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5 reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

For anyone looking to getaway from it all, this is the place. The old swahili style houses have a lovely view of the lagoon which is literally stone's throw away. It is a self catering arrangement but the friendly chefs can shop for the ingredients for you. Fresh fish can be delivered to your door and the meals will be... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 8 December 2015

My current country of residence is an island surrounded by the Mediterranean sea, & have been to many coastal resorts , but i can categorically state, that i was super impressed by this little piece of paradise, i found our cottage to be well maintained, & extremely homely,as for the beach, which is only a stones throw away, what can... More 

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Pushkar
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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Best food, best massage, best bed linen, best pedicure, best hosts, best beach!! Close to shops and good restaurant Sails. They can arrange boat trips, snorkelling etc. An incredible place to stay can't wait to go back, we didn't want to leave.

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Thank lucyhols
FourTwentySouth, Owner at Four Twenty South Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us - we really do appreciate it. It was lovely to see you again and to meet your friends and we very much look forward to the next time. With best wishes from Hilary, John and all of us at Four Twenty South More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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90 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

The beach is completely breathtaking. The sand is white soft clay and the water is the contrast of peridot and marina blue. Hot... yes, but worth it. Muhammad, the chef, is the absolute gem, we would like to take him home. Veronica is so gentle and loving. She keeps the place clean. The cottage is a perfect get away. The... More 

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Reviewed 22 March 2015

Not only was our 3 BR bungalow right on the beach where we could watch beautiful sunsets, we found this quiet, tucked=away location to be the perfect place for relaxing. Out group of friends enjoyed all the meals prepared by the chef. The staff made sure that everything was tidy even with our sandy feet. Beautiful fresh flowers were a... More 

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FourTwentySouth, Owner at Four Twenty South Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write a review. We really appreciate it. We are so happy that you enjoyed your holiday with us and hope that we may see you again. The house you stayed in with 3 bedrooms is called Kualuka. All the houses are slightly different. Some of our guests have their... More 

Kenya
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

Travel warnings.....made me laugh. We stayed at Four Twenty South, it was paradise. Beautiful cottage, excellent food, magnificent white beach and clean fantastic ocean. What does one want more in life?

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Everything about this idyllic place was wonderful. Me, my husband and our two sons(13 and 9) flew to Ukunda from Nairobi, (with views of Kilimanjaro on the way) and were picked up from the airport. The house was extremely clean, and was cleaned everyday. A fisherman arrived every morning with freshly caught red snapper, calamari and lobster, from which Mohammad,... More 

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420south, Owner at Four Twenty South Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. All of us at Four Twenty South are delighted that you enjoyed yourselves so much and we send you all our very best wishes and hope we will see you again soon. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

My husband and I spent one week here for the perfect holiday. We stayed in an intimate two bedroom cottage right on the sea. The recommendation came from a close friend who stays here every year, she couldn't have been more right. Our cottage was so clean and kept everyday by Ms. Veronica. Mohammad our chef cooked us fabulous meals... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 18 January 2014

We have been here 4 times in the last year and a half, and it does not disappoint. Lovely cottages set in well kept grounds on a pristine beach that offer plenty of privacy. The cottages are very well managed, with the aim of making your stay as relaxing as possible; a few days before, just email a shopping list... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 14 January 2014

My husband and I came here for our short honeymoon. Hilary and Jane helped us arranged for airport pick up and drop off - the driver Gabriel was great! Our entire transit went perfectly smoothly! We stayed at the Tsulini cottage for 3 days and had a very relaxing time. Our chef and maid were very attentive and friendly, yet... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four Twenty South comprises six colonial cottages surrounded by three acres of beautiful tropical gardens bordered by an unspoilt dazzling white beach lapped by the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean. The houses are right on the sea overlooking a sandy lagoon where swimming is safe at any tide and a breeze gently cools the heat of the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Four Twenty South Beach Cottages

Address: Four Twenty South Plot | Diani Beach Road, Galu Beach 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Galu Beach
Price Range: ₹ 13,669 - ₹ 17,450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
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“If I could remember the name/number of our cottage, I'd recommend it. Maybe the Management can chime in? Ours was right on the beach and I can't wait to go back!”
  • Daytime view of the gorgeous sandy beach and boats anchored off shore
 of 5 bubbles monkeymaven, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
“all cottages are facing the ocean - you enjoy the sound of the waves and the view is stunning”
 of 5 bubbles 200heavenly, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We asked for a recommendation and it was perfect. Our cottage was Tsulini. It was intimate and quiet. We slept with all the doors open at night to hear the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles RobynGianni, 26 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Dzumbe cottage is recently modernised and hence a little more expensive than the other cottages, with 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms but still excellent value.”
 of 5 bubbles hnui, 14 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a four poster bed looking onto the sea!”
 of 5 bubbles Jadedtraveller69, 26 Nov 2011 | Read review
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