House on the Beach

House on the Beach, Olerai House, Tiwi Beach

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House on the Beach is an idyllic family owned beach-front house in Tiwi, Kenya’s quiet South Coast. It is situated on the the Indian Ocean with panoramic ocean views and a cool sea breeze. With 4 large double rooms & a 2 bedroom cottage, the house is the perfect place to stay for a family or two looking to have a lot of outdoor fun. The gardens are beautiful, there is a cave and a swimming pool with a slide.

Why do We Love House on the Beach, Olerai?

On a quiet beautiful beach! A slide in the swimming pool! A cave! Seriously, this is the perfect family retreat! We LOVE House on the Beach Olerai because it’s unspoilt and the beach is unspoilt; the team are quite charming and the food is delicious. It is basically the perfect place for a family to spend some real time together.

House on the Beach, Olerai Facts


The property is located on Tiwi Beach approximately 20 minutes from Ukunda airstrip or 20km south of Mombasa.


House on the Beach is an idyllic beach-front property situated on a coral bed, high above the Indian Ocean with panoramic ocean views and a cool sea breeze. The main beach is approximately 2 km long, but once past the southern rocks lies another 2.5 km to the Tiwi River.

How to get there

Tiwi Beach is approximately 20km drive south from Mombasa or 8km north from Diani. Further details on how to get to the property are available on request. If flying, Ukunda Airstrip is located in Diani or Mombasa International Airport can be used. Transfers to and from Ukunda Airstrip are included.


The house has four large double rooms each with their own bathroom and shower. The rooms are all tastefully decorated and have views over the Indian Ocean, just 50 meters beyond. There is an outside garden cottage which sleeps two and is ensuite. Extra beds are available in two of the rooms. The property works on a full-board basis, so no shopping or stressing! Mohamed the Fisherman delivers his catch of fresh fish, prawns and other shellfish straight to the door.


The power is on the grid, therefore 24-hour power is available.


Open all year round


WIFI is available


On low tides the reef is exposed, giving children, bird and ocean lovers the opportunity to scan the reef flats for a variety of marine life. Those wanting to swim need to walk along the beach to the Tiwi river mouth. Heading south to Diani, a range of watersports are on offer, such as kayaking and kitesurfing. An 18-hole golf course is available for use at Leisure Lodge.

Terms, Conditions & Extras for this travelling to House on the Beach, Olerai, Tiwi Beach

1. Your membership will include

a. Full board (lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast) for a minimum of 6 people. Meals will take place in different beautiful spots around the garden, by the pool or in the cave.
b. Teas and coffees
c. A beautiful swimming pool and cave.
d. Walks along an unpopulated beach.
e. Board games

2. These rates will be valid all year apart from Christmas, New Year & Easter.

If you wish to travel over Christmas, New Year or the Easter weekend, there will be an additional supplement of Kshs5,000 per adult per night or Kshs2,500 per child per night.
Additional Costs Include, but are not limited to:
a. Cave Lobster Dinner – Kshs4,000 per person

3. Travel Rules:

a. The Travel Club Clients must check-in with the accommodations confirmation voucher.
b. The Travel Club Clients must check-in with The Travel Club Photo ID.

4. Cancellation Policy:

a. In the event of any cancellation or reduction in numbers made, the following applies:
b. Release of rooms/beds over 90 days prior to date of arrival, there will be no charges.
c. Release of rooms/beds 60 – 90 days prior to date of arrival, 15% of the total cost will be charged.
d. Release of rooms/beds 35 – 59 days prior to date of arrival, 20% of the total cost will be charged.
e. Release of rooms/beds 20 – 34 days prior to date of arrival, 50% of the total cost will be charged.
f. Release of rooms/beds 19 days and under prior to date of arrival, 100% of the total cost will be charged.


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