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Reviewed 12 July 2021

We arrived to Waterlovers after 5 nights in Istanbul, 2 nights in Nairobi and 6 nights on safari and we were ready to relax. From the moment the taxi drove through the doors of the private resort, we knew we would be in good hands. We were greeted by Veronica who was in management to refresh us with a delicious fruit drink and to go over the resort. We hit it off immediately, she was very friendly, knowledgeable and we felt like we had known her for a long time. The resort is simply amazing, from the white sand beach, warm blue waters, turtle shaped pool, friendly and very accommodating staff and beautiful guest rooms. Veronica arranged anything we needed, transportation, reservations, personal shopping requests...you name it. We were a family of four traveling-2 adults and 12 & 15 year olds. The kids had a blast as well and we were very sad to leave! I would highly recommend staying here and hope to do so again in the future!

Room tip: Beautiful rooms, air-conditioning, patio or balcony and great views
Date of stay: June 2021
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Riccardo Valentina, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2021

Wow! Thanks for taking the time to write these beautiful words!
We're grateful that you picked WL for your stay in Diani,
and we're glad to read that you enjoyed your time with us.
You are some experienced travelling family!
We would love to host you again if you pass by this corner of the globe
in the future. In the meantime we wish you all the best!
The WL tribe

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Reviewed 8 July 2021 via mobile

Waterlovers was recommended to me by a friend when my travel to Malawi was suddenly cancelled due to a border closure. I couldn’t have selected a nicer place, I spent most of my time lounging on the hammock or the swing bed and having a bite at the table inside the little pool. I was treated like family and truly enjoyed the relaxing experience. I had a few massages and really enjoyed my 11 night stay. I could have stayed much longer. The staff were wonderful. It was just what I needed and now I’m feeling refreshed for my return to work.

Date of stay: June 2021
Trip type: Travelled solo
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Riccardo Valentina, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2021

Thanks for the amazing review! Please pass our greetings to the common friend who kindly recommended us for your stay in Diani.
It was a pleasure and a privilege to host you, and we really hope to have the chance to host you again in the future! All the best. The WL "extended" family

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Reviewed 2 July 2021 via mobile

I booked Waterlovers for a Kenya honeymoon. The pictures were definitely inviting. Before going I had a COVID related question. I called the phone number given by Booking.com no answer for two days. I tried the number given me by the hotel along with trying the E mail both given by Waterlovers after they took 30 percent of the price of the stay. I had no response until I got a third party booking site get in touch with the owner. He said he was traveling and not at the hotel and it was a one man show. I cancelled and rebooked for Chale Island. My opinion is don’t take a chance on Waterlovers. He may be legitimate but what if I was at the resort and he decided to leave? Who is the on site representation. His business acumen is miserable and a honeymoon is no time for a misshap. I would expect a trip of yours is no time for a mishap either. Kenya is a beautiful place but can be trying and people all over the world misrepresent themselves and take advantage oaf a travelers trust. I will review Chale Island with the same eyes. Stay tuned.

Date of stay: June 2021
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank John R
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Riccardo Valentina, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2021

Dear John R from Dallas, Texas. Here there is no problem of misrepresentation. If you cannot reach someone it doesn't mean he is misrepresented. Plus the hundreds of reviews here tells you there is no such a thing . The bottomline is that you booked through a web site, not through us, and then eventually decided to cancel. You sent a message through the same web site (Booking.Com) which we replied the day after. (note that the booking was more than 3 months down the line. Nothing urgent). You've never stayed with us and still decided to review our services, of which you cannot have an opinion, as you don't know us, having only placed a booking through a third party platform . On our web site there are several ways to contact us. After you wrote this review, we could have charged you the full amount as you didn't cancel the booking (your mishap) and instead we helped you to prevent it, against our interests. We're sorry for you, because it must burn to waste your money and your time this way, but we can't do much for your honeymoon, looks like a bad organization for your special trip. Good luck anyway. Riccardo from Waterlovers, Diani Beach, Kenya

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Reviewed 17 April 2021

5* rating! Honestly don't know where to begin! From an extremely welcoming check in to check out. Everything has just been super. The food here was my highlight! Everything is fresh! Breakfast, lunch and dinner was perfectly made. It's probably the best food I have ever had in a hotel in mombasa/diani. Service was excellent! Well done to abdallah, Albert and hamisi for taking care of us. They know what Customer Service means. Extremely nice and welcoming. Thank you waterlovers for the best honeymoon! We will see you soon. CIAO

Date of stay: April 2021
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank dushm2016
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Riccardo Valentina, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2021

Thanks a lot for this marvelous words.
There is no way to express our gratitude for
choosing us for your very special holiday,
and it's been a pleasure to host you!
All the best for your new life together.
The Waterlovers extended family.

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Reviewed 18 February 2021

Just an amazing place and people. And the food - mama mia!!! You will feel cared for, welcomed and your only duty is to be relaxed and keep your daily breakfast away from Monkeys while watching the ocean:) . Probably the best place I have stayed. /Anita

Date of stay: February 2021
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Riccardo Valentina, Proprietario at Waterlovers Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2021

Thanks a lot Anita for taking the time to post this amazing review!
You'll always be welcome!
All the best.
The Waterlovers "Tribe"

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