Light colour style

Side entrance to villaKitchen door made in our own workshops


Please note that the villa is only rented as a complete unit.
It has accommodation for up to 10 with an additional two or three in an adjoining luxury tent plus another 10 in an adjacent villa on the same compound.
Click here to see tent and here to see Waterside villa.
Situated within a two and a half meter security wall on 25 acres of the finest land on the south coast of Kenya.
Ocean villa comprises four large bedrooms with a total sleeping capacity of 8-10 persons.
The master bedroom even has its own private Jacuzzi .
All bedrooms are en-suite.
All four are situated around a beautiful designer swimming pool.
The furniture is from the famous Funzi Furniture workshops in Tiwi and the house and the interiors have been designed personally by Sabine Funk of Funzi Designs.
The property has an informal restaurant/bar. The private self catering restaurant is only available to clients and their guests.
straddles two 350,000 litre fresh water lakes right on the sea.
Both lakes are full of Tilapia.
There are secluded beaches to the immediate right and left of the cliff top.
Private stabling for four horses are incorporated into the overall design.
There is a Helipad on the property which is heavily forested and contains much birdlife and wildlife in residence.
There are no dogs and no cats allowed on the grounds.
Absolute luxury, absolute security, absolute privacy.


Ocean villa is horseshoe shaped around a fabulous designer pool. Each side of the horseshoe has two floors where the bedrooms are found. In the centre of the horseshoe is the central dining area.
If you wish we can arrange to have all your shopping needs bought in before you arrive.
All bedrooms are around the pool.


Ocean Villa is situated in Tiwi on a cliff top right on the Indian Ocean just 17 kilometers south of Mombasa in Kenya, and three kilometers off the main Kenya/Tanzania road.
There are air links from the local Ukunda airstrip to all other major parks in Kenya.
Mainly to the famed Maasai Mara, a mere one and a half hour flight.
In addition, the marine parks of Shimoni and Kisite are less than half an hour away by car.
Tanzania is only a one hour drive down a sealed bitumen road. Mombasa is serviced by Moi International airport and the town itself has just recently achieved city status.
Almost anything can be bought or made in this thriving, historically important old Swahili town.
Mombasa has a rail link to Nairobi, Uganda and soon to southern Sudan.


The kitchen at Ocean Villa is fully equipped and a cook and other household staff are included in the price.
We are self catering but there is a large supermarket only 15 minutes away.
Here you can buy almost anything you would expect to find in any well stocked European market.
Fresh fruit and vegetables and fish is delivered daily to the door if required.


In the immediate vicinity there are many scenic walks, and a few hundred meters along the reef at low tide are the magnificent Tiwi rock pools.
It is also a beautiful walk along the reef and beach to the Tiwi river.
Here you will find magnificent sunsets silhouetting the ancient Baobab trees near the old Congo mosque, a building dating back centuries.
The river is home to many birds including the rare nightjar heron.
Diani, a popular European tourist destination is 12 kms away to the south.
There you will find banks, restaurants, supermarkets, boutiques, bars, discos, casinos, car rental, hospitals, dentists and an 18-hole championship golf course.
Deep sea fishing and any kind of safari can also be arranged from there. A nearby hotel in Tiwi offers windsurfing, diving, squash and tennis and a very modern gym.
The nearest game park is the Shimba Hills Reserve, just 20 min. drive away.
The park is famed for it's elephants, cape buffalo and the rare sable antelope.
Further a field but still only a few hours by car is the largest game reserve in the world, Tsavo National Park.
Here you will find all the big game Africa has to offer, including rhinoceros.


We are happy to cater for all your wedding needs.
We can arrange a priest and all the necessary documents to make your wedding as easy as writing us a mail.
We will arrange the catering and accommodation and help with any transport needs.
We can accommodate the main bridal family of up to 20 persons while nearby accommodation can sleep a further 100 guests.

Airport Transfers

We are happy to arrange airport transfers for our guests.
Please just email us for a quote from either Mombasa Airport or Diani Airport

Please note

Once booked and number of guests agreed additional guests will incur a surcharge of €50 per person per night.


For rates and availability please call the below numbers

P. O. Box 5123 Diani Beach
Tel: +254-724-663366
Tel: +254-726-579946
Bookings require a 30% deposit.
Balance payable 7 days prior to arrival.
Bookings made within a month of arrival must be paid in full.

All photography coutesty of Mike & Sabine & Nicole Ilsink