Shambani Cottages

Shambani Cottages

Welcome to the Shambani Cottages, This is a tropical garden made up of 4 acres on the Coast of Kenya, in Diani Beach, 30 km south of Mombasa. It is among the most beautiful cottages in Mombasa.

Shambani is made up of 8 cottages, the eight cottages are of different sizes. The eight cottages are immersed in this garden of palms and Bouganvilleas, very close to the amazing beach of the Congo River Mosque and its forest of mangroves.

Shambani Cottages Mombasa Price Details:

1 Bedroom House1 Person Max70
1 Bedroom House5 People Max140
Studio5 People Max85
3 Bedroom House6 People Max270

The eight cottages are absolutely safe, peaceful and clean.

The following 8 cottages are:

  • Baobab Villa.
  •  Colobus Villa.
  • Flamboyant Villa.
  • Mamba Cottage.
  • Simba Cottage.
  • Tembo Cottage.
  • Twiga Cottage.
  • Kidogo Cottage.

Among the several cottages are:

Baobab Villa:

This Villa faces one of the five ancient bicentenary Baobabs which beautify Shambani garden.

With three bedrooms, which can be made to become four with the inclusion of Kidogo Cottage, six guests can sleep in topmost comfort and privacy.

On the ground floor we have the sitting room which showcases the garden though four archways.

We also the living room with a table made for twelve guests, two bedrooms with private toilets and store and finally the kitchen with its entrance,

Visiting the first floor, we have the third bedroom with the bathroom, a second huge indoor sitting room and the 60 square meter terrace with an outdoor sitting room and veranda.

All the bedrooms have an air conditioner.

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Colobus Villa:

This villa is built under the branches of a huge Baobab which adorn the Shambani garden, on the top terrace you can reach out and touch his branches

The Villa is comprised of three bedrooms, two wide terraces veranda, and the top terrace, about six guests can stay here in a comfortable and relaxing manner.

On the ground floor there is the sitting room which ushers the guest onto the outside veranda facing the lovely garden.

We also have the dining room with a table suitable for twelve guests; the spacious kitchen has its own entrance, two bedrooms with private toilets.

Heading to the first floor there is the third bedroom, a second vast indoor sitting room and two unique terraces of 80 square meter with a veranda and outdoor sitting room.

The upper bedroom is equipped with an Air Conditioner, the down bedroom with ceiling fans.

Flamboyant Villa:

The name Flamboyant comes from the three mighty Flamboyants which surround the villa.

The property is a construction comprising of two bedrooms, and it can sleep 4 – 5 guests. Both sides of the house have big windows, which allow the guest to have a full view of the garden.

The kitchen on the ground floor has its own entrance; the bedroom has a private toilet and a store. The ground floor in the sitting room directly connected to the living room

You can enjoy the gentle sea breeze, the garden panorama from the 40 square meters  terrace, a private kitchen & toilet. All of these entirely can be accessed from the second bedroom on the first floor.

All the bedrooms on the flamboyant villa have air conditioners.

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Mamba & Simba Cottage Diani Beach:

The veranda consists of the living room for six guests and the sitting room with two wide ethnic sofas for Simba Cottage and a wider sitting area for Mamba Cottage.

This structure is provided with wide opening to grant ventilation and a beautiful garden view.

The cottages are a twin cottage built in the traditional African style of roofing makuti tiles roofing. The roof in makuti offers a thermal isolation which, together with the wide windows, the veranda opened on three sides on the garden, grants a comfortable stay.

Kitchen and bedroom is facing the veranda. The bedroom is provided with King size bed,  air conditioner, and a private toilet. A stair connects the veranda to the first floor, with a second wide bedroom, a double-bed, a single-bed, private toilet and fans.

From the bedroom at the first floor, to the veranda, the guest can enjoy a wonderful view of the garden and particularly on the swimming pool, while looking at the roof it is possible to admire the beautiful makuti structure.

Simba & Mamba Cottage offers a vacation full of comfort to a group of 5 persons.

The kitchen has an independent entry and offers a great privacy also in case of a guest who chooses to cook.

Tembo Cottage:

The structure is made up of wide opening to grant the guest ventilation
and  a wonderful view of the garden.

Tembo cottage is a lovely cottage constructed in the
traditional African style of roofing with makuti tiles roofing.

Tembo is a single bedroom cottage with air conditioner.

The spacious bedroom is fitted with King size bed and single
bed, but  its possible to add an extra
bed for a kid, so a family of four people can have a nice vacation.

The veranda is also wide and can accommodate four guests in
its dining area and in its comfortable sitting area.

The kitchen has independent entry and offers a great privacy
also in case the services of a cook is needed.

The veranda has a lovely view of the wonderful garden.

Twiga Cottage :

This is an ideal location for a couple on holiday on the Kenyan coast.

The position and structure permit absolute privacy and a sense of freedom.

Twiga is located above the garden and it is made up of two units joined to each other by a makuti roof.

The structure is a single room consisting of the bedroom, the kitchenette , the bathroom and finally the indoor sofa.

The bedroom is made up of windows on all the four sides of the house permiting excellent ventilation.

The second structure used as the living area is not far apart. It is a lovely veranda completely open on all sides and covered with the makuti roof.

It has an unlimited view of the garden and the extensive colored  boungavillea.

The living room has a table for four people and  is close to the kitchenette, while on the opposite side there are two comfortable ethnic sofas  which permits a relaxing view of the sunset.

Kidogo Cottage :

This is a small cottage constructed on the foot of an amazing Ficus Banjamin whose shade covers the cottage.

This is a single room studio suited  for a couple. It is made up of a separate veranda in the close garden and also a nice terrace to enjoy the sundowner

Kidogo can be located by an external stair overhanging the Benjamin, it has a Queen size bed, a bathroom with shower, a kitchenette and also  a sofa.

There is a lovely view on all four sides of the house, it is totally comfortable and definitely “African” – an ideal solution for a guest on a limited budget.

When you get to  Shambani, you will find the beautiful cottages ready to welcome you, fully and elegantly furnished with an fully equipped kitchen and fresh linen provided for your comfort.

For your comfort during your holiday stay, we can assist you with the provision of a cook.

Location of Shambani Cottages Diani Beach:

The approximately 300 meters walk, from Shambani to the Indian Ocean, takes you to the beautiful white beach of Mwachema River, shaded by huge baobab trees.

From Mwachema River, it is easy to reach the coral reef or to head up to the river via the mangrove forest.

Shambani Cottages is encircled by
15.000 sq meters of tropical garden overflowing with plants and surrounded by
more than one thousands multi colored Bouganvilleas. The cottages are located
in a tropical garden very close to the Mwachema River.

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In order to go to the South Coast, guests who reach the Mombasa Airport (situated in about 25.5km away) should go across the town of Mombasa to enter a ferry which crosses the narrow sea surrounding Mombasa Island and enter Likoni, a beautiful Mombasa suburb.

On leaving the ferry, the tourist has to follow the highway going up to the Tanzania boundary.

After having reaching Ukunda, our guests should take the left side of the road which leads directly to Diani Beach.

At the end of the road in Diani Beach, our guest should turn left along Diani Beach Road, following the North direction passing the following properties:

  • Barclays Center.
  • Leopard Beach Hotel.
  • Leisure Lodge Hotel.
  • Southern Palm Hotel.
  • And finally proceeding to the Jakaranda Indian Ocean Club.

On the left, there are you will spot Shambani Cottages.

Very close to Shambani Cottages you will find the following:

  • Shopping centers and Casinos.
  • An 18 holes Golf Course.
  • Diving Center.
  • Several  Restaurants along Diani Road.

They are lovely bars on the beach and numerous shops.

 Along Diani Road in Kenya, you can find the Diani Beach Hospital and Pharmacy.

Facilities in Shambani Cottages Diani:

The facilities in the property include:

  • Transport.
  • Pool.
  • Garden.
  • Beach Front.
  • Free WiFi and a garden.

Shambani Cottages is set in Diani Beach, 5 km from The Diani Beach Shopping Centre.

Situated only 290 meters from one the finest white sandy beaches in the world, Shambani cottages is situated very close to one of the nicest white sandy beaches in the world, offering you a different cottage styled self-contained hospitality in Diani.

The cottages is situated in Diani Road, the main road of Diani Beach Kenya.

Colobus Conservation is 10 km away. Free private parking is available on site.

The cottage has a seating and/or dining area in some cottages. An oven and kettle are also provided with fridge and micro wave. Some rooms also have a kitchenette, equipped with a toaster.

Towels and bed linen are available.

Shambani Cottages also includes an outdoor pool.

The nearest airport is Moi Airport, approximately 25.00 km from the property.

Feature of Shambani Cottages:

  • Use of pool.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Balcony.
  • Beach.
  • Bedding.
  • Cable TV.
  • Coffee pot.
  • Concrete Flooring,
  • Family Room.
  • Fireplace or fire pit.
  • Garage.
  • Heating.

Other Features of Shambani Cottages:

  • WiFi
  • Internet
  • Iron
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Parquet
  • Roof terrace
  • Sauna
  • Smoking allowed
  • Sun Room
  • Tennis Courts
  • Terrace.
  • Toaster.
  • Trees and Landscaping.
  • Use of pool.

Diani Road is running 300 meters far and parallel from the beach and it’s 12 km long. Walking through Diani Road you can find several important facilities like restaurants, shopping centres and hotels, but also you can find African shops selling souvenirs ( carving products, textile products) and fruits.

You can easily go along Diani Road using the Tuk Tuk, nice and cheap taxi for 3 guests. You always find them at Shambani Gate.

Along Diani Road, within 3 km from Shambani, You can get the following:

  • Diani Hospital.
  • The Indian Restaurant Punjab.
  • The Golf Club Leisure.
  • You can stop at the, the Italian restaurant Aniello and enjoy his amazing pizzas .
  • Visit the huge supermarket Nakumatt, this where you can find and buy any kind of European and African products.

During the day time you can visit most of the hotels and also at night you can play at the casino of Leisure Lodge Hotel.

Lastly Shambani is connected to the amazing beach of Mwachema river by a pathway 290 meters long.

On reaching the beach you can find on the right hand side the beach bar of Jakaranda Hotel.

Other Resorts near Shambani Cottages:

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