Kenyan built and Kenyan owned;Kiani are Kenyan dream cottages located 6kms South of Nakumatt-Diani, 3kms from Chandarana and 1km South of Baobab Beach Hotel. The cottages are a mere 2 minutes walk to Fabulous Galu Beach popular for its Bright white sandy beaches and pristine turquoise waters of the best beach in Africa-Diani beach. From the cottages, the beach can be accessed via private access that is kept under lock and key 24/7.
The property is Hidden away approx 100 meters in from the Beach Road in a gated community. Each cottage is fitted with burglar proofing in all windows and wired for security alarm system. There is a 2-year-old electrical re-wiring of entire house; Security Group wired alarm system, and a stone perimeter wall with a gate that provides total privacy in this safe residential neighborhood. The compound is carefully designed with ample parking, a mature tropical garden, and an intimate swimming pool set with privacy in mind. A private borehole pumps brackish water into an overhead 3,200-liter storage tank via a brand new pressure switch and distributed into the house by gravity. This half acre Freehold plot is a real gem.
This property boasts three individual cottages with beautifully designed four bedrooms (sleeps 8) ,each with two bathrooms ,quality house keeping and a stunning wraparound veranda clearly designed for outdoor living. The veranda offers an Open style classical livings overlooking beautifully manicured gardens boosted by a touch and taste of fine African decor.The rooms are fitted with faster free WI-FI and large TV’s connected to DSTV channels . Here, the ocean breeze is enjoyed virtually all year round due to the French doors of the living rooms that add quality and openness while the air conditioners and fans circulate in the cool ocean breeze. An extra large air conditioned Master bedroom en-suite fits a king size bed, a dresser and wall to wall closet that gives holidaymakers more to celebrate.
Each of the other two cottages; a garden studio and a swimming pool view has one bedroom (sleeps 2) that are large enough to accommodate a double or 2 single beds with ceiling fans and mosquito netted windows. A strategically located bright guest bathroom makes it easy for sharing especially for an extended family or a group of friends.One of the villas has an open style adventurous rooftop bed room (sleeps 4) ideal for sun downers, star gazing, dining and entertainment all designed to your liking.
Each cottage has an open fully equipped baronial kitchen with fridge, microwave, hot water kettle, coffee plunger, quality pots, glassware and cutlery.If you are a good chef, you can Cook your own barbecue, swim, lie around and try to do nothing.A private experienced chef is always available upon request; Kiani cottage is a true paradise in the making.
A short walk away from this property is the corner convenient store – KFI supermarket located on the closest public beach access locally known as “Mwisho Wa Lami”.These cottages are also 5 minutes beach walk to the shopping center with banks shops and great restaurants like Blue Marlin; Lymington’s on the Beach and Sails at Almanara that offers good espresso, cappuccino,cakes and fresh seafood of the season.Around this place are several art fact shops selling usual Kenyan products for tourists like Sandstorm, Kikoy, Kazuri etc. Tours and daily excursions, water sporting activities,golfing, beach walks,camel rides, airport transfers and car rentals can also be organized from within.
The rental rates for kiani cottages are customer friendly and varies with the season throughout the year. If you wish to book, a 50% deposit is required by Cash or Cheque. The balance is paid immediately upon or before arrival
Kiani Garden Cottage (1 bedroom – sleeps 2)
Holiday Season …… Ksh. 9,000/- | US$. 90
Holiday Season …… Ksh. 12,000/- | US$. 120
Kiani Villa (3 bedroom, Sleeps 8)
Holiday Season …… Ksh. 25,000/- | US$. 220
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Every time you feel to enjoy the best coastal experience ,pack your suitcases, load your kids into the car, and drive from tense, crowded City life to this wonderful family’s cottage in Diani. It’s on the best beach in Africa with stretches of sea and sandy beaches, and “mnazi ” -palm trees. I believe everyone can identify with a fragrant garden, with beauty of sunset, with the quiet of nature, with a warm and cosy cottage.