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Nane @ Swimbo Cottage

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Nane @ Swimbo Cottage

Private room in guesthouse
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 shared bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Nane is a small double room in the cottage next to Swimbo house overlooking turtle bay beach. It is available on a self catering room only basis. There is a bathroom next to nane which is shared with one other room, Tisa. The cottage is adjacent to Swimbo house, where there are facilities for cooking in a small fully equipped kitchen. We offer pool, beach access and relaxing sunbeds.
Please see more photos of kabi, swimbo and cottage at (Website hidden by Airbnb)


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for infants (under 2 years) and pets - Would be suitable with adult. However shared cottage and noise would travel.
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 1PM and check out by 10AM


Step-free access to the bathroom
Step-free access to common space


34 Reviews

Hiba User Profile
August 2018
My stay at Lynda's place was amazing. Her place is beautiful, very clean, and a few meters from the beach. It's also a short motorcycle ride away from the town center and several restaurants. The cook, Patrick, who made my food was amazing and so friendly. I highly recommend this…
Di User Profile
August 2017
A hidden gem amidst paradise
Jill User Profile
March 2017
Swimbo house is lovely! Beautiful location on the ocean, nice relaxing pool, great location. Fatima was welcoming and helped me navigate the town.
Savannah User Profile
November 2016
Lynda was warm and welcoming, and very friendly and accommodating. Wonderful food, very short path to the beach, beautiful pool, lovely and clean rooms. House is close to Watamu town and activities. Highly recommend!
Lynda User Profile
Response from Lynda:
Thank you so much Savannah , it was a joy to have you both , hopefully next time for a little bit longer! Have a good trip back best wishes lynda
November 2016
Lucy User Profile
November 2018
Our stay at Lynda’s Swimbo House was amazing. The place is beautiful with the pool and relaxing areas looking right over the sea and beach. There is a path from the pool area straight onto the beach and you can walk from here along the beach to most of the bigger resorts near by …
Tiphanie & Malik User Profile
Tiphanie & Malik
October 2018
Once again we spent a very good time in Swimbo House. The place is a very nice point in Watamu, very peace. And the best, the sea view from the pool. We will come back :)
Hannah User Profile
September 2018
Lovely spot to relax and recharge and also a good place to have a working vacation as good value, quiet, wifi, you can rent a chef and it is steps from the beach to take long walks, jump in the sea, do water-sports and go diving or eat at a variety of restaurants and cafes (The C…

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Watamu, KenyaJoined in October 2016
Lynda User Profile
79 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 bea…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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