Category: 5 Star>>Location:Diani
Situated along the sandy Diani Beach, The Maji Beach Boutique Hotel. Maji is the Swahili word for water, and life here embraces an aquatic theme. The Indian Ocean caresses the reserved beach, three sides of the hotel are surrounded by the extensive swimming pool springing out from the heart of the hotel lobby and other water features including an ocean front Jacuzzi further enrich the ambiance.
The Maji Beach Boutique Hotel features an outdoor and indoor pool, a restaurant and poolside bar. It also offers a fitness centre and massage services. Guests can relax by the beach, pool or with a massage. There is also a shared lounge area, library and souvenir shop. The restaurant serves a range of Swahili, Indian, and Mediterranean cuisine.
The hotel is just 5 Km and 10 minutes from Ukunda airstrip which has convenient daily flights to and from Nairobi, Mombasa, the Masai Mara and other National Parks and 35 km from Mombasa. Moi International Airport is 50 km away.
Accommodation and Meals
The Maji Beach features 15 individually designed bedrooms including a Superior Room on the ground floor, a Junior Suite laid out over 2 floors and an Executive Suite which becomes a very spacious Presidential Suite once combined with a Deluxe Room on the top floor of the building.
All rooms are elegantly appointed with large double beds and have a balcony or a terrace offering a view of the magnificent Indian Ocean or that of the lush tropical gardens. The spacious, air-conditioned rooms come with elegant décor, a balcony with Indian Ocean views, and a seating area with satellite TV. Some rooms also feature a private pool. The bathrooms include shower and bathtub a bathrobe, slipper and free toiletries.
Each room is equipped with flat screen TV with DSTV, DVD player, music player, telephone, safe, mini-bar, tea & coffee facilities, ceiling fan and air conditioning. Some rooms contain a comfortable sofa convertible into a third bed, others a day bed or a relax area, perfectly set within the room.
The rooms are classified in 7 categories:
-1 Superior Single Room, Garden View
-5 Superior Double Rooms, Garden View – for one, two or three guests
-6 Deluxe Double Rooms, Ocean View – for one, two or three guests
-1 Deluxe Double Room with Private Jacuzzi, Ocean View – for one to three guests
-1 Junior Suite Duplex, Ocean View – for one to four guests
-1 Executive Suite, Ocean View – for one to three guests
-1 Presidential Suite, Ocean View – for one to four guests if the Executive Suite is combined with one of the Deluxe Rooms
The Maji Beach Dining
Guests may choose to dine whenever and wherever they wish: in the air-conditioned dining room, on the Palm Deck next to the pool, in the gardens under bitter almond trees or palm trees, by the dedicated beach or in the privacy of their own room or balcony.
There is a choice of dishes from a wide selection of “a la Carte” Gourmet Menus featuring Swahili, Indian, Mediterranean and other Ethnic Specialities with accent on fish and seafood brought daily from the ocean. The hotel only uses locally grown fruits and vegetables from the Shimba Hills and Msambweni regions and the expert Chefs will suggest and create personalized dishes to your preference.
The “Maji Moto” bar offers a large range of international drinks, a wide selection of international wines as well as classic and home-speciality cocktails.
“Kahawa Tamu” – the Coffee Lounge will surprise you with international and national coffee specialities freshly prepared.
A dedicated team of experienced chefs, professional waiters and housekeepers, complemented by all other staff are available, at all times, to provide intuitive, attentive, personalized, friendly and discrete service.
Retaining an atmosphere of serene relaxation there is no conventional hotel animation provided but the following can be arranged (payable at the property):
-Diving and PADI Diving courses
-Yoga or Zumba classes
-Dhow Safaris & Cruises
-Mangrove Bird watching
-Excursions to Funzi Island, Kisite Marine National Park, Wasini Island, Shimba Hills National Reserve
-Excursions to Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary, Kaya Kinondo – Sacred Forrest, Mombasa City tours
-Health and Beauty treatments onsite and in neighbouring extensive Spa