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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We spent a two weeks memorable holiday in November 2015 in Shambani Cottages, Simba apartment ! Holiday fulfilled the expectations in all respects - even exceeding them ! The place was absolutely spectacular with a lovely swimming pool right next to the cottage, palm trees and its friendly staff. We were the only couple in the whole area most of...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We stayed here for my friends birthday for fours days, what it started with some challenges in terms of the cottage we had been given was changed by their great Manager Mr. Francis. This guy really turned around what could have a been a nightmare stay for us; as the first cottage had serious problems with water. Anyway we were...

Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Shambani Cottages is a great place in this little paradise place of Diani Beach. The cottage I had was very clean, quiet and the whole team is just willing to help any time. I enjoyed my time there and would definitely recommend this place for your stay at Diani!

1Thank laurentg33
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Lovely cottages, fantastic service, the beach is seconds away and they have a great pool to cool down in. There really isn't much else to say: this place is a lovely little gem perfect for small or big groups.

1Thank whatktdoes
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We were a group of 6 adults, stayed at Baobab villa (3 bedroom ensuite) for 3 nights. This house is amazing. The rooms were spacious and clean and the lounge areas were large and incredibly comfortable.The spacious rooms had large beds enclosed in excellent mosquito nets, and with air condition. Plenty of drawers and hanging space. The master bedroom lounge...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We stayed in a the little room above the reception and we LOVED it! We had a big balcony, a well stocked kitchnette, good bathroom (better shower than our place in Nairobi!) and nice staff. Also a big pool and quick walk to main road and over to the beach. It is right at the END of Diani beach so...

Thank Global35
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 28 August 2015

My family and I stayed in the Colobus Cottage. Roomy cottage with a large garden for the kids to play football in. It was magical listening to the sound of the ocean as we fell asleep. The staff were very friendly and most helpful. We are definitely coming back!!

Thank MamaJ16
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed in tembo cottage with my boyfriend and I can honestly say it was beautiful. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, everyone was very friendly and always said hello. I left items out on the side and nothing was ever stolen, the wildlife I saw was amazing and the dogs were adorable! Nothing quite beats sitting enjoying...

Thank kirsty1977
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Thank you so so much for the great hospitality extended to us during our stay at Shambani Cottages over the Easter weekend. We all had great fun and my 3yrs old son was so marveled by the monkeys, the pool, the fishermen selling us the catch of the day for our lunch, the birds in the garden and our chef...

Thank Santana M
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We were 12 Dec 2014 - 19 Dec 2014, the Baobab Villa was excellent! But we didn't exspect that 1-bedroom Twiga Cottage has no condition. Also Mamba Cottage and Simba Cottage have the bedroom on the second floor without condition because they are open to the nature. But the owner Paolo was so kind and change the Twiga Cottage for...

Thank Sveta_y

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Address: Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $50 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Make sure all food is locked away - the monkeys get in and take everything!!”
emilyrosep2016, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Simba is more open than the other cottages which I found great for the views.”
ChaffinchSarah, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If a couple take Tembo for exclusion”
trottingkenyan, 30 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Baobab villa has a great view and its specious.”
Hellen1986, 22 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Shambani Cottages have 1 bedroom cottages, 2 bedrooms cottages and 3 bedroom cottages. We stayed in Flamboyant cottage which is 2 bedroom one bedroom was downstairs and the other bedroom was upstairs. Both bedrooms were en-suite. The living room is spacious with plenty of natural lighting during the day. Upstairs there balconies are spacious enough for relaxing and have an area for outside dining. There is also an open roof deck for sunbathing.”
992santanam, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
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