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Member since: 2006
Speaks french

Experience a unique and sustainable vacation in Africa. Be environmently aware book our Eco-Friendly Villa

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this Kilifi holiday house

The main house is located in a very peaceful area ,it is parted into 1 bedroom with 2 beds 1 bathroom ensuite,2 rooms with 2 beds,1 bathroom,1 living room,1 separate kitchen.In the house annexe 2 bedrooms,2 bathrooms,1 big veranda.

All beds and windows with mosquitos nets.

Kilifi is on the Kenya north coast, half-way between Mombasa and Malindi,the Indian Ocean enters into the mainland forming a deep inlet,which in English is known as a 'creek'.In its narrowest part a few hundred meters from the sea a bridge connect Mnarani to Kilifi,further inland,the creek widens into a big lake and divides into dozens of channels,many of them are navigable,(in this unique area the house is located) ,about 50 meters from the property to one of the several sandy cove beaches,this beach has been the scenery for the well known french movie 'L'Africain' with Catherine Deneuve and Philippe Noiret ,large verandah facing west, beautifull sunsets,overlooking the forest to the creek,spot for all water sports,peacefull area for bird watching,sun beds around the swimming pool for lazing around.Our cook Muramba will be pleased to prepare for you african dishes with coconuts as well as what you like (he knows about european cuisine). Fishermen will come to the gate to offer their day catch ( fish,lobster,prawns,crabs)Our gardener Saidi will take you around the garden to explain the different species of tropical trees & plants,also he will be pleased to take you to Giriamas villages nearby, 1 kayak for 2 available,dart board,boules,books,chess,card games.

  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Member since: 2006
Speaks french

What makes this house unique

Sunset Villas Resort is situated on the coastline of the Kilifi Creek in one of the most scenic regions of Kenya. It is ideal for friends or families looking for an escape to sandy white shores, and an undisturbed holiday.

There is a choice of three accommodation types available, of which all have beautiful bedrooms and spacious open-plan living areas. Each unit has twin beds and en-suite or private bathrooms. A fully equipped kitchen is available for all your self-catering needs, and some units have a private cook for added convenience.

Guests can spend days relaxing by the swimming pool or unwinding in the tropical garden with its variety of coconut, mango and lemon trees. A restaurant provides delicious meals that will cater to every palate and that are designed to tantalise your taste buds. There are unparalleled views of the baobab and bamboo trees, which only add to the tranquil atmosphere.

There are many beaches that are just a short distance away, and which are surrounded by a mangrove forest. The nearby creek feeds into a large lake, at the centre of which lies a beautiful bird island. It is perfect for nature lovers. The resort will provide a truly memorable and unforgettable stay.


based on 28 traveller reviews

Experience a unique and sustainable vacation in Africa. Be environmently aware book our Eco-Friendly Villa
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews

"We enjoyed staying in Su...

  • 5 of 5

"We enjoyed staying in Sunset Villas very much. Saidi showed himself as high level cook and manager and gave us even more assistance than we expected. All the stuff including Salim, Muramba were very kind. The villa and swimming pool was cleaned every day, the meal prepared by Saidi was perfect. Thank you!!!"

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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"All was PERFECT like eve...

  • 5 of 5

"All was PERFECT like every year.TXH and till next year"

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Dear FRIENDS..we are sur...

  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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"The Sunset Villa is a gr...

  • 5 of 5

"The Sunset Villa is a great place to stay!

We really enjoyed our week in Kilifi. The house and the surroundings are very charming and peaceful. After a week of safari, this was the perfect spot for relaxation.


-the caretaker cooks a mean lobster

-Beautiful garden

-Private pool (Its bigger than in the pictures)

-the gardener's tour of his village"

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Pobyt w Sunset Villa bar...

  • 5 of 5

"Pobyt w Sunset Villa bardzo udany. Dom i ogród bardzo piękne. Zatoka ( Kilifi Creek ) oddalona o kilkaset metrów. Przemili Gospodarze a za razem właściciele posesji. Personel zatrudniony w Sunset Villi w pełni profesjonalny , bardzo przyjazny i skory do pomocy na każdym kroku. Kucharz Muramba naprawdę wspaniale gotuje. Ogrodnik Saidi dba o ogród, służy swą wiedzą i pomocą w razie problemów a Salim codziennie dba o basen na posesji. Nocnego „ochroniarza” nie udało nam się poznać… poruszał się w ciemności nocy i strzegł bezszelestnie naszego bezpieczeństwa. Miesiąc cudownego pobytu w Kenii minął niepostrzeżenie. Było SUPER. Wiem jedno… niebawem… może nawet w tym roku wrócimy do Sunset Villa.. Dziękujemy wszystkim i do zobaczenia wkrótce…

Stay in Sunset Villa very successful. House as well garden very fair. Gulf ( Kilifi Creek ) away a hundred metre. Owners are nice and friendly. The crew of Sunset Villa engaged and fully professional. The cook Muramba are cooking really tasty. Gardener Saidi to take care of the garden every day. And Salim every day take care of the swimming pool. The month of a wonderful stay passed very quickly. Was super. I’m sure I’ll be back to Sunset Villa. Thanks to everyone."

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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"This is a very nice vill...

  • 5 of 5

"This is a very nice villa to spend a relaxing holiday we enjoyed the lovely garden and swimming pool very much. The staff are excellent and made sure that we were well looked after throughout the stay. Thank you for sharing your home with us."

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
50 Metres

The rental price is calculated on a basis of 2 persons for the house, 1 week,inclusive of water,energy,linen,towels,cook,house keeping,night watchman,alarm. The price for more people and longer stay on request.

Kilifi is located on Mombasa,Malindi highway.

2 beautiful villas n° 378258 each with private pool,cook,organized staff which perform their duties unobtrusively ,scattered in a lush garden.Both houses together can accomodate max 10 people.

The solar and rain water collection system produces enough energy to cover its own demand.

No AC,only fans 'Less luxury more ecology'

semi salted water from well is used for the swimming pool,this warm water as well as the water into the creek are a very cheap SPA ,it is a great gift from nature,to complete your wellness,our qualified masseuse & beautician can assist you with her wellness packages, including, different massages,body scrub,waxing,pedicure,manicure, using only the best natural products at very competitive prices.You will come back in pristine condition.

500 meters to Distance Relatives backpackers,many local and international restaurants at Kilifi,Post Office, 4 ATM , 4 banks ,2 fruits and vegetables markets,fish,meat,groceries,supermarkets,shops,pharmacy,hospitals.Taxis & Tuk Tuk available,bus station. A few hours drive to the Game Parks, Tsavo East&West,Taïta Hills,Amboseli, Kilimandjaro.

Dhow tours on the Creek, to bird island,snorkling can be arranged,departure from the beach near the property. All water sports mini golf,squash at Mnarani club. NEW, only 20 minutes drive to Vipingoridge


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Kilifi, Kenya

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
23 Sep 2016 - 10 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
17 Dec 2016 - 21 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

tarif en fonction du nombre de personnes, acompte/arrhes à la réservation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Kilifi, Kenya

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Alarm System
  • Dialup Access
  • Fan
  • Garage
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 child bed
  • Books
  • Games
  • Toys
  • Canoe
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Parasol
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • disco club
  • miniature golf
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing