Overlooking the Indian Ocean, Unguja House sits at the mouth of Takaungu Creek on a low coral cliff. An elegant testimony to original Zanzibari Swahili architecture, the four-bedroom house is built from natural coral stone and furnished with original Swahili antiques.
Spectacular Baobab trees are spread throughout the garden with magnificent birdlife. Views of the creek, garden & large private pool can be enjoyed from three spacious terraces or end your day with sundowners on the beach accessed by stairs directly from the garden.
Unguja house is the perfect coastal retreat; Take wonderful walks or bike rides through the Baobab forest and the sisal fields starting directly from the house, kayak up the Takaungu creek from the beach or go sailing & windsurfing at nearby Kilifi Creek.
Unguja house caters maximum eight adults and is available for holiday rentals, full board or self-catering. An excellent chef and four other staff make your stay comfortable.
- Four bedrooms
- Four bathrooms
- Catering options: full board or self-catering
- Various dining places, inside and outside
- Three spacious terraces
- 20x4m Swimming pool
- Direct beach access from the garden
- Permanent water supply from own well
- Mosquito nets for all beds
- High standard security
Activities in and around the house
- Beach walks along the creek at low tide
- Kayaking (2 double kayaks; 2 single sit-on-top sea kayaks)
- Running, biking or walking on the beautiful pathways of the plantation (mountain bikes available)
- Yoga on the terraces (yoga mats available)
- Exploring the historical fishing village of Takaungu on the opposite side of the Creek
- Sailing, windsurfing and Dhow trips, Kilifi Boat Yard (4 km)
- Visits to historical site of Mnarani ruins (3 km)
- Outdoor adventure activities for kids organised in neighbourhood (swimming lessons, climbing at outdoor wall, boat trips etc.)
- Snorkeling at Kiruwitu Natural Reserve (20 min drive)
- Gedi ruins, Watamu snake farm, and Arabuko Sokoke Forest within 45 min drive
Kshs 45,000 Peak Season (21st December 2016 – 5th January 2017)
Kshs 40,000 High Season (6th January 2017 – 9th April 2017 & 1st October 2016 – 20th December 2016)
Khs 35,000 Mid & Low Season (1st August 2016 – 30th September 2016 & 10th April 2017 – 31st July 2017)