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Galu Sea Lodge -Tamani

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We were at Monkey Beach House which seems to have its own separate very busy and highly positively reviewed page on Tripadvisor. I stayed there with a group of 7 adults and 4 fairly senior teenagers or barely post-teens (the kids will totally sanction me for that description). The Monkey Beach house is lovely with 5 bedrooms, tasteful furnishing with...

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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

I have been 4 times in the past year, staying in various beach apartments. The staff are all very nice and quiet, the pool is great and the rooms and amenities are plentiful. However it is sometimes not possible or very slow to get a hold of the manager on cellphone or email

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Used to be one of the best places in Diani. Affordable, with very competent management, a girl named Eloise, very friendly and available. In a few months they've tripled their prices, and replaced management with amateurs who will never return your calls and stop talking to you if you dare ask a question. How to spoil the most incredible place....

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 29 December 2014

From the photos and reviews we were hoping for a lovely villa on the beach front. Sadly we were very disappointed to the extent of checking out the following day. Though being located in villa 4 which is in front and with a beautiful view of the beach and sea, there was no air conditioning, which ordinarily is not a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2014

It's an amazing setting with beautiful sea views but as the various properties are individually owned the contrast can be stark. Unfortunately beach house 4 was not fit for purpose as unlike other houses/apartments there was no air con and the ceiling fans were what I would describe as desk fans attached to the ceiling. The bathrooms were finished in...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 19 May 2014

The ambiance is very serene. I loved the ocean view from the room, the pool and the fact that the beach was clean. The staff were very amazing Boniface and Emmy who were excellent in their service and the meals were very well made. I loved the dog that hang out and ran on the beach with us. The whole...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We stayed here in July 2013 with family and friends. The lodging is beautiful, the location fantastic, steps from the beach and the cook and help amazing. Specifically the cook, Hessein. I'm a vegetarian and while we would go out daily and pick up food we wanted, he always gave special consideration my eating habits and served up 3 amazing...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 16 April 2014

+ location (close to Mombasa | at the beach | beautiful garden with pool) + wild life (monkeys, bush babies, dogs etc.) + beach + kite surfing school closeby + security + house interiors + private chefs (Yuma, Michael) - very unfriendly and unhelpful management - availability of WiFi very limited and restricted by management despite payment - no information...

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2013

We spent 5 days in house number three in October and had a wonderful vacation. The house itself is magnificent, tastefully decorated and comfortable. Huge balconies to admire the ocean and a fountain and bar inside the villa! Houses number 1 to 4 are right on the beachfront. They are fairly close to each other so I imagine one could...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 December 2013

These are some cottages that are nicely placed and nicely built, right on the beach. I have now stayed in 3 of the houses and they are all equally well finished and comfortable. There is plenty of space for outdoor eating and sleeping and still remain private. Colobus monkeys visit daily and the pool by the grass by the beach...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
TAMANI at Galu Beach is situated at the south end of Diani beach. There are 4 two-story beach houses plus 6 newly built apartments, situated within beautiful gardens that run down to the wide, sandy beach. There is an excellent, well-maintained swimming pool within the front gardens and next to the beach.The Beach Houses and Apartments take from 2-10 Persons comfortable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galu Sea Lodge -Tamani

Address: Diani Beach Road, Galu Beach 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Galu Beach
Price Range: $436 - $697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Monkey Beach House”
 of 5 bubbles FrequentFlyer254, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make enquiries on even the basic and assumed amenities that one expects”
 of 5 bubbles Althea241, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Avoid beach house 4, it's damp with cheap finishes, no air-con or proper ceiling fans.”
 of 5 bubbles 231stevef, 24 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Take the top floor with the balcony facing the ocean in house number 3.”
 of 5 bubbles 162charlien, 19 May 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms are great, upstairs gets more monkey traffic, so keep your doors locked.”
 of 5 bubbles jd4795, 17 May 2014 | Read review
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