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Kinondo Kwetu

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Galu Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401 Kenya See on map
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Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came with family for one week. The place was incredible - total barefoot luxury relaxation on a massive scale. Beautiful horses grazed in paddocks near us, Colobus monkeys played in the trees, a phenomenal sunset could be viewed from the beach or from the...More

Thank OliviaLouise804
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted somewhere special to celebrate our 30th anniversary - and after getting up at 5.30am for the previous 7 days on safari, we also wanted somewhere that was quiet, relaxed and exclusive. We were intrigued by the promise of a maximum 34 guest capacity...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

What a blissful hotel this is. We ended our holiday with four heavenly nights here. The hotel was quite empty so we and our friends were upgraded to a cottage right on the sand. Rooms very well appointed with everything we needed. The thing that...More

Thank alix186414
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

After 8 days of 5:30am wake-up calls whilst on safari, this place was almost the perfect antidote. Everything is so relaxed - if the manager were any more laid back, he’d be horizontal. We had the “Master Bedroom” which is absolutely huge, and does have...More

Thank Sticks090460
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Kinondo Kwetu is the place to forget every single stressful aspect of your day to day and just let them take care of you as I haven’t seen in any other hotel. The location is just a piece of paradise on earth. White sand and...More

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Kinondo Kwetu is often described as a ‘home away from home’ - a paradise for those wanting a more personal experience on the Kenyan coast. Located on a tranquil private Galu beach on the south coast of Kenya.An More all-inclusive boutique hotel - with room for no more than 38 guests, you will always find your own private spot at Kinondo Kwetu, which makes it a very special hideaway for honeymooners. It is also the perfect place to gather family or friends for a private celebration or wedding. In addition to relaxing in the sun and swimming in the Indian Ocean, Kinondo Kwetu offers an impressive selection of exciting activities – ranging from watersports such as Kite Surfing, Kayaking, Deep sea fishing and Scuba Diving, to land activities such as Game Drives, Horse Riding and Yoga weeks. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Golf course
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Tennis Court
Room Service
Free Parking
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Also Known As
Kinondo Kwetu Hotel Ukunda
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Also Known As
Kinondo Kwetu Hotel Ukunda
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
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Lara S
30 July 2018|
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Response from Carina G | Reviewed this property |
hi lara, sorry for my late reply. I rarely check Tripadvisor. no evening dress needed, Kinondo is a very casual beach resort. enjoy
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Response from Anannya S | Reviewed this property |
The shops are not too far away (5 mins by car) but to be honest we never had to leave! There is a small supplies shop in the complex.
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"No glass in the windows so keep the shutters closed to keep out the monkeys!"
W6219YIsandraw
2 weeks ago
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"Cottage on beach was special but all rooms are great"
alix186414
7 Oct 2018
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"ask for aircondioned villa if you intend to stay here"
carlys883
23 Mar 2018
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"all rooms have different perks- hard to decide!"
mickdothetrick
12 Mar 2018
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