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Swahili Eco Villa-Mgunga House

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Mgunga house on a tropical evening, time for a sundowner!

Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Mgunga House: Swahili-style 'grand' 580 square metres three storey eco-house on the beautiful unspoilt North- Coast of Kenya for rent. Large private infinity swimming pool, pool beds, ocean views from the roof terrace, 5 minutes from tropical beach, one acre private tropical garden with palm and fruit trees.

The house is eco-friendly: almost all electricity is provided by solar energy, hot water is provided by a solar hot water system, the rainwater is collected from the roof, and the house has its own private water well. The infinity pool is a saltwater pool (although this is not noticeable while swimming), which reduces the need for chemicals.There is a one-acre lush tropical garden with palm and fruit trees, rock flower garden, grass play-field, a makuti-roofed garage and staff accommodation.

The house has 3 bedrooms, all fitted with fans and mosquito nets, with plenty of space to add additional beds, a TV room, and a very large fully fitted kitchen. The house is rented inclusive of cleaning and is self-catering, although a cook can be provided.

Kilifi is a pleasant town on the Kenya North Coast, approximately one hour from Mombasa airport and 45 minutes from Malindi airport. Kilifi has beaches, a beautiful creek, a boatyard, all watersports available, Vipingo Golf Resort is about 30 minutes away, Arabuko Sokoke indigenous forest is also about 30 minutes away.

A four wheel drive car can be rented if needed.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Creek (1km) or Bofa (5km)
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Malindi or Mombasa airports 60 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Staffed property, Sea view
General TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The Kenyan Coast region

Kilifi is the perfect place for relaxation at the Kenyan Indian Ocean Coast. I has white beaches, tropical climate and lots of interesting activities. The Kilifi Creek is perfect for watersports and a professional international company offers sailing in all sorts of dinghies and catamarans, windsurfing, diving, snorkelling, deep sea fishing, waterskiing and wakeboarding. Bicycles can be rented, there is an international Golf Court nearby, Vipingo ridge, and for nature lovers there is Arabuko Sokoke forest, as well as Tsavo national park.

Kilifi always has a pleasant climate, with temperatures normally ranging from 25 to 30 degrees Celsius, 86 degrees Fahrenheit, but with always a cool Indian Ocean breeze.

Kilifi can be reached either by road from Nairobi, or by flight to either Mombasa or Malindi airports. Airport pick up can be organised.

There are a few unique seafood restaurants nearby, like the Kilifi Boatyard or Nautius restaurant.

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4 May 2014

5/5

"A Beautiful House in Kilifi"

Mgunga House is a perfect place for a stay in Kilifi. It is beautifully finished and furnished, with airy and spacious rooms, two roof terraces and a huge kitchen. The pool is a great place to cool of… More

29 Apr 2014

5/5

"Fantastic!"

This house is not on the beach, but that's a bonus because the on-shore breeze is slightly reduced. The coast is just a short walk down to great rock pools, or a short drive to Beaufort Beach whi… More

11 Feb 2014

5/5

"Geweldige vakantie!"

Een prachtige ruime woning met zwembad en een mooie tuin. In de omgeving van alles te doen en te zien. Prachtige kuststreek met mooie stranden en Kilifi op loopafstand. Heel veel te doen en te zien in… More

5 Jan 2014

5/5

"Beautiful villa at the coast, perfect spacious accommodation, with large swimming pool and garden"

Large beautiful designed villa at the coast, with large swimming pool and garden. We stayed there one week (28 dec. 2013 - 4 January 2014) and had a great time. Very calm environment, great terraces at each level of the house with view on the sea from the roof terrace. Kitchen is fully equipped and large. Bedrooms are nicely ventilated like the whole house. The garden has many birds we spotted bee-eaters, love birds and many more. Great place to relax. Furthermore there is a great watersports activity centre in Kilifi for sailing, windsurfing, diving and waterski http://www.3degreessouth.co.ke/
Kilifi is a still authentic small town at the Kenya coast.

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Calendar last updated:21 Nov 2014

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