Beach-Front Holiday Cottage, Diani (Opposite Baharini Plaza Shopping Centre)


Ocean viewUpstairs viewIdeally situated in the centre of Diani Beach, within easy walking distance of shops, local restaurants and Beach Bar. Although close to all amenities the property itself is hidden away in a quiet and tranquil setting with magnificent sea views and would be ideal for a group or party of families looking for peace and serenity.

The Cottage

This luxury, three bed-roomed, cottage has been built under the shade of a Baobab tree, to an unusual and attractive design with makuti roof which catches the sea breeze at all times of the year. Panoramic views of the ocean can be seen from the ground and first floors and just a stroll across the garden brings you to the beach and the Indian Ocean.

Cottage frontBar & games areaOutside shower/toilet


Ground Floor
An open air lounge has been designed under the makuti roof to make the very best of the spectacular views and there is a separate kitchen  to the side which has been equipped to cater for your every possible need.
On the ground floor there are two double-sized bedrooms with en-suite shower and toilet. The bedrooms have been furnished with a double bed and a single bed which can easily be turned into bunk beds, affording very comfortable accommodation for two families.

First Floor
On the first floor there is a third bedroom giving a very spacious and open area which offers extremely versatile accommodation for extra members of your party. There is an en suite toilet and washroom on this floor for the convenience of guests and further beds etc., may be supplied on request to suit your requirements.

Sitting areaBedroomUpstairs

There is a very large outside patio area with spacious garden table under the shade of the baobab tree which makes dining al fresco a very special part of your holiday. An additional family-sized shower-room and toilet has been provided in this area to give the extra convenience of showering directly from the sea.
Further down towards the beach, loungers are provided for your comfort and leisure, under the palm trees.
The cottage has been furnished with attractive and comfortable lounge, bedroom and garden furniture and has been fully equipped to cope with all your needs during your stay.

KitchenHammock Garden seat


Bed linen, towels and mosquito nets are provided
The cottage has its own housekeeper and is serviced daily
There is a 24 hour security service in place
A cook may be hired on request at a daily rate
The cottage has its own very attractive ngalawa (dhow) which is available for guests’ private use. We ask only that you reimburse the skipper for his services
Barbecue facilities
Airport pick-up and drop-off arranged by request

Rates (2011)

Season Dates


Low April/May, Sept, Nov
High 7Jan/Mar, Jun/Aug, Oct, Dec1-19
Peak 20 Dec/6 Jan

Please note there is an Easter supplement of 30%
The above rates are for up to 6 persons. Additional guests will be charged at 2,000/- per person per night during the low season and 2,400/- per person per night during the high season
For rentals of 1 month or more we offer very affordable, negotiable rates


Paula Englefield
Tel: +254 (0)723 416740, +254 (0)733 407607
Email: paulaenglefield@live.co.uk