I know you may have experienced this as well as I have after you had meat at your favorite restaurant or hotel in Diani Beach that was exceptionally tender and scrumptious. You decided to try out the recipe at home but didn’t taste as good and the meat was so tough your knife and fork appeared to be the wrong tools.
I am a meat lover and I have to confess that I kept trying out those recipes prior to discovering the technique I am about to disclose to you, the results were disastrous.
In normal instances staying in a hotel when you are on holiday is the most preferred option for most people in Diani Beach. However other accommodation options are also available including cottages, villas, among others.In this article I delve into the pros and cons of hotels on one end and cottages on the other.
Almanara Luxury Villas
About Almanara Luxury Villas
This is one resort on Diani Beach that can take the paradise on earth definition without contention. Lying strategically along the Diani Beach, Almanara Beach Luxury Resort is a perfect getaway for people who value private holidays. The resort boasts of six executive villas and a presidential villa that fits the description.
At Almanara you won’t get the standard hotel room setting you are used to. The architecture and design encompass all aspects of elegance and luxury with all the villas well positioned overlooking the ocean and the sugar white beach. The chic gardens and palm trees complete the picture of a home away from home.
The Almanara Luxury Villas rooms
The Almanara offers top class accommodation with each villa epitomising elegance in design and decor.
The presidential villa aptly named the Casa Bella offers exclusive luxury and privacy unrivalled around the Diani Beach stretch. The Casa Bella has 5 double bedrooms all ocean view and air conditioned, 7 bathrooms, a fully equipped study that has a glorious view of the ocean.
That’s not all, you get 10 hotel staff at your disposal, a private gym and games room, wifi internet access and a chauffeur driven landcruiser. As expected, these luxuries come at a presidential price.
The six executive villas each comprise 3 double bedrooms all with en-suite bathroom, plus a downstairs cloakroom. The décor is totally African and the design is open plan with the dining and living room areas combined to give you easy access to all areas.
A fully stocked kitchen with a personal chef and maid are at your service. You also get laundry services plus access to a roof-top terrace in addition to a swimming pool & jacuzzi.
The Almanara food
Each villa at Almanara has the exclusive services of a chef who will prepare food to your liking without disappointing. Diani Beach is a great place if you love seafood with a daily supply of fresh lobster, prawns, crabs , marlin etc. However, you can also dine at the Sails Beach Bar and Restaurant where you get to mingle with other guests and enjoy top class cuisine set in an amazing and relaxing ambience.
The bar section serves international drinks and cocktails that the bar attendants will prepare in no time.
Almanara Luxury Villas Highlights
The service is exemplary and obviously the attentive staff give you more reason to return there again. The level of food preparation, cleanliness and ambience are definitely all five star.
With such a flawless service the degree of erring is nearly zero. However, if you have received poor treatment at the hotel don’t hesitate to drop me a comment.
Almanara Luxury Villas Activities and Add-on facilities
The activities menu includes, pool and darts inside the games room that also boasts of a bar. Table tennis and table football, snorkelling trips to the coral reef and sand island, kitesurfing & windsurfing at the KiLeo Watersports Centre which offers training on the various water sports.
If golf is your forte, the hotel can make arrangements at the only 18 hole golf facility in Diani Beach.
The resort has a health Spa where you can get a manicure, pedicure and beauty therapy treatments like reflexology plus massage. Also offered are chauffeur services around Diani Beach and airport transfers on request.