If you are longing for a memorable dream holiday as the country maneuvers Corona virus, then Leopard Beach Resort in Ukunda in Kwale County is the place to be.
Situated on Diani beach, the hotel enjoys prime position on one of the world’s most stunning beaches, which until 2019, had in three years in a row has been voted Africa’s leading beach destination by the World Travel Awards.
Due to its alluring white sandy beach front and coral barrier reef that calms waters, Leopard Beach Resort has on the other hand, for seven years in a row– since 2010 been voted as the Kenya’s leading resort at the same Awards.
What makes Leopard Beach Resort unique are its outstanding luxury accommodation especially the radiating tasteful interior of the excellently furnished rooms.
The hotel which has also been recognized as best and leading resort spa both in Kenya and in Africa’s in 2013, 2014 and 2016, has three private villas each situated on a coral outcrop overlooking the Indian Ocean.
Each of the three villas boast an extensive terrace area with sun loungers and facilities for outdoor dining, making the hotel the ultimate destination for luxury and privacy
The villas also feature large four-poster beds, a lounge area and a luxury bathroom with spacious walk-in rain-shower and Jacuzzi for two.
Away from the beach front, there are other 16 private luxury two and three bedroom villas with large living and dining areas and individual pool decks that make a stay at the hotel memorable.
According to the General Manager Kioko Musyoki, the private swimming pools within each villa have set new standards of a world class resort in Diani Beach, complimented with space, comfort, and privacy of exclusive retreat ideal for families.
“We take pride in meeting and exceeding our guests’ expectations; as a testament to this and the confidence our guests have in us, Leopard Beach Resort and Spa is home to internationally recognized awards” he said in a recent interview.
Mr Musyoki says the hotel has adopted new innovations in every aspect of their operations from its accommodation to hotel facilities to spas and the tasty foods and beverages at its five different restaurants.
“The villas are ideal and perfect place for the gathering of family and friends as they enjoy their leisure holidays because they are spacious, quiet and exclusive,” he says.
Mr Musyoki says the private residences include two and three-bedroomed pool villas with a 390-square metre living areas and 60-square metre swimming pools.
“We introduced the private swimming pool villa concept to give local and foreign tourists the choice of privacy and luxury with all the conveniences,” he says.
The three-bed roomed villas can accommodate up to six people with each bedroom featuring an individually controlled AC and fan, a 46in flat screen television with satellite channels, a walk-in dressing room, and large bathrooms with rain showers, shaving mirror and hair drier.
At least four people can be accommodated in the two-bedroom villas, which has similar features like the three bed roomed.
The hotel that sits on 28 acres on the Diani beach front has 198 bed capacity.