We can 100% recommend WaterLovers. It is exclusive with 8 spacious rooms – all beach facing with large balconies – all approx. 20 metres from the sea. All rooms have AC, individual design, large four-poster bed and are very clean.
It is run and owned by an extremely friendly and knowledgeable young kite-surfing Italian couple, and a team of friendly and capable local staff.
The whole experience is fantastic, the food is Italian influenced and matches the best European standards, the wine list is also good. The views are outstanding and every aspect of the hotel build is stunning down to every last detail – they also have 2 friendly boxer dogs as security guards.
We would definitely go again – you wont want to leave… in our experience it is by far the best option along Diani.
FYI: We strongly recommend flying to Ukunda / Diani if possible and miss out the ferry from Mombasa airport as you can queue for a few hours here
FYIFYI: From WaterLovers it is a 5 minute stroll along the beach to Forty Thieves Beach Bar and Disco
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Waterlovers is a small eco-friendly resort in the centre of Diani, directly on the beach. All our rooms (only 8 suites, 1 villa and the ocean penthouse) are ocean front and luxury equipped, with air conditioning, king size Swahili bed, double washbasin, stone shower, private veranda, complimentary wi-fi, I-Pod, I-Phone and MP3 docking station, complimentary iPads available on request, with pre-loaded music, movies and apps, complimentary cellphone with local line, private security 24/7, etc... The boutique hotel features also a spa, a small art shop, and a beach house for the watersports. Come as a client...leave as a friend! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Waterlovers Beach Hotel Diani