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Villa Kapungu
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Diani Beach, Ukunda, Coast Province

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uli153
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Stunning villa, garden and pool.”
Reviewed January 31, 2016 for a stay in December 2015
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We would highly recommend this villa and the surrounding location in which our family of 4 enjoyed 6 days over Christmas.

It’s a really exceptionally beautiful pair of properties and garden, which the website pictures can’t truly capture. Our top highlights were: the private pool, views from the roof balcony, interior décor/artefacts, fresh fish hand-delivered by a local fisherman, and the cute resident tortoises!

We received a very warm & cheerful welcome from the lovely staff and enjoyed their hospitality and company during our stay. On Christmas Eve, Katana (staff manager/ handyman) and Augustine (watchman) gave us an impressive karate demonstration, and it was really fun to share Christmas lunch altogether. With the wonderful Katana we went to the local church on Christmas eve and also to a Kenyan family community to experience how live is so very different to anywhere in Europe.

There are many comfortable lounging options around pool and villa for reading, relaxing and playing games – so with delicious food being prepared to your requested taste, we could have happily spent all 6 days exclusively at the villa!

There is not much that could be improved… use of a couple of bikes would have been appreciated, and perhaps some more orientation information e.g. where to buy food; rough cost of tuk-tuk journeys to shops and other parts of Diani beach; recommended restaurants, etc.
Adding the name of the gated community to the receipt would also be useful to know in advance, as it was hard to locate Villa Kapungu without this.

We are looking forward to returning in the future, but with another family next time, to more fully utilise all the accommodation and facilities.

Date of stay: December 2015
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Liked best: Villa, pool, garden and staff
Liked least: Lack of toiletries, at least to cover a couple of days before having to shop
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Philip B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Wonderful Vacation”
Reviewed June 10, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
4
people found this review helpful

We arrived at Villa Kapungu to a warm welcome from the staff who took us around the property and we were very impressed with the Villa and its facilities. The chef Kalindi prepares wonderful meals with the care, quality and attention and as there were only 2 of us, what we really liked about this Vacation is that if the staff have little to do you can give them time off and have some private time. They are not restricted to staying at the Villa if the customer gives them time off.The staff were really friendly and knowledgeable and we had a fantastic stay in a tranquil setting, yet a short distance to the main supermarkets. restaurants and bars. The chef bought fresh vegetables, fruit, eggs and meat and fish which he will buy much cheaper than supermarket prices, yet all good quality produce.

We could not recommend this Villa highly enough. We had the most peaceful stay and already planning our next visit to Diani Beach and Villa Kapungu.

Date of stay: June 2014
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Liked best: The Villa's facilities and quiet location
Liked least: Internet access was a sporadic
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 25, 2014 for a stay in March 2014
5
people found this review helpful

Date of stay: March 2014
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Liked best: How welcome the staff made us feel
Liked least: That we couldn't stay longer
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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An J
1 review
Reviewed July 1, 2019 for a stay in July 2018
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Date of stay: July 2018
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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marcossaf...
Diani Beach, Kenya
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 27, 2019 for a stay in February 2019
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Date of stay: February 2019
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1 review
Reviewed January 8, 2019 for a stay in July 2018
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Date of stay: July 2018
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Happiness...
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 2, 2018 for a stay in October 2018
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Date of stay: October 2018
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