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Reviewed 18 August 2010

We've just returned from a week at the Cove Retreat. It was fabulous- after a week on Safari and a long trip from the Maasi Mara we arrived really late and were met by staff, who had waited for us to prepare a meal. The rooms are lovely- we had treehouse 2 which looked straight out to sea- it's only... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 August 2010

The cove is a beautiful, relaxing, rustic retreat. Its like your own desert island. We stayed for one week after a busy week on safari. Our treehouse (no.3) had a beautiful view and was fully equiped. Every morning we woke to the sounds of waves lapping at the beach below. The food was lovely and the mini bar was always... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2010

Just returned from The Cove Luxury Tree Houses. After a week of Safaris and a long journey to get there you could not find a more relaxing place to stay. The staff could not do enough for us especially Charles and Phillip. The food the chefs prepared was all very good (samosas very good). Rooms very clean thanks to Rosie.... More 

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barrow in furness
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Reviewed 2 June 2010

We stayed at The Cove in October 2009 for our honeymoon and although we enjoyed our stay it was not quite what we had expected! The view from our tree house (no2) was amazing and the house itself is outstanding. I was disappointed by the food choice, they had a great menu but the problem was lots of the meals... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2010

We stayed at the Cove for 5 nights at the beginning of March. The place is amazing with the most fantastic view from the treehouse. We stayed in Treehouse 2 which looked straight out to sea, we were lucky enought to have a full moon while we were there and sat on the balcony watching the fishermen go out by... More 

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Johannesburg
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Reviewed 18 February 2010

I have been to kenya several times and this time to The Cove. It is gorgeous, quiet, away from it all and just what i need to unwind from it all. The personal attention you get is great - its nice to be dealt with as an individual and not just another person checking in, The staff are attentitive without... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2010

Absolutely fantastic location, set away from the hoards of tourists. An absolute must for anybody who isnt into the costa del sol scene! Maximum of 12 guests including yourself- very quiet and peaceful. Staff great fun and very friendly, a bit slow and sometimes a bit confused....but to be honest what does it matter we weren't in a rush to... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2010

We were moved here from Kinondo and found that the place was neglected and bits of the verandas falling apart drinks ran out quickly soft drinks as well and the staff had to wait on management to shop. No fish even though the fishermen were landing daily on the beach. The pool was lined with green sticky stuff from the... More 

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Reviewed 28 December 2009

We have just spent 5 nights at the cove in treehouse no 2 after spending 6 nights on safari we were very tired when we arrived as it took 2 hrs from Mombassa to get here so we went straight to bed. The next morning we opened our eyes to the most amazing view over the Indian oceon, treehouse lovely,... More 

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Reviewed 30 October 2009

We have just returned from two weeks at the Cove Retreat south of Mombasa and are in the depths of depression at having to leave. It's a good 20 minutes drive past the last hotel down an ever diminishing track. After the flight and the trip through rush hour in Mombasa I was envious of the couple getting out while... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
COVE TREE HOUSES - DIANI BEACH, KENYA Our small intimate lodge is nestled in its own private cove, just 12kms from Diani Beach Town - but well away from the hustle and bustle of mass tourism. The Cove offers guests exclusivity, excellent service, and the peace and quiet of a magical retreat! Here, time doesn't matter, and our team will work around your schedule. Your long, lazy beach walks will be uninterrupted, and the only sounds you will hear are the wish-wash of the tide, the cry of distant fish eagles and the rustling of the Baobab and Coconut tree leaves. The Cove has only six ocean-facing villa treehouses, with their own private decks. Enjoy panoramic vistas of the East African coastline dotted with pretty Ngalawas (Swahili boats). The Cove is a romantic retreat and is perfect for honeymooners. If your dream is to have a Kenyan beach wedding then you have just found the perfect place for it. Diani Beach has been voted Africa's Top Beach Destination 3 years in a row (beating Mozambique, Sharm El Sheikh, Zanzibar and Cape Town!), and is everything you'd expect from a tropical beach get-away: a gentle breeze whispering across powdery white beaches fringed by coconut trees and lapped by the warm Indian Ocean. Diani is on the Kenyan South Coast, a scenic forty-five minute drive from Mombasa. Like any good beach destination - Diani Beach is not short of activities. We can organise kite surfing, diving, snorkelling, deep sea fishing and so much more while you stay with us..... Or you could choose to indulge in absolute relaxation during your stay with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cove Treehouses

Address: Diani beach Road | Galu Kinondo, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda
Price Range: $460 - $943 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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The Cove Retreat Hotel Ukunda
The Cove Treehouses Kenya/Ukunda
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“all rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles Ellielover, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“There are three "treehouse" along the beach and three set back a bit from it. The beach units are obviously where you wan to be.”
 of 5 bubbles MacMagruder, 1 Dec 2014 | Read review
“We had Tree House 1 and had absolutely no complaints”
 of 5 bubbles janegalloway, 2 Jan 2012 | Read review
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