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Four Twenty South

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Overview
Diani Beach Road, Galu Beach 80401 Kenya See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Airport Transportation
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Reviews (27)
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Reviewed 26 November 2011

You couldn't find a nicer spot in Kenya for a quiet beach holiday. I woke up in a four poster bed looking onto the Indian Ocean. It is complete peace and quiet. These are beautiful cottages with history, not a fake-feeling resort. They are literally...More

4  Thank Jadedtraveller69
Reviewed 15 November 2011

I came back with two friends and a small kid, and we couldn't have had a lovelier time. No worries about cooking or housekeeping, the beach is one of the nicest I've ever been to, and Hilary runs the proper quietly in the background with...More

2  Thank AndreaBohnstedt
Reviewed 7 March 2011

I booked one of the cottages for a long weekend with my parents and it was an all-around perfect stay: The cottages are cute and comfortable, the view of the (picture-perfect) beach is stunning, a housekeeper dealt with all the housekeeping issues, and Alex the...More

3  Thank AndreaBohnstedt
Reviewed 6 March 2011

if you are looking for the perfect quiet and relaxing spot to spend your holiday you can find it at twenty four south...the beautiful cottages have a wonderful sea view, you can basically roll out of bed und jump into the ocean! there is enough...More

1  Thank pixi_mark
Reviewed 6 February 2011

Restoration of the soul and body come quickly here. From the depths of a freezing British winter to the warmth of the air and sea. Either sleep til lunch of get up to watch the sun break the surface directly in to your veranda at...More

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Four Twenty South comprises six colonial cottages set in three acres of beautiful tropical gardens bordered by an unspoilt dazzling powder white beach lapped by the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean. The houses ...More are right on the sea overlooking a sandy lagoon where swimming is safe at any tide and a breeze gently cools the heat of the day. Ours are the original beach houses on Diani/Galu. The business opened its doors in 1958 and has been run by the same family since the 1960s. The chef and housekeeper are included in the price as is collection at Ukunda/Diani airstrip and pre-stocking the house with provisions if required. Fresh fish and seafood come to the door as do a selection of seasonal fruit and vegetables. There are supermarkets within a 5 - 10 minute car ride and basics available a 5 minute walk away. Our driver can take you shopping by appointment or the chef can go for you if you would rather relax and enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in the world... Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Room types
Kitchenette
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$117 - US$293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Four Twenty South Beach Cottages Hotel Galu
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420 South Beach Cottages
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Galu Beach
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Traveller (27)
Room & Suite (16)
Pool & Beach (8)
Dining (3)
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"The accommodations are cottages style with kitchens and so on."
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"If I could remember the name/number of our cottage, I'd recommend it. Maybe the Management can chime in..."
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"all cottages are facing the ocean - you enjoy the sound of the waves and the view is stunning"
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"We asked for a recommendation and it was perfect. Our cottage was Tsulini. It was intimate and quiet. We..."
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