The Majlis occupies a unique location on the exclusive Manda Island facing the world-renowned Lamu on Kenya’s North Coast (East Africa). The privately-owned hotel offers 25 superbly-appointed suites in understated elegance reflecting Lamu’s local tradition and style. With superb seafront views over the Ras Kitau bay and Shela village, guests enjoy an idyllic setting to relax and make the most of the archipelago’s charm and activities. The Majlis is only accessible by boat, a short 10- minute ride from Lamu Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

In Arabic, the name ‘Majlis’ refers to a special place where hosts entertained their most important guests and families in style and comfort. “Karibu”, or welcome, in Swahili.

 

Accommodation

The Majlis offers elegant and luxurious facilities, in understated design complementing the natural beauty of Lamu and its tropical location.

The island hotel is comprises 25 superbly-appointed Superior and Deluxe rooms, Junior and Royal suites divided into 4 villas. Each villa opens onto the white sand beach and boasts a private veranda with panoramic sea views. The rooms are spacious with traditionally high, beamed ceilings, large windows and terraces with spectacular views of the beach, garden, swimming pools and Indian Ocean.

Each villa was constructed making use of the archipelago’s natural resources, combining white coral blocks with hand-carved timber. Particular attention was paid to integrating the villas among the indigenous trees and plants, to enhance the preserve the beauty of the local surroundings.

Activities

The natural surroundings of Lamu are spectacular and offer a variety of activities to suit all tastes and to keep active all day long.

Lamu’s rich history as a former sultanate marrying Arabic and African cultures can be admired though excursions and dhow sailing trips. Visits to Lamu Town or the Takwa ruins offer a glimpse into Lamu’s past.

The ocean’s wonders can be admired on diving and snorkeling trips in the archipelago. Regular trade winds allow visitors to windsurf or kite-surf along the never-ending Shela beach facing the hotel. Action-seeking guests can enjoy water-skiing, wake-boarding or knee-boarding in the calm waters off the central bay.

We invite you to plan your next day’s personal adventure in the comfort of the bar with expert advice and a refreshing beverage as the sun sets over Ras Kitau bay.

 

Prices

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THE MAJLIS RESORT – LAMU – PRICES ARE IN USD

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER PERSON SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT PER NIGHT
DELUXE ROOM - GROUND FLOOR - Full Board
06-Jan-19 20-Dec-19 256 USD 75 USD
21-Dec-19 05-Jan-20 475 USD 475 USD
DELUXE ROOM - SEA VIEW ON FIRST FLOOR - Full Board
06-Jan-19 20-Dec-19 294 USD 87 USD
21-Dec-19 05-Jan-20 544 USD 544 USD
SUPERIOR ROOM - Full Board
06-Jan-19 20-Dec-19 200 USD 56 USD
21-Dec-19 05-Jan-20 375 USD 369 USD
JUNIOR SUITE - RATE PER SUITE - Full Board
06-Jan-19 20-Dec-19 688 USD
21-Dec-19 05-Jan-20 1190 USD
FAMILY SUITE (TWO CONNECTING DELUXE ROOMS) RATE PER SUITE - Full Board
06-Jan-19 20-Dec-19 1044 USD
21-Dec-19 05-Jan-20 1930 USD
ROYAL SUITE ; RATE PER SUITE - Full Board
06-Jan-19 20-Dec-19 1400 USD
21-Dec-19 05-Jan-20 2510 USD

Child policy: Children aged 0 – 5 years stay free of charge, while child aged 6 – 14 years sharing with 2 adults in a room pay 50% of per person sharing rate.

Included: Manda airstrip transfers by motor boat, full board accommodation, bottled water, Kayaking, laser sailing, wind surfing & WIFI.

Excluded: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, shuttle services to Shela, baby sitting services, gratuities and activities not specified above.

 

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