Lamu

Lamu Travel Guide

Articles about Lamu

By Shane Mitchell
The call to prayer came before dawn, and while normally this would not vex me—an inveterate early riser—the mosque was only two lanes away from my bedroom. In the sweltering heat before the Kusi monsoon rains arrived to cool the East African coast...
By Shane Mitchell
By Sarah Kantrowitz

Hotels in Lamu

Delightfully rustic resort on an isolated beach with 18 thatch bungalows. It takes two hours by launch to get here from the pier on Lamu Island. The resort will arrange transport.

Restaurants in Lamu

A floating grill bar moored off Manda Beach with great sunset views. Reachable by its own private launch.

Things to do in Lamu

Convivial rooftop bar with a mix of locals, visitors, and flirty "beach boys."