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    Sand Island Beach Cottages

    Tiwi Beach, Tiwi, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent81%
    • Very good16%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “fresh fish” (26 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Airport Transportation
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 177 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Thanks to Arty & Cheryl - I have been coming to Sand Island for many years and it is in great condition and as welcoming and relaxing and wonderful as you could wish for. A magic spot on the Kenyan coast. Thank you for a...More

    Thank Julia M
    Reviewed 7 December 2017

    Sand Island is one of those well kept secrets in Kenya. I never thought I would find such a charming, private, rustic and relaxing place at our coast. If you want quiet, relaxation, no beach boys, no crowds and to sleep RIGHT AT THE WATER,...More

    Thank Flora K
    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    Before ending our vacation time in Kenya, we took a detour and spent two days in Mombasa off the coast. We couldn't have selected a better spot than this--a perfect location! The owners were gracious and very accommodating. The cottages are clean and comfortable, with...More

    Thank cherre2017
    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    This place IS A RARE GEM ON THE KENYAN COAST and its as beautiful as what you see in the pictures! Things to know: -The beach is so safe and quiet that the sea turtles come to lay their eggs! (and if you re lucky,...More

    Thank Luciana P
    Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 30 August 2017

    Thank you so much for your review, we appreciate that you take the time to write something. We are delighted you had a good time staying with us, and especially pleased you witnessed one of the turtle nest hatching. Watching those tiny little guys suddenly...More

    Reviewed 24 August 2017

    Sand Island is unique with simple, charming, comfortable and affordable cottages overlooking what feels like your own private beach. The perfect little hideaway for those who want something other than resort style hotels and don't want to spend boutique hotel prices either. We originally booked...More

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    Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 30 August 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We loved having you to stay, you embraced Sand Island and just kicked back and relaxed, did the things you wanted to do and had a real holiday. We hope that when you...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$24 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Tiwi
    • Also Known As
    • Sand Island Beach Cottages Hotel Mombasa
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    nicola s
    11 March 2016|
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    Response from SandIsland | Property representative |
    Thanks to all for writing to this guest whilst we were away for a few days in Tanzania. Nicola, as mentioned by our guests, we are very much operational and on our website front page you will see the 'Excellence' badges from... More
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    Carlos S
    1 September 2015|
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    Response from SandIsland | Property representative |
    Hi Carlos, please look on our website under the 'Contact Us' section. Telephone and email address is there.
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    Room Tips
    "All the cottages have lovely sea views."
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    "Arty is very transparent manager. Talk to him, tell him your situation and he ll recommend whats best for you"
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    "Ask the office to rent reef shoes - this area of the coast does have sea urchins and coral."
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    "All of the cottages are great - there is no way to lose."
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