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Southampton
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

These beautiful villas must be some of the best on the Kenyan coast, set in a stunning location. The staff in the gated compound are all really friendly and helpful and the atmosphere is so relaxed. The food at Sails restaurant is delicious - I recommend the Zanzibar Snapper followed by Chocolate Mousse, but you could pick anything off the... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

The place... Amazing. The service... Unbelievable and extraordinary good. The food... Best ever tasted. Thanks everyone for giving as such a wonderful time. This is a kind of place that you arrive and don't want to leave anymore. We have been spoiled in so many ways that will be difficult to go back to normal. Thanks Angie, Dorcas, Janet, Joseph,... More 

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
47 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

First time to this part of Diani and what a location.We have been lucky to stay at many luxury resorts over the Indian ocean and Caribbean and this is undoubtedly one of the best. We stayed in Casa Bella for seven nights , in a deluxe sea view site and boy, what a place. From the moment you walk in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

We arrived after a week on safari,so although tired, our senses were very heightened due to the various activities and experiences of the previous week-would Almanara allow us to relax,wind down and recharge?-Yes is the resounding answer! This is a small personal luxury hotel and villa resort,we stayed as a couple in a villa which included Ramadan,Evans and Emily who... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Gemma and Leo we're excellent hosts. We were picked up from Ukunda airstrip and taken straight to our villa (check-in is done on your behalf). Our villa came with 3 support staff (housekeeper, chef & waitress) who do everything to make you stay as comfortable as possible. All meals were prepared at the house and served as per our schedule.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

Luxury on the Kenyan coast! Spent two nights in the boutique hotel and we had the entire house to ourselves. We have stayed several times in the past in the villa's but this was the first time in the newly converted hotel. Gemma, Luke, Joseph and Dorcas were excellent hosts and made our stay v comfortable. Accommodation is luxurious, food... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

It's rare to find small hotels in Kenya with such fabulous build quality - the renovation of the family house to create such a serene, beautiful place for guests to truly relax in is simply stunning. Not tempted by the usual beach style cost effective fit outs, the owners have invested in a modern sleek look, which somehow fits perfectly... More 

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Leandro G, Owner at Almanara Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review and kind feedback. It's nice to hear that you were impressed with our little hotel and enjoyed your time with us. I am also thrilled to hear that you service and food was to your liking. We hope to see you back again soon. Best, Leo Giovando More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed in the hotel for 10 days and had the best time! We were welcomed and got the VIP treatment by the management team, Leo and Gemma. They were very gracious and took great care of us. We stayed in one of the suites in the main hotel which was huge and very beautiful. Has a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

We have just come back from a fantastic Kenyan holiday with our last week at Almanara luxury villas. Here we stayed in a beautiful villa for the 6 of us and were superbly looked after by Janet and Evans. Evans cooked the most fabulous meals and welcomed us with a seafood platter which we will remember forever.... lobster, prawns, squid,... More 

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Leandro G, Owner at Almanara Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your review and wonderful words. Your feedback means the world to us and it makes everything we do worth while! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and service and we have passed your comments onto your villa team and indeed all of the staff you have mentioned. It was a... More 

Yorba Linda, California
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

My family enjoyed a five night stay at this beautiful resort. The staff was amazing, especially our chef, Ann! Everything we could possible want or need was taken care of. We relaxed by the pool, enjoyed massages, walked on the beautiful beach. They always had a driver available if we wanted to go shopping. We loved our stay here!

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Leandro G, Owner at Almanara Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time us. I have passed your comments onto Ann and the team and they are waiting for your return! Kind Regards, Leo Giovando More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on Diani Beach, Kenya, Almanara offers 6 Executive Villas and 1 spectacular Presidential Villa. Complete with personal chef and butler services, this luxury collection of private houses offer guests a bespoke luxury experience whilst maintaining the genuine cultures of Africa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Almanara Luxury Villas

Address: Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: RM2,303 - RM3,791 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Almanara Luxury Villas 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Almanara Luxury Villas Hotel Diani
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#8 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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“Room 3, ground floor with ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles ElleT356, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The ocean view suites are fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles battleofhastings1066, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The villas are very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles JaneMc2014, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Suite # 1 as it has the better view”
 of 5 bubbles KarenRoss1, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in suite 1 with ocean view...can't get any better!!”
 of 5 bubbles MarialauraD_12, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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