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Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must stop while visiting Kenya are the beautiful beaches of the coastal line. I was advised to go to one of the most amazing towns calles Kilifi, which is about 60 kms north of Mombasa. 3 friends recommended "Distant Relatives", as THE place to...More

Thank Claudia0983
Response from DistantRelatives, Manager at Distant Relatives Ecolodge & BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words and most importantly the time you spent with us Claudia. We miss you :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i count myself lucky for having stumbled upon this spot in the Kenyan coast,from the very professional booking procedure ,to the ambiance and positive energy of the place to the very friendly reception and service,i highly recommend the place .i got in touch with nature,...More

Thank Borabora79
Response from DistantRelatives, Marketing Manager at Distant Relatives Ecolodge & BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Bora Bora, we hope to see you again for the New Year Festival!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in an excellent private room, clean, spacious but a bit of a maze to the communal, (though amazing), eco toilets. Food is one of the best places in town to eat. Cocktail range could be have a bit more variety. Bofu beach is spectacular...More

Thank David H
Response from DistantRelatives, Marketing at Distant Relatives Ecolodge & BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks David, It was a pleasure having you stay with us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome spot~I thoroughly enjoyed my stay and loved the earthy vibes. The customer service was excellent, the staff went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable. The food was really delicious, can't wait for my next trip.

Thank Mwende S
Response from DistantRelatives, Marketing Manager at Distant Relatives Ecolodge & BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Mwende, Looking forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Distant Relatives is an amazing oasis of freedom that will suck you into its wholesome hippy vibes. Its amazing staff, relaxed environment and non-touristic location make it a destination you have to add to your trip. Last year I was planning on staying for 2...More

Thank YaboiY
Response from DistantRelatives, Marketing Manager at Distant Relatives Ecolodge & BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you YaboiY, It was great to have you around, maybe next time you will stay for a month?

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US$23 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$23 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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walid a
20 April 2017|
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Response from DistantRelatives | Property representative |
Hi Walid, Sorry for the late reply. Thank you so much for getting in touch. I think the best way to send it to us is to share it on google drive. I'm not allowed to share our email address here but you can findit on our... More
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Begoña P
7 March 2016|
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Response from Frida B | Reviewed this property |
There's a small beach just a few minutes walk. Not far to travel to larger beaches. There's possibility to snorkel within short traveling distances too. Better organise the snorkeling with a professional company, I went with... More
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Chokoishii
23 June 2015|
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Response from DistantRelatives | Property representative |
Hi there! Great to hear from you! Your cheapest bet apart from taking several matatus would most likely be by bus. There seems to be at least two companies doing Moshi to Mombasa (Tahmeed and Raqib) but I am sure there... More
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