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Sand Island Beach Cottages

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

4 nights here were not long enough. Everything about Sand Island is lovely - the location is just seconds from the water, the ocean is warm and safe, the cottages are simple but sufficient, the local chefs (especially Ali) are talented, the other staff are...More

Thank silverfirs
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Sand Island is truly of the best kept secrets in Kenya. Such a private, rustic and relaxing place- no beach boys, no crowds and you get to sleep right by the water. Arty and Cheryl the hosts are superb-- warm and friendly and nothing is...More

Thank podcc1
Reviewed 4 March 2018

My family spent over a week here and it was the most beautiful quiet spot. Great rock-pools for the kids to explore at low tide and good swimming at high tide. Plenty to do by way of little trips out with the guides to see...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Thanks to Arty & Cheryl - I have been coming to Sand Island for many years and it is in great condition and as welcoming and relaxing and wonderful as you could wish for. A magic spot on the Kenyan coast. Thank you for a...More

Thank Julia M
Response from SandIsland, Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time and writing a review. It was a great festive period with great people so thank you for your company. The engagement was of course another good reason to open more champagne which we seemed to do quite...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

Sand Island is one of those well kept secrets in Kenya. I never thought I would find such a charming, private, rustic and relaxing place at our coast. If you want quiet, relaxation, no beach boys, no crowds and to sleep RIGHT AT THE WATER,...More

Thank Flora K
Response from SandIsland, Manager at Sand Island Beach CottagesResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. Sand Island is all of the things you describe and really is he greatest place to relax and think about the good things in life. We are just delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing...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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Refrigerator in room
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US$24 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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danielkcohen
22 March 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
11 March 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
1 September 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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