Arguably the most unique place on the Kenyan coast, and affectionately referred to as ‘Lamu Tamu’ (sweet Lamu), this island is full of old-world charm with pristine white beaches, narrow alleyways, and historic buildings that date back centuries. If you're looking for a peaceful getaway, Lamu is the perfect place.
Prepare to be transported back in time as soon as you set foot on this little slice of paradise. Leave all memories of traffic behind and embrace the clip-clop of donkey’s hooves filling the air. These gentle creatures, coupled with their mechanical boda-boda brethren and old-school boats, will be your primary modes of transportation as you explore the island’s uniqueness.