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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Tazio and his family have done an outstanding job here, converting their beach side house into a top class boutique hotel, which blends Italian romance with an African look and a touch of Omani style. An amazing effect. We absolutely loved it. Great buffet breakfast, and lovely local and Italian meals in the evening. For the very best, choose the top floor rooms overlooking the beach. Very romantic place to stay, and very close to all the dive centres. We want to move in!

Date of stay: January 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Villa Kiva for 5 nights during our honeymoon. We very much enjoyed our stay, and everything about it! The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The hotel grounds are gorgeous, and the pool is wonderful to escape the hot sun. The view of the beach/ocean is beautiful, and it maintains its privacy from the ‘beach boys’. We ate lunch at a couple other resorts, and while they had their own beauty, Villa Kiva provided the best view of the beach, while maintaining its privacy. The food at the restaurant was good, and the pizza was delicious.

The only tip I can provide is that we had ‘normal’ speed WiFi, which was not very good. So if you need to do work during your stay, just keep that in mind (or perhaps they offer faster speeds for a price).

We loved our stay, and would highly recommend Villa Kiva!

Date of stay: January 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

5/5 stars resort. A very beautiful place and friendly staff 247. Clean rooms, very good breakfast. Two little swimming pools and sunbeds in 3 different places. All in all very pleasant stay. Id definately would go again.

Date of stay: December 2018
Trip type: Traveled with friends
Thank Merita L
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Clean, modern services, freindly staff, fabulous terrace.. It is a must.. The only bad thing is the dinner and launch.. For that go directly to zanzibar retreat which is 10 min walk away from kiva, the have the best chef there for ppl who dont like seafood

Date of stay: December 2018
Trip type: Traveled with friends
Thank 698raniae
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

The Villa Kiva is a perfect place to relax and start some close by activities like snorkeling at the Mnemba Atoll. Rooms are very nice, Staff is very friendly. The restaurant has good food, surely a bit more expensive then in other restaurants around. A perfect beach, with super clear water. Beware of sea urchins! You need swim shoes which are available at the hotel. In the small boutique you can get a few local things. No supermarket close by.

All in all a perfect place to spend 1-2 weeks.

Date of stay: December 2018
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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