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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We have found this paradise last year and spent 5 incredible days here before our safari. As we fell in love with the place, decided to come and stay more than a week this year. It was so great to see the familiar faces, as always Lara & David made sure again that we enjoy every minute of our stay...

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

Thanks for coming back for your second stay at Waterlovers. This is already the biggest compliment for us! The fact that you made our small place the spot for your engagement, is a memory that will stay with us too. You're a beautifull couple , and we can wish you only great things for your life together. All your words...

Reviewed 24 September 2016

We are a group of 10 and stayed in the Penthouse and Turtle rooms. The Penthouse is a wonderful place. That's where I was lucky enough to stay. It has 4 bedrooms with 3 full baths. Air conditioned and spacious. The beds are firm and always clean, as are the bedrooms. Lots of storage space for clothes and amenities, souvenirs...

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

Wowww!! That's a huge feedback from a great group of friends! What a nice feeling to have the chance to meet people like you! Thanks a lot for the effort you took to tell your experience into details and with the surprised eye of an authentic traveller. Hope to have the possibility to host you again sometime. All the best...

Amboseli, Rift Valley, Kenya
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Stayed there 5 days and they were absolutely not enough! It was so sad to leave... Waterlovers is a magic place. Lara, Beryl and all staff are fantastic: always available if you need anything but very discrete. The perfect way to make their guests feel pampered while leaving them the right privacy. Our room (Rhino) was just 10 meters away...

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

Thanks for taking the time to post such a beautiful review! It was a pleasure to host you here with us. Hope to have the privilege to see you again in the future. All the best. Riccardo Valentina Lara David and the rest of the WL tribe

istanbul
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stayed for four nights at Waterlovers after spending five days in the Maasai Mara. This was our second visit to Kenya and fifth visit to East Africa. This small hotel has many strengths and weaknesses. Of course all reviews are very subjective and usually based on previous travel experience. For us the best part of this hotel was the...

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

Dear Sarah, thanks for taking the time to tell us your experience. Here is Riccardo, I was in touch with you for some additional information you requested about excursions and food, prior to your stay. I hope it was useful. It's nice to read that you found many positive sides of your stay with us, like the layout of the...

Colchester
Reviewed 4 September 2016

My 10 year old son and I have just returned from Water Lover's and had an amazing time. From room cleaners to bar and waiting staff, all were wonderful and looked after us perfectly. We spent some very happy days out on excursions such as the Pilli Pipa dhow boat snorkelling trip where we saw dolphins, we did a boat...

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

Dear Jen, wow! Thanks for taking the time to write this beautifull review! Hope to have the privilege to see you again. All the best to you and your son. Riccardo , Valentina , Lara , David and the rest of the WL tribe

London
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a fabulous two weeks in Kenya finishing with 6 nights at Waterlovers Beach Resort on Diani Beach. We felt so spoilt by all the staff and found David and Lara to be the most welcoming and charming of hosts. The resort is very comfortable and beautifully situated on stunning Diani beach, pure white sand and...

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

It's our pleasure to read that we've been able to help for your son, and that you had a great time here with us. It's great to see that you noted all the little details and appreciated the genuine side of our hospitality. Your family will always be welcome here. Thanks again for choosing us. Hope to see you soon....

Madrid
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My family and I, including our 2 children, spent 4 days in August 2016 (15-19th) at a villa in this wonderful small beach resort. Diani Beach is like paradise by itself, but Waterlovers manages to turn it into an unforgetable experience... The infinity pool, beach club, the excellent dinners we enjoyed out in the moonlight, our beautiful villa built in...

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

Dear Paula, so nice to see that you bring such a good memory of your stay with us! Thank you so much for putting it in words for the rest of the people looking for something different ;) You're unforgettable guest too! Congratulation again for your beautifull family. Hope to see you soon. Riccardo , Valentina , Lara , David...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My husband I spent 5 days at Waterlovers and have not one iota of criticism. The location is unbeatable. The staff were extremely personable, attentive and very friendly. The couple that manage the resort (Dave and Lara) went out of their way to ensure our needs were being met and offer suggestions of local diversions. The kitchen was more than...

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

Soooo good to receive your feedback! Thanks! We share it with our staff, and everyday we keep enjoying our job as you enjoyed your holiday, mostly because of guest like you, who take the extra effort to let us know how it goes, and what we can do for you to make it better. It's our pleasure to do the...

Lugano, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We spent eight nights in Waterlovers in August 2016. Valentina and Ricardo, the owners run an outstanding outfit. Dedication to detail for the whole venue (beautiful rooms, wonderful beach lounges/ sun-bathing and very refined kitchen. Very, very friendly staff make you feel like you are visiting with friends at their beach house. We will return to get another fill of...

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

Wowww, such a nice review! Our philosophy is to make you feel comfortable, and surrounded by friends while you're here with us. Glad to read you felt this way during your stay. We're honoured to be your "home away from home" and it would be a pleasure to offer our (extended) "beach house" as your house whenever you'll be back...

Washington, DC
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had a wonderful time staying in the penthouse suite for 4 nights which, admittedly, was an indulgence and far more space than necessary for just the two of us :-) That said, we loved the second floor terrace that opened up to an unobstructed view of the beach just meters away, the kitchen (which we stocked with some items...

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

There is not enough indulgence when it comes to your deserved holidays !! However we're glad it felt almost too much in our Ocean Penthouse ;) We'll try to surprise you again at your next visit... All the best from Riccardo , Valentina , Lara , David and the rest of the WL tribe

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Amenities

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • 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: ₹ 16,937 - ₹ 26,010 (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 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#1 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
#1 Spa 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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