Manda Bay

Lamu Archipelago

An exclusive beach retreat in “Swahili” style, ideal for deep sea fishing and water sports.

Location

In the north-west of Manda Island, that with the islands of Lamu and Pate form the Lamu Archipelago.

Accommodation

16 spacious cottages built and decorated with local materials, each with private veranda and en-suite bathroom. Facilities include a swimming pool.

Activities

Scuba diving, snorkeling, kite surfing, wind surfing and wake boarding, sailing, fly fishing and deep sea fishing. Kayak, dhow and motor boat excursions. Game drives, scenic flights by plane, visit to the local Swahili villages and to the town of Lamu.

Wildlife

The waters around the island are home to whales, dolphins, marlin, sailfish, dorado, barracuda, sea turtles and a multitude of reef fish. In the vegetation along the coast and in the interior hide buffalo, bushbucks, small carnivores and many bird species.

Why

A traditional beach lodge with a laid-back atmosphere and a wide offer of water activities. The hospitality of the Dyer and Roberts families, owners of the lodge, in Kenya for three generations. One of the best places on the coast for deep sea fishing, particularly sailfish.