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A beautifully rustic beach house on the beach

front verandah looking yards from Indian Ocean
5.0 of 5 bubbles
1 review
front verandah looking yards from Indian Ocean
Takashak and Takaungu beach
Roof terrace overlooking Indian Ocean, due east, sunrise comes up over the ocean, as does the moon
Roof terrace overlooking Indian Ocean, due east, sunrise comes up over the ocean, as does the moon
Beach and house
Sunrise from master bedroom
Double bedroom on roof top at low tide
Franjipanis abundant
Front verandah and water features
Double bedroom on roof top looking across terrace to single bedrooom
Sea view from roof top bedroom
Happy canine heading to main entrance - floors are now white - see later pics
Happy hour on front terrace - heaven
Sunset, roof of house. To right is double bedroom, to left a single under traditional makuti thatch
Main entrance, to left is dining area with glass top table, to right seating area for 8
Front verandah water features
Main entrance
Mango for breakfast?
Double bedroom to left, single bedroom to right, terrace between, ocean ahead
Dusk from terrace
I made the table out of a rudder washed up on the beach
both turtle shells found on beach
bathroom door
chill time
looking through to front door
dining table
beach holidays are such a drag!
hallway and part of living area
stunning white floors
Mr Mohamed Ali's shop in Takaungu
Takaungu main street
view from atop
approach to house
view from the cliff behind the house, loking over our plot and ocean
shady garage
dinner for 2...
or lunch for 12
verandah dining area seats 8
doorway to master double room
sitting area
main single room on roof top - who needs aircon?!
living area with seating for 8
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 10
Kilifi, Coast Province
Takashak lies on Takaungu beach, 400 metres of white Indian Ocean sand enjoyed by only 3 properties. Lush greenery provides privacy from the beach so that you can lie on the roof terrace overlooking the Indian Ocean just metres away.<BR><BR>Away from it all down 5 kms of dirt road off the Mombasa to Malindi main road, Takashak is secluded, peaceful, quiet and hidden away.<BR><BR>Family owned, the house has been sympathetically improved over the years, whilst maintaining a simple beach house character. <BR><BR>You will be looked after by William and Nixon, 2 great friendly local Giriama guys.<BR><BR>Takashak is chilled. Very chilled. Get ready to slow down, read, switch your 'phone off, swim, snorkle, sun-bathe, eat fish straight from the sea, walk up the creek, walk along the beach at fu... Read more
About the Owner, Bruce R
Languages spoken: English, French
Calendar Updated: 172 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 8 properties
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Yvonne T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

About 2 miles outside the little village of Takaungu we found this hidden gem. It's a bohemian beach house that simply invites to chill. The location is directly on the white sandy beach. We slept upstairs under the palm front roof and as 3 sides of the "room" are open we could see countless stars during the night. As this beach house is east facing the sunrises each morning were spectacular. I went from swinging in the hammock to sitting on the breezy veranda to swimming in the Indian Ocean. Just bikini and kikoi needed, its amazing how little we need for living. At night time the caretaker lit the paraffin lamps & candles that gave the house a warm, yellow glow. I strongly recommend Taka-shak to anybody who wants peace & quiet in a secluded location. Wonderful.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Shared Yard
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Malindi: 24.9 mi
Railway: Mombasa: 24.9 mi
Ferry: Mombasa: 24.9 mi
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
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