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Villa Kapungu - Staff, Pool, Gym, Privacy, View

18 reviews
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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Discover Africa's natural beauty in a private retreat at Diani Beach away from mass tourism and the hustle and bustle of a typical hotel. Enjoy the peace and quiet and experience the African easygoingness along the lines of 'Hakuna Matata' without having to relinquish the comfort of a luxury hotel. Villa Kapungu perfectly combines the advantages of both a private holiday home and an elite hotel; Our well trained staff looks after you while you have the whole compound with a private pool all to yourself - so you can enjoy your stay to the fullest. Explore the unique nature and wildlife parks of Eastern Africa. Thanks to its central location Villa Kapungu is an ideal base for daytrips and safaris. Let yourself become enchanted by the breathtaking and picturesque flora and fauna and get spo...Discover Africa's natural beauty in a private retreat at Diani Beach away from mass tourism and the hustle and bustle of a typical hotel. Enjoy the peace and quiet and experience the African easygoingness along the lines of 'Hakuna Matata' without having to relinquish the comfort of a luxury hotel. Villa Kapungu perfectly combines the advantages of both a private holiday home and an elite hotel; Our well trained staff looks after you while you have the whole compound with a private pool all to yourself - so you can enjoy your stay to the fullest. Explore the unique nature and wildlife parks of Eastern Africa. Thanks to its central location Villa Kapungu is an ideal base for daytrips and safaris. Let yourself become enchanted by the breathtaking and picturesque flora and fauna and get spoiled by the friendliness and warmth of the people in this wonderful country Villa Kapungu consists of the main house, a guest house, a private pool (20m x 6m), a 2000m2 (21500ft2) private garden, a roofed carport for two cars and a storing place. The estate is located in the heart of Diani Beach (which is regarded as one of the most beautiful palm beaches in the world) within the gated community 'Msitu Kwetu' (Swahili: jungle dream); only a 10 minute walk from the beach and offers absolute privacy in it's 2000m2 (21500ft2) tropical garden. The Villa Kapungu main house has a living area of 300m2 (3230ft2) spread across three levels with an exclusive panorama platform on top with a breathtaking 360 degree roundview. From here you can enjoy the sunrise over the coral reef of the Indian ocean in the east and the sunset over the shimba hills in the west. Different species of monkeys (the rare and special Colobus among them) in the bordering bushland can also be easily observed here. Aside from the extraordinary views from the platform, the main house also provides a living area with a gallery, balcony, terrace and a kitchen. On the ground floor and in the guest house are a total of four spacious bedrooms with four exclusive ensuite-bathrooms. The entire estate is equipped with top-quality, african-'lamu'-styled furniture combined with European luxury. A trained chef, housemaid and gardener (who is also responsible for the daily cleaning of the swimming pool) will look after your wellbeing during your stay. On the day of your arrival the chef will discuss with you your preferences regarding meals and shopping. If desired, fresh seafood can be delivered daily to the premises by the fisher. A masseur or personal trainer can be requested if required. Taxis can be called at any time and there are also car rental opportunities. IMPORTANT: Because Wifi/Internet access is important to our guests, we provide you with an easy to use plug and play wifi box. Usage of the wifi box is included in the rent. However, you will still have to put money on it and buy internet bundles to be able to go online. This is not included in your rent.More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Ceiling Fans
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Gym
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Were a group of 6 adults (family + friend), we were 2 couples and 2 singles. Firstly, the villa is just as good as in the pictures, if not better. Second, the rooms were perfect, true double beds with on suites for each one. The...More

1  Thank Andre T
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We cannot recommend Villa Kapungu highly enough.  It was one of the most beautiful properties we’ve ever rented and the setting for an amazing vacation.  We visited Diani beach with friends, so we were four adults and five children in total, the children ranging from...More

Thank Inspire438775
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

This is a truly fantastic villa with a great pool and garden. An oasis of luxury and calm that is highly recommended. The staff were great too, so an overall a 5* experience. We hope to be back next year. The Diani town and resort...More

Thank Iann
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We would highly recommend this villa and the surrounding location in which our family of 4 enjoyed 6 days over Christmas. It’s a really exceptionally beautiful pair of properties and garden, which the website pictures can’t truly capture. Our top highlights were: the private pool,...More

1  Thank uli153
Reviewed 11 June 2014

We arrived at Villa Kapungu to a warm welcome from the staff who took us around the property and we were very impressed with the Villa and its facilities. The chef Kalindi prepares wonderful meals with the care, quality and attention and as there were...More

4  Thank Philip B
About the Owner
Family K
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
Interaction with guests
At least one of our staff members (usually the chef) will welcome you on your arrival, show you the property and hand over the keys. Our staff (chef, gardener, house maid) will be available for your convenience during your stay. Furthermore, you are always welcome to contact us on WhatsApp or Email with questions and issues and we are happy to help you out with special requests.
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About the neighbourhood
Distance: It takes 1 hour to Mombasa and roughly 80 minutes to Mombasa International Airport. The small domestic airport which is mostly used for trips to Masai Mara, Kilimanjaro or Serengeti is roughly 15 minutes away. The typical African life can be experienced in Ukunda, which is about 10km away. To the Diani Beach Hospital it is 6km. There are many different activities nearby to choose from. For example: Swimming, windsurfing, kitesurfing (Diani Beach is regarded as one of the best kitesurfing locations worldwide), scuba-diving, sea angling, golf, fitness training, tennis, horse riding, trips by car, motorcycle, quad, bike or boat... Safaris can either be done by car (to Tsavo West, Tsavo East or Ambroseli National Park) or you can fly directly to the legendary Masai Mara or Tanz...
How to get there
It's only 10 minutes by car from Ukunda Airstrip. There are direct flights from Nairobi to Ukunda.
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