If you are looking for a unique luxury honeymoon destination, private beach holiday or a combination of beach and culture tour, Lamu Beach is the place to be. It’s an exotic island at the north coast of Kenya, with serene and stunning beaches. There are very few cars on Lamu Island; donkeys and boats are the only means of transport; a great place for private and secluded beach holiday, honeymoons, leisure and cultural tours.
A distance view of Lamu Beach
What to see on a day tour in Lamu Beach
Lamu Shella Island
What to do on Lamu Beach
Some of the top end beach hotels in Lamu.
Accommodation and Beach Holiday activities in Lamu.
Lamu Island and Beaches are part of the Lamu Archipelago, located about 341 kilometers north of Mombasa. Lamu beaches are well known for their endless and crystal clear waters, they offer various top end beach resorts, beach activities and excursions.
Other major Islands on Lamu Archipelago include Manda Island, Pate Island and Kiwayu; they are all well known for their private and secluded beaches and luxury accommodation. A holiday trip to Lamu Island has one of the best private romantic experiences, with the few isolated villages, ancient ruins and luxury exclusive resorts that are hidden on the islands. Life just slows down and you feel more relaxed, you spend the long days strolling along the sandy beaches, exploring the town or relaxing on the white sandy beaches.
The major tourist attractions in Lamu includes the Siyu fort, the Lamu old town (a display of unique Swahili architecture and the narrow streets, local homes with the intricately carved wooden doors and grand mosques), tour of the Lamu and Swahili House Museums, the German Post Office Museum, Manda Island, Pate Island to see the Swahili settlement of Shanga, the Lamu Fort and the Lamu Cultural Festival that is celebrated every year in August; a three days celebration of the Swahili culture that involves cultural events and Water sporting activities.
Lamu has a wide range of holiday accommodation, from the luxury top end beach hotels, the authentic and Eco friendly African beach lodges, to Campsites and budget accommodation.
Major hotels and restaurants in Lamu are; Kizingo, Kijani Hotel Lamu, Baytil Ajaib, The Majlis Lamu, Peponi Hotel, The Red Pepper House, Jannat House, Sunsail Hotel, Bahari Hotel, Lamu Palace Hotel and Petey's Island.
The climate in Lamu is relatively hot and dry throughout the year, there are short rain between late March and May; the best time to visit would be between June and March.
Lamu is an island and can be accessed by boat from Mokowe on the mainland and Manda Island, it’s a 4 hours’ drive from Mombasa and a 3 hours from Malindi town. By air, Lamu can be accessed via Manda airstrip.
This a 7 days beach holiday in Kenya, that’s starts by spending some quality time sunbathing on the white sandy beach of Diani. Then proceed to Mombasa for a day on city excursion, before heading to Malindi to continue enjoying the luxury beach stay and beach activities. Diani
This a 7 days Beach honeymoon, that starts and ends in Malindi or Lamu; the holiday begins with a Malindi town excursion to historical and major tourist attractions in the region, then proceed to Manda Island; a very remote, secluded island with stunning beaches and top class lodges.
This a 10 days Beach wedding and safari honeymoon in Kenya, the ceremony starts with a city excursion in Malindi, then proceed to Manda Island for the big day and a Masai Mara safari honeymoon. Here you will have a unique style to say " Yes I DO
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