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Himaya House

View across the pool to Silversands beach
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5.0 of 5 stars
Excellent
33 reviews
View across the pool to Silversands beach
Entrance to the Main House
Side view of the House
View across pool to guest wing
View across pool to main house
View at low tide from part of garden
Master Bedroom
Master bedroom bathroom
Veranda dining table
Entrance to the living room with veranda beyond
Bedroom in separate guest wing
Outside veranda on guest wing
View from Master bedroom window to pool
Looking down to pool from Guest wing
Looking back towards HImaya at far end on cliff
Walking along side Himaya at low tide - in the South Monsoon
Looking out to Marine Park
A sunset from Himaya
Storm over the ocean from Himaya
Fisherman out in May storm
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Overview
Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Malindi, Coast Province
An outstanding property on the headland with stunning panoramic ocean views. The property comfortably sleeps 6 people plus 2 children in its 3 sea view en suite double bedrooms – all with there own verandas.<BR><BR>The Master bedroom is up above the main living area. A separate guest wing has 2 bedrooms with verandas and steps leading down to the pool. All rooms have bathrooms en suite. With a total of 3 double bedrooms the house comfortably sleeps six but there are beds on the guest wing verandas for a couple of extra children. <BR><BR>Each room has ceiling fans with additional standing fans if requested. There is no air conditioning. It has its own swimming pool, private beach access and a mature tropical garden. There are 5 staff offering true Kenyan hospitality.
About the Owner, Lissa R
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 33 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL159946 by: Holiday Lettings
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 33 reviews
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Raza M
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Of all the homes and resorts that we experienced across Kenya and Tanzania, Himaya house was our favorite! Not only is the house beautiful and artful and the location overlooking the ocean idyllic, the people of Himaya are warm, genuine and generous. The owner, Lissa, went out of her way to recommend special experiences and to accommodate our every need...

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siana y
South Molton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Wonderful holiday and a wonderful week at Himaya. Could not recommend it highly enough. So relaxing, friendly staff and very comfortable accommodation. Fantastic!

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Kari S
Jinja, Uganda
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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person found this review helpful

Our group of 3 adults and 5 children (ages 5-11) stayed at Himaya House for one month and it completely exceeded any expectation we might have had in every possible way. I cannot speak highly enough of what a joy all of our family had. We were in major need of a relaxing, peaceful time and we found that and...

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Amenities
  • Balcony
  • Boat Available
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    Yes
  • Kid Friendly:
    Yes
Additional amenities & feature info
The Kenya coast has a North and South Monsoon.<BR>The winds blow from the North from around end of November through to April/May and then change to the South.<BR>This obviously brings changes on the beach,<BR>In the North Monsoon the sea weed is blown down towards the house and there for the beach is not a complete stretch of white sand.<BR>There are always areas that are clear and where you can swim.<BR>It is absolutely not a problem but I would like you to know the photographs are taken in the South Monsoon.
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
$236
£180
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Jul 23, 2016 -
Aug 31, 2016
High Season
3 nights
$288
£220
$1,965
£1,500
Sep 1, 2016 -
Sep 16, 2016
Mid Season
3 nights
$236
£180
$1,703
£1,300
Sep 17, 2016 -
Nov 30, 2016
Low Season
3 nights
$170
£130
$249
£190
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payments can be made through Paypal, or direct into a Bank Account.

Lissa will consider special rates for long stays.

Cancellation Policy:
Once a 30% deposit is made, this is not refundable.
Full payment is expected 2 months prior to arrival.
If the booking is cancelled 6 weeks prior to arrival, there will be no refunds.
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Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Malindi: 4.3 mi
Railway: Mombasa: 68.4 mi
Mombasa is the closest international airport.<BR>Both charter and schedule flights arrive daily from Europe, North America and African hubs.<BR>Malindi is an easy and scenic two and half hour taxi ride from Mombasa.<BR><BR>Malindi also has its own small airport which services domestic flights, unfortunately there are no flights Mombasa - Malindi. However Nairobi is an hour or so away with regular flights in and out fo Mlaindi.<BR><BR>Himaya House is 15 minutes from Malindi airport and 10 minutes Malindi town.<BR>Cheap car hire is easily arranged with your domestic licence or Tuk Tuks are plentiful and an easy way of getting around.<BR><BR>
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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