A large house with four double and one triple, ensuite bedrooms. On the first floor, raised above beach level, there is an edgeless fresh water swimming pool. It has a bar area and low comfortable baraza seats. Up the first flight of stairs is a large dining and living room, leading out onto an alfresco terrace.
Another door leads onto the wooden deck over the pool and to two double bedrooms with their own private terraces. The third floor comprises three bedrooms and an open terrace. From the rooftop you can enjoy panoramic views of the whole Lamu channel.
Beach House staff
The house staff is there to ensure you have everything you need, when you need it. All houses have a minimum of three staff. Our resident manager will help to ensure you have everything you need, assist you with menus and also help organise local excursions.
The house staff are there to ensure you have everything you need, when you need it. All houses have a minimum of three staff. Our resident manager will help to ensure you have everything you need, assist you with menus and also help organise local excursions.
Sodas and beer can be bought locally, we recommend you bring your own wine and spirits.
The house cook will do all your catering. He will bake bread, suggest menus and cook excellent international cuisine and Swahili fish dishes. Basic foodstuffs, fresh seasonal vegetables and fruit are available in the local Lamu market, while other supplies are flown down from Nairobi. Fish, lobster, crab and fresh oysters will be sold by our local fishermen at your door or can be ordered. Wine and spirits are not included in the full board price.
There is a good supply of fresh water from the house well for showers. We have a water purifying plant which supplies clean water to all the kitchens and carafes are supplied in the bathrooms. Commercial bottled water is also available.
You are advised to seek professional advice. No anti-malaria drugs are 100% effective and all travellers are advised that protection from being bitten by mosquitoes is their first line of defence against malaria. We provide treated nets on all beds.
Linen and laundry
Bed linen, mosquito nets and house towels are supplied. A full laundry service is provided but there are no dry cleaning services available.
Cell phones can be hired from the office. The central office has internet, fax and email facilities.
We provide CD Players in all houses so you are invited to bring your own music with you.