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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 March 2014

There are so may compliments to give, so where to start!. Waterlovers is a small and beautiful beach resort in a stunning location. The place is very well run ( in terms of management but most of all the personal touch). Friendly staff who have been well trained but luckily have kept their authenticity. The front desk manager is pro-active...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks to you instead for these beautifull words!! Sometimes people coming back from an holiday just get lost immediately in their everyday routine. It's so nice instead to see that coming back, you still found the time to write something for us. It's been great to meet you and we really hope to have the privilege to see you again....

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 22 March 2014

A lovely property with a splendid location run by ever so nice and serviceminded owners - Valentina and Riccardo. They have built an oasis on one of the most beautiful beaches in Africa and have succeeded in their aims of running something special. We were taken care of in a familiar way, the food is nice, the staff is friendly...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for this fantastic feedback! It's been really nice to meet you and to have you here. You'll always find special room for you in Waterlovers. Hope to see you again. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL Tribe

London
Reviewed 21 March 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at Waterlovers almost 2 years ago (we have been meaning to write a review for all this time)! Note: we could not select the date for July 2012 when filling out this review form which is why it states the earliest date we could select (April 2013). The place was outstanding; the staff extremely warm...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Wow!! Didn't really expect this review after all this time. I think is great that you still keep the taste in your mouth for an holiday here with us 2 years back. It makes us feel special. And yes, we love to travel, and we like to add to our place all these little things that you wish into a...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 March 2014

We spent the first part of our holidays on safari in Maasai Mara and the second part was booked on Diani beach.The hotel which was booked for us by the agency had this impersonal and little bit worn out look.So we checked the web for other place, found Waterlovers Beach Resort,had Ricardo on the phone and eventually moved there. We...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks to you! Such a pleasure to have you here with us. And the fact that you stepped out of another hotel in the area and stayed here at WL is been a big compliment for us. Nice to read that you enjoyed the details, because at the end... everyone can make a room with the bed, but it's the...

Cornwall, England
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Had an amazing stay at Waterlovers last month. The staff, location, rooms and weather were all fantastic! I wish I was there now enjoying a cocktail in the sun! The food was brilliant, we had breakfast and lunch each day and then ate in for 3 evenings and ate out for 3 evenings, the managers recommended where we should go...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write these beautifull words for us. We can see that you're a senior contributor to TA, therefore your appreciation is well kept in consideration. Hope to have the chance to meet you again. All the best. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL staff

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2014

My wife and I had a lovely 4 days at Waterlovers last week. We had been recommended a number of hotels in Diani by friends and shortlisted this with one other. We are so happy (relieved) that we chose this one. We went to visit the other one day for lunch, it was much larger and felt far less personal....

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing us, It was really nice meeting you. The family feel is there for all our guests, since we're happy to include them in the big family of the Waterlovers friends. How cool to see you enjoying the place like a home away from home. You'll always be welcome here. All the best. Riccardo Valentina and the rest...

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Reviewed 6 March 2014

We enjoyed staying here very much. Two adults and one 4 year old boy, no shoes for a week, Beach, pool and food all high quality and very easy. If you like kitesurfing its the ideal place to learn and improve. Thank you

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and for these enthusiastic words. It was really a pleasure to meet you. You'll always be welcome here. All the best. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL's

Porthleven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2014

We were at Waterlovers this time last week and had such a great time following a safari. Waterlovers is the perfect place to relax, the staff were fantastic as was the quality of the food. Riccardo, Valentina and Lucca all made as feel very welcome. Pete Courtis

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for taking the time post this wonderfull comment. It's been a priviledge to meet you and to host you here. Hope to have the pleasure to see you again. All the best from Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL tribe

Stanford, CA
Reviewed 21 January 2014

We stayed here as part of our honeymoon, and as other reviewers have mentioned, this is a beautiful property where everything is really well thought out and well laid out with great attention to detail for a couples getaway. The sand is fine and powdery white almost like snow, the water is turquoise and clear, and the architecture is distinctly...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

It was really nice meeting you. Thanks a lot for taking the time to leave a nice feedback, and for your precious suggestions , we like to listen to the point of view of our guest in order to improve our service for them. Hope to have the chance to host you again. All the best. Riccardo Valentina and the...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 January 2014

On short notice we spent a week here in early January and completely loved it. This is a family, designed, built and run resort and you really feel welcome. The rest of the staff (including excellent mangers and director) feel like an extension of that family and nothing seemed too much trouble for them. We spent a good deal of...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

... and our genuine hospitality is there for you anytime you decide to come back to Kenya. This is your home away from home when you wish to come back. No words to thank you enough for your pleasant stay here and your nice comment All the best from Valentina Riccardo Luca and the rest of the WL staff

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterlovers is a small eco-friendly resort in the centre of Diani, directly on the beach. All our rooms (only 8 suites, 1 villa and the ocean penthouse) are ocean front and luxury equipped, with air conditioning, king size Swahili bed, double washbasin, stone shower, private veranda, complimentary wi-fi, I-Pod, I-Phone and MP3 docking station, complimentary iPads available on request, with pre-loaded music, movies and apps, complimentary cellphone with local line, private security 24/7, etc... The boutique hotel features also a spa, a small art shop, and a beach house for the watersports. Come as a client...leave as a friend! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterlovers Beach Resort

Address: Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: ₹ 16,869 - ₹ 25,943 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterlovers Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Waterlovers Beach Hotel Diani
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
#1 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#2 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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“There is a balcony with comfy seats and a table overlooking the resort. The beds are comfortable and the en-suite shower room was clean.”
  • very early morning
 of 5 bubbles 152jent, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are good. They surround a central courtyard of dining, bar, pool and lounge chairs all facing the beautiful beach.”
  • view from my front porch - looking at the sandy courtyard as sun sets behind me.
  • the king size bed - soo comfortable
 of 5 bubbles bobthouin, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a view of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles zortean, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any of the cottages offer great views and a pleasant experience.”
 of 5 bubbles LesC184, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is so small that I think they are all excellent and have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles coventrytravellers, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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