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GALU KINONDO BEACH VILLA (ON BEACH & SLEEPS 10)

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5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
10 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Bedrooms: Galu Kinondo Beach House has five double all en-suite. Three bedrooms are located on the first floor and two on the ground floor, two bedrooms have their own balcony areas which allow you to enjoy a full view of the clear blue Indian Ocean. All bedrooms are equipped with mosquito nets, clean bed linen and towels. Kitchen: Fully equipped with modern appliances including a cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, kettle, and all utensils. Lounge: The circular lounge is approximately 14 metres diameter with a high ceiling which features a Lamu-style dhow boat. There is also a dhow-style lounge bar with seating and antique Lamu beds which all promise a comfortable stay. Garden: A very large private pool with a child's pool is available to enjoy by all guests. The la...Bedrooms: Galu Kinondo Beach House has five double all en-suite. Three bedrooms are located on the first floor and two on the ground floor, two bedrooms have their own balcony areas which allow you to enjoy a full view of the clear blue Indian Ocean. All bedrooms are equipped with mosquito nets, clean bed linen and towels. Kitchen: Fully equipped with modern appliances including a cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, kettle, and all utensils. Lounge: The circular lounge is approximately 14 metres diameter with a high ceiling which features a Lamu-style dhow boat. There is also a dhow-style lounge bar with seating and antique Lamu beds which all promise a comfortable stay. Garden: A very large private pool with a child's pool is available to enjoy by all guests. The landscaped garden has a portable barbeque grill and a 12-seater dining table by the pool side which is perfect for entertaining guests during your stay. Two of the seven Lamu beds and six sun beds with side tables surround the pool. Two hammocks hang from the ebony trees for when you want to relax under the African sunshine, stars and feel the cool sea breeze. Table tennis and a dart board are both available for entertainment. The beach house fronts on to an exquisite secluded white sandy beach. PRICES; PLEASE NOTE OUR ONLINE PRICE IS BASED ON ONLY 2 CLIENTS AND THAT IS WHY WE HAVE INDICATED 'PRICE FROM USD 155.00' AND SO OTHER HIGH PRICES SHALL APPLY DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF CLIENTS. This price includes; Exclusive us of the 5 bed room villa for your family/group alone A resident cook Waiters for serving you during meals time Room attendant on daily basis All 5 rooms are ocean facing 2 swimming pools, one for children and another for adults Cleaner of the compound on daily basis Night guard on duty always Free internet WiFi And pool attendant OUR FORMER CLIENTS REVIEWS; A. By Katya Melluish March twenty twelve Excellent! We had a wonderful time, thanks to all the staff, especially Mania and Godfrey. The house is big and perfectly secluded. Three of the bedrooms have full sea views and breezy outlooks. The kids in particular enjoyed the vast pool with kiddy pool attached. The pool was always sparkling clean. Godfrey the cook whipped up sumptuous dinners and lunches and even more sumptuous breakfasts! A great location just 20 mins from Ukunda (Diani) airstrip but a world away from the hassles of life... Thoroughly recommended. Joseph Ikavi and the team at Top Africa Safaris ensured our transfers and transport needs were fully met and arranged a scuba diving course which was perfect. B. I was picked up from the airport, driven to Diani and received warmly by the staff. Even though we had been delayed for a couple of hours, they were all happily waiting to receive us. It was the warmest welcome ever. I stayed for 7 days and it was the best holiday, I would recommend it without hesitation. I liked the following: *Very friendly staff and helpful to all requests *Excellent setting with easy access to the wonderful beach *High standards in the Villa management *The chef was very good I also took my first safari with Joseph of Top Africa Safaris who in my opinion were very professional. I was fascinated by the landscape, animals and nature in Tsavo and Ambosseli. It was a wonderful holiday. Recommended for: Romantic Getaway; C. Dear Home Away Holiday Rentals, I would like take this chance to highly recommend to anyone who may wish to go to holiday in Kenya coast not to worry when coming to stay in this villa. It is a very nice villa overlooking the ocean with all the rooms having direct view of the ocean, with nice private swimming pool only for the clients in the villa at any particular time, the swimming pools are for children and adults offering a view of the ocean and the garden with enough shed for resting under the sun and with a chance of enjoying Africa sun to accomplish your holiday, the members of staff are very friendly and we enjoyed every moment we were attended by them, the food we bought was prepared by the resident cook and was very well done, one needs only to tell them own to do it depending on ones choice on every means, our rooms were taken care of on daily basis as required for any VIP traveler and we have no word not to say big thanks to first Top Africa Safaris the tour operator that helped us to secure the villa through recommendation when we had not seen it, it is top kudos for them and generally for everyone who took care for us during our holiday there. We recommended the property for; People with disabilities, families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway, tourists without a car, adventure seekers, age fifty five plus, romantic getaway, families with teenagers. More
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About the Owner
Agent Joseph I
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
Interaction with guests
Diani Beach is a tourist area and generally Kenya is a safari country and so you could do the following during your stay with us. 1. Safari bookings for families exclusively 2. Groups scheduled and tailor made bookings 3. Beach and city hotels accommodation bookings 4. Car hires and related transport bookings 5. Families exclusive villas and cottages and also groups bookings 6. Honeymoon packages 7. Conferences 8. Flight bookings 9. Wedding planning and recommendation 10. And any other recreational related professional advice And many more!
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

What a nice place ! Quiet, peaceful... wonderful house in a wonderful place, with wonderful people ! Everything were perfect ! we will come back !

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank jean-philippe p
726joseph, VR Owner at GALU KINONDO BEACH VILLA (ON BEACH & SLEEPS 10), responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Thanks Jean-philippe P, Thanks a lot for your review, i am very pleased by your time to send us a testimony and i look forward to hosting you again and again. Welcome back. Joseph Ikavi.

Reviewed July 24, 2017

We had a wonderful time, thanks to all the staff, especially Hassan and Godfrey. The house is big and perfectly secluded. All of the bedrooms have full sea views and breezy outlooks. The kids in particular enjoyed the vast pool with kiddy pool attached. The...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank CKKimatu
726joseph, VR Owner at GALU KINONDO BEACH VILLA (ON BEACH & SLEEPS 10), responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Hello Charles, Thanks for taking time to review for us the service you got during your last holiday in our villa. We are highly passionate to serve and we have always treasured to hear and receive such great testimonies because they keep up going in...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2017

We rented this cottage for New Years 2016 and did the booking through Top Africa. We had frantically searched for a beach rental from August (hint, book now for Christmas and NY 2018!) and were lucky to get a last minute cancellation. The attraction with...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank Kenyan_Connoisseur
726joseph, VR Owner at GALU KINONDO BEACH VILLA (ON BEACH & SLEEPS 10), responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2017

Hi guests, We are proud for trusting us to work with us and we can assure other prospect clients that they would definitely experience the same if they decide to work with us. We welcome you again to venture in other destination and stylish service...More

Reviewed June 11, 2016

We were super pleased with our stay on Diani Beach in this house. Very nice, large house, plenty of room and plenty of furniture. 5 full bedrooms and bathrooms, decent showers, the beds were great. Nice living room and a couple dining areas. Beautiful view...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Jadon S
Management response:Responded June 12, 2016

Dear Jadon, Thanks a lot for your review. We are happy that you found our villa very good and we welcome you again. Joseph Ikavi.

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Reviewed January 17, 2016

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Date of stay: December 2015
Management response:Responded January 18, 2016

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Yard
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Balcony
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Children's Pool
Terrace
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Is this vacation rental clean?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighborhood
Diani Beach, with a flawless, long stretch of white-sand beach hugged by lush forest and kissed by surfable waves, it's no wonder Diani Beach is so popular. This resort town scores points with a diverse crowd: party people, families, honeymooners, backpackers and water-sports enthusiasts. From here you could do any safari either by air or road either before arrival or after settling down and acclimatizing, please contact the person of contact for various itineraries.
Getting around
You could walk from your villa to anywhere in Diani Beach before dark and we recommend to use taxi during the night or other transport services during the day. Some of recommendable restaurants are; Nomad Restaurant, is a sea food specialty Sails Restaurant, is a sea food specialty Ali Barbour's Cafe, is a sea food specialty Shanshin - Ka, is Japanese food specialty Kokkos Cafe Bistro, is an International specialty Avanti, is a Cafe Anielo's, Italian specialty Coast Dishes, is a Kenya specialty Lymington's, is a Kenya specialty Please contact the person of contact for any transport that you may require
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