Situated just 1.1 km from Diani Beach, Zarafa House features accommodation in Diani Beach with access to a bar, a shared lounge, as well as full-day security. This property offers access to a patio, darts, free private parking and free WiFi. Guests can make use of the sun terrace or the outdoor fireplace, or enjoy views of the pool and garden. The units in the bed and breakfast are fitted with a kettle. Complete with a private bathroom, all units at the bed and breakfast are fitted with air conditioning, and certain rooms have a seating area. At the bed and breakfast, every unit is fitted with bed linen and towels. Available each morning, the breakfast at the property includes à la carte dishes along with a selection of fruits and juice. Guests can grab a bite to eat in the in-house family-friendly restaurant, which specialises in international cuisine and also offers vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free options. Guests can make the most of the garden, outdoor swimming pool and yoga classes on offer at the bed and breakfast. The area is popular for cycling, and bike hire is available at Zarafa House. Leisure Lodge Golf Club is 1.7 km from the accommodation, while Colobus Conservation is 9.4 km from the property. The nearest airport is Ukunda Airport, 4 km from Zarafa House.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast info

Breakfast to go

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
3 single beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Diani Beach
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  • Oana
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The house was beautifully decorated, serene atmosphere and inviting to relaxation.
  • Antonia
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    A little oasis - a lovely b and b! The pool area was amazing and the towels and hats were a great touch. The products in the bathroom were so great I bought them to take home! Ann was very helpful with local knowledge and organising taxis. The...
  • Arthur
    Romania Romania
    We had a wonderful time at Zarafa House! The host, Anne, and the whole crew were incredibly friendly and helpful. Our room was spacious and clean, and we loved the fresh fruit and diverse foods at breakfast each morning. The garden and pool were...
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • In-House Dining
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Zarafa House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Pool view
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Snorkelling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Darts
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Satellite channels
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Luggage storage
    • Currency exchange
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    • Board games/puzzles
    Cleaning services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business facilities
    • Fax/photocopying
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
      Additional charge
    • Mosquito net
    • Wake-up service
    • Tile/marble floor
    • Private entrance
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Salt-water pool
    • Swimming pool toys
    • Pool/beach towels
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    • Sun umbrellas
    • Yoga classes
    • Full body massage
    • Couples massage
    • Back massage
    • Body scrub
    • Body treatments
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Waxing services
    • Beauty Services
    • Sun umbrellas
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages spoken
    • English
    • French
    • Dutch
    • Swahili

    House rules

    Zarafa House takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 13:00 to 21:00


    From 06:00 to 11:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 13 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Cot upon request
    3 - 12 years
    Extra bed upon request
    US$30 per child, per night

    Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Mastercard Visa Cash Zarafa House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 07:00.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Please inform Zarafa House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 07:00:00.

    FAQs about Zarafa House

    • Zarafa House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Massage
      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Snorkelling
      • Diving
      • Fishing
      • Darts
      • Windsurfing
      • Golf course (within 3 km)
      • Pedicure
      • Body scrub
      • Horse riding
      • Game drives
      • Waxing services
      • Bicycle rental
      • Body treatments
      • Couples massage
      • Beauty Services
      • Full body massage
      • Manicure
      • Swimming Pool
      • Yoga classes
      • Back massage

    • Zarafa House is 3.7 miles from the centre of Diani Beach. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • The prices at Zarafa House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Guests staying at Zarafa House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • À la carte
      • Breakfast to go

    • Check-in at Zarafa House is from 13:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Room options at Zarafa House include:

      • Double
      • Family
      • Triple

    • Zarafa House has 1 restaurant:

      • In-House Dining