Kinondo Kwetu, Ukunda

What will be your best holiday memory? Meeting dolphins, sailing on a traditional yacht, or sky diving onto a white sand beach on the edge of the Indian Ocean?


If you believe holidays are about achieving a state of perfect relaxation, Kinondo Kwetu will provide you with the perfect setting. Poised on the edge of a beach that could be a picture postcard cliché, far from everyday life and crowds of tourists, this boutique hotel specialises in tranquillity, doing nothing but enjoying yourself. It’s your opportunity to indulge in a serene circle of beach basking, bathing, dining, chilling and sleeping.

But well-earned indolence isn’t the only reason to include Kinondo Kwetu on your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Kenya. The lodge has another side. One that includes the exhilaration of sky diving from high above the ocean, to land on the soft sandy beach. Or kite surfing. Or reef diving and snorkelling. Or deep sea fishing, or taking a classic yacht to meet dolphins, or…

Kinondo Kwetu, at a glance

  • Exclusive, intimate luxury lodge on a beautiful Indian Ocean beach
  • Just 90 minutes south of Mombasa
  • Choice of guest rooms, suites, villas and cottages – accommodating only 38 guests at any one time
  • Rooms typically have tented beds with en suite or shared bathrooms
  • Cottages have spacious double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, wooden verandas and eye-stretching sea or forest views
  • Villas have up to four rooms whilst suites can sleep up to five guests
  • Family cottage arranged over two floors 
  • Lunch on the beach, dinner beneath the stars or in the elegant Water Tower

For leisure and pleasure

  • Superb swimming pool and sun deck
  • Snorkelling and diving with PADI qualified dive master
  • Boat excursions to reef islands or Kisite Marine Park – watch out for friendly dolphins
  • Hobie Cat sailing, wind surfing and kite surfing inside or outside of the reef
  • Water skiing and wakeboarding 
  • Deep sea fishing and sailing aboard a traditional yacht
  • Horse riding
  • Tennis
  • Golf at the Leisure Lodge Golf Club, just 15 minutes away
  • Sky diving
  • It was a complicated and very individual trip, and several changes were made by me during the planning. None of this seemed to worry Ayesha and everything went according to plan.

    AM, India, 2014


  • 24/7 emergency contact
  • Established for 25 years
  • ATOL, ABTA, IATA protected


  • First-hand experience to every destination
  • Only the best guides and local partners used
  • All holidays designed to suit individual needs


  • 70% repeat and referral business
  • Support local charities world-wide
  • Access to senior directors 24/7