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    Lamu villas, Beach House & Cottages Lamu Island, Kenya

    Lamu Island is one of the most beautiful places in the world due to its stunning beaches, Most of our holiday rentals in Lamu Island are located right at the beach and so what are you waiting for? Book now! There are a number of choices open to you when booking your holiday home, such as cottage or apartment rentals in Lamu and bed and breakfasts options too. So whether you’re a keen surfer wanting to catch some of the famous waves here or more into strolling through the beautiful beach, we will have an option that best suits you.

     

    We offer the largest selection of over self catering bandas, beach homes, beach apartments, beach cottages and beach villas located all over Lamu Island. Our properties are all of an extremely high standard & most are close to local amenities. We pride ourselves in knowing all our locations personally & our reservations agents can answer any question you may have regarding your self-catering or all inclusive villa rental accommodation in Lamu. Whether you prefer a chic beach villa in Shela Island, a beach holiday in Manda Island, a beach cottage Kiwayu there is something for everyone, Bring the entire family and stay in a Lamu villa or Lamu cottage – yet enjoy all that our full-service resort has to offer. Find and book affordable accommodation in Lamu Beachfront including Lamu hotels, Lamu resorts, Lamu B&Bs, Lamu beach lodges and Lamu beach guest houses for less, whether for hotels, resorts, game lodges, guest houses, holiday homes, self-catering, bed & breakfast, suites family cottages, apartments or backpackers online now and save up to 5% on a wide choice of accommodation. No booking fees.

     

    Sample Lamu Island Beach Villas and Cottages

     

    Baobab House

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    Baobab House

     

    Baobab House is the perfect beachfront beach house for a peaceful beach vacation surrounded by nature. At Baobab House wake up to the sound of African bird songs; swim in the warm Indian Ocean; walk on miles of sandy beach, where you will rarely encounter people. Relax under the baobabs and watch the sun setting over the dunes. Previous guests have raved about the quality of the staff including Bernard’s excellent cooking Read More

     


    Beach House

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    Beach House

     

    Beach House is one of the most breathtaking beach houses in Lamu Island, with a location directly overlooking the channel, a horizon pool that makes you wonder where the water ends and the view of the sea begins. The rooms have their own balconies and an uninterrupted view of the Indian Ocean. A large cool beach front house for twelve to fourteen (12 to 14) people with four double rooms and one dormitory style quadruple, all ensuite. Read More

     


    Bembea House

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    Bembea House

     

    Bembea House is situated on the edge of the picturesque fishermen’s village of Shela, alongside the dunes that fringe the long stretch of Shela beach. Located only a few footsteps from the famous Peponi Hotel, the Bembea House offers a beach holiday that brings you into close touch with Africa where you can have a unique experience of this very special island. The Bembea House sleeps 2 to 4 people in two double bedrooms. Read More

     


    Dhow House

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    Dhow House

     

    Dhow House is a spectacular beach house combining both traditional Swahili and modern design. The Dhow House is an oasis of calm, sitting between the Indian Ocean and timeless sand dunes set back in 3 acres of gardens; a hidden treasure offering maximum privacy. The circuitous journey to Dhow House, a spectacular – beach private villa on the Kenyan island of Lamu, is all part of its charm. First there’s the one-and- a-half-hour flight from Nairobi Read More

     


    Fish trap House

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    Fish trap House

     

    Fishtrap House is a beach house is located on the seafront in Shela Village, Lamu, a place like no other, a peaceful tropical island in Kenya where life is lived at it’s own relaxed rhythm, but a place whose history is as mysterious and fascinating as the winding streets of it’s medieval stone town. Approaching the village of Shela one cannot miss Fish trap House sitting at the water's edge between Bahari Beach Hotel and the Stopover Hotel Read More

     


    Fishbone House

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    Fishbone House

     

    Fishbone House is a newly built rental home which features the beautiful Swahili architecture with its minimalistic elements of design and is decorated with some unique pieces of nature like whale bones & drift wood and artifacts such as paintings and assemblages or rudders of old dhows. The house has a small courtyard with palm trees and white sandy ground. Covered by shady palm leaves during daytime and moon-lighted at night, the courtyard of Fishbone House is a magic place in this spiritual Lamu world Read More

     


    Forodhani House

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    Forodhani House

     

    Forodhani House is a luxury beach house located in the old town of Lamu where it is said that time stands still!! While many travelers opt for an end to their Kenya safari in a private house in the blander Watamu, Mombasa or Malindi on Kenya’s southerly coast, there is nothing quite like Lamu Island. The most northerly outpost of the important Swahili people, whose geographical and cultural roots can be, traced back thousands of years and across a third Read More

     


    Fort at Shela

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    Fort at Shela

     

    The Fort at Shela sits alone in the middle of the sand dunes and beyond the Fort at Shela are 12 km of deserted beach. Extremely private, it is the last house on the sea front before the next village on the island, Kipungani, a 4 hours walk down the beach. While very private, the landmark Shela Fort is but a short 10-minute walk to Shela's famous Peponi Hotel & Restaurant, where you can relax and enjoy the sunset. The Fort comes with a staff of 10 people to take care of all of your needs. The Fort at Shela is located Read More

     


    Garden House

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    Garden House

     

    Garden House is located in Shela Village on the island of Lamu on the north coast of Kenya. Garden House is a small private beach house is tucked away in a secret walled garden at the southern end of the village. Garden House is an intimate little pad, set on the edge of a walled garden. The rooms are cool and shady in the typical Swahili style; built from white-washed coral with thick walls and plastered ceilings to keep the heat out. Read More

     


    Jaha House

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    Jaha House

     

    Garden House is located in Shela Village on the island of Lamu on the north coast of Kenya. This small private house is tucked away in a secret walled garden at the southern end of the village. Garden House is an intimate little pad, set on the edge of a walled garden. The rooms are cool and shady in the typical Swahili style; built from white-washed coral with thick walls and plastered ceilings to keep the heat out. Read More

     


    Jahazi House

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    Jahazi House

     

    Jahazi House is a luxury exclusive private beach house located on the southwestern side of Lamu Island on the north coast of Kenya. Jahazi Beach House Kizingoni Beach Lamu is situated two degrees south of the Equator at the southern tip of Lamu Island, off the coast of Kenya. Jahazi House is named after the historical large trading dhows and stands right on the edge of the Indian Ocean on two acres of garden in Kizingoni. Read More

     


    Kaskazi House

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    Kaskazi House

     

    Kaskazi House is the latest and greatest of the Kizingoni Beach houses as it is named after the northerly monsoon wind which blows in the summer months, and which for thousands of years carried dhows to Lamu from India and Arabia, laden with treasure for trade. Kaskazi House is imaginatively designed and sits back from the beach with wonderful sea views and is surrounded by landscaped tropical gardens. The house consists of four towers, around an elevated, 16m infinity pool. The two front towers Read More

     


    Kijani House

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    Kijani House

     

    Kijani House offers a bustling waterfront of Shela village, dhows sway gently on the incoming tide as merchants and fishermen cross back and forth on the shimmering sand. A few steps away, a few white steps and a small entranceway, framed by clusters of frangipani and bougainvillea flowers, opens to cool shade and green shadows, Kijani House is a small very exclusive and charming beach hotel overlooking the entrance to the Shela Channel on the island of Lamu. Read More

     


    Kisimani House

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    Kisimani House

     

    Kisimani House was originally built in the late 18th Century for the Caliph of Zanzibar when Lamu was in its Golden Age. As you step through the beautiful carved Lamu doors set in the traditional Lamu baraza entrance and down into the sunken courtyard you travel back in time, shades of Arabian nights. The ground floor is the historical part of the house. Here there is a double bedroom in the original harem quarters, carved Zidaka niches and courtyard garden. Kisimani House is located on the seaward fringe of Shela Read More

     


    Kizingoni Beach Bandas

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    Kizingoni Beach Bandas

     

    Kizingoni Beach is delighted to announce the addition of their KIZINGONI BANDAS. Designed to offer cool, comfortable accommodation for honeymooners, couples or single travellers – each banda has its own bathroom and mini-terrace: some made entirely of palm thatch, others with coral foundations. Sited on a raised sand dune at the center of Kizingoni Beach, the BANDAS shares a fabulous pool/dining area with Read More

     


    Kizingoni Beach Villas

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    Kizingoni Beach Villas

     

    Kizingoni Beach is a striking beach front villa in Lamu Island and it stands at the southern tip of Lamu Island, on the far end of Shela Beach - famous for its 24 kilometers of wild, untouched seashore and ancient sand dunes that have recently been designated part of the Lamu World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Remote and peaceful, it is a 20-minute boat ride from Lamu town and Manda airstrip, Read More

     


    Kuni Jogoo house

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    Kuni Jogoo house

     

    Kuni Jogoo house stands on a small sand dune, allowing a 180 panoramic view over the beach and channel. Built in a U shape around the pool and gardens, the house offers exceptionally spacious public areas and large terraces. It is tastefully furnished with antique wooden chests, teak dining tables, Lamu tiled 4-poster beds and bright kikoy safari chairs. Five well ventilated ensuite bedrooms offer plenty of space for a holiday group. Read More

     


    Diamond Beach Village Lamu Island

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    Kusini House

     

    Kusini House is a beautiful luxurious villa in Kizingoni Beach which is on Lamu Island just off the North Kenyan coast. Kusini House named after the South Monsoon Wind that gently blows through the palms trees, is tranquility itself. A secluded hideaway, nestled on the beach, it is protected from the outside world by its ochre walls, which offer complete privacy to its visitors. The grassed, frangipani-studded walled garden frames a large freshwater swimming pool, which forms the heart of the Kusini house experience Read More

     


    Lamu House

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    Lamu House

     

    Lamu House is a beautiful example of how traditional architecture can be preserved, at Lamu House, Shaded white-walled verandahs open out on a vivid blue sky and spacious courtyards, In fact, they'll go to exceptional lengths to ensure you have a superb time -- not just at Lamu House, but in Lamu Islan. Frank arranges donkey rides, introduces you to the best shopkeepers in town, sets you up for a Lamu town tour with one of his neighbors, and takes you sailing on one of his very own dhows. Read More

     


    Jannat House

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    Jannat House

     

    Jannat House is located in Lamu Town on Lamu Island on the northern coast of Kenya, This simple little place functions as a beach hotel, with front desk, restaurant and small pool on the ground floor, rooms up above. Jannataan Hotel is located at the centre of Shela village within easy reach of places for shopping and just about 2 minutes walk away from the fabulous beach and the famous Peponi Hotel. Read More

     


    Mtende House

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    Mtende House

     

    Mtende House is located in Shela Village on the island of Lamu on the north coast of Kenya, this private and exclusive beach house, in a lovely quiet setting by the dunes to the south end of the village, Mtende House is new build and quite modern, but stylish and sympathetic at the same time, managing to deliver a pretty authentic and comfortable Shela experience, Owners Buzz and Jax first stumbled on Lamu in 1978. Read More

     


    Mwenye Amin house

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    Mwenye Amin house

     

    Mwenye Amin house is situated in the heart of the old town, Mwenye Amin house once belonged to the Al-Bakry family, one of Lamu’s influential lineages. The Mwenye Amin house is thought to be over 250 years old. It is named after the late Mzee Mwenye Amin, a well respected elder and devout Muslim. Though the house was in a poor state of repair when we found it, its charm and character were unmistakable. Read More

     


    Peponi Hotel Lamu Island

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    Peponi Hotel Lamu Island

     

    Peponi Hotel is a small family-run hotel on the unspoiled island of Lamu just off Kenya’s coast, Peponi Hotel is simple, fresh, friendly and cheerful, distinguished with a reputation for delicious cuisine. Peponi Hotel likes to call itself “the beach house that grew into a beach hotel.” Danish-born Aage Korschen took over a derelict property Read More

     


    Palm House

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    Palm House

     

    Palm House is situated near the sandy beach of Lamu Island, Kenya, the Palm House is a rental beach house near Shela Beach in Lamu, Kenya, Palm House is designed around an open courtyard with a Pemba palm. The living and dining areas look onto the courtyard and another small side garden. It is spacious, yet compact - two doubles and one triple bedroom on the first floor Read More

     


    Pepo House

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    Pepo House

     

    Pepo means wind in Kiswahili – Pepo House is beautifully and imaginatively designed, and built and finished to the very highest standards. The ‘feel’ of the house is one of absolute space, simplicity, comfort and tranquility. The elevated position and airy design of Pepo House ensures that it always catches the lightest of Indian Ocean breezes. Read More

     


    Pool House

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    Pool House

     

    The Pool House” got its beautiful name because it is one of the few private homes in Lamu town with a full size swimming pool and was featured in the recently published book “Swahili Chic” and is generally considered one of the most beautiful private homes on the Lamu Island. Lamu Island lies to the north of Kenya's coastline and here you find the jewel of the Indian Ocean. Read More

     


    Red Pepper House

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    Red Pepper House

     

    If relaxation and indulgence are what you are looking for then The Red Pepper House, located on Lamu Island is somewhere to escape to. Lamu Island is a world heritage site situated within an archipelago off the coast of Kenya and a stone's throw from the historical town of Lamu. Lamu has managed to stay unspoilt and untouched by mass tourism and has retained all the charm and character built up over the centuries. The Red Pepper House is an exquisite boutique beach hotel built with traditional Read More

     


    Samaki House

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    Samaki House

     

    Samaki House is a lovingly restored 300yr Arab Merchants Mansion - a beautiful and outstanding relic from when Lamu Town served as a wintering point for Arab trading Dhows. The Samaki House overlooks the waterfront with its coming and goings of Sailing Dhows, and other watercraft. And its multiple roof terraces make great vantage points offering a panoramic sea view and overlooking the daily pedestrian activity in the street below whilst catching the cooling breezes; the Samaki House is owned by a British Read More

     


    Shela House

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    Shela House

     

    Shela House is a large colonial-style beach house which has been renovated to retain its original style and charm. The bedrooms are large and spacious and there is a dayroom and library but most of the time is spent on the rooftops eating fresh seafood, playing games, reading, snoozing on the day beds. The house staffs at Shella House are extremely friendly, Read More

     


    Subira House

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    Subira House

     

    Subira House is both architecturally and historically of great interest. The Subira House is located directly behind the Old Fort and Lamu Market, a block from the seafront. The historic home is in the middle of Lamu bustling special UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Subira house is an Arab style building with two open court yards, pretty arches and two beautiful gardens with a well. There are 7 bedrooms with two Pent Houses on the Top Terrace and many galleries where one can relax in the soft warm, Read More

     


    Wazi Dubu villa

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    Wazi Dubu villa

     

    Wazi Dubu villa is the southern-most beach house on Kizingoni Beach Lamu Island. Its spacious, cool design and palm fringed position have made it a great favorite with family visitors and party groups alike. Soft yellow walls, colorful shrubs and tall coconut palms around the central pool courtyard, allow complete privacy and security, while the three elevated communal areas – the breakfast roof, sundowner baraza and main dining terrace – provide huge views of the ocean, the beach and the passing dhows Read More

     


    Stopover Guesthouse

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    Stopover Guesthouse

     

    Stopover Guesthouse is a budget guest house located in Shela Village on the island of Lamu on the north coast of Kenya, overlooking the main harbor in the village, this simple little place offers pretty decent rooms over two floors, with a pleasant lounging spaces on both floors. Stopover Guesthouse is one of the first places you'll notice as you arrive by boat into Shela. Read More

     


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