Kipungani Explorer

Kenya Coast & Lamu Kenya

  • Palm-thatched bandas set on the beach 
  • Choice iof watersports
  • Exquisiite seafood 
  • Swim and snorkel with dolphins
  • 12 kilometres of sandy beach
  • Laze on a hanging bed 

Open:This property closes during April, May and June for the long rains

Location:Kipungani Explorer is in the south-west of Lamu island. To get here you take a 90 minute flight from Nairobi, and then a boat transfer to the lodge which enjoys an idyllic location on the edge of a 12km mostly deserted beach

Rooms:There are 13 rustic bandas here, a mix of singles and twins/doubles. All are en-suite with a freshwater shower and flush toilet and a separate dressing area with a hand basin, and have a sea-facing veranda with a sofa and chairs. Bandas are made from local natural materials including thatched roofs woven by villagers in Kipungani village. Each banda occupies 36sqm.

Activities:There is a choice of activities, on land and in the water. Snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, dhow and sunset cruises, fishing, bird watching, and historical tours of Lamu and Manda islands.

Facilities:There is a freshwater swimming pool and all-day bar service. The lodge has a restaurant, lounge with swing seats, and terrace with hammocks. There is a gift shop. A safe can be arranged for you should you need to use one. A laundry is also available. Power is provided by a generator, and cameras and phones can be charged in your banda.

Dining: Meals are served at individual tables.

Children:Children of all ages are welcome

Health:This is a malarial area. Mosquito nets are provided but please make sure you take advice on prophylactics

Communication: There is generally good mobile reception here and there is also VSAT internet

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Client Rating for Kenya 5/5 from 58 reviews

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