Villas and Cottages in Diani Kenya.
Villas and Cottages in Diani Kenya.

My Top Villas and Cottages in Diani, Kenya.

Sometimes it depends on purpose, Interest or Budget whether to book a Hotel or Villas and Cottages in Diani, Kenya.

Whenever I am in tight budget Villas/Cottages are always my kind of thing to go about since I can limit my budget especially with what I take in terms of food and drinks.

There are several affordable villas and cottages with swimming pools, some a bit distant to the beach while others are beachfront. It depends on what you`re looking for. Some might not be bothered by budget but privacy.

Without much ado, here are my top Villas and Cottages in Diani, Kenya.

13.) Doric Cottages.

Doric Cottages Diani, Kenya
Doric Cottages Diani, Kenya

I Loved their swimming pool, which is usually naturally warm at night. The privacy is on another level. The beach is just 7 minutes’ walk. Diani shopping Centre is 800 Meters and a walking distance to a nearby Super Market.

There were no restrictions in swimming at the pool even in the middle of the night you can still soak your stress in the naturally warm pool.

The rooms are neat and well maintained, instant hot showers, plenty of water and free secure parking. Doric is one of the Villas and Cottages in Diani Kenya sought after by budget travellers.

It is ideal for group gateway, family (Kids can occupy one room while you do the other one since they come in two Bedrooms.

Their Kitchen is well equipped you will enjoy making your meals. Only time will make you check out, otherwise, you can stay here like forever.

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12.) Pendo Villas.

Pendo Villas, Diani
Pendo Villas, Diani

Roughly 16 Minutes walk from the Diani beach. These 12 two-bedroom villas are ideal for family, couples and group bookings.

They have a naturally warm private swimming pool and ample secure parking area.  All the rooms are ensuite with instant hot showers.

The Kitchenette is fully equipped and waiting for your arrival. Wifi is provided and a chef can be provided on request.

If you don’t want the populated hotels in Diani, this is your one-stop. Not only affordable but also impeccably a clean facility.

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11.) Palm Tree Nest Villa.

Palm Tree Nest Villa Diani Kenya
Palm Tree Nest Villa Diani Kenya

A 10-minute walk to the Diani beach, 4.5 Kms to Diani Shopping Centre and a 5 KMS FROM Ukunda Airstrip.

This 4bedroom luxury villa has a private pool and secure parking. Instant Hot Showers and it is one of the few Villas and Cottages in Diani Kenya that can host up to 10 Pax. Quite affordable for its class.

Flat Screens are plugged in these ensuite rooms, the kitchen is also well equipped to Come to unwind and reconnect with the simpler things in life.

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10.) Villa Raymond Diani Beach.

Villa Raymond
Villa Raymond

This two-bedroom villa is about 15 minutes walk to the beach. It has a private Swimming pool and parking.

If you`re two couples or just a family you will have the swimming pool for yourselves since it is a two bedroomed Swahili Villa.

The Kitchen is equipped well, with a flat-screen Tv at the lounge. Each bedroom is ensuite.

When it is hot of which most of the times in Mombasa is ever hot Day and night. There`s is a running A.C.

It has a beautiful Gazebo under a Baobab Tree where you can relax day or night. Did I mention the swimming pool has sun Terrence?

A more than a home away from home. What are you waiting for? Book Now.

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9.) Oasis Diani Beach Villas.

Diani Beach Oasis Villas
Diani Beach Oasis Villas

Oasis is one of the few Villas and Cottages in Diani Kenya less than 500 meters from the White Sandy Diani Beach. The facility has four spacious cottages namely.

  • The yellow Villa 3bed rooms
  • Red Villa 3bedrooms
  • White villa 2bedrooms
  • Green Villa 2bedrooms

All the Cottages are facing a beautiful blue naturally warm pool surrounded by lush greenery. A Perfect place for Honey Mooners, family or A group of friends.

The rooms have been designed in a coastal manner, the kitchen is fully equipped including a fridge and all the needed cooking facilities.

All rooms are ensuite and have a large resting lounge. Some of the cottages have extra bathrooms upstairs.

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8.) Jamboland-Diani.


A 13 Minute walk to Diani Beach, this German but Swahili themed villa has an incredible pool surrounded by lush greenery and a sun Terrance.

It is only 1.2 Kilometers from Colobus Conservation and has a kid playground to keep them busy. Making it ideal for a family.

The kitchen is well equipped from Fridge to toasters. You will get a continental or Ala Carte Breakfast. Free Wi-Fi and Airport Transfers on request.

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7.) Shalom Cottages Diani.

After Dark at Shalom Cottages Diani
After Dark at Shalom Cottages Diani

A 5 minutes walk to the white sandy famous Diani Beach. Two bedroomed cottages have a beautifully laid in a lush greenery garden Swimming pool.

You will get free Wi-Fi flat-screen TVs and Sun Terrence. Ideal for Family, couples or friends. The Kitchen is well equipped waiting for you to utilize.

They have instant Hot Private Showers and a resting lounge.

They are also near the world-famous and everybody`s dream to go to Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant.

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6.) Sheba Cottages.

Kenya Sheba Cottages
Kenya Sheba Cottages

Just 850 Meters from Diani Beach, these 1 Bed Room cottages are well known for water sports activities such as windsurfing, Snorkeling and Diving.

They are also known for horse riding and water sports equipment can be hired at affordable prices to the indoor guests. The private parking is secure.

They have an outdoor swimming pool which is naturally warm, thanks to the high temperatures at Diani. Ala Carte or Continental breakfast is provided.

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5.) Shambani Cottages.

The Shambani Cottages
The Shambani Cottages

Just 300 Meters to one of the world’s most beautiful white Sandy Beaches and about 3 Kilometers to the shopping Centre. Shambani has 8 Cottages with a set-up of 1, 2 and 3 Bedrooms. Whether your solo traveller, couple family or a group all is catered for.

The kitchen is well equipped with modern facilities and they provide a professional chef upon request. Their private swimming pool will keep you company as you unwind your city hustle and bustle.

Tucked in a tropical garden near Mwachema River, Shambani is yours to-go cottage in Diani Beach for comfort and tranquillity a rare combination.

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4.) Kivulini Beach Villas.

Villas at Kivulini
Villas at Kivulini

A Three Minutes’ walk to Diani beach and less than 2 Kilometers to the Shopping Centre. Kivulini is one of the most booked villas and cottages in Diani, Kenya. Their outdoor swimming pool which faces the ocean makes the villa Stand out.

It is also well known for hosting events like beach weddings. The sea view from the sun Terrence will blur your city memories and soak you in the world of peace of mind.

The beauty about this villas and cottages can host from a solo traveller to 30 plus pax at a go.

All rooms are ensuite with instant hot showers and plugged in Flat screen TV’s and A.C`S shared lounge and fully equipped kitchen.

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3.) Kitu Kidogo Cottages.

Diani Beach-Kitu Kidogo Cottages
Diani Beach-Kitu Kidogo Cottages

Can we call this a beachfront? Just less than 200 meters from Diani Beach. These two-bedroomed villas are ideal for family, couples or friends. Having a private path to access the beach makes it even cooler than most Villas and Cottages in Diani Kenya.

Combed with sun Terrance, fully equipped kitchen and an outside entertainment area with a barbecue Grill Gas. The rooms are well taken care of and are A.c Enabled with instant hot showers.

They will give you a bottle of complimentary water every day. Cool huh?

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2.) Kusini Beach Cottages.

Beach Front Kusini Cottages
Beach Front Kusini Cottages

Looking for a Beach Front? It is one of the few Villas and Cottages in Diani Kenya where you will get such proximity to the beach.

It is managed by a Spanish by the name Pepo with more than 20 years’ experience. Your comfort is kind of big deal here.

It has 12 Ensuite Bedrooms which are A.C Enabled and have a direct sea view from the comfort of your big Verandah.

They have a sea-facing Swimming pool and an entertainment area which has BBQ facilities.

They are 5Cottages namely in Swahili,

  • Pepo (Wind)
  • Mashariki (East)
  • Magharibi (West)
  • Kusini (South)
  • Kaskazi (North)

Kusini Beach Cottages is tucked in Galu Beach which is referred to as a virgin beach with fewer hotels and less explored.

It only connects with Diani beach when the tide is low. For maximum privacy, this is the most ideal place to hide.

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1.) Bahari Dhow Beach Villas

The Bahari Dhow Beach Villas
The Bahari Dhow Beach Villas

Another Beach Front, just 100 Meters away from the clean turquoise Beach. Bahari Dhow Beach Villas qualifies to be a hotel at the same time a villa.

It is one of the few Villas and Cottages in Diani Kenya. Where you can book a Bed and Breakfast, Half or full board. It will all depend on your flavour.

Each villa has a shared kitchen and a lounge. The rooms are ensuite with flat-screen televisions.

They have like 3 Swimming pools for you to choose including a baby pool. If you decide to take their food, they have a good reputation when it comes to their cuisine.

It is well lit, for the late-night swimmers like me. Did I mention their beach is spotlessly clean?

This is a definition of a home away from home worth every single dime you spend on. We only live once, press that book button and enjoy life but responsibly.

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