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Almanara Luxury Villas

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed at the Almanara at the end of our safari in Kenya. It was a perfect end to our amazing trip. The main building was once the family home, and retains that feeling. The service was superb. Our room was lovely and large. There were fresh flowers in our room everyday. It was beautiful and serene.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We could not expect a better honeymoon experience than what we had at Almanara. Both my husband and I are pretty well traveled but there's no other beach resort that can beat Almanara. We had a whole big villa just to the two of us. The villa is classic, spacious and clean. The resort is only 3min walk to the... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

A family celebration turned out to be a memorable occasion and a must repeat visit. The chef delighted us with amazing seafood and salads.... the beach private, clean and serene.... The reception and staff were very welcoming and warm.... Excellent!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Beautiful hotel/villas set on white sandy Diani beach. All the comforts you could wish for. Hot pool, infinity pool, Jacuzzi in the bedroom, excellent food (Dorcas is an excellent chef), massages available (and Sarah is amazing), car available to take you around and wait for you. Champagne was provided for us on arrival which was an extra nice touch.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Stayed in one of the villas with a friend for three days. We were greeted by Cathy, who runs the property and she made sure that we were properly initiated, introduced to the staff and had everything that we needed. Cathy was kind enough to stop by each day to check on us and to make sure we had everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

It was the most amazing experience ever. The hotel is a piece of art itself. There's no out of the place. We had two lovely ladies with us that I'd bring them home if I could. The rooftop gives you an amazing wine night with blinking stars and the air full of love. And you finally go to the beach... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

The villas are excellent for families. We had a great chef and wonderful staff looking after us. Would highly recommend the resort. Almanara Villas leads directly onto a beautiful white sandy beach. I would fly directly to Diani rather that through Mombassa as the ferry can be quite slow and tiresome.

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Leandro G, Owner at Almanara Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best, Leo Giovando More 

Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This hotel is of a very high standard,absolute luxury!! It's quite expensive,but you get what you pay for...we had our own personal chef & waiter,which the attention to detail was paramount, the food was to die for!! Luxurious rooms ,the bathrooms are huge,with robes & slippers provided. Our only drawback was we were the only two in the hotel,although we... More 

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Leandro G, Owner at Almanara Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Dear Christine, Thanks for your review and feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and service. Sorry to hear that you felt it was a little quiet, but it sounds like you made the most of it. We hope to see you back again. Best, Leo Giovando More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

We stayed at Villa 3 for 5 nights. Villa itself is a shear luxury. Decor (perfect Swahili with Italian quality), space (one master bedroom and two more bedrooms; terraces, dining room, TV room), convinience (a special desk for evening work, all air conditioned perfectly), everything. Personal chef, personal butler. Flowers decorations arranged afresh daily in all rooms. The food: you... More 

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Leandro G, Owner at Almanara Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your glowing and detailed review. We are thrilled to hear that had a wonderful time with us and that you were spoiled by Ben & Ndege! It is very kind of you to compare them to Michelin standards! Sarah will be happy to hear your feedback too. I will be sure to pass on all of... More 

Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Travelled in Mar 2016 and unfortunately could only stay for one night. Pick up was on time, and our driver Bwana was kind enough to stop to buy us sugarcane on our way to our resort. The resort itself is wonderful. Clean, beautiful, luxurious but without being pretentious. We met Angie at check-in who was extremely kind and accommodating as... More 

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Leandro G, Owner at Almanara Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and kind words. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your brief stay with us and also enjoyed the cuisine. We hope to see you back again for a slightly longer stay. Best, Leo Giovando More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on Diani Beach, Kenya, Almanara offers 6 Executive Villas and 1 spectacular Presidential Villa. Complete with personal chef and butler services, this luxury collection of private houses offer guests a bespoke luxury experience whilst maintaining the genuine cultures of Africa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Almanara Luxury Villas

Address: Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $519 - $845 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Almanara Luxury Villas 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Almanara Luxury Villas Hotel Diani
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#10 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
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