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About Forodhani House

About Forodhani House

Forodhani House is a beautiful beachfront Holiday House located on Shella Beach, at the very spot where decades ago a watch-post stood (Forodhani means watch-post in Kiswahili) controlling the to and fro of boats entering and leaving Lamu Island.That’s the first thing which will make your stay here so special: you are on the beach, some meters only from Shella Village and Peponi Terrace, with stunning 270° sea-views on Indian Ocean.Here you will relax fully, get lulled by the lapping waves, pamper yourself with good cooking, massages and yoga, enjoy the 12 km long prist

Safari: Birds watching (carmin bea-eaters on the Mangroves for example) Swimming with Dolphins and Snorkeling on Coral Rocks. Whales watching on season. Day dhow or Sunset cruise. Fishing, traditional way or deep-sea fishing.

Beach: Forodhani House is directly located on Shela Beach, a truly beautiful 12km length of pristine white sand.

Spa: Spa, Yoga, Massages, Beauty treatments available.

Wedding Venues: We do organize weddings and parties too.

Conference Venues: Free internet access.

Family friendly: Babysitting facilities available, Baby cots and Baby chairs at home.

Romantic: 270° degrees sea-views on Indian Ocean, unforgettable!

Covid Safety Approved: Sanitizer at entry and all areas with no soap/water. Team trained, screened, social distances, mask, wash hands. Enhanced cleaning procedures with disinfection and extra focus on touched surfaces. Laundry. By the sea, all rooms naturally ventilated.

 Sleeps 12
Check-in: 15:00
Check-out: 11:00
 Minimum stay: 3 Days

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Important Information

Your booking is confirmed on receipt of a the deposit of the rent
quoted. Balance of the rental is due 60 calendar days before arrival in Lamu.


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Beach
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Room Service
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Romantic
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • 24H. Check In
  • 24H. Reception
  • 24H. Security
  • Activities desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Breakfast
  • Double bed
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • Fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Lunch
  • House Keeping
  • Massage
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • Special offers
  • Wake-Up service
  • Covid Safety Approved

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
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Forodhani House location

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Forodhani House is 3.4km from the centre of Lamu Town , the nearest airport 4.6km (Manda Airstrip).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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