This is a great place to relax, unwind and scrunch the sand in your toes. Great for kids, the beach is directly in front of the house with crystal clear water and a conservation area ideal for snorkeling. The conservation area is the first of its kind with it being community run. There is a glass bottom boat available for hire along with a dory, a catamaran and various dhows which sail from Kilifi.
This is a true holiday home – open, airy and relaxed. The main living/dining area is spacious and is simply but tastefully furnished. The roof of the house serves as an additional and very large recreational area with a makuti roof and furniture.
All beds come with nets and ceiling fans. The bedrooms are provided with spacious en-suite bathrooms. The family room has an arch dividing it in half, double bed on one side, 2 singles on the other, all swathed in four-poster mosquito nets. Another two bedrooms have double beds, built in and/or open plan wardrobes, bedside tables, lamps and fans, there is also a twin room with en-suite shower and toilet.
Each of the bedrooms is provided with a spacious en-suite bathrooms. The open-plan showers are large and hot water is provided by solar and electric heating when necessary. There is plenty of space for storage of toiletries, towels and other personal goods.
Family-friendly, attentive staff and only a few other private houses have access to the beach and superb snorkelling immediately in front of the house; tourists are rare and apart from the odd fisherman you have the place to yourself…. very cool. Easy access to Nyali and Mombasa (restaurants and movie theatres and shops) and a short drive north to Kilifi for plenty of watersports, more shops and stunning sunset dhow cruises.
The living room area has seating for up to 10 people. This has a small bar area which houses a mini fridge. Well stocked bookshelves are also there. The roof of the house serves as an additional and very large recreational area shaded by the makuti roof and is equipped with Swahili sofas , some armchairs and an extra dining table. There is a fully equipped kitchen with a large fridge/freezer, gas cooker, electric chip pan and microwave. You are looked after by friendly English speaking staff comprising of Sharif, a great sea food chef and Wycliff, a fantastic dessert chef who also double up as househelps ensuring that you enjoy a holiday with minimum effort. All bedding, towels, mosquito nets provided, lanterns etc. Laundry service is provided at no extra charge, including all bed linen, towels and personal clothing. Garden, terrace with traditional ‘pili pili’ day beds, balcony, barbeque, garden furniture. Direct access to the beach, and a stunning infinity pool overlooking the ocean! Vipingo Ridge golf course and resort is a 5 minute drive away. Snorkeling in the community marine reserve area is a must!
A 50% deposit must be paid to secure a booking. The balance is payable prior to occupation of the house.
Mombasa airport is approximately 45 minutes away and Malindi about an hour's drive away by car. More recently Safarilink offers a daily service from Wilson airport Nairobi directly into the Vipingo ridge strip - 10 mins drive from the house.