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Beach beds Beach beds
Boathouse dinner Boathouse dinner
Boat trip Boat trip
Cottage Cottage
Cottage Cottage
Dinner on the beach Dinner on the beach
Family room Family room
Girl on boat Girl on boat
Horse riding Horse riding
Lunch on the beach Lunch on the beach
Swimming pool Swimming pool
Sleeping on the beach Sleeping on the beach
Ubani cottage Ubani cottage
View from the Watertower View from the Watertower
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Kinondo Kwetu Kinondo Kwetu

If it's peace, tranquillity, and excellent service you're looking for, Kinondo Kwetu will deliver, in style and comfort. It is the only hotel on the private Galu Beach and it's surrounded by lush forests.

Accommodating a maximum of 43 guests, you can always lose yourself in a private spot should you want time on your own or with your loved one. It is the ideal place for honeymooners. It is also perfect for weddings, family holidays and groups of friends.

In addition to relaxing in the sun and swimming in the Indian Ocean, Kinondo Kwetu offers an impressive selection of activities - from water sports to land activities such as deep-sea fishing, game drives in the nearby Shimba Hills, visits to local villages and yoga weeks. The birdlife around Kinondo Kwetu is exceptionally rich and Colobus monkeys are frequent visitors to the lodge.

Location of Kinondo Kwetu

On Galu Beach, Diani, South Mombasa 1.5 hours from Mombasa city.

Facilities at Kinondo Kwetu

Lunch is served on the beach, in the shade of the trees or in the boathouse by the sea. Dinner may be served under a clear moonlit sky or in the water tower. At Kinondo Kwetu, there is no fixed dining area. Set three-course menus for lunch and dinner are prepared using local fish, caught each morning by Kinondo village fishermen, local vegetables and meat which is sourced daily to prepare fresh and delicious dishes. If you can tear yourself away from relaxing by the beautiful pool or strolling on the white sand beach, or even having a massage, there are plenty of activities available. Diving, snorkelling, water skiing, windsurfing, canoes and kayaks, cultural visits to local villages, horse riding and deep-sea fishing are amongst the activities available. You can also enjoy boat excursions and exploring the forest.

Accommodation at Kinondo Kwetu

8 suites, 5 cottages and 1 villa, with a variety of configurations. Garden Single Room has en suite bathroom, bed net and ceiling fan. Garden Double Room has en suite bathroom, air-conditioning bed net and ceiling fan. Cottages, Mama Taa Villa Double Rooms and Mama Taa Villa Family Rooms have en suite bathroom, bed net, ceiling fan,verandah/balcony and seaview. Family Beach Cottage and Borelius Room have en suite bathroom with bathtub, bed net, fan, verandah/balcony and seaview. Andersson Room has en suite bathroom with bathtub, air-conditioning, bed net, ceiling fan, verandah/balcony and seaview.

Board Basis at Kinondo Kwetu

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, soft drinks, beer, house wine, house liquor (not champagne) and non-motorised sports.


Dates From
02Mar20 - 16Oct20 $499
17Oct20 - 01Nov20 $556
02Nov20 - 19Dec20 $499
20Dec20 - 10Jan21 $600
11Jan21 - 28Feb21 $556
01Mar21 - 15Oct21 $499
16Oct21 - 31Oct21 $556
01Nov21 - 18Dec21 $499
19Dec21 - 09Jan22 $600
All prices are per person per night based on two adults sharing a room. Conditions apply.


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Quick Look

  • Private and peaceful
  • Perfect for honeymooners
  • On a beautiful beach