The house is a compound of self-contained buildings, offering a maximum of privacy to its guests. The house has several roof terraces, one of which is partially covered by a thatched roof, has a hammock and swinging bed from which you can enjoy a lovely panoramic view of Lamu and the bay.
It is the perfect spot to enjoy your sundowners and at night, to gaze at the spectacular African starry sky. All living areas are open and airy and designed to catch the cooling breezes. One of the courtyards has a jasmine covered pergola and separate grille area for outdoor dining. At night all courtyards are candle lit for a magical effect.
Can comfortably accommodate groups of 4 to 6 people and is ideal for two couples or a single family with children. It has also gained a reputation as a romantic honeymoon retreat.
A spacious dining room is at the center of the house, seating up to 12 people with rugs and antique furnishings, leading to a veranda overlooking the pool. During your stay you will enjoy food by the house's incredibly talented resident chef, Chakhi.
The rental fee includes: (i) an elaborate breakfast for your entire family; (ii) coffee, tea and fresh fruit juices throughout the day; and (iii) laundry services.
Not included are: (i) transport to and from the Manda airstrip, local transport and excursions; (ii) lunch and dinner; and (iii) wine, liquor and sodas. All of these can be arranged for by the staff against reimbursement of expenses.
Situated in the old part of Lamu town, a medina of narrow alleyways where many of the grand old stone houses are located, about ten minutes walk from the historical town center.
Through a beautiful antique front door one enters a true oasis of tranquility and fragrant gardens leading to three separate courtyards filled with tropical trees and plants. One of the courtyards contains the freshwater swimming pool from which fresh air cooled by the water floats through a series of interconnecting rooms and living spaces.
|Location||Pool House, Lamu – Lamu Town|
|Includes||Entire place to yourselves|
2 × Queen bed
2 × Single bed
Moderate: 50% refund up until 8 days prior to check-in, except fees.
a) Cancellations made between 0 and 7 full days prior to local check-in time, or no show, guests will be charged 70% of total booking value.
b) Cancellations made between 8 and 29 full days prior to local check-in time, guests will be charged 50% of total booking value.
c) Cancellations made 30 or more full days prior to local check-in time, guests will receive a full refund of their deposit, except fees.
d) In the event of a premature departure or cancellation, the nights not spent 24 hours thereafter are 50% refunded, except fees.