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Reviewed August 2, 2016

First off, the people managing the house are very helpful, fast and accommodating (thanks Riziki :)), secondly the house is very beautiful, clean and very spacious. The indoor and outdoor pool serve all purposes. The staff are amazing too and the chef is pretty pretty good. I had a chance of throwing a party and the house comfortably carried 19-20...

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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The place has a great layout with pool separating the bedrooms. The staff do a great job of keeping the whole place clean and spotless. There is a good chef who prepared delicious meals per your menu. The chef is provided but the renters pay for or deliver groceries.The walk to the beach is about 5 minutes through access path....

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Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a really beautiful, well laid out house near the beach with great pools but there were a few low points in the service like broken aircon, running out of drinking water, and serving lunch at 4pm....

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1Thank Jesse D
Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed May 23, 2015

If you want to vacation in Watamu/Malindi, you have to go to Hamra! You want peace and quiet? Al Hamra! You want great service, attentive staff? Al Hamra. My friends and I spent a few days at Al Hamra and it was my best vacation thus far. We had spent a long day travelling so we were tired and hungry....

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Thank Lauryn M
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed May 22, 2015

My friends and i were at Al hamra 1 week ago (Month of May) and the entire experience was beautiful. We were there for 5 days and i enjoyed every second of it. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. The suites were just amazing and everything about the house is just luxurious and so relaxing. I loved everything about...

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Thank Judy K
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed May 22, 2015

From the door to the rooms, the place is just fantastic. For me it redefined luxurious living. The staff are great, the design is awesome and yes it just like the pictures. We didn't want leave. Best holiday thus far.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

I came to Al Hamra with my brother for a break. The entire trip was a dream. We were greeted on arrival by very friendly staff with a cold fresh juice and showed to our spacious room by the pool. The property was very pretty. The architecture, the hand made furniture and the bright colours were lovely. It served as...

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Thank George R
West Sussex
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Al Hamra, Wow! by far the most unique and luxurious place we have stayed. On entering the villa we were met by the very attentive staff and shown to our beautiful suite. Straight away we realised we were about to experience something very special. The house is serene, spacious and exotically designed but also very comfortable and has a relaxed...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 23, 2012

If you were to look up Al Hamra online and see the array of shots it has aimed at pitching the property to potential guests you may think to yourself it's too good to be true. Well, see for yourself - the property is flawless in every respect and I was fortunate enough to stay there for the duration of...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 12, 2012

We stayed at Al Hamra for our first wedding anniversary in early July. July is supposed to be off season in Kenya, but the weather was beautiful - hot days with a light breeze and cooler nights. We have been to some amazing places in Europe Asia and America but this surpasses anywhere we have stayed in terms of luxury...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Hamra is a boutique residence located in Watamu on the Kenyan coast. An exclusive private beach house available for rent, with access to the powder white beaches of the Watamu Marine Park tailored specially for those seeking unique hospitality in a sublime setting. The house is within a secure gated landscaped garden and is fully staffed. Al Hamra sleeps 10 people (8 adults and 2 children) in spacious rooms with en suite bathrooms, and private roof terraces. Pool suites are air-conditioned, and the master suite enjoys open sided accommodation to maximise the cool sea breeze. There is a courtyard swimming pool, and easy access to the powder white sands of Turtle beach.Al Hamra is 2 hours north of Mombasa by car and daily internal flights are available from Nairobi to Malindi, which is only 20 minutes away by car. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al Hamra

Address: 38 Watamu Beach Road, Watamu, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: $269 - $410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Run for the master bedroom....just trust me on that!”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethk400, Aug 2, 2016 | Read review
“Every room is amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles 283laurynm, May 23, 2015 | Read review
“Take lots of pictures, and treasure them. It is a wonderful experience”
 of 5 bubbles diGTized, May 22, 2015 | Read review
“all the rooms are the same and have a roof top area with fabulous views.”
 of 5 bubbles 371db, May 17, 2012 | Read review
“All rooms are designed to suit different tastes and generations”
 of 5 bubbles BenK724, May 8, 2012 | Read review
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