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View across the pool to Silversands beach

Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 0.1km

An outstanding property on the headland with stunning panoramic ocean views. The property comfortably sleeps 6 people plus 2 children in its 3 sea view en suite double bedrooms – all with there own verandas.

The Master bedroom is up above the main living area. A separate guest wing has 2 bedrooms with verandas and steps leading down to the pool. All rooms have bathrooms en suite. With a total of 3 double bedrooms the house comfortably sleeps six but there are beds on the guest wing verandas for a couple of extra children.

Each room has ceiling fans with additional standing fans if requested. There is no air conditioning. It has its own swimming pool, private beach access and a mature tropical garden. There are 5 staff offering true Kenyan hospitality.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Sliversands 100 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Malindi 7 km, Nearest railway: Mombasa 110 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, Staffed property, Boat available, Sea view
General Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

The Kenya coast has a North and South Monsoon.

The winds blow from the North from around end of November through to April/May and then change to the South.

This obviously brings changes on the beach,

In the North Monsoon the sea weed is blown down towards the house and there for the beach is not a complete stretch of white sand.

There are always areas that are clear and where you can swim.

It is absolutely not a problem but I would like you to know the photographs are taken in the South Monsoon.

The Kenyan Coast region

Malindi is the second largest coastal town after Mombasa. There are plenty of opportunities for sightseeing in and around Malindi. The town was an important Swahili settlement founded in the 14th century. Many Swahili buildings that clearly reflect the influences of Middle-Eastern architecture have survived in the old town area of Malindi. The town also has several remainders from the time the Portuguese ruled Malindi.

Watamu to the South, has Gedi ruins, before driving down to the beach itself, which is truly spectacular in places.

Malindi

Both Malindi and Watamu have Marine National Parks, and the goggling is very good.

Scuba diving is available, as is Kite surfing, Wind Surfing, and other water sports.

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Review 1-10 of 19

20 Jul 2014

5/5

"Beautiful house, fantastic view and super friendly staff"

We stayed 5 days in this lovely house. The house has a perfect location on a coral rock. That both give the house and the garden/pool a fantastic view over the ocean but also a natural “protection… More

10 Feb 2014

5/5

"Wonderful place - a piece of paradise"

As a family we have been to Himaya several times - and always trying to come back. It as an outstanding place indeed - beautiful rooms, stunning views from everywhere and lovely staff taking care. For… More

12 Jan 2014

5/5

"The perfect spot overlooking Malindi beach - we will be back!"

Through a carved Lamu door in the cliff face on the beach, up the winding stairs through tropical gardens including two magnificent baobab trees - and you are looking out over the white powdery sands… More

17 Dec 2013

5/5

"Awesome way to celebrate my birthday"

We stayed at the Himaya house in early November and we had an amazing time. The location is fantastic, high above the beach (a private entrance to the beach, just follow the steps from the garden). Th… More

4 Nov 2013

5/5

"Paradise - for total relaxation look no further"

We spent a week here in October. A ten minute tuk tuk drive from the airport. Himaya is blessed with stunning views of the beach and sea with direct access to the beach. We had daily sunrise walks / r… More

23 May 2013

5/5

"The ultimate beach house"

For me Himaya house is the only place to stay in Malindi for several reasons, being up on a coral cliff you have your privacy, wonderful sea breezes keeping you nice and cool in an otherwise hot and s… More

3 Mar 2013

5/5

"Wonderfu!"

My wife and I traveled to Kenya for 3 weeks in December, meeting our son who was on a break from Peace Corps. We spent a week at Himaya House, providing a respite for not only us but also the troop o… More

16 Sep 2012

5/5

"Amazing place in everyday"

This is the place to stay in Malinda, if you want your own space…in the most amazing place. Its got it all, a great pool, wonderful accommodation and the most amazing cook Sammy…more chef than coo… More

2 Jul 2012

5/5

"Rest and Relaxation - THIS place is the definition"

This house is a private, secluded (but so close to the beach - private door opens up on the sand), get away on the beautiful Swahili coast. Malindi can get hectic, as seen by the multitude of resorts… More

5 Nov 2011

5/5

"Absolutely great"

Himaya house is fantastic. Location superb but even more important important a wonderful reception from Lissa and her staff. We had wonderful food and all our comforts looked after. If you want a rela… More

Review 1-10 of 19

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