The Swahili Housein Tiwi is set in 20 acres of vibrant, tropical gardens and indigenous bush. Within the grounds there are 3 cottages all overlooking the stunning Tiwi beach. Designed using traditional Swahili style architecture, the Swahili House incorporates intricate wood work and colourful materials to create a natural and stylish feel.
The house offers five accommodation options; a main house with a fully equipped kitchen and a private swimming pool, a penthouse suite with a 360 degree view of the ocean, a villa with a private pool, a lounge/bar and 2 outdoor jacuzzis, and 2 cottages with a kitchen, a private verandah and a shared swimming pool.
Each accommodation unit comes with a kitchen, so guests can prepare their own meals. Swahili House chefs can also order fresh seafood from the Tiwi fishermen and prepare delicious meals for guests. A cook is available at no extra fee. The Swahili House staff can help organize water sport activities on the south coast, golfing, shopping and visits to Shimba Hills and Mwaluganje Nature Reserve.
Onsite parking is available. Airport pickup services are also available on request.
Swahili House is a 25 minute drive from Ukunda Airstrip and 5-minute walk from the Pool of Africa.
Airport Shuttle, Room Service 24h, Storage room, Safety Deposit Boxes
Food & Drink
Bar / Lounge, Breakfast, Restaurant
From 09:00 hours
By 13:00 hours
Babies and Kids Stay Free
Max Age: 2
Each accommodation unit comes with a kitchen and so guests can prepare their own meals. Swahili House chefs can also order fresh seafood from the Tiwi fishermen.
The Swahili House staff can help organize water sport activities on the south coast, golfing, shopping and visits to Shimba Hills and Mwaluganje Nature Reserve.
Swahili House is a 5 minute walk from the Pool of Africa and 5.5km from Chui Adventure Centre via Tiwi Beach.
The Swahili House is located 14km south of Mombasa and 12km north of Diani Beach. In Mombasa, cross the ferry to Ukunda and then drive down towards Diani. After 14km, look out for the signs to Swahili House which you'll find on the left hand side of the road.
How to get to the hotel
From Ukunda Airstrip head 700 m northeast make a left turn then turn right at Ukunda Main Stage onto Ukunda-Ramisi Rd/A14 turn right onto Route to BAT Tiwi Cottages make a left then a right into the hotel.