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Casa El Norte At Galu Beach Front Villa

Casa El Norte is located on the private white sands of the Galu Beach sits 50 meters from the pristi
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Casa El Norte is located on the private white sands of the Galu Beach sits 50 meters from the pristi
The turquoise blue ocean looks unreal
Casa El Norte, a home sequestered on the shores of an East African Shangri-La.
The villa is surrounded by local flora and fauna.
Casa El Norte welcomes you!
A view of the living space. The windows generous windows let in the gentle salty ocean air.
The neighbor's dogs are visiting and enjoying a relaxing afternoon
Mother and son sculpture welcomes our guests
Looking through Swahili-styled lamp
Swahili style deco is the main theme of the villa
Art corner decorated with simple yet elegant African art pieces.
The veranda is perfect for afternoon nap or enjoying a good book.
Stairs leading up to the bedrooms
Second floor of the villa
The house manager is busy in the kitchen
The Colobus bedroom opens up onto the sun deck with panoramic views of the ocean.
The Gecko bedroom is ocean-facing,and is connected to the sun deck,which allows for private sunbath.
The Starfish bedroom comes with large windows that allow lots of sunlight and swirling ocean air.
The Baobab bedroom has an en-suite bathroom; this room has direct access to the beach.
The parking garage
Secluded and pristine powder white sandy beach with turquoise blue ocean.
Secluded and pristine white sandy Galu beach
We have turtles hatching on the beach front right out side the villa!Over 200 survived. Fascinating!
The guy from the Fisheries Department seeing if any of the remaining eggs had babies.
Nearby restaurant offers both local and international cuisine with spectacular view of the ocean.
Beach taxi
Native Baobab tree that can live for hundreds of years
Casa El Norte, a home sequestered on the shores of an East African Shangri-La.
Aerial view of Casa El Norte. The villa sits steps away from the most magnificent beach of E.Africa
There is only sandy white beach between the villa and the ocean.
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Galu Beach, Coast Province
Casa el Norte, an exquisite Villa with uninterrupted access to the world famous Galu Beach! Stretches of powder white sandy beach and turquoise blue ocean lie right in front of the Villa. Its unrivaled idyllic location and tranquility makes Casa el Norte the perfect getaway.

A large wrap around veranda with access from the living room, dining room, and down stairs bedroom gives a full view and draws in the constant presence of the beach and warm Ocean. The entire house, including all 4 bedrooms, invite plenty of sunlight and beach front atmosphere. Beautiful yet simple local furniture and pieces of art give the spacious Villa warmth and a homely character, and the hands-on care of Aurelia and Jane will put your mind to rest. So come listen to the waves while enjoying local cuisine, sipping a cup of famous local spice tea or having a clas...
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Listing #HL318439
About the Owner
Macharia K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed yesterday

Casa el Notre is just a few minutes from Diani/Ukunda airport which a superb and accessible location. It is suituated right on the clean white sand Galu beach with fabulous views of the Indian Ocean. The cottage features four double bed rooms with two ensuite...More

Thank Olivia M
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I cannot emphasise what an amazing place this was. The whole experience was amazing, the venue was stunning, right on a secluded white beach, fully mid African heritage art and rooms decorated in African theme. The staff were absolutely amazing and always eager to help...More

Thank Ebrahim M G
Management response:Responded 25 January 2018

Dear Ebi, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We share your great enthusiasm for Casa El Norte, it is the kind of place that has to be visited to be appreciated. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon. Welcome back!...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

We loved the Villa and spent a relaxing weekend at the sandy white Galu beach. The location is great. The place is secluded and located right by the sea. Yet we are not far from Diani, which is just 10 mins drive away. Aureila (the...More

Thank Fuimeng
Management response:Responded 20 December 2016

Thank you for your kind review. Please come again and do tell your friends about Casa el Norte. MK

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Fulls
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Dates Min stay Per night
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14 Dec 2018 -
6 Jan 2019
Xmas and new year
2 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Karibu! We welcome you to enjoy the Swahili hospitality at Casa El Norte. Casa El Norte offers the private tranquility of a relaxed beach vacation experience without the hustle and bustle of staying in a hotel. To make you feel at home, daily room make up service is provided. The house manager and on-site security person are available to provide additional help and service arrangements (transportation, self-catering needs, laundry, cooking, water sport activities etc.) depending on the specific needs of the guests. These additional services are provided by the local community and may required a fee.
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About the neighbourhood
Things to do in the area:

- Water sports include scuba diving, snorkeling on the coral reef, which runs parallel to the shoreline‚ big game fishing‚ wind surfing‚ kite surfing‚ jet skiing and sailing.
- Visit Shimoni and Funzi islands to swim with dolphins and, when in season, occasional sightings of whales.
- The Chale island and Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest nearby are interesting places to visit.
- Camel and horse back riding on the beach.
- Day trip to Mombasa town: Experience the city's unique heritage with visits to Fort Jesus, a UNESCO heritage site, and the neighboring 800 year old, Old Town.
- Safari tours include the Shimba Hills National Reserve‚ the Sable Valley Sanctuary and the Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary. Diani is the headquarters of the Colobus Monkey Trust‚ an organiz...
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Mombasa Train Station: 35.0 km
To get to the Villa, taxi service is available at most of the public transport arrival points listed above. Otherwise, pick-up service (fee-based) can be arranged in advanced as well.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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