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hatfield
Reviewed 27 June 2014

We have had the most wonderful holiday staying with Ricardo and Valentino at their lovely hotel. The atmosphere is relaxed chic and the staff could not be any more helpful and charming. The attention to detail and pure style of the place is everything you would want to do yourself. The food is excellent and the wine choice and value...

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Riccardo V, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Woowww! There are no words to thank you enough for these wonderfull feedback! I read it today to all our staff and they were overwelmed. I should have taken a picture with their smiles and send it to you. It gives them motivation and appreciation for the work they're doing, Thanks again on behalf of all of us, with the...

Diani Beach, Kenya
Reviewed 9 June 2014

The beaches in diani are a piece of heaven, but once you arrive and check into Waterlovers, you will suddenly realize that you have now landed in a garden of eden! Everything about this resort is perfect! The design, scrumptious food, elegant rooms, the powder like beach and top notch service with a smile. If you wish to spoil yourself...

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Riccardo V, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your nice feedback. Our doors are always open for you, and we really hope to have the chance to share some more time again in the future! All the best. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL Tribe

New York
Reviewed 1 May 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at this beautiful resort just last week and we found this resort to be nothing less than paradise!! The location right by the ocean, the villas/rooms were stunning, spacious, comfortable, the furniture and décor were simply amazing! The food served was delicious; the staff and owners, Ricardo and Valentina truly made our stay memorable and...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Woooow! No words enough to thank you for this wonderfull comment! Please let us know if you manage to come back to this side of the world, and we'll be thrilled to have you with us again. All the best. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL tribe

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 April 2014

We have had the pleasure staying in this beautiful resort for 5 days in April 2014. The location couldn't be better. The resort is well taken care of. This place is suitable especially for people who want to relax in a peaceful environment. Management and Staff are very nice and attentive. Especially Cynthia at the guest counter was very, very...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for this very beautifull comment, it's been our privilege to host you here, and we really hope to be able to host you again in the future. Wishing you all the best Riccardo Valentina Cynthia and the rest of the WL tribe

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2014

We found this place through Trip advisor and it more than lived up to the great reviews. This place made our honeymoon very special in deed. The rooms, food, location and staff, were brilliant, a special thanks to Luca. We can't wait to go back. Stuart & Amy.

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear friends, thanks a lot for these fantastic words! It's been really nice to have you here, and we're happy to read that your honeymoon was a memorable one. We'll always save our best hospitality for you. All the best for your new life together. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL tribe

Windsor Berkshire
Reviewed 26 March 2014

This was our 2nd visit to Waterlovers and again it was outstanding!! It still feels like paradise for us, with views of a white beach, the deep blue ocean, palm trees and colourful local Kenyans. What more could you wish for, we really were able to completely relax and unwind while staying here. Food is all beautifully fresh and cooked...

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Riccardo V, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your second visit and for taking the time to write this beautifull and detailed comment. Such a nice feeling to have you to support us big time, during and even after the end of your stay!! We think we own you more than our best hospitaly for all your kindness. It really reminds us why our...

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 March 2014

There are so may compliments to give, so where to start!. Waterlovers is a small and beautiful beach resort in a stunning location. The place is very well run ( in terms of management but most of all the personal touch). Friendly staff who have been well trained but luckily have kept their authenticity. The front desk manager is pro-active...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks to you instead for these beautifull words!! Sometimes people coming back from an holiday just get lost immediately in their everyday routine. It's so nice instead to see that coming back, you still found the time to write something for us. It's been great to meet you and we really hope to have the privilege to see you again....

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 22 March 2014

A lovely property with a splendid location run by ever so nice and serviceminded owners - Valentina and Riccardo. They have built an oasis on one of the most beautiful beaches in Africa and have succeeded in their aims of running something special. We were taken care of in a familiar way, the food is nice, the staff is friendly...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for this fantastic feedback! It's been really nice to meet you and to have you here. You'll always find special room for you in Waterlovers. Hope to see you again. Riccardo Valentina and the rest of the WL Tribe

London
Reviewed 21 March 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at Waterlovers almost 2 years ago (we have been meaning to write a review for all this time)! Note: we could not select the date for July 2012 when filling out this review form which is why it states the earliest date we could select (April 2013). The place was outstanding; the staff extremely warm...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Wow!! Didn't really expect this review after all this time. I think is great that you still keep the taste in your mouth for an holiday here with us 2 years back. It makes us feel special. And yes, we love to travel, and we like to add to our place all these little things that you wish into a...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 March 2014

We spent the first part of our holidays on safari in Maasai Mara and the second part was booked on Diani beach.The hotel which was booked for us by the agency had this impersonal and little bit worn out look.So we checked the web for other place, found Waterlovers Beach Resort,had Ricardo on the phone and eventually moved there. We...

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Riccardo V, Owner at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks to you! Such a pleasure to have you here with us. And the fact that you stepped out of another hotel in the area and stayed here at WL is been a big compliment for us. Nice to read that you enjoyed the details, because at the end... everyone can make a room with the bed, but it's the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterlovers is a small eco-friendly resort in the centre of Diani, directly on the beach. All our rooms (only 8 suites, 1 villa and the ocean penthouse) are ocean front and luxury equipped, with air conditioning, king size Swahili bed, double washbasin, stone shower, private veranda, complimentary wi-fi, I-Pod, I-Phone and MP3 docking station, complimentary iPads available on request, with pre-loaded music, movies and apps, complimentary cellphone with local line, private security 24/7, etc... The boutique hotel features also a spa, a small art shop, and a beach house for the watersports. Come as a client...leave as a friend! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterlovers Beach Resort

Address: Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $356 - $664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterlovers Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Waterlovers Beach Hotel Diani
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#2 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#3 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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“There is a balcony with comfy seats and a table overlooking the resort. The beds are comfortable and the en-suite shower room was clean.”
  • very early morning
 of 5 bubbles 152jent, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are good. They surround a central courtyard of dining, bar, pool and lounge chairs all facing the beautiful beach.”
  • view from my front porch - looking at the sandy courtyard as sun sets behind me.
  • the king size bed - soo comfortable
 of 5 bubbles bobthouin, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a view of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles zortean, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any of the cottages offer great views and a pleasant experience.”
 of 5 bubbles LesC184, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is so small that I think they are all excellent and have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles coventrytravellers, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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