Although Kinondo Kwetu is the ideal place for simply doing nothing at all, it offers exciting possibilities for all adventurers, big and small, from one spectrum to the other, from peaceful yoga to adrenaline skydiving. Some activities are seasonal, depending on winds and tides.

Every room and cottage has its own personalized charm, as it is furnished and decorated with Swahili culture handicraft and antiquities.

Located on a tranquil private beach on a 16 acre plot south of Diani Beach, distanced from residential neighbours by rocky cliffs and endless beach, Kinondo Kwetu is classified as a ‘Kaya’area (protected by the National Museum) due to its surrounding holy forests and sacred land

  • Founded the Kinondo Kwetu Health center, a clinic for medical treatment for the inhabitants of Kinondo. The clinic has was awarded ‘best clinic in the district’ and caters to over 100.000 patients yearly and give birth to 1700 Babies yearly
  • They support the primary school in Kinondo village
  • They created the “Kinondo Kwetu Sponsorship Programme”
  • They are sponsors of the Whale Shark Trust and members of the Colobus Trust
5 cottages. 3 double bedroom cottages, 1 double bedroom connecting to a single room for a smaller family. 1 big family suite cottage with a double bedroom connecting to a single room downstairs and 1 double bedroom upstairs. All are facing and have views of the ocean.
En-suite bathrooms, with hot showers and flushing toilets
Private or communal dining by the beach, in the dining room etc. There is a set menu each lunch and dinner but if you would prefer anything else the kitchen is happy to accommodate you
Pool, Gym with basic amenities available with sea view
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Families, couples, single travellers or small groups



  • Horse riding
  • Tennis
  • Cultural visits to Kinondo village & Kinondo Kwetu Community works
  • Golf
  • Game drives within Shimba Hills National
  • Shopping / sight-seeing trips to Ukunda or Mombasa
  • Kite surfing (courses available off site but close by)
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Windsurfing
  • Water skiing
  • SUP, Stand up paddle board
  • Boat Excursions to ‘Paradise Lost’ island
  • Scuba diving (ranging from first PADI diving les-son to advanced reef dives and international diving ‘passport’)
  • Snorkelling
  • Sailing & Canoeing
  • Wood-fired Sauna
  • Yoga & exercise classes daily or on request – personal training can be booked