The chalet grounds are a tropical paradise.  The well-maintained gardens contain many species of exotic, fragrant flora and fauna.  You’re free to sample bananas, papayas and passion fruits straight from the trees.  The entire acre plot is surrounded by a beautiful, bougainvillea-covered wall.

Swimming Pool

We are proud to have the only fenced, gated pool in Diani Beach, making the Villa Dora  ideal for families with young children.  You can relax in the knowledge that your family are in a safe, secure environment, children must always be supervised.

At the centre of the gardens is an 11 x 7 meters private swimming pool, exclusively for the use of guests, we have the only fenced swiiming pool in our area , it is imperative that you lock the pool gate when you live and that  You must stay at all times with your children when at the pool…there is a shallow end of 80 cm and a deep end of 1.40 cm making it very child friendely , more deep waters expert swimmers can use the indian ocean just around the corner…

Prices .

prices are for up to 8 people for each villa , any extra guests will pay 16 pounds extra per night once at the villa…

The two villas can also be rented toghether to  large groups where you will have the all compound just for you…

Safety and Security

The villa complex is walled, gated and alarmed.  While the area around Diani beach is safe for tourists, for your complete security we employ a Samburu Masai warrior guard, on a 24 hour basis.


We offer 2 fully furnished villas in Diani Beach, named after my daughter’s favourite cartoons characters – Dora and Holly.

Both cottages are built in local Swahili style with coral stone and a Makuti (palm thatched) roof.  The traditional architecture makes use of the sea breeze for pleasant temperatures all day long.

Each villa can sleep up to 8+ people comfortably and are available on a nightly or weekly basis (minimum stays apply).  Rental includes a daily maid service, linen and  towel and wifi.


On the lower floor are two rooms with Queen  sized beds, one has an en-suite bathroom.  The upper floor has two bedrooms , bedroom one has  a Queen  sized bed and a single bed… bedroom two has one Queen size bed and two singles ones and a baby cot is available if required.  All of the beds have mosquito nets and silent ceiling fans, bedrooms on the upper floor have a canopy making them mosquito proof, this is where everybody  prefer to sleep.

We have also an extra Queen size bed on the upper floor sitting room …

Lower floor bedrooms have Air conditioner …


Villas have three bathrooms .

Lounge – dining

There are two a spacious living rooms for those that want to relax indoors.  A covered outdoor terrace dining area overlooks the swimming pool.  All rooms, including the veranda are equipped with ceiling fans for your comfort.  All windows have mosquito nets.


The fully equipped kitchen has a gas cooker, oven, refrigerator, freezer, coffee maker, toaster and microwave.  Sufficient utensils are available.

There are some small shops in the vicinity.  Several big supermarkets with standard European items are just a 10 minute drive away.  Your personal chef  can take care of your every day shopping needs .

Holiday services

Every step is taken to ensure a relaxing and enjoyable holiday.  When you first arrive, we can arrange for you to have a stocked fridge, full of cool refreshing drinks so you can relax by the pool.  Simply supply us of what you need and will supply the rest.

While our   staff officially work from 8 to 5 pm, assistance can be arranged if you require something extra special during your stay. Our manager, housekeeper, pool attendant and gardener, remain on-site in separate lodgings 24 hours a day, so are available to assist you with anything you need.

My manager Eunice will be on site to assist in anything you need during your stay…


Your personal chef  will be happy to prepare delicious meals and take care of your shopping , Depending on the season you can buy lobsters, prawns, crabs, red snapper and many other assorted fish direct from the fishermen.  It’s also possible to arrange to have fresh seafood brought straight to your door.

An assortment of African game meat is available such as Impala, Ostrich and crocodile that can be bought in the nearby town of Mombasa.  Your personal chef can source and prepare African game meals for you upon request.


We are able to arrange : safaris, tours excursions ,airport pick ups , no need to book from overseas..

Internet access

Free Wireless internet connection is available.

If you are looking for an affordable, exotic holiday, in a place that offers much more than your average (run of the mill) accommodation…Villa Dora and Holly is for you…