Bahati House – Shela, Lamu Island

Located in the charming little village of Shela, just 100 metres from the sea front, between Kijani and Banana House, overlooking a large garden leading to the sea. Built on 3 floors around an open courtyard, the 5 bedrooms can sleep up to 10 people. Each room is self contained and has a king-sized bed. […]

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Jaha House – Shela Village

At the northern end of Shela Village where the houses meet the sea and the ancient craft of dhow building is still practiced with bow and drill and traditional hand-tools, stands Jaha House. Walk up the sandy path from the beach shack at the high tide line and in two minutes you will stand before […]

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Kizingoni House – Kizingoni Beach

This is a newly built house located on Kizingoni Beach, near Kipungani, at the Southern tip of Lamu Island at the far end of Shela Beach, famous for its 12kilometres of wild untouched sea shore and ancient sand dunes. Low lying, and beautiful, the house’s sandy colour blends naturally with the beach before it. Remote […]

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Kisimani House – Shela Village

Originally built in the late 18th Century for the Caliph of Zanzibar, Kisimani has been carefully restored, extended and beautifully furnished in Swahili style. The atmosphere is out of the Arabian Nights, complete with a traditional central open courtyard. It has massive walls and decorative plasterwork ensuring an exotic setting in total privacy. There are […]

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Palm Beach House

Nestled in the Conservation Area of Old Lamu Town, is the luxurious Palm Beach House. It is built in the traditional Swahili style, around an open courtyard with plunge pool. Elegant living, divine views of the sparkling Indian Ocean, historic town and palm treed island, create an exceptional experience for the discerning traveller. Features Stunning […]

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Shela House – Shela Village

Sleeps 9 people. Built on 3 floors around an open courtyard, the house well and an ancient gardenia. The entrance hall leads into the courtyard, edged by a baraza sitting and eating area. Two staircases lead from the courtyard to the upper rooms and terraces. It is an old house of great character, with ample […]

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Beach House – Shela Village

Sleeps 10 people. This is the only house situated directly on Shela Beach, and the only house with a swimming pool. A large, cool house with four double and one triple, ensuite bedrooms, all with spectacular sea views. On the first floor, raised above beach level, there is a stunning, edgeless, fresh water swimming pool. […]

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The Pool House – Lamu Town

This is the only private home in Lamu town with a swimming pool. It is situated in the old part of the town where many of the grand old stone houses are located, about 5 minutes walk from the centre. The house is a complex of buildings surrounding three separate courtyards filled with fragrant tropical […]

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Mtende House – Shela Village

This tall and newly- built house is located in Shela Village close to the bush covered Sand dunes. There is plenty of village atmosphere and bird life. Shela beach is a quick 3 minute walk away. The house ideally sleeps 6 people in 2 large double bedrooms, and 1 twin room with 2 single beds. […]

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Garden House – Shela Village

Charming little house, cheerfully and tastefully decorated with floral designs to suit its name. Garden House sleeps 4 people in 2 double rooms ensuite. But can take a maximum of 6 people in an additional twin room if required at an extra charge. The bedrooms are all ensuite with ceiling fans and treated nets. Includes […]

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