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Kinondo Poa Resort

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Outdoor pool
Deluxe Twin Room | Desk, free WiFi
Shower, free toiletries, hair dryer
Property grounds

Overview of Kinondo Poa Resort

Kinondo Poa Resort

3.0 star property
3-star beach lodge with outdoor pool, near Diani Beach
9.4 out of 10 Exceptional
9.4/10 Exceptional

18 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Kwale, 80401
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Front-desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Barbecue grills
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Diani Beach - 21 min walk
  • Nyali Beach - 106 min drive

Getting around

  • Ukunda (UKA) - 37 min drive
  • Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.) - 102 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Havana Bar, Diani Beach - 14 min drive
  • Manyatta Resort - 13 min drive
  • Karibu Restaurant - 11 min drive
  • Nomad's Beach Bar And Restaurant - 13 min drive
  • Shashin-Ka - 15 min drive

About this property

Kinondo Poa Resort

Kinondo Poa Resort puts you within a 10-minute drive of Diani Beach and features an airport shuttle (available on request). The restaurant is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after having fun at the outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. A poolside bar, a terrace, and a garden are other highlights. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff and nearby shopping.


English, German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children (3 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (during limited hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 5 AM–noon
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Barbecue grills
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 30 percent

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.


This property does not have elevators.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Kinondo Poa Resort Diani Beach
Kinondo Poa Diani Beach
Kinondo Poa
Kinondo Poa Resort Lodge
Kinondo Poa Resort Diani Beach
Kinondo Poa Resort Lodge Diani Beach

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Kinondo Poa Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Kinondo Poa Resort?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Kinondo Poa Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Kinondo Poa Resort?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Kinondo Poa Resort?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Kinondo Poa Resort?
You can check in from 2 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Kinondo Poa Resort and nearby?
Kinondo Poa Resort has an outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Kinondo Poa Resort?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers local and international cuisine.
Does Kinondo Poa Resort have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Kinondo Poa Resort like?
Kinondo Poa Resort is a short 1-minute walk from Diani - Chale Marine National Park and Reserve and 4 minutes' walk from Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest.







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Property conditions & facilities




6/10 Good

Great hotel but not worth the price
Nice hotel. Too far off the main road.beach is private but not easily accessible for swimming due to rocks. Great customer service and serene location but I don’t think it’s worth the price I paid especially given no New Year’s Eve activities
hussein, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

We had a great time.
Karima, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

As we were travelling to Kenya, we wanted to find a hotel that was typically Kenyan and we could not have found a better place to stay at. The houses looked like beach Bungalows with a wonderful garden and a swimming pool. Although we did not use the swimming pool, just outside there’s the most beautiful white sand beach with palms growing along the coast. The service was excellent and the manager Wycliffe was super friendly and made sure every minute was a perfect minute. We have a three course dinner every day that was cooked at a convenient time for us and it tasted really good!! If I ever return to Kenya, this would be the place I would sleep in. I hope to see the friendly people working at this hotel once again in my life.
Abraham, 2-night trip with friends
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Lovely staff
The service was great. The mattresses weren’t comfortable. There were a number of bugs that looked like large ants in our room. The food was okay. Breakfast and dinner were included. There were more choices at breakfast. There is a very limited menu for dinner. I think there were three entree choices each night. There are two or three dinner menus that are rotated throughout the week, which resulted in us eating the same dinner at least twice during our stay. I loved the fresh flowers in our room. We enjoyed using the pool. It was very quiet. Be aware that this facility is on a dirt road that is quite a distance from all the shops. We took a tuk tuk to get to a more northern location of Diani Beach. There are small porches with a table and chairs that face the pool and other rooms. The landscaping was nice.
Jennifer, 6-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The resort is cute, the pool is lovely, the staff are kind and accommodating, and the prices are great. We had a great week and wouldn't hesitate to return! Based on other reviews, I was a little unsure about the Kinondo Poa beach, but I was very pleasantly surprised! Not only is it private, deserted, and beautiful, it is lots of fun at both low and hide tide, as long as you have beach shoes/sandals. At low tide it's fun to explore the tide pools. And there is a great spot for swimming at mid or high tide just a short walk north: a paved "road" that has extends out into the sea. At low tide it's completely exposed, and at high tide you can find it by looking for a striped marker pole on the beach. (If you get to the large jutting rock & caves, you've gone too far.) The "road" is wide enough for two or three people to play in the waves side by side, with no fear of sea urchins or stubbing toes on coral. Perfect! Any time we headed to the beach, the staff brought loungers and mattresses and set them up under the palm trees. The sand at the Kinondo Poa is less powdery than the main part of Diani, with more shells, and the hotel is a short walk from the beach, so you don't feel the evening sea breeze quite as well. We enjoyed eating out by the pool in the evening as it was cooler than the restaurant area.
6-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Me and my husband had a wonderful time! Check went very smooth they gave us a refreshing drink as soon as we walked in. They will serve you all three of your meals when ever you want and even at your room. We were able to have lunch right after check in. They really mean when ever you want, we were able to get breakfast at 4 am when we had to leave. Every meal has a fish, non fish, and veggie option and all our meals were good. The a/c was wonderful after not having it. It did stop working but when I told them they moved us right away. It is very quiet with a nice pool. They have a private beach and only had two people trying to sell stuff in the after noon. The owners are very nice and take pride in their resort I was very happy to meet them. You might need to ask what there is to do other then relax we went snorkeling with our previous tour guide.
3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Outstanding customer service
Wonderful staff delicious food and tranquility
Bill , 7-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful place, very quiet. The stuff are great and willing to help in any need! The beach is amazing and peaceful.
3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

If you like quietness, good service and delicious food, go there. We had a great rest after the safari trip in a beautiful surounding. Houses are not luxury, but very authentic with the colours of Kenya. Every day our rooms were decorated with the flowers. It takes a few minutes to reach the beach with sunloungers under the tree shadow. It's so peaceful and calm there, only one beach boy is working at the coast. He is very friendly, brought us fresh coconuts every day. Amazing staff is working at this resort. They did everything to do our stay comfortable and safe. We could choose the mealtime and the eating place. Waiter Julius helped us to arrange transport to Diani beach and shopping centers for souvenirs. Other waiter (tall men, sorry, i don't remember his name) always met us with classic music during our dinner. One minus, that we didn't have hot water in the shower. All in all, we loved our stay in Kinondo Poa very much.
Skirma, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great service and very frikendt staff
Ulrich, 3-night trip
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