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Himaya House

Villa -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Malindi, Coast Province
An outstanding property on the headland with stunning panoramic ocean views. The property comfortably sleeps 6 people plus 2 children in its 3 sea view en suite double bedrooms – all with there own verandas.

The Master bedroom is up above the main living area. A separate guest wing has 2 bedrooms with verandas and steps leading down to the pool. All rooms have bathrooms en suite. With a total of 3 double bedrooms the house comfortably sleeps six but there are beds on the guest wing verandas for a couple of extra children.

Each room has ceiling fans with additional standing fans if requested. There is no air conditioning. It has its own swimming pool, private beach access and a mature tropical garden. There are 5 staff offering true Kenyan hospitality.
Listing #HL159946
About the Owner
Lissa R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2011
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

I have been lucky to stay in a number of great places all over the world over the past twenty years and can say hand on heart my stay at Himaya was one of the very best. We had been in the Mara for four...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Ghaleb D
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We had another lovely stay at Himaya this year and honestly, if we could we would be more frequent guests to this lovely oasis! The service was again beyond anything we could have expected and we were in the lap of luxury for the 2+...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Dannakoko
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Himaya house for 6 days was a perfect spot after our 2 week Kenyan safari. Lissa was so patient responding to my many emails and questions. She was able to help us reserve kayaks and paddleboards to have at the house upon our arrival. She...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The Kenya coast has a North and South Monsoon.
The winds blow from the North from around end of November through to April/May and then change to the South.
This obviously brings changes on the beach,
In the North Monsoon the sea weed is blown down towards the house and there for the beach is not a complete stretch of white sand.
There are always areas that are clear and where you can swim.
It is absolutely not a problem but I would like you to know the photographs are taken in the South Monsoon.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
    3 Fulls
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payments can be made through Paypal, or direct into a Bank Account.

Lissa will consider special rates for long stays.

Cancellation Policy:
Once a 30% deposit is made, this is not refundable.
Full payment is expected 2 months prior to arrival.
If the booking is cancelled 6 weeks prior to arrival, there will be no refunds.
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About the neighbourhood
Both Malindi and Watamu have Marine National Parks, and the goggling is very good.
Scuba diving is available, as is Kite surfing, Wind Surfing, and other water sports.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Malindi: 7.0 km
Railway: Mombasa: 110.0 km
Mombasa is the closest international airport.
Both charter and schedule flights arrive daily from Europe, North America and African hubs.
Malindi is an easy and scenic two and half hour taxi ride from Mombasa.

Malindi also has its own small airport which services domestic flights, unfortunately there are no flights Mombasa - Malindi. However Nairobi is an hour or so away with regular flights in and out fo Mlaindi.

Himaya House is 15 minutes from Malindi airport and 10 minutes Malindi town.
Cheap car hire is easily arranged with your domestic licence or Tuk Tuks are plentiful and an easy way of getting around.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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