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self catering daily rate
at Betty's Suite
[max 2 guests]

Low Season

from US$270

High Season
from US$300

Peak Season
from US$380



  • return airport transfers
  • the services of a cook and room stewards/waiters
  • on-location manager to assist in organizing all local activities
  • free transfers to Lamu town on traditional dhow
  • unlimited wifi internet
  • laundry

self catering:

Guests supply funds to the house cook, who will then do all the shopping and cooking.


Low (min. 2 nights)
1 March - 30 June
1 September - 19 December
High (min. 3 nights)
11 January - 28 February
1 - 31 August
Peak (min. 7 nights)
20 December - 10 January



betty's suite, shela

Betty’s Suite is situated on the roof top of Garden House, just a few steps away from Shela Beach. It has a private infinity pool and a covered dining area.

Betty's Suite offers a true Swahili island feel, with expansive sea views and a bath tub made famous by Condé Nast Traveler.

Your manager, chef and steward are entirely devoted to your service. Once you have selected your meals from a guideline menu, your cook will do all food errands with great care to get the freshest ingredients - and will then prepare all meals according
to your wishes.

Meals can be served in your private dining area or on the terrace.

Food is charged at cost and recorded in a book of accounts, which is always available for you to review.


  • Airport and boat transfers
  • Unlimited Wifi internet connection
  • A cook and room steward
  • On-location manager, Asya Said Shaffi, who will assist you to organize all local activities (boat rentals, excursions and tour guides), and connecting you with the right people
  • The traditional boat “Mwezi" will take you to Lamu Town free of charge
  • Laundry service


shela Betty's Suite


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