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Kinondo Shwari Beach Cottages

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I stayed at Kinondo Shwari Cottages in February 2015 and had an amazing experience. Our stay was 4-5 days and we had one of the 1st floor apartments. The view was excellent along with the service from the owners. They made the stay very personalized and relaxed. Breakfast was very good with lots of fresh fruit and juice along with... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with me family in the post Christmas new year lull. A good choice when traveling with a 3 year old. It's located at the end of the beach and when they promise quiet away from beach hustling- it's true. It's however a drive out from the paved road. We found the quiet worth it though. The owners-... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

An exciting holiday place, especially for families with young kids who like to spend most of the day(s) in the ever warm pool, while allowing for unlimited access to the clean beach and the Indian Ocean. We had a week and enjoyed it - good food, personal service and attention, excellent views and most of all, quiet and peaceful without... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We've been to the Mombasa coast numerous times. We've stayed at the all-inclusive resorts and at private houses. Both have positives and negatives. Shwari was all the positives and none of the negatives! The pool (a huge priority for us with young kids) was big enough for our family and for other guests. Of course, it was warm and clean... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is the best place I have been to of beach places. Beautiful and very comfortable cottages, nice and colm surroundings and Subrany makes food that is superb. The staff and Family are so very nice and makes you feel like home. You can relax and enjoy without any beachboys approaching you. This is a place you should give yourself... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Just returned from this amazing place! I was looking to just unwind, drink, eat and be lazy best choice I made since I got exactly what I wished for. My partner and I had the most blissful 5 days at Kinondo Shwari we are already planning to go back with our friends. Its a family run affair and what a... More 

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Arnsberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It was an unfogottable holiday. The houses of Kinondo Shwari are very comfotable with a lot of space for the whole family. a little kitchen and a bar and a wonderful sea view. The day we arrived from the airport after a long flight they welcomed us with a nice cold Cocktail. It was like coming home, the whole staff... More 

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diani beach, kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

A real paradise on earth, sun and sand at its best. It is the most serene place with friendly staff and family and most of all, a place away from husle bustles of the beach boys. The seafood is excellent here. Keep it up guys.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Kinondo Shwari is a family owned guest house with the young family living in one of the cottages. This gives it a very familial and relaxed feeling. The location is great if you want to get away from the buzz and beachboys of Diani but it also means you have to get a lift with the owners if you want... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Great place to be in. Staff and owners are extremely friendly and helpful. Environment is very serene. Food is fresh straight from the ocean and very well cooked. Price is very pocket friendly. I would recommended Kinondo shwari anytime. Thanks Robert and Subranya Lucas for a very enjoyable time. We had a great time. It was a perfect choice for... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kinondo Shwari Private Cottages are located directly on the most hidden sandy stretch of Diani Beach between the Galu Kinondo Sacred Forest (national monument ) and the Indian ocean.check location on map. Subrany Lucas and Robert Lucas, owners and general managers of "Kinondo Shwari" holiday resort, have both previously worked in the hotel sector. They fulfilled their dream and built up "Kinondo Shwari", their own,small holliday ressort. Resort suite situated in the heart of the white fine sandy beach surrounded in a tropical garden, borders on Diani Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches of Africa. Charming, fully furnished Makuti villas, each consisting of 3 apartments arranged on 2 floors. Ground floor: for singles or for one couple. First floor: for up to 4 persons. More Wonderful views on the turquoise-blue sea from the balconies or terraces More Well kept private beach, comfortable sun lounger, shadow places, hidden tables for breakfast and candlelight dinner. Chill&Wine during sunset, selected chillout music and wines at the beach. Stylish interior furniture made out of Mangrove wood, Mango wood and other types of hardwood ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kinondo Shwari Beach Cottages

Address: nr 15 Diani Beach Road Galu Kinondo, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $50 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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