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shela lamu


self catering daily rate
at Kiwandani House
[max 6 guests]

Low Season

2 persons: from US$205
then US$75 pp/per night
(US$510 for whole house)

High Season
2 persons: from US$235
then US$90 pp/per night
US$620 for whole house

Peak Season
fixed rate of US$730
for whole house



  • 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



kiwandani house, shela

Located at the seafront in Shela, Kiwandani House shares a pool with Full Moon House - so these two houses can easily be shared by larger groups.

Kiwandani House has 3 double en-suite bedrooms offering luxury accommodation for up to six guests. One of the bedrooms can become a twin bedroom if needed, and an additional bed can easily be placed in master bedroom (giving the house a maximum capacity of seven guests.)

All of your needs will be catered by professional staff to ensure that you have a relaxing holiday. Kiwandani House offers a true Swahili island feel, with a large courtyard and swimming pool (which is shared with it's sister house, Full Moon House.

Your manager, cooks and stewards are entirely devoted to your service. Once you have selected your meals from a guideline menu, your cooks 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 2 room stewards/waiters for every 3 guests
  • 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 Kiwandani house


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Kiwandani House Shela - pool

sea view from Kiwandani House Shela

Moucharabier at Kiwandani House Shela

Kiwandani House Shela terrace

Kiwandani House Shela dining area

Bathroom fittings at Kiwandani House Shela

Kiwandani House Shela - lounge area

Kiwandani House Omani Room

Kiwandani House's Omani Room

Kiwandani House Shela chez

Kiwandani House Shela view to pool from dining area

Kiwandani House Shela garden and pool

Kiwandani House Shela - frangipani in pool

Twin room at Kiwandani House

Kiwandani House Shela - doorway to the sea

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