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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2013

This is simply paradise. The hotel is small and luxurious, and the service it top quality in every aspect of the hotel from porter to management - even to the extent that they anticipate what the guests may want/wish for and provide it. Everybody at Waterlovers went that much further to make over stay there memorable and unique. Thank you!

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

We're really happy to read your nice feedback, it gives us the energy to improve more and more! Hope to have the pleasure to host you again. All the best. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL tribe

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 6 November 2013

My wife and spent 6 nights at Water Lovers after safaring in the Masai Mara and we are so glad we did! This is something I would highly recommend, any Safari trip should be accompanied by some r&r at the beach. From the moment we walked into the Water Lovers resort we fell in love with it, the setting and...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to put this great comment, we really enjoyed to meet you (also the monkeys did!) Hope to see you again. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL staff

NYC
Reviewed 5 November 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights after attending a 3 day wedding in Nairobi ie just what the doctor ordered. Super relaxing and stress free. Lots of r +r - Very lazy days with no guilt! Stunning setting. Attention to detail throughout was amazing especially with all the bespoke furniture. Run by a lovely couple who had the right balance...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave this beautifull feedback, it's been nice to meet you, and hope to see you again. You'll always be welcome here Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL staff

Morro Bay, California
Reviewed 7 October 2013

After 3 nights in Nairobi followed by 10 nights in tented camps, we were extremely happy to find ourselves at one of the most beautiful locations on earth - Waterlovers Beach Resort. The rooms are lovely, the view is unbeatable, but most important the staff and owners are attentive and helpful. Put all of this together and you have an...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Well, don't know what to say, your comment is just beautifull! Thanks a lot. It was really a pleasure to meet you. This is the first time that somebody takes also the time to read and to answer to the other feedbacks. We really appreciate it. Hope to be able to host you again. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2013

We stayed at Waterlovers for 4 nights after an exhausting 7 days on safari and it was the perfect place to relax. It only has 8 rooms which means it is not crowded, very quiet and great customer service. I read another review about the detail in Rhino cottage - we were in Elephant cottage which had a large wooden...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

With feedbacks like this, we just started looking for new things to surprise you at your next visit! Wish you all the best. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL tribe.

Reviewed 24 September 2013

A wonderful end to our holiday, we stayed here for 3 nights to relax after a busy 6 days safari. The attention to detail made it a very special place, and the owners' personal design was truly individual. For the small number of guests, Waterlovers is set in ample space, giving a spacious and exclusive feel. The staff were very...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for this beautiful feedback, it's nice to read that you really enjoyed our small place. Hope to have the chance and the privilege to host you again Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL tribe

Budapest
Reviewed 22 September 2013

The first thing: the average rating is most probably comes from a personal taste and has nothing to do with the quality. We stayed here for four days. The hotel itself is very nice all rooms are looking at the sea. Even the little details were worked out very nice in the room (ie. we stayed at the Rhino cottage...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks for your feedback. We are happy for your appreciation of the location, the rooms and the details. We can see that your majour concern were the activities and the beach boys on the public beach. Regarding the activities to be done here, really sorry if you didn't find the ones for you. Infact we moved here from...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Had a wonderful 2 night stay here in Aug 2013. Top things I liked : 1. The location, lovely beach front property. Could hear the waves throughout the day even in our room. 2. Good shopping nearby for curios, good supermarket nearby all at walking distance 3. Comfortable rooms, decorated with good taste 4. Lots of trees 5. Not crowded...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive feedback and for your precious suggestion too. It was really nice meeting you. Hope to see you again. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL tribe

London
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We stayed for four nights but wanted more... Perfect quiet location on the white sands of Diani beach, spacious and Swahili-style decorated rooms, good food, very helpful staff and plenty of nice little touches that make the difference when you are on holiday! Would definitely go back again - Christian & Anna

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your kind feedback, it was nice meeting you. Hope to have the pleasure to host you again, since you'll always be welcome here! All the best. Riccardo and Valentina

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2013

We stayed at Waterlovers for 5 nights on a B&B basis to round off our honeymoon in Kenya. The private beach area is fantastic to really relax (which we appreciated as there are a significant number of hawkers on the main beach itself). There is a small pool to cool off in, and plenty of loungers and swing chairs to...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot to you for choosing us for your honeymoon, we're really honoured to see that you enjoyed your special trip here with us. We wish you all the best for your new life. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the Waterlovers

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterlovers is a small eco-friendly resort in the centre of Diani, directly on the beach. All our rooms (only 8 suites, 1 villa and the ocean penthouse) are ocean front and luxury equipped, with air conditioning, king size Swahili bed, double washbasin, stone shower, private veranda, complimentary wi-fi, I-Pod, I-Phone and MP3 docking station, complimentary iPads available on request, with pre-loaded music, movies and apps, complimentary cellphone with local line, private security 24/7, etc... The boutique hotel features also a spa, a small art shop, and a beach house for the watersports. Come as a client...leave as a friend! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterlovers Beach Resort

Address: Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $361 - $664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterlovers Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Waterlovers Beach Hotel Diani
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#1 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#2 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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“Any of the cottages offer great views and a pleasant experience.”
 of 5 bubbles LesC184, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is so small that I think they are all excellent and have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles coventrytravellers, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse over the restaurant”
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 of 5 bubbles jennya712, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the cottage type rooms are extremely nice.”
 of 5 bubbles suzannemary46, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all units seem to have vies, ones further in front more so”
 of 5 bubbles CdnTraveller9, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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