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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2011

Not sure what people are expecting when they book the Cove, but they must be missing the point if they give it negative reviews. The location, treehouses, restaurant and of course the staff, are truly amazing. If you are the sort of person who loves simplicity, charm and VFM, in what must be one of the best little places/location on...

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West Sussex
Reviewed 26 September 2011

Although we were not on honeymoon, we really liked this small boutique hotel. With only six tree houses, no music, no water sports, it really was very peaceful. We received a very warm welcome from Doris and during our short stay there, Charles and William were available to help us with everything and anything. The Head Chef was really helpful...

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Colchester
Reviewed 31 August 2011

I find it quite sad that i review has been written on compalining of the lack of 'charms' of The Cove. No there isnt shower gel in the bathroom or robes and slippers but theres is abutler on hand (thank you William) for your every care. No they dont sell suncream at the resort but you also dont have any...

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leamington spa
Reviewed 14 August 2010

We saw this place online and knew we had to add this to our honeymoon itinerary. We contacted them directly and the staff sorted out the rest of our itinerary for us as well, working to our budget. All of the staff were friendly and helpful. There are not many rooms so you have a feeling of privacy. The food...

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2010

We finished our honeymoon at the Cove and it was a wonderful time where we could truely relax. The staff were lovely and nothing too much trouble although not the speediest of service. We were disappointed at a couple of factors. The rooms were lovely but lacked some of the facilities you would expect for a 4/5 star establishment. There...

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Port Edward
Reviewed 17 February 2010

WOW, what a stay, the welcome the service the location, all just FANTASTIC. Richard our buttler, YOU are the MAN. Thank you. that personel touch made our 2nd Honeymoon even more special. Steph you and Doris are just what that resort needs. That nothing is too much trouble, a massive thank YOU. to all the other staff, thank as nothing...

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Port Edward
Reviewed 14 October 2009

WOW what a fantastic stay at the Cove. Richard, you da man... keeping me well Tuskered.. Thank you. What a piece of Heaven. from the moment we arrived we could not have asked for more, for our 10th (LATE) ann. we could not have asked for more, the staff the location the everything. Steph, you were correct, we did stay...

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leicester, UK
Reviewed 2 February 2009

The Cove was our first glimpse of paradise and the attention to detail was what made the visit extra special. While I often feel uncomfortable if I feel people are running around after me, Rafael, Philip, Rosie, the Chef, and the guy filling our jacussi made me believe that it was ok for us to truly relax, and that we...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
6 gorgeous little villas built into the trees on the edge of a tropical beach. No tv, no wi-fi, no distractions! All you need to do is unwind and plug back into nature's pace on this beautiful, forest-lined stretch of coast. Our small, intimate lodge is nestled in its own private cove, just 12kms from Diani Beach Town - but well away from the hustle and bustle of mass tourism. The Cove offers guests exclusivity, excellent service, and the peace and quiet of a magical retreat! Here, time doesn't matter, and our team will work around your schedule. Your long, lazy beach walks will be uninterrupted, and the only sounds you will hear are the wish-wash of the tide, the cry of distant fish eagles and the rustling of the Baobab and Coconut tree leaves. The Cove has only six ocean-facing villa treehouses, with their own private decks. Enjoy panoramic vistas of the East African coastline dotted with pretty Ngalawas (Swahili boats). The Cove is a romantic retreat and is perfect for honeymooners. If your dream is to have a Kenyan beach wedding then you have just found the perfect place for it. Diani Beach has been voted Africa's Top Beach Destination 3 years in a row (beating Mozambique, Sharm El Sheikh, Zanzibar and Cape Town!), and is everything you'd expect from a tropical beach get-away: a gentle breeze whispering across powdery white beaches fringed by coconut trees and lapped by the warm Indian Ocean. Diani is on the Kenyan South Coast, a scenic forty-five minute drive from Mombasa. Like any good beach destination - Diani Beach is not short of activities. We can organise kite surfing, diving, snorkelling, deep sea fishing and so much more while you stay with us..... Or you could choose to indulge in absolute relaxation during your stay with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cove Resort

Address: Diani Beach Road | Ukunda Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Number of rooms: 6
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#23 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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“Try and book one of the 3 treehouses on the sea front”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffR500, 7 Nov 2011 | Read review
“To get to The Cove, it is a 25 minute drive along a very bumpy road, so be prepared for a rough ride. It is worth it though!”
 of 5 bubbles Leopards_cheetahs, 26 Sep 2011 | Read review
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