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Paris, France
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Stayed 2 nights at the Ecocamp (in the Giriama Hut) and what I can say is that the place is full of serenity. The community is very friendly, educated, speaks a perfect english and the place is just sooo relaxing! The huts are simple, but what else do we really need! The camp is quiet and beautiful, just a stone's...

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Ostend, Belgium
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Been here several times. We always enjoy this place. The view, the nice layout, the soda's, the people... It's a great lodgement if you want to start off early in Arabuko Sokoke forest or onto Mida Creek. Prices are decent too. Do not expect golden tap's and very hot showers, but who needs that being in a paradise ?

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Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

The environment is gorgeous. It is a very simple and basic place, nothing fore the comfortable tourist. But you get everything you need! We stayed in the Zanzibar hut which was lovely. Take your time to explore the nature, get in to a canoe and experience the mangroves and the bird life. The staff at the camp are very friendly...

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Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Gariama hut. Simple but comfortable - two double mattresses with nets, a coffee table and bench/couch gave us ample space to sleep and for our stuff. The camp is peaceful and well run by its friendly local staff. Apparently run as an NGO - all proceeds go to paying salaries, and the surrounding community. Camp is...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed November 29, 2015

We had a really nice stay in one of the traditional huts, while fishing and also in the evening when capita in happy prepared fish, crabs ugali, rice veggies and coconut sauce for us. Very recommendable for those who want to get to know local life apart from the hustle for tourists money.

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed September 28, 2015

As a female travelling alone, places where you connect with the people, where you don't have to be concerned with safety issues is very important. Mida Creek and this camp is a special place, a place where I could let go. The surroundings of Mangrove beach, friendly Giriama community and local fishermen, the Gedi ruins, are beautiful. Apart from the...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 24, 2015

This is really a fabulous place to stay if you like to get away from it all or you like natural beauty & nature. Proceeds from the camp go to community projects & local villagers run it, so this is a place that you must support. I stayed in the Zanzibar hut, which has an open first floor bedroom that...

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Filderstadt, Germany
Reviewed August 20, 2015

The Ecocamp has several different types of huts and bugalows to chose from, all built in different Kenyan tribal styles. I stayed in the cheapest and most modest one, the Giriama hut. Is has two double beds with mosquito-nets a table and a sofa. No fan, no electricity, only portable solar lamps. But this goes well with the style of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 4, 2014

We just stayed at the Eco Camp last night in the Swahili Hut - it´s simple but had everything we needed. It´s quite airy with a couple of chairs on the balcony and a huge bed with a good mosquito net! In the afternoon we walked across the boardwalk and took a canoe across the water to get a closer...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 12, 2014

Whilst staying in Watamu we visited Mida Creek and the Mida Ecocamp we were really impressed with the facilities and with Eric who showed us around. He was so friendly and welcoming. A few days later we needed a place to stay for the night and so decided to try Mida Ecocamp. We stayed in one of the huts, the...

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Mida Ecocamp has been built and is operated by the local community under supervision. The profit will be used for further projects in the area. Guests will have a true African experience within the Giriama tribe. The platform bar/restaurant with scenic views offers Giriama delicacies and cold drinks. Accommodation is in the form of traditional huts with proper beds, white sheets and mosquito nets. 7 excursions and Giriama dancing and drumming can be booked from the Camp. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mida Ecocamp

Address: Malindi-Mombasa Road | Mida Village, Gede 80208, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Gede
Price Range: $9 - $12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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