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Diamond Beach Village

Postal Address: PO Box 348, 80500, Lamu, Kenya
Telephone: +254720915001

Number of rooms: 10

Rates per person
Bed & Breakfast - Ksh: 4,000.00
Bed & Breakfast - USD: 60.00
Half Board - Ksh: 8,000.00
Half Board -  USD:120.00


On the beach front of Manda, Lamu Diamond is the perfect place to come and relax. Traditional banda’s all en-suite, and a treehouse in a baobab. Our chef prepares fantastic seafood dishes and the bar has a great range of cocktails. Swimming, sailing, snorkeling, fishing and much more.


Shela Houses

Address: P.O. Box 212, 80500, Lamu, Kenya
Telephone: +254 (0) 42633419
Fax: +254 (0) 42633226


Rooms: 3 to 5
Rates: Please contact the central office

Facilities include
Swimming pool (in Beach House only), cell phones can be hired from office, Internet, fax and e-mail facilities at the central office, laundry service but no dry cleaning services, CD players in all houses.

Four beautiful self-catering, fully staffed , private holiday homes for groups of 3 to 14 people:
Beach House sleeps 12 to 14 people
Shela House sleeps 9 to 11 people
Palm House sleeps 9 people
Garden House sleeps 6 people


Kizingoni Beach

Postal Address: Kizingoni Beach, Lamu
Telephone: +254 733 444 144


Rates: Available on request

Swimming-pool, private boat with Captain, satellite internet connection, IPOD connective stereo's, Celtel & Safaricom coverage.

Water-skiing, wake-boarding, dhow sailing, snorkelling, sunset dhow cruises and beauty treatments.

Five luxurious private houses each sleeping between 8 to 10 people with a dedicated team of staff including chef.


Mnarani House

Physical Location: Shela Beach
Postal address
: P.O. Box 772, 00605, Nairobi
Tel: +254 20 4446384
Fax: +254 20 4453 242
Rooms: 4 (Sleeps 6-8 people)
Rates: Available on request
'Mnarani' means 'near the minaret in Kiswhili. Mnarani House is located in the charming coastal village of Shela, Lamu island, close to the famous Peponi Hotel, a couple of minutes walk to Shela Beach.There are three double bedrooms en-suite, 1 double ensuite on the ground floor and 1 open single room without bathrooms upstairs. Good views of the sea, a friendly and unique design allowing plenty of breeze. Staff and cook provided.


Manda bay

Postal address: P.O. Box 24576, 00502, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 -42- 633475/633187
Rooms: 16
Double room: USD 980.00
Single room: USD 555.00
Child (aged 5-16yrs): USD 380.00
Rates above include; Full Board accommodation, Local airstrip transfers, Soft drinks, Beer, Spirits & house wines, Windsurfing, Laser sailing, Kayaking, Sundowner cruises on the dhow and Laundry services.

Facilities include:

Swimming pool, comfortable sitting/reading room, Boutique, Large games rooms,
Barefoot luxury 'home from home' lodge with excellent empty beaches, wilderness and wildlife, own airfield, traditional beach villas, excellent seafood, personal hosting, plenty of boating activities, watersports ideal for honeymooners and families alike. The sixteen spacious cottages line the beach overlooking the calm waters of Manda bay. Manda Bay is on secluded peninsular of the island where guests enjoy total privacy and tranquillity.


Forodhani hse

Physical Location: Shela Beach, Lamu

Tel: +33617964308



Number of rooms: 5 (Sleeps 10 to 13 pax)

Tariff: On request as it depends on season

Bed & Breakfast per person (10 pax):From  Ksh 4000.00

Bed & Breakfast per person (10 pax): From USD 52.00

See our special offers page for latest holiday deals


Facilities include:

The whole holiday house is for rent  (10 to 13 pax), with swimming pool, garden, lots of different areas to take it easy in, laundry service ,massage table, internet network, games, Ipod/CD/DVD --- and 4 staff among them a good cook to pamper you.


Dhow sailing, sunset cruises, windsurfing, water-skiing, snorkeling, donut/bodyboard for kids, beauty and massage treatement--- fun and music party possible also 


Beautiful beachfront house, on Shela Beach in Lamu, with stunning 270 degrees sea views on Indian Ocean.  Perfect location, exquisitely finished. It is ideal place to spend holidays with family or friends, relax, enjoy the pristine beach and its activities, and discover lamu, the rich Swahili culture and its welcoming atmosphere. Forodhani is backed by village, facing the beach and jetty at the very spot where decades ago stood a watch-post (forodhani in Kiswahili) that controlled the ships and passengers entering and exiting the Lamu archipelago. Its location, right on Shela beach is truly stunning. You will have a fantastic time here!


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