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Bottlebird beach house - fabulous sea views

9 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
11 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
A luxury Swahili-style house in its own private garden, right on the sea front, a few metres from the beach at Mayungu, between Malindi & Watamu, only 30 minutes from the airport. Its on the front row and you'll love the astounding views of the sea right from the sitting room/veranda, the big pool, and the path to the beach. It is self-catering but fully staffed, with an excellent cook. It has 4 bedrooms and sleeps 8 & we have 3 extra beds for children which go in the same rooms. All the rooms are en-suite with air-con and fans. Mayungu is situated to the South of Malindi on the Coast Road, including 11 minutes on an unpaved road - but keep going its worth it! ...A luxury Swahili-style house in its own private garden, right on the sea front, a few metres from the beach at Mayungu, between Malindi & Watamu, only 30 minutes from the airport. Its on the front row and you'll love the astounding views of the sea right from the sitting room/veranda, the big pool, and the path to the beach. It is self-catering but fully staffed, with an excellent cook. It has 4 bedrooms and sleeps 8 & we have 3 extra beds for children which go in the same rooms. All the rooms are en-suite with air-con and fans. Mayungu is situated to the South of Malindi on the Coast Road, including 11 minutes on an unpaved road - but keep going its worth it! More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Ceiling Fans
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Toaster
Swingset
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Water Views
Freezer
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Magnificent place, amazing cook and friendly staff and easy-going owner, with a hot sea salted swimming pool and a lot of games and table tennis, amazingly chilled and beautiful garden, above a very nice fisherman spot where you can go snorkeling and fishing. A must...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Cleau H
Melissa B, VR Owner at Bottlebird beach house - fabulous sea views, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Cleau, Thanks so much for your nice review. It's so heart warming to know that you enjoyed the house as much as we do. Definitely would be very happy to host you again. I'll pass on your comments to the staff - thanks for...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had a wonderful Christmas/New Year break here at the beautiful Bottlebird Beach House, a traditional Malindi beach-house with the added benefits of air-conditioning. The kids just wanted to be in the pool or on the nearby beach so keeping them amused was easy. Panoramic...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank martinandsam2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We (two adults, two kids) stayed here for five days, and we can't say enough good things about it. The bedrooms were so comfortable, the kids loved the pool, the beach is a three minute walk away, sunrise over the ocean is gorgeous... Highlights for...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank brettshadle1
Melissa B, VR Owner at Bottlebird beach house - fabulous sea views, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Dear Brett and Co,. Thanks so much for your lovely review. Really wish you could come over again!. Best wishes, Melissa

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Bottlebird beach house is the most beautiful house I have ever stayed in. Lovely Swahili style furniture, a panoramic view of the Indian Ocean and a fantastic pool set in a garden festooned with bourgainvillea. An incredibly spacious living/dining area with multiple seating areas in...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Julie B
Melissa B, VR Owner at Bottlebird beach house - fabulous sea views, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi Julie, Really glad you enjoyed it - thanks for taking the time to write. Very happy that you liked the pancakes and chocolate sauce among other things. Will pass that on to Dickson and Julius! Best wishes, Melissa

Reviewed 11 July 2017

A little bit of paradise by the Indian Ocean. Panoramic views, dazzling bougainvillea, miles of sand and (if you are lucky...we were) the never-heard-anything-quite-like-it sound of the bottle bird. This place really is somewhere quite special: comfortable, luxurious, yet seriously chilled. It is exactly what...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Andrew T
Melissa B, VR Owner at Bottlebird beach house - fabulous sea views, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi Andrew, Love your review, you really captured it. Makes me feel like we should be in our lovely beach house now instead of the office in Nairobi!. Thanks for coming to stay. All best, Melissa

About the Owner
Melissa B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2016
Interaction with guests
I will send you with more information after you book, including a menu to help you plan your meals and other tips. I can also arrange to purchase fish for your first meal if you are arriving late. I am available throughout your stay by telephone or message and the staff live on site and so are on hand to help you with any issues throughout your stay.
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How to get there
The nearest airport is Malindi Airport which is a 30 minute drive away. You head south through Casuarina then off the end of the tarmac road, and continue straight along the unpaved road for about 10 - 15 minutes until you reach Mayungu village. Taxis are available as is relatively low cost informal car rental. The house is also 30 minutes from Malindi town centre, where there are supermarkets to get food. At Mayungu there is a kiosk which has VERY basic supplies. One needs to bring all food and other items from Malindi, though there is an Italian deli about 14 minutes away, and some green-grocers on the way to town. We suggest you pass the supermarket on your way to the house.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km
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