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House on the Beach

Our rating

8/10

Price guide

Price rating 3

Highlights

- Characterful beachfront accommodation
- Swimming pool and tropical gardens
- Coral cave on site
-African Territories Portfolio

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Overview

House on the Beach is a family owned beachfront home situated on Tiwi Beach, in southern Kenya. One hour’s drive from Mombasa airport, this generously proportioned house is set amidst mature tropical gardens which shelve gently down to the Indian Ocean. The house has direct access to the white sands and clear warm waters of tranquil Tiwi Beach, just 50 metres away. In contrast with neighbouring beaches, Tiwi is seldom busy. Swimming and snorkelling are the main activities, and at low tide guests can explore the exposed reef flats, which attract a variety of bird and marine life.

The house is constructed in a rustic, traditional style with a palm thatched roof, tiled floors and high ceilings. There is an airy lounge with comfortable seating, and a spacious, covered outdoor terrace with sofas, a hammock, and ocean views. The house has four generous double bedrooms, all with traditional wooden furnishings and lovely views. Downstairs are two double bedrooms with ensuite bathroom and shower. On the first floor, accessed by a wrought iron spiral staircase, are a further two double rooms, both with ensuite bathroom and shower. There’s also a small ensuite cottage in the grounds, which sleeps two.

A focal point of the property is its impressive swimming pool which has a waterslide built into the rock. Another stunning feature within the grounds is a shady coral cave, with its ceiling open to the sky. Here guests can enjoy atmospheric candlelit dinners beneath the stars.

A walk or short drive away is Diani Beach, where an array of activities can be enjoyed including diving, windsurfing, kitesurfing, boat trips, and fishing.

House on the Beach is a great option for a large group of family or friends looking for a comfortable, private and relaxing base from which to enjoy the pristine beaches of southern Kenya.

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    Thank you so much to you and all the Tourdust team for making it such a happy and memorable trip.

    MissingZoe A reviewing Masai Mara Safari & Beach on 27 August 2019

  • We had an amazing trip. Everything was well thought out and so much fun. What a great way to truly see the country and learn the culture.

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