Situated on a cliff at the north end of Kuruwitu Marine Conservancy, the house enjoys lovely views and gentle breezes. Tastefully furnished and comfortable.
Neem Tree has a mature garden and a fun sundowner deck just above the Indian Ocean. There is a gorgeous 12 x 6m infinity pool with a stunning pool house. We have three bedrooms that can comfortably sleep 8 people.
There is a cook, a housekeeper, a groundsman and a maintenance person. The house has good security. Staff quarters can accommodate one extra if required. Direct beach access at low - mid tide. Steps to beach steep for the elderly and not suitable for the infirm.The master bedroom has its own sectioned off veranda as well as a nook with a desk and an extra bed. The middle bedroom has a double bed and a sofa bed suitable for a child.. The rear bedroom has 2 single beds and a bunk bed. All bedrooms have a standing fan and air-conditioning. There is a small TV with a DVD player in the rear bed room. There is a selection of kid and adult movies that can be borrowed. All bedrooms are ensuite with large bathrooms with showers. There is a safaricom dongle available for guests to use and the staff can attain scratch cards to load it if required. There is also a wi-fi router, but this seems to only work intermittently. The sitting/dining area is big and very airy with good security wrought iron all around. It is tastefully furnished in a coastal style with wooden overhead fans and 'lamu beds' as sofa's. There is a games chest with scrabble, poker etc. The kitchen is relatively small compared to the rest of the house, but is well equipped with a freezer, microwave, blender, fridge-freezer, toaster, kettle etc and is manned by Reuben who is a competent cook specialising in seafood, curries and swahili style cooking. Pili is the housekeeper and takes care of the laundry and general cleaning. There is a large open roof area with sofa beds perfect for having an afternoon snooze. There is a drinks fridge in the house as well as a smaller one at the pool house. The pool house has a bar, sitting and dining area. There is no toilet by the pool due to the proximity of the sea and laws governing the environment. Located 40 min north of historic Mombasa, the house has direct access on to the beautiful, safe and unspoilt shoreline of the Kiruwitu Marine Conservancy which offers fantastic swimming and snorkelling. The Conservancy offers: boat rides to spot dolphins or go fishing outside the reef/glass bottom boat/guided walks to the reef. Fishermen bring freshly caught seafood to the door. Vipingo Village stocks basic household items (7 min drive). Vipingo Ridge (10 minutes) has a stunning clubhouse with a restaurant on its world class golf course. Mtwapa Creek and Nyali Beach (30-35 min) both offer good restaurants, night life, scuba diving, medical centres, supermarkets, water sports and alternative entertainment such as the Bamburi Nature trail, a water park, a cinema complex and a casino. Kilifi Creek (15 min) has deep sea fishing, diving, ski-ing, other watersports, dhow sundowner cruises and The Boatyard is a popular place for lunch. Nautilus restaurant just over the creek is one of the most ambient restaurants in Kenya. However, once at Neem Tree its unlikely you will want to go anywhere.
We require a 25% deposit to secure a booking and the balance must be paid 30 days before arrival.
Located 40 km from Mombasa and approximately 45 minutes from the airport, Vipingo lies North of the town on the Malindi Road just over half way to Kilifi. We can recommend an excellent taxi service from the bus or train station as well as the airport. We supply directions upon payment of full balance.