Things to Do in Lamu

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Attractive collection of modern African folk art and abstract paintings. Read More

Best shop on the island for stylish clothing: Kenyan-made leather bags and belts; beaded leather sandals; soft linen slacks. Read More

Furniture, beaded suede jackets, kikoi robes, and housewares from the Nairobi designer. The waterfront space is her first freestanding shop stocked with... Read More

Originally a 19th-century Swahili home, this tidy museum contains rare ceremonial horns, furniture, jewelry, and other artifacts related to the history... Read More

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

A small complex with a coffee shop and boutiques carrying African jewelry, clothes, and objets d'art. Read More

Hire this large, traditional-style sailboat with a uniformed crew for day or overnight cruises. Pickups from Lamu Old Town or Shela Village. Read More

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