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Swimbo House overlooking turtle bay watamu

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Swimbo House overlooking turtle bay watamu

8 guests3 bedrooms5 beds3.5 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
3.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Experienced host
Lynda has 91 reviews for other places.

Swimbo house is located on road to beach, next to turtle bay hotel and overlooking turtle bay beach.
Maid service is included in room fee and the House can sleep 8 to 10 people on a self catering basis. Minimum stay 2 nights two family rooms one double and two tiny kids rooms. 4 bathrooms
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Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Smoke detector
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed,1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed,1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed



7 reviews
Katherine User Profile
September 2019
We ended up staying next door to Swimbo at Lynda’s other property - Kabi house- which was lovely, spacious and stylish. The staff were excellent and I would be happy to stay here again.
Sam User Profile
July 2019
Gorgeous house with fabulous views of the Indian Ocean. Fantastic place to relax. Only a couple of minutes to the beach on foot. Very friendly staff. Martin our chef was a genius!
Olga User Profile
March 2019
Swimbo house is an amazing place. All the time here i felt like I am living in a five star hotel - it is always clean, everything is in great condition and you live with an amazing movie-like view from the room. You even pay a little extra to get your food cooked for you! We did,…
Steffan User Profile
August 2018
Nice large room, great location only a two minute walk to the beach, nice pool, great view of the ocean. I hired the chef for $10 a day who cooked three delicious meals every day with supplies I bought at the local supermarket and fish stores, was definitely worth it. Would stay…
Paola & Marco User Profile
Paola & Marco
June 2018
Wonderful view from the dinning and pool area, staff very friendly and avalaible to help. We also hired the cook suggested by the owner and he Cooks very well.
Alexander User Profile
February 2018
While there was a little confusion at check-in, as the staff did not seem to be aware of my arrival and it took a bit of time figure this our, otherwise my stay was excellent. Stunning view, beautiful and clean pool, plenty of space to relax, a cozy little passage way to the…
Jessica User Profile
February 2018
The pool is the best feature of the house. It has a great view of the ocean. You only have to walk down a little path to go to swimming at the beach. Sharif the attendant of swimbo house and the little neighbour dog who fallowed us everyday to the beach were super friendly. We…

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Hosted by Lynda

Watamu, KenyaJoined in October 2016
Lynda User Profile
98 Reviews
I have lived in Kenya for over 30 years and bought swimbohouse around 9 years ago. I am frequently away and therefore have opened my home to guests on airbnb . We run a strictly self catering room only based operation. Please note the following Swimbohouse overlooks the…
Interaction with guests
baraka (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) staff available on site
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 3PM–11PM
Checkout: 10AM

House Rules

  • No pets
  • No parties or events
  • Smoking is allowed