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Sand Island Beach Cottages

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Reviewed December 29, 2014

My fiancee and I stayed at Sand Island Beach Cottages over Christmas and it was absolutely perfect. We decided to choose here after attending a friend of ours wedding earlier in the year at the same place. It consists of a few very well placed...More

Thank TomWalsh
Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded January 22, 2015

We really do appreciate all the reviews we get from our guests and thank you so much for taking the time to write it. The whole ethos of Sand Island is easy, relax, calm, peaceful and we and our staff really do try to make...More

Reviewed November 16, 2014

You hear of Sand Island mostly through word of mouth...from very satisfied visitors. We were told that the Manager is a very good chef and we asked him to host a Murder Mystery dinner for us and a group of friends. What an ideal location!!!...More

Thank Estelle K
Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded January 21, 2015

What a great location Sand Island turned out to be for your 'Murder Mystery' evening and congrats on organising such a fun event with so much attention to detail, even down to the fireplace with all the war memorabilia. Cluedo on steroids!! Must definitely host...More

Reviewed November 4, 2014

My friend and I stayed at Sand Island for ten days in September and it was amazing. The cottages are lovely, clean and provide everything you need for cooking. They're surrounded by palm trees and from the patio you can see the ocean which is...More

Thank Andrea H
Response from SandIsland, General Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded January 21, 2015

Thank you for a great review and we are really pleased that you had such a good time here at Sand Island. We are certainly tucked away in a quiet corner of the Kenya coast and that is part of the Sand Island magic -...More

Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here with friends and we can't wait till the day we can go back!! Everything about the place is wonderful! So peaceful and quiet! One of my favorite places. The friends we were with had been there before and the...More

Thank Caitlin B
Response from SandIsland, Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded October 24, 2014

Thank you very much for reviewing us - much appreciated always. It was wonderful having you all to stay and 'word of mouth' and 'first hand experience' is still a marvelous way to choose places to stay. Sand Island really is a little bit of...More

Reviewed October 5, 2014

The location is wonderful and all the staff members are excellent in service and very polite, we traveled throughout Kenya and stayed in many other accommodations but this was our best experience! The cottages are very comfortable and very clean, maybe one small comment is...More

Thank Bastiaan-Juba
Response from SandIsland, Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded October 24, 2014

It was wonderful to have you back at Sand Island and this time with the entire family. Like Africa, Sand Island has that 'draw you back' card as it really is such a beautiful location where you can enjoy a truly relaxing holiday doing as...More

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Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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US$25 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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danielkcohen
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Flora K | Reviewed this property |
They (Artie) are excellent on email. I wish you a great stay!
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nicola s
March 11, 2016|
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Response from SandIsland | Property representative |
Thanks to all for writing to this guest whilst we were away for a few days in Tanzania. Nicola, as mentioned by our guests, we are very much operational and on our website front page you will see the 'Excellence' badges from... More
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Carlos S
September 1, 2015|
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Response from SandIsland | Property representative |
Hi Carlos, please look on our website under the 'Contact Us' section. Telephone and email address is there.
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"All the cottages have lovely sea views."
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"Arty is very transparent manager. Talk to him, tell him your situation and he ll recommend whats best for you"
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"Ask the office to rent reef shoes - this area of the coast does have sea urchins and coral."
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"All of the cottages are great - there is no way to lose."
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