Forodhani House

Forodhani House, Shela Village, Lamu Island

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Forodhani House is one of the most beautiful villas on Lamu. Masterfully combining modernity and architectural tradition. A large whitewashed building, with an unique location directly on the beach, making it the ideal place for family holidays for up to 13 people.

Why do We Love Forodhani?

We LOVE Forodhani House because it is beautiful and fun!!! It really is a stunning house, overlooking the sea and with a great pool (with shade for little kids). It is at the centre of Shella’s incredible life and very close to nip to Peponi’s for a delicious lunch or supper. Oh and the staff are amazing!

 

Forodhani House Facts

  • Stunning beachfront location, with 270° seaviews
  • Direct on Shella Beach, in Lamu island, off the East Coast of Kenya
  • The ideal Holiday Home to rent to stylishly entertain or simply relax with Family or Friends
  • 5 en suite bedrooms – sleeps 10 to 12 guests
  • Built in authentic swahili style, exquisitely finished and furnished, multiple lounging areas, terraces, shady verandas, welcoming daybeds
  • A Garden and a Pool, 10 meters long
  • 5 staff, among them an excellent cook, to take care of all
  • Endless opportunities of activities :
    Walk, swim, run on Shella white sandy Beach, it’s 12kms long.
    Watersports : kite, windsurf, waterski, wakeboard, tube for kids, kayaking, scuba diving.
    Marine reserve exploration, turtles nests, swimming with dolphins, even whales watching on season.
    Sunset cruise, day dhow sailing, fishing (deap sea or traditionnal), picnics, barbecue on deserted beaches…
    Lamu Old Town guided tours, interesting shopping in Shella Village and Lamu (art, clothing, jewellery, artcrafts of course too).
    Relaxation, daily yoga classes, massages and beauty treatments.
    Scenic flights and mainland safaris, game viewing.
    Close to the shops, bars and restaurants. Peponi is at 100m.

Terms, Conditions & Extras for this travelling to Forodhani House, Shela, Lamu:

Your membership will include

a. A minimum of 4 adults or 3 adults & 2 children to stay at Forodhani for any one night at the Club rates.
b. For extra adults or children, please contact Claire or 0732 222 423

These rates will include

i. Bed & Breakfast & Accommodation in Shela’s Most Beautiful Beach-side House
ii. Boat Transfers from Lamu/Manda Airport
iii. A beautiful Dhow Sunset Cruise
iv. A beautiful swimming pool & view over the ocean
v. The beach and ocean is right there, at your feet.
vi. Walks along an unpopulated 12km beach
vii. Board games such as Mbau, video projector & DVD’s.

These rates will be valid all year apart from Christmas and New Year when standard rates apply.

Additional Costs Include, but are not limited to:
a. Watersports such as:
i. Kite & windsurfing
ii. Waterskiing & wakeboarding
iii. Tubing for kids,
iv. Kayaking,
v. Diving
b. Marine reserve exploration; visiting turtles nests, swimming with dolphins, even whales watching on season
c. Another sunset cruise, day dhow sailing,
d. Fishing (deap sea or traditionnal),
e. Picnics or barbecue on deserted beaches…
f. Lamu Old Town guided tours,
g. Interesting shopping in Shella Village and Lamu (art, clothing, jewellery, arts and crafts)
h. Relaxation, daily yoga classes, massages and beauty treatments
i. Scenic flights
j. Close to the shops, bars and great restaurants…Peponi is at 100m.

Travel Rules

a. The Travel Club Clients must check-in with the accommodations confirmation voucher.

b. The Travel Club Clients must check-in with The Travel Club Photo ID.

Cancellation Policy

a. In the event of any cancellation or reduction in numbers made, the following applies:

b. Release of rooms/beds over 90 days prior to date of arrival, there will be no charges.

c. Release of rooms/beds 60 – 90 days prior to date of arrival, 15% of the total cost will be charged.

d. Release of rooms/beds 35 – 59 days prior to date of arrival, 20% of the total cost will be charged.

e. Release of rooms/beds 20 – 34 days prior to date of arrival, 50% of the total cost will be charged.

f. Release of rooms/beds 19 days and under prior to date of arrival, 100% of the total cost will be charged.

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