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Four Twenty South Beach Cottages

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 18 January 2014

We have been here 4 times in the last year and a half, and it does not disappoint. Lovely cottages set in well kept grounds on a pristine beach that offer plenty of privacy. The cottages are very well managed, with the aim of making your stay as relaxing as possible; a few days before, just email a shopping list...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 January 2014

My husband and I came here for our short honeymoon. Hilary and Jane helped us arranged for airport pick up and drop off - the driver Gabriel was great! Our entire transit went perfectly smoothly! We stayed at the Tsulini cottage for 3 days and had a very relaxing time. Our chef and maid were very attentive and friendly, yet...

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1Thank KiViognier
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 29 August 2013

We had a great time - arrived late at night and were welcomed by the guards and owners. The whole stay was perfect, the cottage was really comfortable and well designed. We had an excellent chef and very nice maid. The location was great on a not busy stretch of perfect sand. No faults to find and we would highly...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2013

Actually 4.2 degrees South of the equator, hence the name, these lovely cottages nestled on Diani beach are just a heavenly place for a holiday. We have been here 3 times now, taking a different cottage each time- there is a choice of sizes and prices depending on your needs, and it just gets better every year. I have mixed...

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brooklyn
Reviewed 28 July 2012

411 south sits in front of a beautiful beach and is great in concept- self contained cottages where you enjoy privacy and a sense of having your own place on the beach. Unfortunately it is a little too private, where you may seldom or never see a manager until its time to pay the bill. We arrived with kids to...

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2Thank anni74
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 7 February 2012

My husband and I and our toddler stayed in Chikore House for nine nights and we couldn't have asked for anything more. The house was beautiful and comfortable, the staff was truly amazing and we were only steps from the most gorgeous beach we've ever set foot on. Our chef, Uhuru, was amazing, and we had some of the best...

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3Thank kenyanbushbarbie
Buckhorn, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2012

What a fabulous, enchanting spot. 6 cottages on a beautiful piece of property, right on the beach. This is a small, authentic resort, on the best stretch of Diani/Galu beach. Away from the crowds in Diani, but close enough to everything. Hilary is a warm, efficient host, taking care of details in the background, and our cook prepares the most...

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3Thank BuckhornOntario
Nairobi
Reviewed 26 November 2011

You couldn't find a nicer spot in Kenya for a quiet beach holiday. I woke up in a four poster bed looking onto the Indian Ocean. It is complete peace and quiet. These are beautiful cottages with history, not a fake-feeling resort. They are literally in a garden on the beach so the sea is spread right out in front...

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4Thank Jadedtraveller69
Nairobi
Reviewed 15 November 2011

I came back with two friends and a small kid, and we couldn't have had a lovelier time. No worries about cooking or housekeeping, the beach is one of the nicest I've ever been to, and Hilary runs the proper quietly in the background with much love and attention to detail.

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2Thank AndreaBohnstedt
Nairobi
Reviewed 7 March 2011

I booked one of the cottages for a long weekend with my parents and it was an all-around perfect stay: The cottages are cute and comfortable, the view of the (picture-perfect) beach is stunning, a housekeeper dealt with all the housekeeping issues, and Alex the chef cooked amazing food - plenty of fresh seafood available. The property is quiet and...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four Twenty South comprises six colonial cottages surrounded by three acres of beautiful tropical gardens bordered by an unspoilt dazzling white beach lapped by the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean. The houses are right on the sea overlooking a sandy lagoon where swimming is safe at any tide and a breeze gently cools the heat of the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Four Twenty South Beach Cottages

Address: Diani Beach Road, Galu Beach 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Galu Beach
Price Range: €229 - €235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
420 South Beach Cottages
Four Twenty South Beach Cottages Hotel Galu
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“The accommodations are cottages style with kitchens and so on.”
  • The beach
 of 5 bubbles 570zahedk, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If I could remember the name/number of our cottage, I'd recommend it. Maybe the Management can chime in? Ours was right on the beach and I can't wait to go back!”
  • Daytime view of the gorgeous sandy beach and boats anchored off shore
 of 5 bubbles monkeymaven, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
“all cottages are facing the ocean - you enjoy the sound of the waves and the view is stunning”
 of 5 bubbles 200heavenly, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We asked for a recommendation and it was perfect. Our cottage was Tsulini. It was intimate and quiet. We slept with all the doors open at night to hear the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles RobynGianni, 26 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Dzumbe cottage is recently modernised and hence a little more expensive than the other cottages, with 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms but still excellent value.”
 of 5 bubbles hnui, 14 Feb 2013 | Read review
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