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Magical Luxurious House w/Lagoon Views in Watamu

The house from the front, with the higher building hidden behind with flat roof and amazing views
1 of 19The house from the front, with the higher building hidden behind with flat roof and amazing views
Private Room , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Watamu, Coast Province
This house is a culmination of a lifelong dream to build a wonderful retreat in the tropics (think Swiss Family Robinson!).

Perched on the edge of an amazing lagoon, overlooking Mida Creek (with sunset views - a rarity on this coast), the house is a peaceful oasis, snug between coconut trees, set in a 5.2 acre garden and comes complete with 3 staff members.

It's a place to escape from it all - simply chill, watch the birds and experience the calm wonder of Africa at its finest (whilst also having 3G connection, if you need it). At night you can sit and watch the sunset slip beneath the horizon without a single other artificial light on a 180 degree vista.

The house has 4 bedroom, but sleeps 12 at a push - two bedrooms are in a 'tower' with amazing views, and 2 in the main house.

Do let us know if you've any questio...
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Listing #HL5385304
About the Owner
Tom S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2014
Interaction with guests
There are three members of staff onsite - a cook, cleaner/handyman and an askari
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Ruby Hall is an extraordinary place set beside the mangroves on the edge of a creek. It is beautifully designed and takes open plan living to a new level. Although a short drive from the beach. a stay at Ruby Hall does not feel like...More

Thank alison s
Reviewed 6 May 2015

I am leaving this review so that hopefully other people out there might get to experience as wonderful a holiday I had in Watamu in this magical house. Before going I read the reviews for the house on various sites online and wondered what the...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2015

Been there for 10 days with my friends - absolutely fantastic. It's one of the places where you can disconnect your mind from the daily routine and reconnect with the nature. Take an evening swim in the lagoon in the backyard to see the luminescent...More

2  Thank xgeo_i
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (30)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
No rules, save for treat it as your own and no smoking anywhere near the house at all.
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    3 Queens
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About the neighbourhood
Watamu is close to Malindi, the Gede Ruins, the Arabo Sokoke forest and many other wonderful spots.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Malindi or Mombasa: 20.0 km
Fly to Malindi using Fly540 or Kenya Airways - itsthen a 25 minute drive to the house (we can arrange a car).
Alternatively, you can fly into Mombasa, which is about 100km away (2 hours).
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Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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