Banana House and Wellness Centre

  • Description
  • Facilities
Banana House and Wellness Centre on Lamu Island welcomes you wholeheartedly and invites you to visit us for an unforgettable holiday experience. Shela is a small village on Lamu Island, 45 minutes' walk from Lamu Town and situated at the point of the island. Here the white sanded beach and the dunes stretch out for hours of undisturbed walking and pure bliss.

The house is simply and tastefully furnished in Swahili style, with many different sitting areas, daybeds and hammocks. Guests have a choice of six comfortably furnished double rooms or the penthouse, all of which are air-conditioned. Banana House offers a well equipped kitchen with an excellent cook and friendly staff and gives their guests the opportunity to prepare lunch or dinner on request. Vegetarian meals are also available. Airport transfers are provided for two guests at no extra costs.

The Banana House wellness centre is situated on the ground floor around a large acacia tree. The rooftop of the wellness centre is unique in Shela; a meditation room built out of bottles, with views of the sea and Manda Island and beautiful sunsets over the dunes.

Guests can enjoy a variety of activities in the area, including sailing, dinner on a traditional dhow, traditional Swahili dinners, evenings of Swahili drumming, deep-sea fishing, and turtle or dolphin watching. Guests can also indulge in a daily yoga class. At Banana House and Wellness Centre you will feel the love that Monika and Banana have put into the house to give it a homely and welcoming atmosphere.
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 22
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 0
  • Babysitting Services
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • KiSwahili
* Please enquire for further details.





Price & Availability

ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
  • 2 Nights
 
Check-in
Prices in ZAR
 
  • Wed
    17th
  • Thu
    18th
  • Fri
    19th
  • Sat
    20th
  • Sun
    21st
  • Mon
    22nd
  • Tue
    23rd
  • Wed
    24th
  • Thu
    25th
  • Fri
    26th
  • Sat
    27th
  • Sun
    28th
  • Mon
    29th
  • Tue
    30th
  • Wed
    31st
  • Thu
    1st
  • Fri
    2nd
  • Sat
    3rd
  • Sun
    4th
  • Mon
    5th
  • Tue
    6th
  • Wed
    7th
  • Thu
    8th
  • Fri
    9th
  • Sat
    10th
  • Sun
    11th
  • Mon
    12th
  • Tue
    13th
  • Wed
    14th
  • Thu
    15th
  • Fri
    16th
  • Sat
    17th
  • Sun
    18th
  • Mon
    19th
  • Tue
    20th
  • Wed
    21st
  • Thu
    22nd
  • Fri
    23rd
  • Sat
    24th
  • Sun
    25th
  • Mon
    26th
  • Tue
    27th
  • Wed
    28th
  • Thu
    29th
  • Fri
    30th
  • Sat
    31st
  • Sun
    1st
  • Mon
    2nd
  • Tue
    3rd
  • Wed
    4th
  • Thu
    5th
 
Double RoomX 6
Includes: Breakfast
Lovely air-conditioned room with an en-suite bathroom and a large verandah with covered sitting and dining areas. Features include Wi-Fi access and a small bar fridge.
Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds King beds, Single beds
Other Air-Conditioning, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Balcony/patio, Upstairs
Views Sea, Garden
 
Double Room
Sleeps 3 Price:
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R936
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
  • R983
PenthouseX 1
Includes: Breakfast
The Penthouse of almost 200 square metres features a large bedroom furnished with a king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom. Separate sitting and dining areas are provided on the verandah and guests also have access to a bar fridge and Wi-Fi.
Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds King beds
Other Balcony/patio, Upstairs, Air-Conditioning, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi
Views Garden, Sea
 
Penthouse
Sleeps 4 Price:
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,288
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
  • R1,358
Rate Colour Key:
 
On Request
 
Unavailable
 
Unspecified
* This data is a guide and is subject to change. Please confirm rates and availability by requesting a quote.

Double Room x 6

Includes: B & B

Lovely air-conditioned room with an en-suite bathroom and a large verandah with covered sitting and dining areas. Features include Wi-Fi access and a small bar fridge.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds Single beds, King beds
Other Air-Conditioning, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Balcony/patio, Upstairs
Views Sea, Garden

Penthouse x 1

Includes: B & B

The Penthouse of almost 200 square metres features a large bedroom furnished with a king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom. Separate sitting and dining areas are provided on the verandah and guests also have access to a bar fridge and Wi-Fi.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds King beds
Other Air-Conditioning, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Balcony/patio, Upstairs
Views Garden, Sea

Nearby Places

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

In and Around

Nearby Locations
Nearest Airport
Featured Destinations
Restaurants
 

Why use SafariNow?

  • Over 112000 establishments
  • Best price guarantee
  • No booking fees
  • Over 101000 customer reviews
  • Need to speak to us?
  • (South Africa) 0861 801 802
  • (International) +27 21 710 5800