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Swali House at Msambweni

Sleeps 15 in 7 rooms

Swali House is a spacious, airy beach house located on Msambweni Beach. This simple Swahili-style beach house is set on seven acres of...
Swali House is a spacious, airy beach house located on Msambweni Beach. This simple Swahili-style beach house is set on seven acres of gardens with natural indigenous forest and coconut grove which stretches right onto the beach.

The double-story house has five en-suite bedrooms and can sleep up to 15 people. A baraza roof offfers a sleeping area for five teenagers and it has its own bathroom. The house has a private, abundant fresh water supply. The house has a spacious living area, a dining room, a fully equipped kitchen and two pantries. Upstairs is a veranda and a sitting room with spectacular views. All bedding linen towels and mosquito nets are provided. There are also fans in all the rooms.

The house has a newly-added swimming pool which offers shaded coolness in the middle of the day when you might not want to be on the beach.

There is easy access to snorkelling on the reefs and reef walking. The house is 25 km south of Diani with two large supermarkets, representatives of all major banks, boutiques, green grocer, restaurants, night clubs and a fully equipped modern hospital.
from R5722

Diani Beach Villas Cottages

Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

We, at Diani Beach Villas Cottages are a dedicated team that would like to make your stay as...
We, at Diani Beach Villas Cottages are a dedicated team that would like to make your stay as enjoyable as possible; not only do we offer accommodation but we can arrange tour excursions in Mombasa, Diani and the surrounding areas.

The Diani Beach Villas Cottages offers affordable accommodation on Kenya's South Coast. The Diani Villa is located in a gated community that affords you privacy and security. This modestly furnished self-catering villa also offers a communal swimming pool and Internet connection.

We also specialize in safaris such as Tsavo National Park, snorkelling and nature trails. Our team has vast experience in tours and travel and will advise on the best way to spend your holiday in Diani. We work with a wide range of tour operators, taxi operators and resorts, thus giving our clients a wide range of choice on how to spend their holidays.

The villa is a 10-minute brisk walk from the beautiful white sandy beach. We are located in Diani Beach on Kenya's South Coast, a few minutes’ drive from Ukunda Airstrip, Leisure Golf Club in Diani, an extensive supermarket and various restaurants.
from R1117

Swahili House

Sleeps 30 in 5 rooms

Perched atop a cliff overlooking the stunning Tiwi beach and set in 20 acres of indigenous bush blended with vibrantly designed gardens is...
Perched atop a cliff overlooking the stunning Tiwi beach and set in 20 acres of indigenous bush blended with vibrantly designed gardens is the unique and stylish Swahili House. The units are available individually or as rented as a whole.

Swahili House is tastefully designed in the traditional Swahili style with intricate wood work and colorful materials. Each cottage and villa is equipped with a well designed and well stocked kitchens. A talented chef is on site to create tantalizing dishes for all guests.

The area is surrounded by many old indigenous trees which support the local wildlife; bushbabies, vervit monkeys, dik dik, mongoose, serval cats and native birds to name a few.
from R2656
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Diani Place

Sleeps 40 in 20 rooms

Weekly Rates   Diani Place is a premier hotel apartments located in Diani Beach in South Coast Kenya. We pride ourselves as the most convenient and...
Diani Place is a premier hotel apartments located in Diani Beach in South Coast Kenya. We pride ourselves as the most convenient and comfortable apartments in Diani. Your home away from home.

Diani Place has been carefully designed with functional and stylish interiors designed with well-appointed and comfortable furnishings and several amenities. The style of the apartments are a harmonious combination of modern day luxury for your comfort and traditional Swahili culture that represents the beautiful Kenyan coast.
from R1526

Bahari Dhow Beach Villas

Sleeps 48 in 8 rooms

Bahari Dhow Beach Villas is located directly on Diani Beach in Kenya and offers the perfect combination of a simple and comfortable home. ...
Bahari Dhow Beach Villas is located directly on Diani Beach in Kenya and offers the perfect combination of a simple and comfortable home. It is the ideal getaway for a family or group of friends looking to relax and soak up the African sun without the limitations of a hotel.

Bahari Dhow comprises eight fully furnished, self-contained double-storey villas, each with three large en-suite bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area and living room. Feel free to have your own cook prepare your food at your own time, or allow us the pleasure to prepare your menu of choice, be it breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Only 40 km from Mombasa, Diani Beach is world-renowned for its pristine beauty and soft white sand, not to mention ideal conditions for a variety of water sports created by the presence of several coral reefs off the coast of East Africa. We are ideally situated next to amenities offering different types of activities, from scuba diving to game drives to golf, and almost everything in between. Speciality restaurants abound as well as ample shopping facilities, which are spread along the ever-growing area.
from R3079

Grand Villa Amber

Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Set in a private garden with swimming pool and sunbathing terrace, this exclusive self-catering establishment offers clean and calm living...
Set in a private garden with swimming pool and sunbathing terrace, this exclusive self-catering establishment offers clean and calm living with smooth finishes, original artwork and traditional touches.

At the Grand Villa Amber you will find a spacious living room, dining area, and fully equipped kitchen at your disposal, serviced by a house keeper and cook. Each of the three bedrooms comes complete with its own en-suite bathroom and king-size bed. All the living rooms have concealed air-conditioning.

Combining the best of Kenyan living the house boasts a sleek swimming terrace with loungers, umbrellas, braai area and the warm African sun. Not forgetting that Diani Beach is just a short stroll away, with her miles of uninterrupted coastline.
from R5313

Villa Malachite

Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Villa Malachite is located in Diani Beach and enjoys spectacular views across palm gardens to the Indian Ocean. The two balconies, the...
Villa Malachite is located in Diani Beach and enjoys spectacular views across palm gardens to the Indian Ocean. The two balconies, the master bedroom and the living room overlook the gardens and the beach. Imagine waking up in the morning and enjoying an incredible view from your bed.

Villa Malachite was renovated in 2010 and offers guests a terrace with a private swimming pool, four bedrooms and four large bathrooms, plus a separate guest toilet. The bathroom of the master suite boasts a bathtub, a separate luxury shower, two vanities on a black granite counter and a WC.

Villa Malachite is located next to Villa Turquoise. Both villas combined offer prime beach accommodation for up to 18 people on a four-acre lot with 60 m of beach. A private tennis court and a beach bar are shared by the guests of both houses.

We are situated a stone’s throw away from sandy beaches and the quiet shores of the Indian Ocean, with many activities to be enjoyed in the area. Water sports include diving, snorkelling, surfing, kite surfing, big game fishing, jet-skiing and day excursions to marine parks. There is also a great 18-hole, par 72, championship golf course open to all guests at Diani.
from R4905

Villa Amber

Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

At the Villa Amber you are close enough to hear the waves lap the shore, to taste the salt in the air, to enjoy the song of the sea gulls,...
At the Villa Amber you are close enough to hear the waves lap the shore, to taste the salt in the air, to enjoy the song of the sea gulls, and to feel the warmth of each sunset.

Located within a short walk of Diani Beach's miles of white, one will experience no less than luxury at this self-catering accommodation.

The villa accommodates four guests or two couples, in two en-suite bedrooms, furnished with king-size beds. If self-catering does not appeal to you, the services of a cook and housekeeper are included.

The air-conditioned living room and kitchen are both kitted out with the latest appliances. The kitchen features a variety of modern built-in appliances, such as a dish washer, a washing machine and a tumble dryer. The modern living room has smart-square shaped couches, satellite TV and an integrated DVD system.

The villa is well walled and offers complete privacy with a tropical feel. Outside in the courtyard guests can relax by the swimming pool, lounge in the sun, have a fish braai and simply relax.
from R2997

Villa Turquoise

Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Villa Turquoise is located in Diani Beach and enjoys spectacular views across palm gardens to the Indian Ocean. A full-length terrace...
Villa Turquoise is located in Diani Beach and enjoys spectacular views across palm gardens to the Indian Ocean. A full-length terrace overlooks the pool, the gardens and the beach, offering the perfect place to sit back and relax.

The villa is a very spacious double-storey, with five bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms. There is also a large open-plan living room and dining area leading onto a patio with stunning views of the garden, swimming pool and Indian Ocean. Your personal chef and staff spare no effort in serving you, and an Internet connection is available on request.

We are situated a stone’s throw away from sandy beaches and the quiet shores of the Indian Ocean, with many activities to be enjoyed in the area. Water sports include diving, snorkelling, surfing, kite surfing, big game fishing, jet-skiing and day excursions to marine parks. There is also great 18-hole, par 72, championship course open to all guests at Diani.
from R7493

Diani Beachalets

Sleeps 50 in 13 rooms

Diani Beachalets is located on Diani Beach Road next to a 3 km stretch of white sandy beach perfect for snorkelling and long walks at...
Diani Beachalets is located on Diani Beach Road next to a 3 km stretch of white sandy beach perfect for snorkelling and long walks at sunset. The chalets offer self-catering accommodation ideal for families looking to be close to the beach but not stay in an expensive resort or Hotel.

The chalets are all fully equipped for self-catering with modern kitchens, living area and patio. Some of the chalets have views of the lush garden with large green lawns where children can play. The other chalets all have beautiful sea views.

On request guest can arrange to have a cook and cleaner to assist during their stay, at a small extra fee. Electricity is metered and at the guests own expense during their stay.
from R477

Sunset Villa Diani

Sleeps 26 in 3 rooms

Located in absolute privacy, Sunset Villa Diani is just 30 km south of Mombasa, right in the middle of a lush tropical garden and only...
Located in absolute privacy, Sunset Villa Diani is just 30 km south of Mombasa, right in the middle of a lush tropical garden and only moments away from one of the world's most beautiful white sandy beaches.

The six acres of tropical garden consist of a variety of carefully selected palm trees, that are home to many different species of birds and butterflies.

Accommodation comprises two self-contained garden villas and the Sunset Villa, which both offer self-catering or full board accommodation, and are serviced daily.

The resort also offers guests a large swimming pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, garden pool bar and Arabian Pavilion with big screen TV, free Wi-Fi, a barbecue, brick-made pizza oven, DStv in the main lounge and pool bar, a private chef and easy beach access.
from R2929

Kitu Kidogo Cottages

Sleeps 6 in 2 rooms

Kitu Kidogo Cottages is an exclusive holiday retreat tucked away in a coastal indigenous forest that has been around for centuries....
Kitu Kidogo Cottages is an exclusive holiday retreat tucked away in a coastal indigenous forest that has been around for centuries. Accommodation is offered in two beautiful cottages made out of coral, sandstone and wood, showing off the various textures of the ancient Swahili coastline.

The self-catering cottages are fully furnished and equipped to ensure that your holiday is absolutely comfortable. We are located close to Forty Thieves Beach Bar and the Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant, and we can also provide a cook on request who can make scrumptious coastal cuisine so guests can indulge in better things like beach walks, sun bathing and lying in our Ecuadorian hammocks. Our property is completely fenced off, ensuring that your Kenyan beach vacation is in a secure and serene environment.

Boat trips, scuba diving and snorkelling are great ways to explore the diverse and rich marine life that the Kenyan South Coast has to offer. With swaying palm trees and soft, white sand caressed by the turquoise water, Diani Beach boasts many of the ingredients of the ideal tropical holiday destination.
from R1022

Shimoni Reef Lodge

Sleeps 29 in 8 rooms

Shimoni Reef Lodge is surrounded by coral islands and the marine reserve. The local fishing community and sport fishermen remain dynamic...
Shimoni Reef Lodge is surrounded by coral islands and the marine reserve. The local fishing community and sport fishermen remain dynamic and the environment is full of healthy marine life. Miles of amazing diving and snorkelling inside Kisite Mpunguti marine reserve are just a boat ride away, and if you are lucky visits can include seeing and swimming alongside dolphins, turtles, snappers, rays and many of the most amazing fish of the Indian Ocean. The coral is alive with colour in better condition than most reefs anywhere you will see in the world today. The Shimoni area also has an interesting and rich history and equally interesting flora and fauna.

Shimoni is full of amazing experiences; for 20 years we have served sport fisherman, scuba divers, snorkellers, dhow trippers, honeymooners and friends to explore, discover and feel the Kenya of Old, where time has mercifully stood still, and the masses have not taken over.

Now, we also offer unique accommodation, just six spacious comfortable cottages, a roof-top suite overlooking the Wasini channel, and a residential house for visitors who prefer to do some self-catering. There is also a new deep pool, a spa service, and at our bar and restaurant, a revitalised exciting menu for our guests who just want to relax and enjoy the privacy that Shimoni is special for.

Sitting on the dining terrace at Shimoni Reef before, during or after meal often involves some dolphin spotting, but always some bird spotting. Sipping your wine and coffee while watching the dhows sail up and down the channel, you realise you finally found a place where time did stand still. Meal times are totally flexible to fit your activities of the day.
from R2316

Mkelekele House

Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Mkelekele House is a private, secluded self-catering house, ideally located just 100 m from the beach in Tiwi Beach, just a 30 minute drive...
Mkelekele House is a private, secluded self-catering house, ideally located just 100 m from the beach in Tiwi Beach, just a 30 minute drive south of Mombasa. Mkelekele is conveniently located just 15 minutes’ drive from the shops and banks at Diani Beach.

The spacious house can accommodate up to a maximum of eight guests and contains four roomy bedrooms; one double room and three twin rooms, all of which have en-suite bathrooms.

The kitchen is fully equipped and includes a cooker and hob, a fridge, freezer and store cupboards. During your stay you will be taken care of by three permanent members of staff including a cook, a housekeeper, and a night guard.

Mkelekele House is very spacious and has several areas for relaxing, of which the most stunning is a wonderful upstairs balcony made of richly colored Sandarusi wood, where one can enjoy breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean.
from R3161

Tiwi Baobab House

Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Tiwi Baobab House is a beautiful, elegant beach house located on the Kenyan coast. This spacious family home is beautifully furnished and...
Tiwi Baobab House is a beautiful, elegant beach house located on the Kenyan coast. This spacious family home is beautifully furnished and immaculately maintained by highly capable and loyal staff. The house is located on the main stretch of Tiwi Beach, where the beach and sea bottom are sandy, and with swimming, wind surfing and snorkelling directly in front of the house. The Tiwi reef is fully accessible at low tide, along with Tiwi’s wonderful rock pools. Walking south down the beach for 10 minutes, one can wade across the Mwachema Creek at low tide to the historic Congo mosque and Diani Beach.

The house itself is beautifully sighted on a rise overlooking Tiwi Beach, taking full advantage of the breeze which blows off the Indian Ocean. Set in two and a half acres of gardens, the spacious grounds include one of the largest and oldest Baobab trees on the South Coast.

This exclusive retreat is away from the hustle of so many of the coast’s crowded and tourist-intensive beaches, and yet it is only a 10-minute drive south to Diani Beach with all of its restaurants, shopping, banks, hotels, medical facilities, golf, diving and fishing activities, as well as the Ukunda Airstrip from where one can access all of Kenya’s major game parks. The Shimba Hills Game Reserve is less than an hour’s drive to the west, and Shimoni, the Kisite Marine Park, Wasini Island and Pemba Channel big game fishing are just an hour to the south.

Self-catering is made easy with fruit and vegetable stands nearby and with Tiwi’s local fishing fleet just down the beach. Fishermen bring their daily catch of snapper, kingfish, calamari and octopus to the kitchen door and can also take orders for next day delivery of fresh crab, shrimp and lobster.
from R4087

Garden House Diani

Sleeps 7 in 3 rooms

Garden House Diani is situated some 25 km from Mombasa in the Diani Beach area. Enjoy the fresh ocean air at this self-catering bungalow,...
Garden House Diani is situated some 25 km from Mombasa in the Diani Beach area. Enjoy the fresh ocean air at this self-catering bungalow, only 700m from the beach. The house can comfortably sleep seven people and is perfect for a family vacation.

This double-storey brick house has three bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and is fully equipped for self-catering. The kitchen includes all modern facilities and cooking appliances, and the living room has satellite TV. The upper level has a balcony with from where you can enjoy the view and relax for some el-fresco dining.

The well maintained garden has a swimming pool and thatched bungalow. This spacious garden includes a sandpit where the children can play. The house and garden are maintained by staff who can also assist you during your stay.
from R2384

Ritam Getaways

Sleeps 24 in 6 rooms

Ritam Getaways is located off Likoni-Ukunda Road and offers guests a middle-range budget, accommodation that is ideal for family holidays....
Ritam Getaways is located off Likoni-Ukunda Road and offers guests a middle-range budget, accommodation that is ideal for family holidays. This establishment is close to Kwale Town and the nearest shopping centre is Ukunda Town and Diani Shopping Centre, which is approximately 8 km away.

Each unit is fully furnished and comprise of one bedroom with a queen-size bed, one bathroom and an open-plan kitchen and lounge. The unit is intended for two persons, however there are two sofa-beds in the lounge which can sleep an additional two people. There is an LCD TV, crockery and cutlery for four persons.
from R559
Escape to the embrace of a gentler era at Four Twenty South, comprising six Colonial cottages...
Escape to the embrace of a gentler era at Four Twenty South, comprising six Colonial cottages surrounded by three acres of beautiful tropical gardens. The houses are all a stone’s throw away from the dazzling white beach and turquoise lagoon of Kenya’s Indian Ocean, protected by the living coral reef which stretches from the Red Sea to Mozambique.

The cottages range from two to five bedrooms, and each comes with a personal chef and maid who are professionals and whose aim is to make your stay as relaxing as possible. They will work around you, taking care of cooking, cleaning and laundry, and are even happy to shop for you - although with fresh seafood, fruit and vegetables being sold door to door by local traders, you may not find that such a chore.

The cottages are fully equipped, down to beach towels and a starter pack of basic provisions such as loo paper, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, spices, tea, coffee and sugar are in the house for your convenience. Overhead and standing fans and a sea breeze will cool guests down.

The sandy lagoon is suitable for swimming at any time and is so secluded that you can find yourself the only one on it at certain times of the day, however you are within walking distance of the tourist facilities of Diani Beach. Playing cards, chess, backgammon, scrabble and the local game of Bao are all provided. A local mobile telephone and a 3G dongle for Internet connection are also available on request.

We are happy to advise on excursions and safaris or to arrange transport or taxis from the airport to collect you when you arrive. In addition, we can send you a shopping list and stock the house with provisions before you come and arrange to have a meal prepared for you in advance.
from R1362

Villa Topaz

Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Villa Topaz is located in Diani Beach and situated a stone’s throw away from sandy beaches and the quiet shores of the Indian Ocean.
Villa Topaz is located in Diani Beach and situated a stone’s throw away from sandy beaches and the quiet shores of the Indian Ocean.

The villa is a double-storey, with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Both bedrooms have king-size beds. The villa also features a fully equipped kitchen and there is an open-plan living room and balcony on the ground floor boasting stunning views of the tropical garden lined with palm trees and the swimming pool. The kitchen and bathrooms offer marble counter tops.

There are many activities to be enjoyed in the area. Water sports include diving, snorkelling, surfing, kite surfing, big game fishing, jet-skiing and day excursions to marine parks.
from R12140

Lotfa Resort Diani

Sleeps 120 in 36 rooms

Lotfa Resort is a vibrant paradise located in Diani Beach, to the south of Mombasa. Guests can swim with the biggest fish in the ocean, the...
Lotfa Resort is a vibrant paradise located in Diani Beach, to the south of Mombasa. Guests can swim with the biggest fish in the ocean, the whale shark, then drive to see the largest animal on land, the elephant.

The resort offers guest rooms and self-catering apartments with free Wi-Fi access. The rooms feature TVs, tea and coffee-making facilities, en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, balconies and safety deposit boxes. The apartments feature bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning and ceiling fans. There are fully equipped kitchens and open-plan living areas that open onto balconies with stunning views.

There is a bar and restaurant on the premises for guests to enjoy, as well as a coffee lounge that extends into the garden. There is a swimming pool where guests can relax and sunbathe, and a braai area.

Guests can book a variety of activities through the resort, including dolphin safaris, diving and micro-light flights along the coast.
from R2262
If you are looking for South Coast Kenya self catering accommodation, SafariNow has a selection of self catering accommodation in South Coast Kenya and surrounds. With 126 listings in South Coast Kenya, our handy South Coast Kenya map search and great low prices, it's easy to book the perfect self catering holiday accommodation for your South Coast Kenya visit. We also have some great special accommodation deals in South Coast Kenya Kenya

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