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Reviewed 20 March 2011

A typical day on our holiday at Kaskazi Beach House began with waking up to the sound of peacocks and parrots, before walking barefoot down to the beach or the pool to take a morning swim. The house is located next to the beach and only a short walk true the garden took us to an amazing beach and the Indian Ocean. We then got served coffee or tea at the edge of the pool. Breakfast was served in the garden with fresh fruits, omelet and toast. The Beach House has an Arabic style and is surrounded by an incredible garden full of fruit trees, flowers, pieces of art and exotic birds. The house itself is beautiful and every room is decorated differently with carved poster beds and local art. After breakfast Kaskazi Beach House offered many different activities, we went on bike rides in the local villages, snorkeling on the reefs, deep sea fishing, safari in the national park, long walks on the beach and sailing in local wood boats, in addition to a lot of leisure time around the pool:) Kaskazi offer a great variety of both relaxation, experiences of African nature and learning more about the surroundings in rural Kenya. The location of the Beach House is also a vital part of the experience, far away from all tourist and city areas gives the unique possibility of enjoying the calm and peaceful surrounding areas! Lunch and dinner was also served in the garden from an amazing staff who really contributed to making the holiday an exclusive experience. The food is of high quality, healthy and entirely made from local products. Together with very hospitable hosts who really went that extra length to make our visit amazing, Kaskazi Beach House created the setting for a holiday in paradise! I would really recommend Kaskazi Beach House for everyone who dreams about that perfect holiday in Africa!

Date of stay: February 2011
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Thank Hanna32
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Reviewed 13 March 2011

Kaskazi House in Msambweni is one of those hidden gem that is becoming increasingly difficult to discover. The setting is fantastic: lush gardens right on a white sand beach in Msambweni, a place that is like Diani Beach used to be 20 years ago, and a beautiful house run by genial hosts Eilif and Harriet, with an amazing pool and a proper Italian pizza oven! The rough road that takes you to Msambweni, a bit bumpy, is also a road that takes out to a different world, where there are no beach boys (yet!) and no mass tourism. The moment you come in you understand that this is the private refuge of an elegant, intelligent couple who have made Kenya their home (jn addition to Norway). If you are looking for nightlife and shopping, this is not for you. But if you are looking for one of the last wild beaches in Kenya in a very private setting, Kaskaki House is definitely what you want. I'm looking forward to go back and enjoy this tropical swahili dream. Thank you Eilif and Harriet for sharing it with us!

Date of stay: October 2010
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Thank RiccardoOrizio
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Reviewed 8 March 2011

when we got to kaskazi we had a lovley soodie and the building was like nothing i´ve seen before. The staff was so nice and was wery happy. we went biking and kaskazi wass making trips that we went on . It was alot of annimals on the house and they were so nice and three dogs and they were wery nice and cozy. it was so sad leaving after our visit. i will try to come back sometime becouse i miss it allready.

peder sverdrup

Date of stay: February 2011
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Thank peder4321
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Reviewed 6 March 2011

Fabulous place, excellent hosts and staff- good local food and plenty of local excoursions giving you a experience well worth coming back for- we did!
Also an excellent place for doing nothing but swimming and tanning!

Date of stay: February 2011
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Thank arvid_heiberg
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Reviewed 23 February 2011

Friendly staff from Norway who loves to give the little extra!
_A fantastic location on a nice beach and a lovely pol

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Date of stay: January 2011
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Thank Funnyhen
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