Travel: Explore Beautiful Kenya

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Health, safety and security are paramount and certified by accredited security experts. The hotel has standby generators for a reliable electrical supply to provide guests with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Other facilities of the hotel include retail outlets and an ATM. Secure underground parking is available and free of charge for all guests of hotel and its facilities. Guests will enjoy an outdoor swimming pool, state of the art gym and spa facilities.

And, when it comes to extraordinary locations, Kenya has much to boast – take the Msambweni Beach House for example, which is to be found on Msambweni Beach, 35 minutes’ drive from Diani on the way to Lunga, 50 miles South of Mombasa and 20 miles from Tanzania border. It is a mere two-hour drive from Moi International Airport, Mombasa, and a 35-minute drive from Ukunda airstrip in Diani.

Msambweni in Swahili is a small fishing town and constituency in Kwale County of south- eastern Kenya, formerly in Kwale District of Coast Province. The origin of the name, Msambwe is a hardy and wild fruits tree indigenous to the area. Msambweni Beach House is an intimate property, and is the perfect escape for honeymoons, weddings, birthday and private parties and family downtime on the beach. Located on Kenya’s south coast, looking out over a remote and pristine beach, lapped by azure blue waters, the beautiful boutique hotel is a slice of paradise on Kenya’s coast, ideal for a ‘get away’ experience.

The property has a private beach along a four-mile stretch of coastline with palm trees offering peace and tranquillity where guests can really be at one with nature while enjoying a luxury, yet discreet stay with attentive service in beautiful surroundings. A stay at Msambweni Beach House has an emphasis on attention to detail and great service for an unforgettable stay.

The main house provides you with stunning ocean and lush gardens views, old Swahili culture decor and luxe amenities creating a sanctuary of sheer comfort. The luxury estate comes with the intimacy of one’s private home as well as a platform to view the extensive white sandy beach of Msambweni. It also boasts a bar, lounge area that is completely styled like the ancient Arab traders’ homes of the coastal region. The main pool stretches to an impressive 24 metres overlooking the azure blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Retreat to your private suite for truly elegant accommodation, with flat-screen TV, air conditioning, complimentary WIFI topped as well as dedicated care and service. All rooms and villas have satellite TV, safe box, hair dryer, balcony or terrace, a guest folio, intercom phone, bed side energy saving bulbs, a bouquet of flowers from the garden, mosquito spray, shaver outlets, bath robes and fine toiletries.

Dining at Msambweni Beach House is a pure delight. The kitchen staff is thoroughly trained by a celebrity Belgian chef, and you can enjoy seafood, Swahili dishes, Belgian and French cuisine. Dine by the pool under the African sky and candlelight while listening to the whispers of the breeze from the Indian Ocean or simply enjoy your sumptuous meal at your private villa, main house dining room or anywhere else on the Msambweni property! Surprise private beach dinners and lunches can also be arranged.

As far as exciting activities are concerned, Msambweni Beach House also has much
to offer – why not visit the mangroves and sand banks for an awesome encounter with nature. In addition, why not take a trip to the Shimba Hills National Park with the possibility of visiting the Sheldrick Falls? Wasini Island offers an idyllic mangrove walk – combine this experience with a visit to Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park which offers views of dolphins, snorkelling as well as diving. And why not enjoy a barbecue on the Sandbanks? This best-seller excursion involves a boat ride up to the Sandbanks near the famous Funzi Island. With a private chef, steward and a waiter, this is the perfect VIP experience on the coastal shores of Kenya. On arrival, a barbeque lunch comprising egg-based delicacies will be prepared for your group.

Enjoy the ocean water and creatures with a boat ride and snorkelling experience, and an evening or early morning stroll along the white sandy beach is must at Msambweni Beach House. The beach stretches for 2.8 km and it takes about an hour for a round trip back to the beach house. Swimming in the ocean is highly recommended – during high tide, it is such a refreshing activity, you shouldn’t miss out. And, why not give scuba diving in Diani a go – enjoy one of the most wonderful scuba diving experiences at Diani Marine.

In short, Kenya really does have it all – why not take your holiday in this corner of paradise?

Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi, Kenyawww.radissonhotels.com

Msambweni Beach House Msambweniwww.msambweni-beach-house.com