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Colobus Cottage

View from the Veranda
Very good
5 reviews
View from the Veranda
A view of the Beach from the Veranda
Diani Beach
Main Sitting Room
Master Bedroom
Second Bedroom
Nearby Golf Course
Somewhere shady to eat and look at the sea
Your beach at high tide
Try and swim with Dolphins at nearby Wasini Island
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Diani Beach, Ukunda, Coast Province
This quiet beautiful beach front cottage is situated right on Diani Beach near to Kaskazi Hotel and approximately 1km from the shops, banks, restaurants and other amenities of Diani on the Mombasa South Coast. Local fishermen and fruit sellers come daily to the house, where you will be cared for by an excellent cook and gardener team. There is a night guard for security.

Colobus cottage makes an ideal family holiday retreat and is available for holiday lets at a very reasonable rent. The accommodation sleeps 6 (+cot) and is comprised of a master bedroom with two single beds (under a double box net) with en-suite shower and toilet. Bedroom 2 has two single beds and a cot and leads on to Bedroom 3 with two beds (with versatile double & single box nets). Both Bedroom 2 and 3 have direct access to the second bathroom (shower and toi...
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About the Owner, Phil J
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 23 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2008
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL46389
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Thatcham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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I didn't believe that Colobus Cottage could be as beautiful as the photos, but it is!! It was wonderfully relaxing to sit on the verandah, admiring the view and listening to the waves on the beach a short distance below. The housekeepers, Francis and John, provided delicious meals for us and took care of everything in the house. The sea...

Management response:

Thank you for the kind review and recommendation. We are very glad that you and your family had a lovely, relaxing time at the cottage and were looked after so well by our cook/housekeeping team of Francis and John who have been with us for many years.


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Lorie J
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
person found this review helpful

First of all this place only has 2 bathrooms, not 3 as advertised. The man that was to pick us up from the airport was an hour late and kept telling us he was 10-15 minutes away. We turned down offers from the other cab drivers at the airport out of respect for our commitment but should have taken another...

Management response:

Thanks for your review. I am glad that the location was nice and that Francis and John looked after you well but am naturally dis-appointed that all was not perfect with your stay. Responses to your points as follows: Our property has been listed with the web-site for well over 5 years. It has always been advertised as having 2...


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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
Reviewed 4 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

The service was great, Mr. Francis and Mr. John were taking great care of us. The food Mr. Francis had prepared for us was very delicious. The best cook ever! The property is in very nice location, close to the beach. You can hear the ocean. I loved the view from the terrace. What was surprise for me, the beach...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Showers
    1 Crib
    4 Twins
    1 Full
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Rate Off season KShs 12,000/- per day - Peak Season 13,000/- per day
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About the neighbourhood
The area is ideal for swimming, sun-bathing and relaxing. The nearby 4* hotels offer various watersport facilities and there is a great golf course about 5 minutes drive away. If you wish to see wildlife then it is easy to arrange Safari trips into the various game reserves and about 1.5 hours drive South there is a Marine Park with pristine coral, great snorkelling/diving and where you can swim with the Dolphins.<BR><BR>Francis will be glad to arrange any transport you need to/from the cottage.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Mombasa Moi International Airport: 30.0 km
The cottage is located on Diani Beach, south of Mombasa in Kenya. Diani beach is located about an hour's drive South of Mombasa Moi International Airport and there are regular international flights to Mombasa. We can arrange for a taxi to meet you at the airport and transfer you/from to the Cottage.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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