House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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

Welcome to MANUREVA HOUSE. MANUREVA is a House with 3 rooms for 4 or 6 people located in the sides of KENYA in KILIFI and 300 metres from the sea, in the Indian Ocean, 60 kilometers from MOMBASA and 50 km from MALINDI. It is also possible to sleep 8 people, a mezzanine is set in the attic. You can enjoy a large living room and a dining room with a terrace that donneDirectement at the pool and in the garden. In the rental price, a Cook, a maid and a guardian for the maintenance of the swimming pool and the garden are at your disposal. A supermarket is very close to home (to 6 km), you do your shopping, and a Cook is there to help you if necessary. Local fishermen offer the fish of the day. Can offer you an all-inclusive service every day for a long stay. Small - breakfast, lunch and dinner.

All About KILIFI Kilifi is a resort town on the coast of Kenya, 56 kilometres (35 mi) northeast by road of Mombasa. The town lies on the Kilifi Creek and sits on the estuary of the Koshi River. Kilifi is capital of the Kilifi County.

The town is known for its beach and for the ruins of Mnarani, including mosques and tombs, dating from the 14th to the 17th century.

The towns sits on both sides of the estuary and are linked by the Kilifi Bridge which overlooks the estuary. The South side has the Mnarani ruins and Shauri Moyo beach while the North side is the main part of Kilifi Town and Bofa Beach.

The weather is generally warm throughout the year (above 25 degrees) with two seasons of moderate rainfall (about 800-1000 mm). Long periods of rain start around March and last into July, while the short periods start around October and last until December.

The terrain is generally flat with sandy-loamy soils. Common trees include Cocos giant, Western Anacadium, Azadirachta indica, Mangifera indica and.

Demographics: Kilifi is a cosmopolitan town with mixed ethnic groups. The predominant inhabitants (about 80%) are from the Mijikenda groups (mainly Giriama and Chonyi). Other groups include the Swahili-Arab descendants, Barawas, Bajunis, Somali as well as other groups from inland. There is a handful of Indians and Europeans, mainly British, German and Italian.

Dhows in Kilifi Creek: Like every coastal town, fishing is one of the historic economic activities. With time, the town has slowly been transforming from a fishing village to basic industrial and service.

The growth of the town was mainly fueled by the cashew nut milling factory between 1976 and 1990. the district has been a producer of telephones since 1930.The town almost became a ghost town when the factory was closed due to decline in nuts supply, mismanagement of the factory and increased global competition. Other industrial activities include milk processing at Kilifi plantation.

Since the transformation of the Kilifi institute of Agriculture into Pwani University, there has been substantial expansion of the service sector. Banking activity has been growing with about 7 banks (KCB, Barclays, Postbank, Imperial, Equity, co-operative, Diamond Trust Bank and most recent National Bank) as well as microfinance institutions. Retail business and hotels have historically been significant economic activities. 3 to 4 star hotels include Sea Horse Hotel, Mnarani Club, Kilifi Bay Beach Resort and Baobab Lodge.

Health The Kilifi County Hospital, which is also a referral hospital, serves all of Kilifi County, and also supports the KEMRI - Wellcome Trust Research Programme, has broad medical research center collaborative between Kenya's KEMRI and the British Wellcome Trust, known for its work on malaria and bacterial and viral childhood infections. Several other private clinics can be found here. The Khairat Medical Centre which was recently opened is equipped with modern laboratory, x ray and scan machines with qualified staff is situated in the area of Sokoni Sb-Location across from Masjid Hudaa Mtaani.

Notable organizations Kilifi town is home to the main campus of a prestigious university in the kenya coast, PWANI University (http://wwww.pu.ac.ke), PWANI meaning Coast. The university is a Pioneer in Coastal, Marine and Fisheries Science and Research in the region training students in fisheries, Marine Biology, Ecology, Oceanography, Marine Spatial Planning and Aquaculture/Mariculture both at undergrduate and graduate level. The University also offers training in Agriculture and Crop Science, Microbial Sciences.

The town also has a number of notable non-profit organizations serving the surrounding rural communities, including World Vision, KMRI - Wellcome Trust (http://www.kemri-wellcome.org/), Plan International, Moving the Goalposts, spotlight and K.E.D.A (Kilifi Education and

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Nearest beach mnarani and bofa beach
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Nearest Amenities 6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Furniture Double Beds (3), Single Beds (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Wheelchair users