Manda Bay, standing on the northwestern tip of Manda Island in the romantic Lamu Archipelago, is an unspoiled, idyllic landscape perfect for honeymoons and family beach holidays. Manda Bay's luxury Kenya lodge offers plenty of opportunities to relax and enjoy the gorgeous tropical surroundings, while the more adventurous traveler can choose from numerous exciting activities on land or in the water.

Property Details

The cottages of Manda Bay in Lamu, Kenya are divided into two groups. Eleven sit scattered along the beach. Meanwhile, five enjoy a full view of the sea, set slightly behind the others on higher ground. Each cottage has been intentionally designed to blend with the natural landscape. They feature en-suite bathrooms and private verandas overlooking the Indian Ocean. The beauty of the Manda Bay cottages is their ability to be arranged to accommodate families, while still providing quiet privacy for couples looking for a romantic getaway.

The central dining area, bar and lounge, games room, and water sports center at Manda Bay, like the cottages, all feature locally crafted furnishings and décor. The lodge features a beach view swimming pool, as well as various massage services for guests to relax during their long, arduous days in paradise. The lodge dining room serves creations using fresh seafood from the local waters and traditional influences. Guests wishing to dine in privacy can opt to take their meals on their private veranda while enjoying the stunning ocean views.

Relax and rejuvenate, learn about the history of the region, or rather, explore the natural beauty, Manda Bay in Lamu, Kenya. Explore the long white sand beaches, numerous islets, blue waters, and fascinating landscape of the island. Manda Bay offers a variety of ways to do that.

Activities at Manda Bay

Set out for the Manda Ruins, just a 20-minute walk from the lodge. Or rather, take a 20-minute boat ride to Lamu. The ancient coastal town was once an important stop on the Arab trade routes. Now it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Diving and snorkeling are also fabulous in the clear waters around the island. Water sports are plenteous, including thrilling adventures like kayaking, laser sailing, windsurfing, and water skiing. Fishing is excellent at any time, as are sundowners cruises of the archipelago. Manda Bay retains a private dhow for such occasions. No matter the activity, the personal service and attention to detail offered by the staff of Manda Bay are discreet yet attentive, with each guest’s supreme comfort being the top priority from beginning to end. Book this luxury Kenya lodge today with Ker & Downey.

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