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Sand and Shells

House in the morning sun
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House in the morning sun
Early morning palm reflection Bedroom 1
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5.0 of 5 stars
7 reviews
House in the morning sun
Early morning palm reflection
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
Dining and sitting room
Upstairs veranda
Downstairs veranda
Sitting room
Early light
Elephants at Tsavo
Lionness at Tsavo
Fish eagle
Humpback whale off Shimoni
Humpback whale spine
Moorish idols
Looking out to sea from the balcony
Looking north up the beach
Wading birds at low tide
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4 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Mombasa, Coast Province
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Listing #HL176555 by: Holiday Lettings
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Manuela K
Antwerp, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 12 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014

I went to Sand-and-Shells with my husband (we're in our 40's), my mother (75 years young)and my 5 children (ranging between 6 and 24). We came together from 3 continents to experience this family vacation and we all enjoyed ourselves very, very much. The lovely house sits on a large, beautiful and well kept garden. The swimming pool is great....

v w
Hereford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 10 May 2013 for a stay in September 2012
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Really enjoyed a week at this house. House was spacious and very comfortable and cool, set in lovely grounds with fabulous pool, and the beach and reef is just outside the gate. Staff very friendly and helpful. spent a day in East Tsavo, saw lots of elephant and a cheetah within half an hour of entering the gates! - plus...

Susan H
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 February 2013 for a stay in September 2012
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The house is wonderful and airy in a big garden with a beautiful turquoise blue swimming pool. Beyond the garden wall is the lagoon and at low tide we walked out to the reef edge of the Indian Ocean through warm seas and pretty rock pools. The staff are really friendly and keep the place clean and comfortable. We had...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Staffed Property
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Kid Friendly:
Additional amenities & feature info
Local Amenities and Staff<BR><BR>The area is peaceful and not built up with hotels or restaurants. However, there are lots of good beach side and other restaurants and bars about 30 minutes drive down the coast at Diani.<BR><BR>There are good supermarkets just across the ferry on Mombasa Island and at Diani. The staff will buy local fresh fish, fresh fruit and vegetables for you and will also do the supermarket shopping for you, if you prefer.<BR><BR>Massage: an experienced masseuse, Helen, comes in by appointment and offers a range of massages, facials, manicures, pedicures etc.<BR><BR>There is an Estate Manager, Sue, who lives just down the beach. She will arrange anything for you : – from Safaris to Tsavo Game Park or dolphin trips at Was... more
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
12 Jun 2016 -
3 Sep 2016
High Season
7 nights
4 Sep 2016 -
26 Nov 2016
Mid season
7 nights
27 Nov 2016 -
17 Dec 2016
High season
7 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
A deposit of 50% of the total is requested at the moment of reservation in order to confirm the booking. The balance must be paid 45 days before arrival. A returnable deposit of 20,000 Kenya shillings (or equivalent in dollars, Euros or pounds) is payable to the manager at the start of the stay to cover breakages and excessive use of electricity (which is very expensive in Kenya!). This will be returned at the end of your stay, less any deductions.
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Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Moi International, Mombasa: 15.0 km
Charter flight direct to Mombasa or scheduled airline with a changeover in Nairobi. Transfers arranged from the airport to the house. We can arrange car hire for you at good rates.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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