The Majlis Hotel in Lamu
Welcome to The Majlis Hotel in Lamu, a perfect destination to enjoy your idyllic vacation in one of the most exotic places in the Indian ocean, the Lamu Archipelago.
The Majlis resort is a privately-owned 25 room boutique hotel occupying a unique location on the exclusive Manda Island, facing the world-renowned Lamu Island on Kenya’s North Coast in East Africa.
Lamu in Kenya is a must-visit place on your trip to Africa and it is considered as one of the top holiday destinations in the world. Recognized by UNESCO as the oldest and best preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa, Lamu Old Town is the oldest existing in Kenya and it has still retained its ages-old charm and character. Lamu Town dates back to the 12th century and is known for its Swahili architecture, narrow street, busy markets, men wearing embroidered hats, women dressed in full-length black bui-buis, white-sailed dhows gliding across the blue water, one car and over 3,000 donkeys. Lamu Island has everything to attract seasoned and first-time visitors, whether you are looking for a romantic sojourn or quiet period of relaxation or something in between.
With superb seafront views over the Ras Kitau bay and Shela village, guests at The Majlis enjoy an idyllic setting and luxury accommodation where they can relax and make the most of the Lamu Archipelago’s unaffected charm and extensive recreational activities. 0n the beach holidays, we offer you an opportunity to discover various historical sites, which are still relatively untouched and unexplored.
Designed and built to reflect Lamu’s heritage tradition, a subtle fusion of African, Indian, Asian, Arab (primarily Omani) and Portuguese influences, The Majlis is a luxury beach hotel, which combines 25 superbly appointed luxury suites built with Western comforts and local tradition. State-of-the-art facilities include two bars, a gourmet restaurant, two swimming pools and an activity center which graciously co-ordinates a wide variety of full day and half day experiences for you.
The Majlis Hotel offers various recreational activities with a focus on wellness, Swahili culture, sports, arts and local crafts both for adults and families with children. These include boat excursions in the Indian ocean to the other islands in the Lamu Archipelago, daily boat and mainland safaris to the Tana River and Lake Kenyatta, fishing, water sports, snorkeling, fitness and cardio activities, cultural excursions and scenic flights.
The Majlis is also an ideal location for your personalized beach holidays which may include a corporate meeting, special event, wedding, honeymoon or renewing your marriage vows. We offer tailored services to meet your personal requirements and accommodation needs. Our expert staff is always available to provide personalized services and to answer any questions you may have. We also provide professional guidance and travel tips to make your trip most memorable. Enjoy your vacation in Africa at one of the best Kenya beach resorts. For your convenience, online reservations are available. Book your accommodation today and explore the enchanting Lamu Archipelago from The Majlis.