Your perfect holiday home on Diani Beach , Mombasa, Kenya
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Kitu Kidogo is an exclusive holiday home tucked away in a coastal indigenous forest only 180 metres from the powdery White sands of Diani Beach. It comprises of two beautiful cottages made out of coral, sandstone and wood giving it a rustic flair. Each cottage is furnished with hand carved Lamu furniture, Rajhastani soft furnishings and Afghani wool Rugs. The walls reflect our travels around the globe. Each wall piece has been carefully selected to fit in with the theme of the cottage. What the cottage evokes is memories of the old Africa influenced by the spice trade route! The surroundings are extremely serene ensuring that guests leave relaxed, re - energised and rejuvenated.

Kitu Kidogo Cottages is ideal for families, groups and couples. If you are looking for comfort, style, privacy and personalized service then these self catering holiday cottages are perfect for you. If you are looking to get away from the mass tourist hotels on Diani Beach then look no further! Kitu Kidogo Cottages has been awarded the "best value for money property" twice in a row by "Diani Beach Accommodation" which is the leading holiday rental company on the Kenyan South Coast. They focus mainly on promoting self catering villas and cottages in Diani, Kenya.


Firimbi Cottage has two beautifully furnished bedrooms. Both rooms have air conditioners. It comes with its own outside entertainment area with a stainless steel barbeque grill. There is also a fully equipped kitchen to make scrumptious coastal cuisine.

Sahani has one bedroom with an overhead and stand up fan. It also has a fully equipped kitchen.

Although both cottages are rented on a self catering basis, we can throw in a chef to take the stress away from you. The chef can also do all your grocery shopping making your holiday even that more perfect. Free internet is provided for guests in both cottages.


We are only a five minute walk from Baharini Plaza Shopping Centre which is located on the main Diani Beach Road. It houses a fully stocked supermarket, vegetable and fruit stands, pharmacy, food court, boutiques, internet café, bank, ATM machine, Italian coffee shop....The supermarket has recently started selling fresh croissant and other pastry products. It also has a huge liquor and wine collection. Nakumatt Diani which is the top supermarket chain in Africa is only a five minute taxi ride away.


Kokkos coffee shop is only a two minute Tuk Tuk ride from us. We highly recommend it for coffees and pastries. The vibe is very urban.


Over the months we have collected an assortment of spices, dried herbs, oils, vinegars, flour! Simply go through the larder box to cook delish meals!


We are affiliated with a reliable and safe taxi operator to ensure that our guests are mobile at all times during their vacation in Diani.


We provide an efficient and reasonably priced transfer service from both Moi International Airport in Mombasa and Ukunda Airstrip in Diani.


Forty Thieves Beach Bar is only a couple of minutes walk from the cottages. This is the perfect place to enjoy a Tusker (Kenyan beer) as you watch the tide roll in and out. Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant is a few hundred metres away and is the perfect dinner spot to take your "special someone". Diani Marine is located next door. They are the top open water diving company on the Kenyan South Coast. Sand and Sea Watersports has set up house at Forty Thieves. They offer professional kite surfing lessons. You can hire kayaks, snorkelling gear and surf boards here.


Diani Beach lies on Kenya's Indian Ocean coast, 35km (22 miles) south of the nearest city, Mombasa, which is in turn 487km (303 miles) southwest of the capital, Nairobi. Its location along a stunning white sand beach, which skirts the shore for an impressive 25km (16 miles) has cemented its position as one of Kenya's premier resorts. With swaying palm trees and soft, white sand caressed by glittering, turquoise water, Diani Beach has many of the ingredients of the perfect tropical holiday destination.

" Diani Beach has been voted the top three beach in Africa by CNN"

" Diani Beach has been voted as one of the top beaches in Africa on a Tripadvisor poll"

Guests in both cottages have access to complementary Wi - Fi.


"Let Kitu Kidogo Cottages be your Diani Beach vacation home this time around! We promise you will not regret your choice of stay"

We also sell real estate on the Kenyan South Coast! Incase interested in buying your own piece of paradise let us know.

Green Bananaz does fabulous illustrative posters of Diani. Ask our housekeeper Edith to view the various prints on offer. It is a great souvenir item. The Diani beach map is a huge hit.

D126 Simba is a fabulous efficieny apartment in the heart of Diani. It is ideal for longer stays.