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    Sand Island Beach Cottages

    Tiwi Beach, Tiwi, Kenya
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    Traveller (162)
    Pool & Beach (54)
    Room & Suite (50)
    Overview
    • Excellent80%
    • Very good17%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “samosas” (23 reviews)
    “the managers” (16 reviews)
    “fresh fish” (25 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Airport Transportation
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Breakfast included
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    71 - 75 of 172 reviews

    Reviewed 17 January 2014

    Sitting on the verandah of our little cottage overlooking the coral beach and ocean beyond while our lovely cook prepared our dinner in the evenings, we wondered how life could get any better! The cottages are rustic, designed to suit the climate and full of...More

    Thank ausgiraffe
    Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 4 February 2014

    Amazing how you so captured and enjoyed the whole ethos of Sand Island and thank you for getting this across so well in your review. Beautiful, quiet, comfortable, old worldy and hassle free! One can do as much as or as little as one wants...More

    Reviewed 10 January 2014

    This is just a peace of heaven - piece and quiet in fantastic surroundings. The position by the beach just doesn't get any better. The beach is great, with excellent snorkelling. And the cottages are just as they shall be, simple and yet fantastic. We...More

    Thank Kristian B
    Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 4 February 2014

    It is always such a joy for us when guests come and enjoy this wonderful place called Sand Island. Snorkeling is good here when one adventures a little more near the reef towards the Star Fish Garden and although not abundant the variety is great....More

    Reviewed 5 January 2014

    If you are looking for a fancy resort where you can drink umbrella drinks by the pool all day surrounded by throngs of other guests, you probably won't enjoy Sand Island. On the other hand, if what sounds good to you is having your own...More

    Thank Mike P
    Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 4 February 2014

    It was indeed such a pleasure to meet you and your family and have you to stay here at Sand Island and thank you for taking the time to review us. It's hard to beat fish and seafood that comes straight out of the sea...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2014

    We stayed here in 2013 for a week (January), and loved it so much that we booked for new year 2013/14 before we left...and we weren't disappointed. A few improvements have been made since we were last there, including a bit of a convenience store...More

    Thank Wandering_Saffa
    Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 4 February 2014

    We love it when we get 'new' guests becoming 'old' guests coming back year after year and look forward to bringing in the New Year (2015) with you for the third time in a row. Wonderful comments and of course we agree that Sand Island...More

    Reviewed 1 January 2014

    We have just returned from our second trip this year to Sand Island. We arrived early and our cottage wasn't quite ready so Cheryl and Arty gave us access to a bedroom in their own house, a cold drink and space on their verandah to...More

    Thank ParishOxford
    Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 2 January 2014

    Thank you so much for the review, we really do appreciate it very much when guests take the time out for this. We enjoy having you to stay just as much as you enjoy coming here as you really do embrace the Sand Island specialities...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$24 - US$33 (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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    Room & Suite (50)
    Dining (9)
    Hotel & Grounds (66)
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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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    "Ask the office to rent reef shoes - this area of the coast does have sea urchins and coral."
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