LOST IN LAMU ISLAND

SEPTEMBER 1ST - OCTOBER 13TH 2023

LAMU IS A TRUE PARADISE. IT COULDN'T BE STRESSED ENOUGH, THE LITTLE MAZE STREETS, THE KINDNESS OF THE PEOPLE, THE DELICIOUS FRESH SEAFOOD & LOCAL SWAHILI CUISINE... A SMALL COMMUNITY OF 25,000 PEOPLE IN THE ISLAND JUST 1.5 HOUR FLIGHT FROM NAIROBI. WATCH THE OCEAN AS YOU WORK, A TRADITIONALLY BUILT DHOW SAILING BY, THE DONKEYS WANDERING THE STREETS, BOATS FLOATING ON THEIR ANCHORS, OTHERS BUSY FERRYING PASSENGERS ACROSS THE ISLANDS. VENTURE YOURSELF INTO THE MAGIC LABRYINTH-STYLE TOWN, GAZE AT THE UNIQUELY WOOD-CARVED DOORS, SLOW DOWN, LIFE HERE IS POLE POLE AS THEY SAY IN SWAHILI... (THE LAID-BACK LIFE).

OUR DIFFERENT ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL AND STAY IN ONE OF OUR AUTHENTIC SWAHILI-STYLE ACCOMMODATIONS. WE DO LOVE OUR ISLAND! OUR HOMES ARE LOCATED WITHIN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO COOL CAFES, RESTAURANTS, BARS, BANKS & GROCERY STORES. WANT TO GO PAINTING? VISIT OUR FAVOURITE ARTIST IN TOWN, HAVE LUNCH IN ONE OF THE FARMS PRODUCING NATURAL ORGANIC FOOD & BEAUTY PRODUCTS. TAKE A 5-MINUTE BOAT TO THE BEACH... OF COURSE, ALL HOMES ARE EQUIPPED WITH GOOD WIFI AND DAILY HOUSEKEEPING, WE ALSO PROVIDE YOU WITH A LOCAL SIM CARD FILLED WITH DATA SO YOU CAN WORK FROM ANYWHERE!

PRICES WILLL VARY DEPENDING ON THE LENGTH OF YOUR STAY, WE ENCOURAGE HOWEVER A MONTHLY STAY SO YOU CAN GET TO REALLY LIVE WITH THE COMMUNITY AND ABSORB THE BEST FROM THIS UNIQUE DESTINATION, TRAVEL SLOW. 

COLIVING HOMES

COLIVING HOMES HAVE BETWEEN 3 & 4 BEDROOMS, WITH OPEN SHARED SPACES, SHARED KITCHENS, SOME WITH AC AND A POOL. OUR BUDGET-FRIENDLY OPTION WILL BE ON A SHARED TWIN ROOM STARTING AT 1135 USD PER MONTH. MOST BEDROOMS HAVE DOUBLE BEDS SO COUPLES ARE WELCOME!

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JOIN ONE OF OUR MOVE-IN-READY COLIVINGS HOMES. BELOW PRICES FOR ONE OF OUR AUTHENTIC SWAHILI HOMES, SHOWN PRICES ARE PER ROOM FOR EITHER ONE OR TWO PEOPLE AND INCLUDES AIRPORT TRANSFERS AS WELL AS OUR WEEKLY PROGRAM INCLUDING CULTURAL, WELLNESS, NETWORKING AND FUN ACTIVITIES! 

PRIVATE RENTALS

IF PRIVACY IS PART OF YOUR PRIORITIES OR JUST WANT TO SHARE WITH YOUR OWN FRIENDS WE ALSO OFFER PRIVATE APARTMENTS AND HOMES THAT WILL CATER ONLY FOR YOU. THEY WILL INCLUDE DAILY HOUSEKEEPING AND CAN INCLUDE CHEFS OR OTHER SPECIAL AMENITIES - WHAT GIVES YOU THE THRILL?

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MOVE TO ONE OF OUR PRIVATE APARTMENTS OR HOMES IN LAMU TOWN AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES AND GATHERINGS! IDEAL FOR COUPLES OR FRIENDS OR SIMPLY FOR THE ONES THAT WANT A LITTLE BIT MORE PRIVACY. GET OUR CATALOGUE TO CHECK ALL THE OPTIONS AVAILABLE.

RIGHT ON THE BEACH OR TUCKED AWAY ON THE BEAUTIFUL ISLAND 

WE DO ALSO HAVE OTHER HOMES WITHIN THE ISLAND, NOTHING IS TOO FAR IN LAMU, A 7-MINUTE BOAT RIDE TO THE OLD TOWN. ANOTHER HOUSE INCLUDES A BEACH BUGGY TO MOVE AROUND. IT IS ALSO VERY OK TO SPEND THE DAYS JUST WORKING FROM THE BEACH. WANT TO GO FURTHER? CHOOSE YOUR HOME ON A SECLUDED ISLAND!

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WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH YOUR STAY 

WE HAVE HAND-PICKED A RANGE OF ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS TO SUIT HIGH-END WORKATIONS, THE ONES ON A BUDGET, SOLO WANDERERS, COUPLES AND GROUPS. FAMILIES ARE ALSO WELCOME IN PRIVATE APARTMENTS AND HOUSES. WE HAVE AN ACCOMMODATION FOR EVERY DIGITAL NOMAD. WORK REMOTELY FROM AFRICA WITH OUR EXCITING WEEKLY PACKAGES OUR COLIVINGS, WE DO HOWEVER ENCOURAGE 4 - 6 WEEKS TO EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF THE ISLAND, THE COMMUNITY AND ITS ACTIVITIES. MONTHLY PACKAGES WOULD INCLUDE MORE EVENTS AS WELL AS THE RATES BECOME MORE FAVORABLE.

ቖ MOVE-IN-READY ALL-INCLUDED HOMES. NO NEED TO WORRY ABOUT UTILITIES, WI-FI AND DAILY CLEANING COSTS

ቖ BUILT-IN SUPPORTIVE COMMUNITY, SOME OF US LIVE HERE ALL YEAR ROUND AND ARE ALWAYS HAPPY AND AVAILABLE TO WELCOME AND SHARE WITH YOU!

ቖ LOCAL SIM CARD LOADED WITH DATA TO WORK ON THE GO!

ቖ CULTURAL EXCURSIONS - HISTORICAL TOWN TOUR, SUNSET SAIL ON A TRADITIONAL WOODEN DHOW, DUNE HIKES, SNORKEL TRIP, UNCOVERING HIDDEN HOTSPOTS WITHIN THE ISLAND AND MORE... THOSE STAYING LONGER WILL BENEFIT OF SPECIAL FREEBIES & DISCOUNTS

ቖ BELONG TO THE AFRICA NOMAD COMMUNITY - WE WILL HAVE SPECIAL DISCOUNTS AT SELECTED LOCATIONS

ቖ COMMUNITY MEALS & POT LUCKS, WHY NOT INCLUDE SOME SWAHILI COOKING LESSONS?

ቖ MASTERMINDS & SKILLSHARING GATHERINGS

ቖ PARTIES & FUN EVENINGS!

ቖ SWIMMING POOL IN SOME OF THE HOUSES

ቖ WE BUILD YOUR GETAWAYS AND TOURS TO OTHER KENYAN AND AFRICAN DESTINATIONS

ቖ LAUNDRY SERVICES*

ቖ WELLNESS* (YOGA PROGRAMS & PRIVATE INSTRUCTORS, JUNGLE GYM, NATURAL DECADENT SPA)

* EXTRA CHARGES APPLY

WHAT TO DO IN LAMU?

HOW DO WE SPEND OUR DAYS ON THE ISLAND? VERY EASY... LAZYING AROUND! THAT'S A VERY GOOD WAY TO SPEND THE DAYS HOWEVER THERE ARE PLENTY OF THRILLING AND FUN EXPERIENCES TO PACK YOUR DAYS. LAMU'S HISTORY DATES BACK TO ABOUT 700 YEARS, THERE ARE SEVERAL ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES TO VISIT IN MANDA AND PATE ISLAND OF THE FIRST INHABITANTS THAT EVER SAILED THESE WATERS. 

GO UP TO KIWAYU, TRUE PARADISE... ENOUGH SAID!

FULL DAYS OUT AROUND THE ISLAND BY BOAT, BICYCLE OR HIKE! SLEEP IN A TRADITIONALLY BUILT SAILING DHOW UNDER THE AFRICAN SKIES, GO SNORKELLING AND IF LUCKY FIND THE LITTLE BABY TURTLES HATCHING IN MANDA OR MESMERIZE YOURSELF WITH THE GIANT OF THE OCEANS: THE WHALE SHARK! WATERSPORTS SUCH AS WATERSKIING, WAKEBOARDING, SUP, KAYAKING ARE ALL ON OFFER. FISHING AND DEEP-SEA FISHING CAN ALSO BE ORGANIZED.

ORGANIC FARMS, COMMUNITY PROJECTS, THE RECYCLING CENTRE WHERE THEY CONVERT OUR PLASTIC WASTE INTO FURNITURE AND BOATS WHILE PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT. JOIN A SOUND HEALING SESSION CLASS, ASK ONE OF OUR INSTRUCTORS TO MEET FOR SUNRISE YOGA OR MEDITATION, JOIN THE MANGROVE CONSERVATION PROGRAM AND HELP RESTORE THE FOREST, HAVE A LOOK INTO THE DONKEY SANCTUARY. PAMPER YOURSELF TO THE NATURAL SPA OR SCHEDULE THE MASSEUSE PRIVATELY IN YOUR PREFERRED LOCATION. SIT IN A QUIET CAFE, TRY THE LOCAL CUISINE AND/OR PARTY TILL LATE IN THE DUNES.

AN UNMISSABLE IS THE FURTHER TUCKED ISLAND OF KIWAYU: RAW AND UNSPOILED NATURE, AN 8KM BEACH WHERE YOU WILL FIND NO ONE BUT YOURSELVES. A GREAT PLACE FOR A DIGITAL DETOX. ALL IN ALL, WE ARE ON A TROPICAL ISLAND, KNOWN ALSO AS THE ISLAND OF FESTIVALS FROM CULTURAL ACTIVITIES, TO THE EXCITING DHOW RACES, THE LAMU YOGA FESTIVAL (SELECTED AMONG THE BEST IN THE WORLD!), DONKEY RACES, TRIATHLONS AND FISHING COMPETITIONS... ALSO, SOME OF THE BEST ARTISTS IN THE COUNTRY DELIGHT US WITH THEIR PRESENCE AND MUSIC, ART OR POETRY AT THE DIFFERENT VENUES ON THE ISLAND! ADDITIONALLY, WE ALSO WILL HELP YOU ARRANGE YOUR TRIPS AND GETAWAYS AROUND THE COUNTRY, OR WHY NOT ANOTHER PLACE TO MOVE TO. KENYA IS REALLY ONE OF THE BEST DESTINATIONS IN AFRICA TO VISIT AS A DIGITAL NOMAD.

WOULD YOU LIKE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS?

LOOKING FOR OTHER TRAVEL DATES? OTHER DESTINATIONS? WE WILL SOON RELEASE NEW TRAVEL DATES! AT THE SAME IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN ANYTIME ON YOUR OWN WE HELP YOU ORGANIZE IT!