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Galu Kinondo Beach House


Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

Swimming pool

House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Galu Kinondo Beach House is positioned among 4 endless acres of garden, the house and pool are surrounded by 13 baobab trees, several ebony trees and numerous palm trees.

The beach house boasts five double en-suite bedrooms and is large enough to sleep up to 10 people. Three bedrooms are located on the first floor and two on the ground floor, two bedrooms are separate from the main house and have their own balcony areas which allows you to enjoy a full view of the clear blue Indian Ocean. All bedrooms are equipped with mosquito nets, clean bed linen and towels.

The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances including a cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, kettle, and all utensils.

The circular lounge is approximately 14 metres diameter with a high ceiling which features a Lamu-style dhow boat. There is also a dhow-style lounge bar with seating and antique Lamu beds which all promise a comfortable stay.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Ukunda Air strip and Mombasa Airport, Nearest railway: Mombasa 45 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Staffed property, Sea view
Pool Children's pool
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 En suites
Furniture Double beds (5), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

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Further details outdoors

A very large private pool with a child’s pool is available to enjoy by all guests. The landscaped garden has an external pizza oven, tandoori oven, barbecue grill and a 12-seater dining table by the pool side which is perfect for entertaining guests during your stay. Two of the seven Lamu beds and six sun beds with side tables surround the pool. Two hammocks hang from the ebony trees for when you want to relax under the African sunshine, stars and feel the cool sea breeze. Table tennis and a dart board are both available for entertainment. The beach house fronts on to an exquisite secluded white sandy beach.

Further details

English speaking staff available to answer any questions.

The Kenyan Coast region

Diani Beach is a beautiful stretch of fine, white sandy beach on Kenya's East Coast. The conditions are tropical, with temperatures varying between 23C and 38C. The cooler months can be very pleasant despite a few cloud-bursts.

The area is ideal for swimming, sun-bathing and relaxing. The nearby hotels offer various watersport facilities and there is a great golf course about 35minutes 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.


Galu Beach offers several watersport activities such as swimming, diving, snorkelling, big game-fishing, kite-surfing and even jet-ski safaris to the mangroves.

Within 10km you find restaurants such as Forty Thieves, The Cave at Nomads, Aniellos, Leonardos, Blue Marlin Seafood restaurant, several banks, the new Diani Shopping Centre, 2 casinos, 2 night clubs, the new Diani Hospital and Leisure Golf Club with 18 holes!

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Review 1-6 of 6

25 Aug 2014


"Amazing Villa - perfect location, pool and staff!"

We stayed two people in this amazing villa. It might be a bit large for two people, but its location makes it excellent for a romantic weekend. :-)Hassan, Godfrey and the rest of the staff made our st… More

21 Jan 2013


"Amazing! Book immediately!"

Amazing house, with amazing staff, pool, garden and beach area! The house is facing the beach, with wonderful views of the sea, and it's own private beach! No hassle or stress! Very nice pool - w… More

17 Sep 2012


"Great place for relaxation. A break from the busy schedule."

Staying at Galu Kinondo was an amazing experience for me and my family. The staff (Godfrey, Maina, Rama) were really helpful in every way possible.I recall wanting to go snorkling and a nearby village… More

2 Sep 2012


"awesome house and gardens with wonderful house staff so you can relax!"

Very large house and gardens with nice swimming pool. It's good that the pool is large and nice because the beach is too rocky for swimming (but nice for observing the shell-life). The house ma… More

31 Oct 2011


"the ideal recipe for relaxation, with a hint of adventure and a splash of excitement!"

A location tucked away in the south coast that serves as a great vacation spot. We especially enjoyed the view and seclusion of the private beach. The overall design is unique with good attention to d… More

19 Sep 2011


"A perfect location for relaxation, enjoyment and comfort"

We found the staff extremely helpful and friendly, the location perfect right on a small private beach, the pool and gardens were immaculate and spacious, all the bedrooms and bathrooms were clean, ai… More

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  • 4 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:17 Nov 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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