn't have selected a better spot than this--a perfect location! The owners were gracious and very accommodating. The cottages are clean and comfortable, with...More

    Thank cherre2017
    Reviewed August 28, 2017

    This place IS A RARE GEM ON THE KENYAN COAST and its as beautiful as what you see in the pictures! Things to know: -The beach is so safe and quiet that the sea turtles come to lay their eggs! (and if you re lucky,...More

    Thank Luciana P
    Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded August 29, 2017

    Thank you so much for your review, we appreciate that you take the time to write something. We are delighted you had a good time staying with us, and especially pleased you witnessed one of the turtle nest hatching. Watching those tiny little guys suddenly...More

    Reviewed August 24, 2017

    Sand Island is unique with simple, charming, comfortable and affordable cottages overlooking what feels like your own private beach. The perfect little hideaway for those who want something other than resort style hotels and don't want to spend boutique hotel prices either. We originally booked...More

    Thank Boeye_ams
    Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded August 29, 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We loved having you to stay, you embraced Sand Island and just kicked back and relaxed, did the things you wanted to do and had a real holiday. We hope that when you...More

    Reviewed June 12, 2017

    If you're like me - enjoy a friendly, smaller, quiet place to decompress - this is the perfect location. Sand Island is for those who want a perfect view of the ocean, a private beach area with lots of outdoor areas to lounge. I spent...More

    Thank Josee M
    Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded June 30, 2017

    Sand Island is certainly not for the wild hearted unless you need a break from all the worries and stress of hard, wild living - then this is definitely where you want to be. Only distractions are the rustle of the palm fronds, waves lapping...More

    Reviewed June 8, 2017

    Sand Island is so perfectly lovely and tranquil that I never wanted to leave. Art and Cheryl run a fantastic and unique setup. Guests stay in private cottages with great decks where you can laze away a day, or a week or a month looking...More

    Thank Richard W
    Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded June 29, 2017

    As the Managers of Sand Island we fell in love with the place even before we had our interview so we know exactly how you felt whilst here. It is so unique to find such tranquility and peace together with beach, sea and sand right...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • $24 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Tiwi
    • Also Known As
    • Sand Island Beach Cottages Hotel Mombasa
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    Traveler (165)
    Pool & Beach (65)
    Room & Suite (59)
    Dining (12)
    Hotel & Grounds (85)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
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    nicola s
    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
    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.
    Room Tips
    "Arty is very transparent manager. Talk to him, tell him your situation and he ll recommend whats best for you"
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    "Ask the office to rent reef shoes - this area of the coast does have sea urchins and coral."
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    "All of the cottages are great - there is no way to lose."
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    "you can't go wrong"
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