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Amazing Holiday in a Large Villa with Private Gardens Near the Beach!

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Last updated: 03/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Mombasa house description

LionsHome = beachvilla = tranquilidad = recuperation = dreambeach = safaris = top site = special extras...

LionsHome is a beach villa, comprising 2 bedrooms, one bathroom, a kitchen, terrace, balcony and a large living room, situated on a secluded and very quiet property of 700 sq.m with dense tropical vegetation including banana trees and coconut palms, colourful flowers and shrubs. The villa is intended for self-catering but you can book a chef through us (or on your own) for the duration of your stay for the respective fee, who will spoil you according to your wishes. If you don't have any excursions planned, you can spend the daytime on the shady terrace or in the well-maintained garden - they all have a steady and pleasant breeze. Then you can let the day fade out while you have a sun-downer on the secluded balcony waiting for the chef to call you to dinner.

If you travel with more then 4 - 6 people, we can offer you accommodations in the neighbouring house.

LionsHome: Do not fear, no lions will be visiting you at night. The name stems from the astrological signs of the owners.

LionsHome has direct access from the main Beach Road (means it is not in the bush - a major security advantage!!!).

LionsHome is only 250 meters distance from the Ocean, so can be reached within very few minutes by feet.

LionsHome is offering additional accommodations for larger groups or families directly next door. There is a large bedroom with a double bed and a bathroom on ground floor, which can be added for an extra charge of 40 %. The two properties are separate, but connected via the garage.

LionsHome is offering you airport transfer service at the cost-price of € 35 to € 40 per direction (The taxis at the airport are substantially more expensive).

LionsHome doesn’t have a swimming pool, but you won't miss it, because instead of chlorinated water you'll swim and bathe in the healthy and relaxing sea: the beach is only 250 m away and offers you smooth white sand, probably unlike anything you have seen before. The water is so warm that you could stay endless inside. On top of that, it’s very calm because the big waves are tamed by the great reef. In our part of the beach you can also swim in times of tide. You can go on endless walks along the beach not only to refresh your spirit but also to calm and cool down your body.

LionsHome takes Security serious: From time to time there are break-ins and robberies in the country; the press likes to tell negative stories about holiday paradises. However, we never had anything like that happening in since the beginning of our stay here in 1992. We want to keep it that way and that is why security is very important for us. Our Askari (night guard) has been with us for 16 years now. He guards the guests, the house and the property from dusk till dawn. Furthermore, we recently joined a mobile security group; the house is equipped with alarm buttons, if you press these buttons you activate the alarm and within 2-5 minutes there's a security group, most of the time with at least one policeman at your house.

LionsHome, in addition, is surrounded from all sides by high security walls, so you can spend quiet and undisturbed holidays.

LionsHome has its own generator: In general, there are some power cuts in Kenya but in our region it’s hardly ever a problem. If it happens unexpectedly, we can produce our own electricity with our generator.

The German-Kenyan owners live in the already mentioned neighbouring house and are always there for you. They are looking forward to meeting you! WELCOME!

Excursions and safaris:
Kenya is the land of safaris! We absolutely recommend going on a safari and would like to help you with the selection and the reservation. You don't have to book them in advance, it is better to select and to book them on site.
LionsHome = Beachvilla = trancility = recreation = tropical garden = dream beach = Safaris = best site!

LionsHome is a beachvilla with 2 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, terrace, balcony and a huge living room. Situated in a 700 sqm big secluded and absolutely quiet garden with exuberant tropical vegetation, where you find banana trees and coconut palms as well as lots of bushes and flowers.
During the days - when no other activities were planned - you will love to spent your time in this fostered garden or on the shady terrace; everywhere you will find a nice breeze.
You might let the day end romantically with a sundowner on the absolutely secluded balcony, waiting the chef to call you for dinner.





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Property Type

  • House
  • 220 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    The open living area...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    The neighbouring house (optional)...moreless

  • The villa is equipped with 2 bedrooms and thus offers standard accommodations for 4 people. However, for younger and more flexible guests we offer two single beds in the open living area free of charge. Noticeably more comfort is offered in the fourth bedroom in the neighbouring house, which can be rented for an additional charge of 40 % total price. Linen is changed twice a week. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    The neighbouring house (optional)...moreless

  • The bathrooms have either one or two wash basins, a toilet and a bidet. Fresh towels are provided based on demand. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The kitchen contains a gas stove with oven, a refrigerator and a sink. There is a shelf with dishes, cutlery, and all other kitchen utensils above the granite work area. If desired, we can provide a chef for the duration of your stay. A house boy, who cleans the house daily, picks up and provided fresh sheets and linen, is included in the rental price. The large terrace is equipped with decorative trellises and curtains. If the wind is too strong, or you wish for even more privacy, these can be very useful! Here is where the large dining area with the impressive dining table (heavy, carved and adorned ebony wood with glass top) and four to six chairs, as well as a lounging area with the 'African' sofa two armchairs and a coffee table are located. On the top floor you will find additional sitting areas in the living room and on the balcony. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Kids

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Hauptsaison
Feb 9 - Apr 19, 2015
2 night min stay
€65
€385 €1,350
Zwischensaison
Apr 20 - Jul 31, 2015
2 night min stay
€55
€320 €1,150
Vorsaison
Aug 1 - Dec 11, 2015
2 night min stay
€65
€385 €1,350
Weihnachten
Dec 12 - Jan 17, 2016
14 night min stay

€630 €2,400
Hauptsaison
Jan 18 - Apr 17, 2016
2 night min stay
€65
€385 €1,350
Zwischensaison
Apr 18 - Jul 31, 2016
2 night min stay
€55
€320 €1,150
Vorsaison
Aug 1 - Dec 9, 2016
2 night min stay
€65
€385 €1,350
Weihnachten
Dec 10 - Jan 15, 2017
14 night min stay

€630 €2,400
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
€58 €65
Sat, Sun
€385 €1,440
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee €10
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Die Preise gelten für eine Belegung von 1 - 4 Personen und sind Inklusivpreise.

Für die 5. - 6. Person (Einzelbetten im Dachgeschoss) berechnen wir je Person 10 % Aufschlag.

Sie können weiterhin ein Schlafzimmer mit großem Bad im unmittelbaren Nachbarhaus zu einem Aufschlag von 40 % anmieten.

Es können folglich bis zu 8 Personen untergebracht werden.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

35 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Mombasa Moi International Airport
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
25 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Mombasa
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Leisure Lodge Golf Resort
30 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Mombasa
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Blue Marlin
250 Metres
Nearest Beach
Indian Ocean

Car: Not Necessary

Your Holiday destination! Diani Beach is located about 30 km southeast of Mombasa next to the Indian Ocean. Travel guides unanimously speak of the most amazing beach: smooth white sand and calm sea thanks to the coral reef sheltering it. The fishermen will be happy to take you out to the reef, approx. 1 km away, where you can observe the great variety of fish or explore sandbanks that appear during low tide.

In the vicinity, you can find three shopping centres, two very good hospitals and countless different restaurants, bars and night clubs.

You can catch a plane at the small airport in Ukunda, about 5 km away, which will take you to one of the nature reserves or to the capital, Nairobi.

The Shimba Hills national park, visible from the vacation home, is very recommendable for one-day safaris.

Another worthwhile one-day trip is the underwater world of the Shimoni Marine national park, which can be observed from a boat. You can enjoy the Indian Ocean from an ancient Arabic Dhou often accompanied by dolphins.

The city of Mombasa with its old Arabian trading port, the Fort by the name of Jesus and its old town full of narrow, winding streets and historic sites can be explored in one or two days and is perfect for souvenir shopping.

You should schedule several days for safaris in the more distant national parks (Maasai Mara, Tsavo, Amboseli, etc.).

Golf: You can reach the golf course Leisure Lodge in 10 minutes by car.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: We are a German-Kenyan couple living here in Diani Beach. We love this country and we like to introduce it to our guests and friends. In general we like our guests and found often deep friendships. We do everything so make our guests feel well, because then also we feel well.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german, swahili

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Lions Home

    Lions Home

  • Entrance to the house with the spacious terrace

    Entrance to the house with the spacious terrace

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Large double bed in the bedroom

    Large double bed in the bedroom

  • New sink in the kitchen...

    New sink in the kitchen...

  • Dining area on the terrace

    Dining area on the terrace

  • The desert rose blooms in the garden

    The desert rose blooms in the garden

  • Quiet, secluded garden just for you

    Quiet, secluded garden just for you

  • This is our amazing white sand beach!

    This is our amazing white sand beach!

  • Main road in Diani Beach

    Main road in Diani Beach

  • Safari in the Tsavo East national park

    Safari in the Tsavo East national park

  • Safari in the Tsavo West national park

    Safari in the Tsavo West national park

  • This is your two-storey holiday home!

    This is your two-storey holiday home!

  • The high Makuti roof ensures optimal temperatures

    The high Makuti roof ensures optimal temperatures

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Elegant wash basins in the bathroom

    Elegant wash basins in the bathroom

  • Granite work surfaces in the kitchen

    Granite work surfaces in the kitchen

  • Comfortable lounging area on the terrace

    Comfortable lounging area on the terrace

  • The coconuts taste so good!

    The coconuts taste so good!

  • Garage

    Garage

  • This is our amazing white sand beach!

    This is our amazing white sand beach!

  • Safari in the Tsavo East national park

    Safari in the Tsavo East national park

  • Hippopotamuses in the Tsavo West national park

    Hippopotamuses in the Tsavo West national park

  • Safari in the Tsavo West national park

    Safari in the Tsavo West national park

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Minimum stay: 2-14 nights
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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, german, swahili
  • Calendar last updated: 03/31/2015
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