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Ritchie house

19 reviews
Veranda downstairs
Front view
The beach at the end of the garden
Swinging bed
Bedroom downstairs
dinning area
Veranda seating area
Upstairs bedroom 1
Upstairs veranda
Stairs to ground floor
Francis the cook
Side View
Sun beds, garden and view to beach
View east from house and garden
Morning walk
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5 Bedrooms, 8 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Malindi, Coast Province
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed February 22, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Sean B
Nairobi Region, Kenya
1 review
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Reviewed February 6, 2016 for a stay in November 2015
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My family and I had a wonderful time at The Ritchie House. We came for a long weekend from Nairobi. We loved the garden space and the easy access to the beach, where we spent much of the day. The food and the care from the staff were also quite good. We would definitely look forward to coming back.

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed December 11, 2015 for a stay in December 2015

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I am happy that your family had such a good stay. It was very straightforward dealing with your booking.


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Double Beds:(5)
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (4)
  • Single Beds:(10)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
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Jul 21, 2017 -
Sep 4, 2017
High season
2 nights
Sep 5, 2017 -
Oct 2, 2017
Mid season
1 night
Oct 13, 2017 -
Oct 30, 2017
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1 night
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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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About the neighborhood
Both Malindi and Watamu have Marine National Parks, and the goggling is very good.
Scuba diving is available, as is Kite surfing, Wind Surfing, Riding, and other water sports.

Tsavo National Park is in easy reach, a 3 hour drive, with much choice of camps to stay to view the animals.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Malindi: 4.3 mi
Railway: Mombasa: 68.4 mi
Mombasa is the closest international airport.
Both charter and schedule flights arrive daily from Europe, North America and African hubs.
Malindi is an easy and scenic two and half hour taxi ride from Mombasa.

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.

Ritchie House is 15 minutes from Malindi airport and 10 minutes Malindi town.
Cheap car hire is easily arranged with your domestic licence or Tuk Tuks are plentiful and an easy way of getting around.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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