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Home to Ida and Filip Andersson, a Swedish family related to the famed Baron Blixen, staying at Kinondo Kwetu is possibly the most personal experience on the Kenyan coast.
With various forms of accommodation, all just a few steps from the white sandy beach, Kinondo Kwetu can cater for up to 38 people with exclusive use of selected parts available on request. Dramatically decorated with rich African antiques and a subtle Swedish flare, Kinondo Kwetu is often described as a 'Home away from Home' on the Indian Ocean. Every room and cottage has its own character, and each is furnished and decorated with different Swahili handicrafts and antiquities. All double rooms have king size beds and all rooms have fans and mosquito nets. There are also some inter-leading rooms making it ideal for those travelling with small children.
There are plenty of secluded places to while away the hours - in the library or one of the living rooms, or outside watching the sun set over the mountains. Kinondo Kwetu is renowned for its cuisine, using locally produced fruits and vegetables. Three-course lunches and dinners are served al fresco, with fresh fish and seafood being natural favourites.
In addition to relaxing in the sun and swimming in the Indian Ocean, Kinondo Kwetu offers an impressive selection of exciting activities - ranging from watersports such as Kite Surfing, water skiing, various boat excursions, deep sea fishing and diving, to land activities such as tennis, Horse Riding, mountain biking and Yoga. There are also spa treatments on offer and of course, being Swedish owned, they even have a wood-fired sauna. Kinondo Kwetu also has two swimming pools.