The hotel is a two-minute walk from the white-sand beaches of Shela, and a 10-minute boat ride to Lamu Town, the oldest Swahili settlement in East Africa and a UNESCO Heritage Site.
Msafini Hotel has fourteen spacious and well-ventilated en-suite rooms, each with a private balcony. The furniture and decor is traditional, the bathrooms have plenty of hot water, and the high-speed wifi is complementary. Our beautiful common spaces, including an open-air private pool and the rooftop with stunning views, offer plenty of options for relaxing into your setting. We have rooms with views of the sea and others with views of the dunes. Accommodations vary in size and style, with options for Twin, Double and Triple rooms.
Mango Rooftop Restaurant boasts views of the entire village, the sand dunes, Manda Island and the sea. Enjoy made-to-order breakfast, lunch or dinner on top of the tallest building in Shela. The rooftop is breezy and serene, and the food is delicious.
Our chef specializes in Swahili cuisine, which features a variety of seafood, flavorful sauces, exotic spices, fresh vegetables and fruits. Common staples, such as rice and beans, are made with fresh coconut and stewed to perfection. Watch the sunrise while sipping on fresh passionfruit, watermelon, lime or mango juice… or enjoy the sunset with a cup of brewed Swahili tea or coffee, prepared with ginger, cardamom and cinnamon.
The tropical island off the Kenyan coast in the Indian Ocean is rich in culture, tradition and natural beauty. Lamu Old Town, the oldest Swahili settlement in East Africa and a UNESCO heritage site, is a 10-minute boat ride, or 40-minute stroll, from Shela.
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