Subira House – Lamu Town

“SUBIRA” is Swahili for patience or waiting and enyoying peace! Subira house is an Arab style building with two open court yards, pretty arches and two beautiful gardens with our own well water. There are seven bed rooms and many galleries where to relax in the soft warm winds. The house was built about 200 […]

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La Joya House – Shela Village

Located in Shela Village near Banana House, La Joya House is a traditional coastal Swahili house, built using lime and coral and has a total of 5 Double Bedrooms. The house is available for rent on an exclusive basis, or you can rent a room on Bed & Breakfast Basis. Staff are available for cleaning […]

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Baytil Amman – Shela Village

Baytil Amman: This wonderful renovated ruin has taken 5 years to complete. Some areas of the ruin remain untouched and intact and add to the character of the building. The hotel is located in the centre of Shela Village overlooking an open garden with a fountain, near the Island Hotel and Kisimani House. The beach […]

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New Lamu Palace Hotel & Petley’s Inn – Lamu Town

Lamu Palace is situated on the sea front overlooking Lamu Harbour. Slightly more modern than most of the other Lamu guest houses and hotels, this is a well established hotel with self-contained rooms and hot water. Although some rooms are quite small, it is the only hotel in Lamu with air-conditioned rooms. Its Arabic-style façade […]

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Stopover Guest House – Lamu

The owners of the Stopover Guest House in Shela have now opened a new guest house in Lamu Town. The Stopover Guest House in Lamu Town is located on the Lamu Harbour Waterfront […]

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Msafini Guest House – Shela Village

Msafini Guest House in Shela Village is newly built and opened to take guests at the end of November 2009. A large tall building offering simple, clean accommodation, located in Shela Village, a few minutes from Shela Beach. The hotel has 14 self-contained rooms, each with its own balcony, mosquito net and overhead fan. At […]

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Jannataan House – Shela Village

Jannataan House is a newly opened guest house in the centre of Shela Village. The house is located about 3 minutes walk to the beach. There is a swimming pool and a rooftop terrace. The property is made up of 4 buildings surrounding the swimming pool, which is in the middle. The main building has […]

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Diamond Beach Village – Manda Island

The Hotel offers an alternative to the concrete hotel, more of a rustic Robinson Crusoe experience. Working closely with the local community and using only local methods of construction and local materials to create a laid back, eco-friendly, alternative style holiday. There are six small beach huts called bandas, traditionally designed with high windows. The five […]

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The Island Hotel – Shela Village

Island Hotel, Shela Village, is situated in the centre of Shela Village, the Island Hotel has recently been moved from its original location to a new location in a private house just a few minutes walk through the village to the fabulous 15 kilometre Shela Beach. The hotel is constructed in traditional Swahili style, on […]

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Stopover Guest House – Shela Village

The Guest House is situated directly on the sea front in Shela Village overlooking the dhow harbour. The property is newly renovated and locally-owned. There are 6 self-contained rooms in total, 2 on the second floor with a large balcony, and 3 on the first floor, and a lovely penthouse on the rooftop. Rooms are […]

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