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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this heaven on earth for the second time and have to say that it is one of the best places I have ever been to. Cannot fault a single thing . From the moment we arrived we were welcomed like royalty, the staff are so friendly and very professional, the rooms are incredible..... the cleanliness second to none !!!... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We have been to Kallista twice now, and both were unforgettable experiences.The villa itself is so spacious and and was kept to a pristine standard. The pool was a lovely place to relax, in the evening we would take a walk along the beach, which was almost exclusive to us. The staff were so welcoming and helpful and we really... More 

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Thank Adamdispoto12
Rye, New York
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We spent 5 nights at Villa Kalista, and from the moment the taxi entered the gate, I knew I was somewhere special. The staff was amazing, especially Roni and Stephen. By the time we left, they felt like family. Every detail was taken care of - food, drink, even a bonfire on the beach. My goal on this vacation was... More 

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Thank mdechabert
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

The food and service at Villa Kalista was excellent! As a couple, we the villas offered a peaceful and romantic atmosphere. The staff will also set up a moonlit and bonfire dinner for you on the beach upon request! We appreciated our time here and would recommend it to anyone looking for a restful beach experience.

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Thank Lacey R
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

Spent 2 nights last week at Villa Kalista. Great location by the beach. Villas clean, well furnished, well designed and tastefully decorated. Went with whole family - 3 young kids, and parents. Service was able to cater for all needs, from my wife and I, to parents as well as the toddlers. Kids really enjoyed in the pool - great... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

We did have family holiday in December. Villa's are clean, service was just great. All the staff were very friendly. Food was just amazing, head chef John was ready to cook and serve any meal at any time of the day or night. All the staff were serving with a smile all the time. Villa are bit away from shops... More 

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Thank Vimal P
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Every year, my family travels to Diani to usher in the new year. This year we celebrated both xmas and New Year's Eve. This was our 2nd (season 2) visit to Kalista. The staff are friendly, professional and patient; considering the size of our family and needs. The villas available to rent are 5 in total, we rented 4. The... More 

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Thank Yvonne J
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Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Few of our friends visited Kalista over the public holiday lovely place for a group or family great hospitality specially arranged for us, we all had good time, including the staff that makes the food and the room amenities worked perfectly

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Arusha, Tanzania
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I recently stayed at the villas with a group of close friends for my birthday and the villas couldn't have been nicer. Beautiful apartments, amazing pool, and a stretch of beach all your own right on the other side of the gate. I can't wait to come back!

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Thank Jennifer S
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Went as a group of 8 friends to Villa Kalista for 2 nights. We had rooms in Villa 2 and Villa 3. Overall we had a fantastic experience - the villas are modern, beautifully designed and extremely clean. Food was very good especially considering half our group were vegetarian. Staff were on hand to take care of us round the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Away from the crowds of large resorts, Villa Kalista is an exclusive collection of 6 private Presidential Luxury Villas for the most discerning travellers who seek total privacy. Located in Diani Beach at Galu Kinondo, 40 kms South of Mombasa, Villa Kalista is nestled between the quiet shores of the Indian Ocean and the mythical Kaya Kinondo tropical forest. Each luxury villa embraces a contemporary style with African flavour and luxurious living. The villas are built to five star luxury standards and each villa offers a panoramic view of the inviting Indian Ocean, to provide the ultimate in private escapes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Kalista

Address: Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 41171-80100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $548 - $564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“All Rooms face the sea”
  • Sunset from our villa
 of 5 bubbles Adamdispoto12, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Villa 2 has closest access to beach. All have great views of ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles 584salimk, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All villa has a sea view.”
  • View from Master Bed Room
 of 5 bubbles 934vimalp, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The master bedrooms in the villas are absolutely amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles kiki1865, 10 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All villas are the same, 1 master, 1 double and 1 single. Sleeps 5 comfortably.”
 of 5 bubbles shamilp, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
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