This exceptional Kenyan Villa Lodge overlooking the Indian Ocean know as “The Cliff” Lodge is sheltered on a coral cliff, above the talcum sands of Diani Beach, this stylish private Villa is perfect for exclusive lazy days, fine food and panoramic views. Bright and breezy, flowing fabrics and East African artefacts, carved Lamu doors and wooden beams reflect the regions link with Asia. One large veranda with large hand carved sofas and cushions dominates the front of the villa; a stretch swimming pool sits on the edge of a small cliff merging into the sea and the horizon. The Cliff Villa is open all year and your butler is on hand to look after you from start to finish.
“The Cliff” is ideal for large families, groups of friends, or for an ultimate romantic getaway. Sleeps 8 adults in 4 spacious bedrooms, (3 double rooms and 1 twin) each having their own large bathroom. All rooms are air-conditioned and with mosquito nets, the different interior décor and size of the rooms make's it a special experience for each guest. On the top floor is the Turret Suite, which has been rated as the most romantic room on the African coast with its 270-degree view of the beautiful Indian ocean. On the first floor there are 2 double rooms with a shared private veranda. On the ground floor there is a twin room. An extra bed can be added in the double room on the first floor on request. Awaits you is the finest private dining, either in your villa or served Al fresco, "a la carte" choice of fine cosine and drinks, both local and imported brands of soft and alcoholic drinks.
Privately owned and managed by the warm and welcoming Italian team of Fabrizio and Marica, you arrive as guests and leave as friends. They are renowned for service and food experiences, long and lazy meals are one of the signature experiences. Discreet service is on hand 24/7 from your butler and an experienced and friendly team. The owners have won numerous awards for high-quality service experience including the Harpers and Queen award for providing the best service worldwide. Fresh seafood is brought in daily from the beach and includes some of the best crab, prawns, lobsters, octopus and sea fish available. All menus have a Mediterranean influence, olive oil and Parmesan cheese are flown in from Europe. The salads and fresh vegetables come daily from local farms and the fruit is handpicked from trees and bushes around Diani. The chef adapts menus to suit each individual guest and combine it with the wide choice of wines available.
Open-plan dining room
Living room with large flat screen TV with full DSTV
Open plan dining room
Fully equipped kitchen
Bedroom 1; Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom & ceiling fan
Bedroom 2; King size bedroom with en-suite bathroom & air-conditioning
Bedroom 3; King size bedroom with en-suite bathroom & air-conditioning
Both these rooms share a large veranda
Turret Suite Bedroom 4; King size bedroom with en-suite bathroom with 270-degree views of the Indian Ocean
Features & Amenities:
Sleeps 8: 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
TV Satellite/Cable & DVD
Sea Views of Indian Ocean
Cot/high chair available
Beach 80 meters
Beach 80 meters
The villa owners, Marica and Fabrizio will host you during your stay, meeting with you daily to fulfil all your requirements and organise your activities.
Service on demand, what you want, how you want it, and what works for you, with the team of, butlers, chefs and nannies will be at your disposal.
Our all-inclusive offering comprises, meals and drinks, with the only exception of certain imported wines and spirits, daily massage, driver at disposal and a selection of activities.
All-inclusive offering comprises;
Meals and drinks, with the only exception of certain imported wines and spirits.
There are many local bars and Restaurants that specialise on Local, International and Seafood in the vicinity.
Snorkelling to coral reef using our Ngalawa (local African boats)
Visit to community project, orphanage
Visit to local villages in Diani beach area
Gym and sauna at a nearby property
Enjoy the very best of Kenya’s wildlife and coastline
Extra not Included / on request to be paid locally:
We would like to give you the choice of adding something a little extra to special to your vacation. With notice, we can pretty much arrange anything.
There are various activities that we will arrange for our guests:
Diving and Diving Courses
Deep Sea Fishing
Kite Surfing and Kite courses
Dhow excursion to the Kisite Marine National Park
Golf at the nearby 18 holes Golf Resort
Quad Bikes excursion to the Shimba Hills
Day safaris to Shimba hills
Sister villas available
Additional 2 guests on request extra charge
Check in time 14.00
Check Out time 10.00
Pets are not allowed
No smoking indoors
Security Deposit TBA
Owner speaks Italian
Diani Beach: considered the best beach in Kenya, where it is possible to walk for 5 miles to the north and 5 miles to the south. The coral reef offers amazing snorkeling and diving opportunities and also keeps water inside that barrier calm, making paddling and swimming a pleasure and providing perfect conditions for Kite surfing, and providing perfect conditions for Kite surfing
Access: One hour from Mombasa Airport with 10 daily scheduled services from Nairobi’s Jomo- Kenyatta . Direct flights from England, Germany, France, Switzerland and Italy in to Mombasa are also available.
Five minutes from Ukunda Airstrip, for private charters and a daily service to & from the Maasai Mara and Samburu National park and Nairobi Wilson airport.
Additional - SAFARI - ANGAMA MARA – MARA TRIANGLE. Add this to your holiday experience. (please enquire)
The perfect week’s break where guests enjoy the very best of Kenya’s wildlife and coastline by spending three nights high above Kenya’s Mara Triangle at Angama Mara, and then fly scheduled air direct from the Mara to Diani Beach’s Ukunda Airport, and spend three nights in one of Alfajiri’s three beautiful private beach-side villas.
From Big-Five safaris to snorkelling beautiful reefs, experience all that Kenya has to offer by combining these two-lovely owner-run properties
With a seat on the edge of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, Angama Mara has views that stretch forever across the Maasai Mara below. Activities include tailor-made game drives, walking safaris, “Out of Africa” picnics, garden to-table private dining and opportunities to learn more about Maasai culture.
• Three nights at Angama Mara – all meals and drinks (excluding French Champagne), laundry services, Wi-Fi, emergency medical evacuation insurance, VAT, levies, and activities including safaris into the Mara Triangle, walking safaris on the escarpment, park fees into the Maasai Mara and Angama Foundation contribution
• Three nights at THE CLIFF Villas on a fully inclusive basis – all meals and drinks (excluding cellar wines), exclusive use of the villa and pool, airstrip transfer from Ukunda Airport, wireless internet, laundry services, massages, snorkeling, and sea kayaking Exclusions:
• Scheduled direct flight to the Mara from Wilson Airport, scheduled direct from the Mara to Ukunda Airport, schedule direct flight from Ukunda Airport to Wilson Airport
• All activities not listed in the inclusions.
Enquire for prices and Itinerary.
Experience an iconic Kenya bush and beach itinerary, taking you from the heart of the wilderness in the Masai Mara to the white sands and warm, turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean at Diani Beach on Kenya’s south coast.
The original soul filling safari and unforgettable experience of absolute luxury, relaxation and purity – from the Kenyan savannah to the sea. Experience an iconic Kenya bush and beach itinerary, taking you from the heart of the wilderness in the Masai Mara to the white sands and warm, turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean at Diani Beach on Kenya’s south coast.
Explore the world-renowned game viewing of the Masai Mara, unrivalled in abundant and diverse wildlife and fascinating ancient culture, experiencing this natural wonder in luxury and exclusivity.
Discover the ancient shores and teeming, warm waters of Diani flanked by 25km of pristine beachfront. Enjoy this paradise from the beauty of a secluded retreat and be as adventurous or as relaxed as you desire.
Saruni Mara has one family villa, one private villa and five elegant cottages, and is the only small boutique lodge in the Mara, making it very intimate and exclusive.
The beautifully decorated themed rooms have a luxurious and classic safari feel. The lodge is tucked away in a secluded valley in the private Mara North Conservancy, a prime and private game viewing area, which borders the Masai Mara National Reserve – the most renowned wildlife park in Africa.
Enjoy the Italian inspired cuisine and being immersed in nature from your private veranda, the Maasai Well being Space and the open lounge and dining area. Maasai warriors will guide you throughout your stay, sharing their ancient wisdom and local knowledge of the area and the animals, their way of life and their secret corners of the most loved wildlife reserve in Kenya.
Saruni Wild is a tented camp elegantly and comfortably furnished with all the necessary luxuries of a wild yet classic safari. The camp is located in the heart of the Masai Mara plains, on the border between Lemek Conservancy and Mara North Conservancy. Surrounded by tens of thousands of acres of pristine, untouched wilderness, the camp has the most classic Masai Mara setting. The wildlife thrives right next to its tents. Enjoy endless views, fire-lit meals under the vast African sky, guided game drives led by Maasai warriors. Activities and amenities: day and night game drives, bush meals, guided walks, bird watching, Maasai Well being Space treatments (payable extra), picnics, library, balloon safaris (payable extra), Saruni Shop.
BOOKING POLICIES: Price shown is per week in US $
Minimum stay 3 nights please enquire
Additional 2 guests on request extra charge
DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS. 50% at time of booking
Deposits are NON REFUNDABLE
BALANCE DUE: 3 months prior to arrival.
Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended