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Fatumas Tower Guest House

Sleeps 20 in 0 rooms

Ideally located in the prime touristic area of Lamu, Fatumas Tower Guest House promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. The hotel offers a...
Ideally located in the prime touristic area of Lamu, Fatumas Tower Guest House promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Bar, meeting facilities, library, pets allowed, tours are just some of the facilities on offer. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. Recuperate from a full day of sightseeing in the comfort of your room or take advantage of the hotel's recreational facilities, including fishing, outdoor pool, pool (kids), garden, massage. A welcoming atmosphere and excellent service are what you can expect during your stay at Fatumas Tower Guest House.

Kijani Hotel

Sleeps 20 in 10 rooms

Kijani Hotel offers unique accommodation situated in the village of Shela, on the island of Lamu. The hotel is set in a tropical garden,...
Kijani Hotel offers unique accommodation situated in the village of Shela, on the island of Lamu. The hotel is set in a tropical garden, located directly on the seafront with two fresh-water swimming pools.

We offer 10 rooms spread throughout the garden into three separate traditional Swahili buildings, which were formerly private homes. True to the atmosphere of a Swahili house, Kijani’s rooms and central areas emphasize the aesthetics of privacy and space. Each room has a private veranda shaded from sight by archways and trees. A canopied Swahili bed stands beside antique cupboards and tables, coloured with hand-painted Indian tiles and painted glass. The bathrooms have intricately carved mirrors and lovely shutters with light filtering through.

Small tables and beach chairs lie in the shade of different species of palm trees, and the beautiful yellow Oleanders branch out over the large terraces that face the ocean. Our restaurant offer delicious breakfast.We bake our own bread and produce marmalade and yogurt every day. Our small farm on the island produces eggs and honey. Our guest can also order dinner from our daily a la carte menu. We can serve them delicious pasta and fresh grilled fish.


Life in Lamu has a distinctly Arab-oriental flavour and in the evenings the aroma of thick Turkishlike coffee permeates the atmosphere. Kijani Hotel revives the tradition of stone Swahili houses, creating an authentic retreat for visitors looking to experience Lamu’s past.
from R2828

Peponi Hotel Lamu

Sleeps 58 in 27 rooms

Peponi is a small hotel situated on the exotic island of Lamu, off the coast of Kenya. Peponi is run by the Korschen family, who opened...
Peponi is a small hotel situated on the exotic island of Lamu, off the coast of Kenya. Peponi is run by the Korschen family, who opened the hotel in 1967 and still retains much of the character and charm that it had then. Small and personal, it is the perfect rest after a safari or a holiday from modern life.

The hotel offers a variety of rooms which are divided into Suites, Superior and Standard Rooms. All the rooms have ocean views. The Suites and the Superior Rooms are differentiated by their location, size and private outside area with swing beds. The rooms have overhead fans, mosquito nets, en-suite bathrooms with showers, fresh flowers and personal safes.

Enjoy some lunch on the roof terrace, and dine under the stars or in the more formal dining room. There are fresh seafood and sushi or traditional Swahili-style cooking available in our restaurant. Peponi’s legendary bar is a favourite watering hole for guests and Shela village locals alike. Enjoy our famous house cocktail or a fresh juice on the veranda as the dhows sail by.

Peponi’s gardens have been integral part of the hotel and Shela village for over 40 years, boasting one of the largest and most varied collections of tropical palms on the Kenyan coast. Swing hammocks under the shade of coconut trees or take a dip in the swimming pool.

Peponi has a range of water sports for all age groups and levels of experience. Lamu archipelago offers some of Kenya’s best snorkelling waters, with favourable conditions between October and April. The reefs at Manda Toto and Kiniyka have an abudance of reef fish and live coral, even the chance of seeing and swimming with turtles and dolphins. After snorkelling guests can enjoy a picnic breakfast or lunch on the beach.
from R3455

Lamu House

Sleeps 42 in 21 rooms

Lamu House is situated on the seafront in Lamu Town. Lamu House comprises two Swahili houses with a central courtyard, renovated and...
Lamu House is situated on the seafront in Lamu Town. Lamu House comprises two Swahili houses with a central courtyard, renovated and adapted to the modern use. We have kept the enchantment of the traditional Swahili architecture and equipped Lamu House with all necessities to make your stay extremely comfortable.

Lamu House consists of 11 rooms and each room is different and has its own character with a balcony overlooking the sea and the old town, cradle of the Swahili culture.

The chef will delight your senses with excellent local cuisine, blending the best local ingredients. Abundant fresh seafood, coconut and tropical fruit are all combined with the exotic spices that have been traded along the East African coast for centuries. Lamu Moonrise Restaurant is open from 8 am to 10 pm and offers an excellent a la carte menu together with a selection of wines and spirits.

We have one swimming pool and two plunge pools, and numerous terraces are available for you to enjoy the Lamu lifestyle where time seems to have stopped a hundred years ago. You will be able to walk in the narrow daedal streets of Lamu Town, where donkeys remained the only means of transport.

There are two dhows, a traditional Swahili sailing boat, renovated by Lamu House which are available for day or night excursions to discover the superb beaches of the Archipelago, during which the crew will prepare an excellent lunch with fresh-caught fish. Snorkelling equipment and fishing lines are at your disposal on board. For a very romantic evening request dinner under the stars on-board the dhow.
from R2315

Lamu Palace Hotel

Sleeps 46 in 23 rooms

Built in the early 90’s by a Swiss entrepreneur, the Lamu Palace Hotel resembles a royal palace with it's large open spaces and tall...
Built in the early 90’s by a Swiss entrepreneur, the Lamu Palace Hotel resembles a royal palace with it's large open spaces and tall handsome pillars.

Located on the seafront, there is always a cool sea breeze that our guests will enjoy, complemented by city and sea views, accommodation offers fine coastal living.

The house has a total of 22 rooms and suites, all with en-suite bathrooms and a variety of modern amenities. Each room is furnished and decorated in a traditional Lamu style.

The Palace Restaurant offers a wide variety of African and international cuisine. It is the only restaurant in Lamu that serves Japanese Tepanyaki and Italian pizza. Its grand terrace overlooks the Indian Ocean, and it’s lounge bar offers a relaxing ambiance; ideal for after dinner drinks, watching news or football.

Hotel facilities include a massage parlor, laundry service, shuttle bus service, internet service, boat hire and an on call doctor.
from R1470

Msafini Hotel

Sleeps 28 in 14 rooms

If this is your first time in Shella, then Msafini Hotel is the place where you can enjoy a silent environment and have complete views of...
If this is your first time in Shella, then Msafini Hotel is the place where you can enjoy a silent environment and have complete views of the whole village and ocean. Guests can enjoy excursions around Lamu and Shella; visit nearby curio shops and markets, take a stroll on the beach and enjoy the beautiful ocean scenery.

The hotel comprises 14 self-contained en-suite rooms, each with a private balcony. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and well ventilated to ensure a cool night’s sleep. The hotel’s facilities include a lovely swimming pool, a dining area and a roof deck with lovely views over the town.
from R953

Stone House Hotel Lamu

Sleeps 24 in 12 rooms

Stone House Hotel is one of the best preserved of Lamu’s famous 18th century stone houses. Ideally situated a short walk from the main...
Stone House Hotel is one of the best preserved of Lamu’s famous 18th century stone houses. Ideally situated a short walk from the main street and the Lamu Waterfront, Stone House Hotel combines the unique elegance of traditional Swahili architecture with modern comfort and friendly hospitality.

The moment you pass through the main door into the lush patio garden, you leave the bustle of the town behind and relax in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility. Stone House Hotel has 12 well-furnished double rooms comprising eight en-suite rooms and four rooms with shared bathrooms. The hotel has its own reliable water supply. All rooms apart from the rooms on the ground floor have fans and mosquito nets, as well as instant hot showers.

The rooftop restaurant, with one of the finest views in Lamu, offers a good selection of seafood dishes and Swahili delicacies; vegetarians are catered for. Stone House Hotel Lamu specializes in outdoor catering for a wide range of occasions from corporate events, business lunches, office parties, Christmas parties, birthday celebrations, conferences, social events and weddings.

Take a dhow and sail to Matondoni where dhows are built, visit 16th century Takwa Ruins, go fishing and snorkelling at Manda Toto or take a 3 km boat ride to the fabulous Shella Beach which features 14 km of golden sands backed by dunes. In the evening, take a leisurely walk through the town streets and drift into the night fragrance of the peaceful evening bazaar life. Enjoy the aromas of charcoal-cooked shish kebabs and strong coffee and make Stone House Hotel your base to experience the uniqueness of Lamu.
from R1498

Petleys Inn Hotel

Sleeps 24 in 12 rooms

Petleys Inn is the oldest hotel in east Africa, dating back some 170 years. Due to the rich history, we have tried to preserve the...
Petleys Inn is the oldest hotel in east Africa, dating back some 170 years. Due to the rich history, we have tried to preserve the original ancient feeling of the place. Petleys is situated at the main jetty on the seafront as you disembark from the dhows, with a fantastic view of the sea to the Lamu pre-historic site.

Petley’s bar is allocated on the rooftop and offers fantastic views over the old port of Lamu Channel. This where people come and meet and talk about the day, while relaxing with variety of entertainment and house cocktails. We also have a VIP wine bar offering over one thousand types of wine.

In addition, Petleys Inn is the only hotel in Lamu Town boasting a swimming pool. This is a refreshing feature after a long day in Lamu’s glorious sunshine. The romantic ambience of Petleys has a natural attraction for honeymooners and lovers alike.
from R1525

Sunsail Hotel

Sleeps 34 in 17 rooms

Situated in the coastal town of Lamu, Sunsail Hotel offers guests comfortable and affordable accommodation while visiting this part of...
Situated in the coastal town of Lamu, Sunsail Hotel offers guests comfortable and affordable accommodation while visiting this part of Kenya.

There are 17 well-appointed rooms with double beds and en-suite bathrooms. Each room also has a TV and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access.

Guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast in the dining area, while the restaurant offers a variety of local cuisine to help guests truly experience the culture of the town.

The beach is just a short distance away and is the perfect space to take advantage of the sunny weather. The town is also rich in cultural history and the museums and curio shops offer the perfect opportunity for guests to explore this.
from R654

Manda Bay

Sleeps 32 in 16 rooms

Manda Bay is on one of the many unspoilt, idyllic islands within the Lamu Archipelago situated on the northwestern tip of Manda Island. ...
Manda Bay is on one of the many unspoilt, idyllic islands within the Lamu Archipelago situated on the northwestern tip of Manda Island. The lodge lies along the calm inshore waters on a protected sandy beach surrounded by miles of palm fringed beaches and intriguing creeks.

There are 16 Rooms flawlessly designed to keep with local landscape. Nine of the rooms are set right along the seafront with the other rooms set in between and slightly behind. Each Room has a large ceiling fan, refreshing showers inside the en-suite bathrooms, and their own verandahs.

The cuisine at Manda Bay naturally features a marine flavour. Fresh tuna, mangrove crab and prawns are a Manda Bay delicacy. There is a large dining room but on most nights dinners are taken outside under the stars. A large lounge and bar area on the waterfront is the ideal retreat in the heat of the afternoon. Darts, table tennis and a pool table in the games room offer alternative entertainment, and the games room encompasses a swimming pool overlooking the creek. Spa treatments and massages are also offered.

Manda Bay offers guests a chance to relax and unwind from the pressures of the real world, but for the more adventurous the variety of activities are abundant. Guests can choose from deep sea fishing, windsurfing, laser sailing, mangrove trips, cultural visits, kayaking, waterskiing and scuba diving. With regular sightings of dolphins, turtles and the occasional humpback whale, the marine life excels. Guests can enjoy safe snorkelling in the warm, gentle and clear waters.

Game drives and scenic flights are also offered here and the lodge has its own airstrip. There is a network of tracks and roads through the acacia woodland and sightings have included bushbuck, buffalo, mongoose, porcupine and dik dik. Bushbabies and genets are often seen around the lodge at night.
from R10892
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