Kiboko Nyumba, or "Hippo House" is an impressive, newly built, Swahili style house set over 3 floors. There are 4 spacious en-suite bedrooms, a large open plan living area with 52" plasma TV, satellite channels and Wi-Fi connectivity. There is a downstairs shower room and a fully fitted kitchen. Outside there is a dining area, a professional table tennis table and large private swimming pool. The vast roof terrace has ample seating and enjoys another bar, ideal for relaxing and watching the sun go down. The house is a 10 minute stroll from the white sands of the Watamu marine reserve where you can go kite surfing, snorkelling or scuba diving amongst the coral, or enjoy some of the best deep sea fishing in the world. Other local attractions include Watamu Turtle Watch, Gede ruins, Bio-Ken snake farm and the Arabuko-Sakoke nature reserve. Tsavo East, Kenya's largest game park, is just a 2 hours drive away.
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Villa in Watamu, Kenya - Peaceful Location, 10 Minutes Walk To The Beach
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- Jun 13, 2018
About Jenny Fortune
My wife Jenny and I have been happily married for nearly 30 years. We live in England and have 4 wonderful children.
Jenny Fortune purchased this Villa in 2014
Why Jenny Fortune chose Watamu
We fell in love with Watamu and the people after a special anniversary holiday several years ago. We now have the most wonderful local Kenyan friends who have made us feel like family. Each visit feels like going home. 2 years ago we decided to build an eco friendly house in this fabulous location. Kiboko Nyumba was completed in November 2014 and is the realisation of our dream. Watamu is filled with great holiday experiences from scuba diving and deep sea fishing to bird watching and mini safaris in the Arabuko Sokoke National Park. Whether you are looking for action filled adventures or lazy relaxing sundowners on the tranquil waters of Mida Creek Watamu, is the ideal place for you.
What makes this Villa unique
Kiboko Nyumba is a unique property enjoying a quiet, secluded location while being only minutes from the local village of Watamu and the beautiful white, sandy beaches. Allan, our experienced chef and his team will be on hand to provide daily cleaning and laundry as well as cooking and serving all of your meals. They will also do whatever they can to make sure your holiday is as amazing as possible. As well as a night time askari the house is surrounded by a security fence which is monitored by G4S.
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
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Coast/Beach: The house is a 10 minute stroll from the white sands of the Watamu marine reserve where you can go kite surfing, snorkelling or scuba diving amongst the coral, or enjoy some of the best deep sea fishing in the world. Travel: The nearest airport is Malindi which is a 20 minute drive from Watamu. It is served by connecting flights from Nairobi by Kenya Airways and Fly 540. The international airport at Mombasa is 2 hours from Watamu. We can arrange pick up by car from either Mombasa or Malindi airports Distances: The village of Watamu is 4km away. Other local attractions include Watamu Turtle Watch which is a 5 minutes walk from the house, Gede ruins - 8km, Bio-Ken snake farm - 5km and the Arabuko-Sakoke nature reserve - a 15 minute drive. Tsavo East, Kenya's largest game park, is just a 2 hours drive away. Further Details: Watamu has a wide selection of restaurants and bars to suit all tastes and budgets. Visiters can stop at one of the many roadside stalls and sample the local Kenyan delicacies. Watamu has 4 banks with ATM and 2 small supermarkets. The bustling town of Malindi is a 20 minute car ride away and has a larger selection of shops and restaurants.