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Testimonials

"It was one of the best places (if not the best) that I've been to in Kenya over the last 7 years. It's an unbelievable property with every detail done right. It's also located in the ideal location where you can easily head to the beach and go to a neighbouring restaurant/hotel. I almost don't want to recommend it to everyone since then the secret is out!"

- Caitlin, Nairobi, Kenya

"Amazing amazing amazing if you are looking for a place to stay with your partner look no further. From the picturesque location to the amazing staff on hand ready to serve always with a smile. Nicole is an amazing host. This doesn't get a five star rating but 10 stars!"

- Grace, Nairobi, Kenya

"Astonishingly beautiful beachfront paradise! This place is beyond incredible and blew away our expectations. The attention to detail, the hospitality, the sheer beauty in design and decoration really stand out. Small and cozy, with beautiful full opening doors right onto a sandy yard, wooden block walkway right to the beach, soak pool a step from your bed. Very comfortable bed and couches, functional and chic bathroom and beautiful outdoor shower. Great food and attention from host from property staff. A truly amazing experience. Would go back in a heartbeat."

- Alejandro, District of Columbia, United States

"Our stay at Azhari was spectacular! The location is perfect, and it is obvious that a lot of thought and care went into every detail that makes Azhari fabulously unique! It was truly a memorable stay, and we would love to visit again!"

- Hannah, Washington, United States

"A true find. Super impressed with the whole experience at Azhari, one of the best places to stay at in Diani. Beautifully furnished, great attention to detail and wonderful hosts. Flawless. We'll be back many times!"

- Loic, Unteraegeri, Switzerland

"This place is pure authentic luxury! While you may come in with ambitious plans to explore Diani Beach attractions, you will likely find yourself spending days lounging at the suite since there really is no reason to leave. The suite is new, yet steeped in history, it's modern and well designed, yet fits in perfectly with the surrounding environment. The location cannot be beat as you are steps from the beach yet proximate to restaurants, bars and shopping. Lastly, the host is extremely caring and attentive to the needs of the guests. Forget Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons, Banyon Tree, Rosewood, etc. This is the most authentic and luxurious lodging experience out there. It is a oasis of tranquility where you will enjoy your own little sliver of paradise. It was an experience that we will never forget and we hope to return sometime soon."

- Josh, Georgia, United States

"It was amazing from check-in to check-out. Pictures don’t do this place justice, it was stunning!"

- Yatin, New York, United States

"We felt like living in one of the magazines "house and garden" lodges. It was just amazing. The whole interior was custom made out of old timber. This timber plus the name "Azhari" came from a sunken boat. Wow! Walking to the beach in 10 seconds, especially when so hot: just perfect! Or kitesurfing all afternoon when wind picked up. There are 3 (!!!)showers: my favourite one was the one in the back garden, sheltered with nice palm trees and aloe vera. How cool? Nicole and Simon did a great job on service, communication and building this special place! Thank you and the stuff for a perfect holiday-you will see us again, thats for sure."

- Jana & Enrico, Zingst, Germany

"What a magical & special place! We absolutely loved every minute of our stay at Azhari. The set up is breath taking. From the moment we arrived to our departure everything was simply perfect. We were greeted with a cold Madafu (fresh Coconut juice) and cold towels to refresh ourselves from our safari journey and then continued throughout our stay to be pampered with delicious fresh cooked meals served on our private veranda with an stunning sea view. Definitely the best food we have been served during our stay in Kenya. The beach view is stunning and there was always a breeze flying through the Suite, which made our afternoon naps in the open spaced bedroom a dream. The beach and Indian Ocean was literally just a few footsteps from our room and Diani Beach is probably one of the most beautiful beaches that I have visited. We were right in the heart of Diani, so it was very easy for us to stroll along the beach and enjoy a cappuccino or glass of wine at some of the beach restaurants nearby. There is a Hotel next door , which was having some entertainment for a couple of hours in the evening, but as the suite is quite sheltered from the back , we just heard the background music, which did not bother us at all. I nearly forgot to mention the incredible outdoor jungle shower. Very private and super cool space. It was difficult to get my husband out of there. There are loads of other details I loved about our stay. Nicole was a top host. She really looked after us and made sure that we had a fantastic time and everything we needed. I have travelled a lot and have stayed in many luxurious places, but can certainly say that Azhari topped all of them. Now that we have discovered this Gem, we will be back and next time for a longer stay. Definitely THE PLACE on Diani Beach to stay. Big Thank you to Nicole & her team. We will be back soon."

-  Alex & Kate Thompson (Alex Thompson Racing), Gosport, United Kingdom

"Nicole obviously deserves the super host accolade. The cottage is wonderful and the hospitality takes the stay at Inshallah to a whole other level. On one of the nights, we had a lobster bbq and had a bonfire which was one of the icings on the cake."

- Noelle & Kieran, Nairobi, Kenya

"Inshallah Cottage is a piece of heaven in Diani - which is arguably like heaven itself! Guests all write about the wow factor and please believe the hype. The cottage is done up beautifully, the hosts - Nicole and Simon - have impeccable taste. We really enjoyed sitting out on the patio and enjoying views over the spectacular garden and the ocean. It's rare to find a place in Diani that can combine lush greenery with the azure blue ocean, and this is it. Living in Nairobi, I've been to Diani about a dozen times and stayed at a variety of high end and mid range hotels, but Inshallah cottage is beyond compare. We would certainly not like to stay anywhere else in the future! The hosts are gracious and hospitable, as is their house staff. Can't wait to return for a much longer stay!"

- Neha, Nairobi, Kenya

"An amazing beach front cottage on one of the best stretches of white sand in Diani. The cottage is very comfortable and you can see the love and passion that the owners have put into the place to ensure guests have a wonderful visit. Other very special amenities are also included - Sea kayaks, beach side BBQ (highly recommended), comfy beach mats and pillows, etc. Good restaurants are only a few minutes walk away on the beach. Simply book, show up and get ready for one of the most spectacular vacations you'll ever have!!"

- Hafiz, Nairobi, Kenya

"The place to be , 10/10 . nothing to add just that you must go there. "

- Adelia, Quebec City, Canada

"This cottage is absolutely gorgeous! This stay was the best experience I have had, the space is so beautiful with extra stylish touches - its even better than the pictures show, its spacious, sparkling clean and super comfortable. The grounds are truly beautiful and the short stroll to the sparkling white beach is heaven. The deck area right on the beach is so cool, where we enjoyed relaxing by a bonfire under the stars. We loved our stay so much. It was also incredibly private, and we felt so comfortable there. Nicole is a super wonderful host who runs this place perfectly!"

- Rachael, Furny Creek, Australia

"We had a magical stay at Nicole’s Inshallah cottage. The house is spacious for a couple and so considerately designed with beautiful finishing touches – apparent the moment we arrived through the beautiful front doorway and continuing through the property with each piece of timber having its own story. Despite an ‘off-season’ visit, we thoroughly enjoyed the indoor/outdoor living spaces and on many occasions found we had the long stretches of beautiful white sand at the bottom of the garden practically all to ourselves. We actually hoped for rain to have an excuse to spend a little time in the cottage. There are plenty of restaurants bars and discos within walking distance or a short taxi ride away. On top of all the local information provided in the house, Nicole gave us restaurant recommendations based on our preferences and also sourced fantastic local fish and prawns for us to cook at home. I couldn’t recommend Inshallah cottage and Nicole’s hospitality highly enough and will definitely be returning…"

- Charlie, Juba, South Sudan

"If you are thinking of staying at Diani, book this Inshallah cottage now! I couldn’t recommend it enough - from our very first interaction Nicole was an amazing host and throughout our stay her and her husband Simon made sure we had a lovely stay. The cottage is more spectacular than the pictures show - the garden and beach access were exactly what we were looking for. A secluded and peaceful setting for those looking to de stress or spend some romantic time away with your loved one. Special touches like ordering fresh fish and meat from the butcher for delivery at the cottage, at evening bbqs with a beach view were the icing on the cake for an amazing week away!"

- Steph, London, United Kingdom

"Amazing place, individual, secluded, better than anything else I can imagine finding in Diani - and a few mins between Forty Thieves and Nomads on either side, so in the middle of all the fun if you want it. But mostly you'll probably just want to be in the shelter of the stunning garden with its big baobabs and on the beach, away enough from other people. Nicole and her team are consummate hosts, and the best food we had in Diani was served on the private terrace. Will definitely definitely be back."

- Nico, London, United Kingdom

"An amazing beach front cottage on one of the best stretches of white sand in Diani. The cottage is very comfortable and you can see the love and passion that the owners have put into the place to ensure guests have a wonderful visit. Other very special amenities are also included - Sea kayaks, beach side BBQ (highly recommended), comfy beach mats and pillows, etc. Good restaurants are only a few minutes walk away on the beach. Simply book, show up and get ready for one of the most spectacular vacations you'll ever have!!"

- Hafiz, Nairobi, Kenya