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Secure African Style Villa With Own Pool, Wifi, 5 mins walk to Diani beach.

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom Villa Sleeps 6

Hello and welcome to villa Maridadi! Villa Maridadi was completed in August 2013 to European standards, in the grounds of Msitu Kwetu, Diani. Originally a forest with beautiful shrubs, trees and flowers, many of which still remain. Villa Maridadi is very clean and is our home, not just a rental property, unlike many other rental properties in Diani. Many of its contents have been flown in from the UK except for the furniture that has been handmade locally. The house is round in shape with a Makuti roof, very African in design. There are 4 different types of monkeys that will visit Villa Maridadi from time to time, very cheeky but adorable.

Diani beach is just moments away and is within walking distance. The beach access is just across the road from the entrance of Msitu Kwetu. Diani Beach is arguably the best beach in Kenya, with its amazing turquoise warm waters of the Indian Ocean and beautiful white sands. It's absolutely amazing!

Villa Maridadi can accommodate up to a maximum of 6 people and is in a safe and secure environment. It has 3 double bedrooms. The ground floor bedroom has en-suite shower room and upstairs two further bedrooms with an inter-connecting shower room, just great for families. There is a downstairs open plan terrace for dinning and relaxing and an open plan terrace upstairs also for relaxing and watching the sun go down. The villa is very suitable for all ages, the disabled, the elderly, couples and families with children. There is wifi at the property and credit can be purchased locally, just ask the maid. We have installed a well in our compound, so we have constant hot water, using our newly installed solar panel. There is a fully equipped kitchen, a maid who will clean, do washing and iron, as the case may be, but if needed, a chef can be hired, cost to be agreed locally. All food products, all cleaning materials, washing up liquid, washing powder, mosquito sprays, toilet paper, toilet cleaner etc. must be purchased by the guests, this is not included in the price. We can also arrange Babysitting on request, the cost to be agreed locally. Safaris, day boat trips, collections to and from the airport, can also be arranged. Tuk tuk's are a form of transport used by locals to get around but it is actually illegal, a law set by the Kenyan Government for Europeans/Non Kenyans to use this form of transport. Tuk tuk's are unlicensed, uninsured, unsafe and are not allowed into Msitu Kwetu. Although more expensive, it's much safer to use a taxi, taxi's are allowed into Msitu Kwetu. Car hire can also be arranged on arrival, just speak to the maid, whatever your requirements are, we will do out best to help you.

If you are just looking for relaxation, we have a massage bed & our regular masseur can visit the villa, to massage you at a time that suits you, for a small charge, to be paid locally. . We are sure you will enjoy your say at Villa Maridadi, Msitu Kwetu, the No 1 place to be!

The other activities in the area, Golf at Leisure Lodge, an 18 hole golf course moments away or further a field Mombasa Golf Club or even a trip to Nyali Golf Club, or Vipingo Kilifi, on the north coast, is a worthwhile experience. So Golf is very big in Kenya.

Why not take a boat trip and if you are lucky you will see the dolphins on the way! or do some snorkelling, scuba diving, or may be kite surfing on the beach, flying lessons at Ukunda airstrip can also be arranged. I am sure whatever your needs are, they can be met in Kenya.

Eating out can be cheap or expensive according to your budget, Forty thieves, Nomads, Blue Marlin, and Sails, or down by the fish market, colobus shade, fresh fish cooked at great prices and you can dine by the sea.

So there are many things to do, you will never be bored at Diani Beach.

More Details

Margaret Tomkins
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2017

About Margaret Tomkins

We are completely passionate about Kenya and in particular Diani. We have had the most wonderful holidays in Diani and would love to live in Diani one day! Diani Beach is just so beautiful! Its a great getaway from the cold weather of the UK, where we are from.

Margaret Tomkins purchased this villa in 2013

Why Margaret Tomkins chose Kenya

Villa Maridadi is our home, not just a rental property! It is very clean and is very comfortable and has everything we feel to make your stay amazing! It has very friendly staff who are there to make your holiday special. It's just delightful!

What makes this villa unique

The complete african feel!! We love it! Truly amazing!!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Diani Beach in Kwale County

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Ensuite shower room to bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Inter-connecting shower room for bedroom 2 & 3
  • The showers on each floor are large with a shower curtain
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Ground floor room with digital safe v.clean & comfy TV/DVD
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Bedroom 2, 1st floor, a digital safe v.clean & comfy TV/DVD
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Bedroom 3 digital safe, very clean & comfy TV/DVD
  • Each bedroom has a very effective quiet running ceiling fan
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Trips & Safaris can be book locally through the Maid and work out cheaper, she has all the information at the Villa. Collection to and from Mombasa airport can also be arranged at an additional cost. Whatever your needs, the staff at Villa Maridadi will try to accommodate, as we are very flexible! A chef can also be arrange for evening dinning but at an additional cost.


Car: not necessary

Take a Safari to nearby Shimba Hills or the Elephant Sanctuary or further a field to Tsavo East or West, or a flight from Ukunda to the amazing Masai Mara, Mount Kenya, Nakuru, or even Lake Navisha to see the flamingos, all a must!!! Many places to see. Or a trip along the coast to Malindi, very interesting!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Diani Beach, Africa

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1May to 16 July
1 May 2017 - 16 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
17 July to 30 Nov 2017
17 Jul 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Dec to 9 Jan 2018
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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