Forodhani House

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Description

Forodhani House is a beautiful beachfront Holiday House located on Shella Beach, at the very spot where decades ago a watch-post stood (Forodhani means watch-post in Kiswahili) controlling the to and fro of boats entering and leaving Lamu Island.

That’s the first thing which will make your stay here so special: you are on the beach, some meters only from Shella Village and Peponi Terrace, with stunning 270° sea-views on Indian Ocean.

Here you will relax fully, get lulled by the lapping waves, pamper yourself with good cooking, massages and yoga, enjoy the 12 km long pristine white sand beach and its activities… sailing, swimming, snorkelling, kite, windsurf, wakeboard or waterski, fishing… you can also explore, discover Lamu Old Town, a Unesco World Heritage Site, and Shella Village, experience the rich Swahili culture and its very welcoming atmosphere... And take the most of Nature, which is truly at its best.

The house is white, with round or Arabic arches which frame sea views, sky at day or night.
It features five bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, lots of different terraces, lounging areas to take it easy, an airy and spacy main lounge, a garden, a pool. And from Forodhani House, because of its so particular location, the show is always there: you are having breakfast and you happen suddenly to see school of sardines jumping, trying to escape barracudas, or dolphins swimming up the Channel, or a fisherman’s dhow sliding from one arch to the other, coming from the open seas with load of tunas.

Forodhani House comes with five professional, friendly staff, among them an excellent cook. We want to make sure your holidays here, whether with family or friends, are both relaxing and interesting. And a bit magic too!

Children's Facilities: Babysitting facilities available.

Special Offer

Pay for Two and Stay for Three

Pay for two nights and stay for three nights for standard season rates, it means stay of three nights for 1000£. For the whole Forodhani House, fully staffed, airport transfers and a dhow sunset cruise inclusive. In May and June, our low season special rate will be 800£ for the three nights stay. Terms and Conditions apply.

From Mon, 09 Mar 2015
To Fri, 31 Jul 2015
Special Offer

Pay for Five Nights and Stay for Seven

Pay for five nights and stay for seven nights for standard season rates, it means pay 2500£ for the seven nights. For the whole Forodhani House, fully staffed, airport transfers and a dhow sunset cruise inclusive. Our low season special rate will be 2000£ for the seven nights stay. Terms and Conditions apply.

From Mon, 09 Mar 2015
To Fri, 31 Jul 2015

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed*

Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Your booking is confirmed on receipt of a the deposit of the rent
quoted. Balance of the rental is due 60 calendar days before arrival in Lamu.

ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
  • 2 Nights
 
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Villa>X 1
Includes: Self Catering
This villa offers guests airy and spacious bedrooms furnished with handcrafted double, twin or single beds. Each bed is covered with a mosquito net and has a private bathroom, as well as a terrace with a lovely view. The kitchen is fully equipped.
Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom, Shower only, Separate toilet Beds Single beds, Twin beds, Double beds Other Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Fan, Heater, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Safe Views Swimming pool, Garden, Sea
 
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      Forodhani House is 3.4km from the centre of Lamu Town , the nearest airport 4.6km (Manda Airstrip).

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