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Villa Kalista

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Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 41171-80100, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

The food and service at Villa Kalista was excellent! As a couple, we the villas offered a peaceful and romantic atmosphere. The staff will also set up a moonlit and bonfire dinner for you on the beach upon request! We appreciated our time here and would recommend it to anyone looking for a restful beach experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Spent 2 nights last week at Villa Kalista. Great location by the beach. Villas clean, well furnished, well designed and tastefully decorated. Went with whole family - 3 young kids, and parents. Service was able to cater for all needs, from my wife and I, to parents as well as the toddlers. Kids really enjoyed in the pool - great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

We did have family holiday in December. Villa's are clean, service was just great. All the staff were very friendly. Food was just amazing, head chef John was ready to cook and serve any meal at any time of the day or night. All the staff were serving with a smile all the time. Villa are bit away from shops... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Every year, my family travels to Diani to usher in the new year. This year we celebrated both xmas and New Year's Eve. This was our 2nd (season 2) visit to Kalista. The staff are friendly, professional and patient; considering the size of our family and needs. The villas available to rent are 5 in total, we rented 4. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Few of our friends visited Kalista over the public holiday lovely place for a group or family great hospitality specially arranged for us, we all had good time, including the staff that makes the food and the room amenities worked perfectly

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Arusha, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I recently stayed at the villas with a group of close friends for my birthday and the villas couldn't have been nicer. Beautiful apartments, amazing pool, and a stretch of beach all your own right on the other side of the gate. I can't wait to come back!

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Thank Jennifer S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Went as a group of 8 friends to Villa Kalista for 2 nights. We had rooms in Villa 2 and Villa 3. Overall we had a fantastic experience - the villas are modern, beautifully designed and extremely clean. Food was very good especially considering half our group were vegetarian. Staff were on hand to take care of us round the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Unfortunately, I only had the chance to stay in the villas for 2 nights, but was floored away by the beauty of the villas and will absolutely return. There are 5 villas on the property, each with 3 rooms. I went with a group and was lucky enough to stay in the master bedroom, which had an amazing deck overlooking... More 

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Thank kiki1865
Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The reception as we were introduced to the rooms was amazing..the cool madafus! The master bedroom was awesome..the jacuzzi being the highlight! The food was amazing especially the fact that we picked our own menus..even my 6 month old baby was catered for..a great get away for both families and friends..

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Thank Nadia A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Just got back from a 3 night short weekend with family and friends, and it was truly very short, next time it shall be a minimum of 7 nights!! This place is perfect in every way. Our group of 19 had 8 young children, 16 from the whole group were vegetarians. Everyone was well catered for through our entire stay.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Away from the crowds of large resorts, Villa Kalista is an exclusive collection of 6 private Presidential Luxury Villas for the most discerning travellers who seek total privacy. Located in Diani Beach at Galu Kinondo, 40 kms South of Mombasa, Villa Kalista is nestled between the quiet shores of the Indian Ocean and the mythical Kaya Kinondo tropical forest. Each luxury villa embraces a contemporary style with African flavour and luxurious living. The villas are built to five star luxury standards and each villa offers a panoramic view of the inviting Indian Ocean, to provide the ultimate in private escapes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Kalista

Address: Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 41171-80100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $286 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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