Kenyan Swahili Coast Fly-In Escape Beach Holiday Vacation - 7 Days Featured

Lamu White Sandy Beach, Kenya 

 This trip is a fly in luxury beach holiday which can be done as an addition to a safari or independently as a Swahili Coast beach holiday vacation escape. Starting in the ancient Arab town of Lamu, now a world heritage site, you will follow the steps of Sinbad the Sailor, walking narrow Arab streets, devoid of vehicles but populated by working donkeys and watch Arab dhows still plying their ancient routes.

Following a 2 night stay in Peponi Hotel in Lamu you will be transferred in a 20 minute boat trip to Manda Island and the 'barefoot luxury' of Manda Bay Lodge. The lodge offers Robinson-Crusoe-style individual cottages on miles of private tropical beach, lapped by the Indian Ocean.


Overview

7 Days / 6 Nights Kenyan Swahili Coast Fly in Escape Beach Holiday Vacation Trip Highlights

Nairobi City – Lamu Island - Manda Island


Day 1 & 2: Nairobi – Lamu Island

Day 3 - 6: Manda Island

Day 7: Lamu Island – Nairobi City


One More Reason To Book This Safari Experience

  • Book this beach holiday vacation as an add-on to a safari holiday or as just an independent beach holiday vacation to Kenya's Historical Swahili Coast.
  • Discover the ancient Arabic Swahili town of Lamu now declared a world heritage site.
  • Walk and explore the narrow streets of Lamu devoid of vehicles but populated by working donkeys, with their rich architectural history, Baraza, markets and small food shops.
  • Take a sunset dhow cruise on the Lamu channel or out in to the Indian Ocean Sea.
  • Shop for curios, artifacts, paintings, carvings and other souvenirs on the markets of Lamu as well as the numerous art galleries and shops in Lamu
  • Discover the cosmopolitan City of Nairobi on a Half day city tour before you embark on your beach holiday.
  • Discover and stay at Manda Island, an unspoilt, bare foot, idyllic island of the Lamu archipelago.
  • Relax and enjoy the renowned sandy, uninhabited beaches of Lamu archipelago.
  • Enjoy the water sport activities while on your beach holiday including swimming, snorkeling, diving, fishing and much more.

Itinerary

The Detailed Luxury Safari Holiday Vacation Itinerary


Day 1 & 2: Nairobi – Lamu Island

On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Airport in Nairobi you will be met and taken on a half day city tour before being transferred to Wilson Airport to connect with your light aircraft light to Lamu. On arrival you will be met and transferred by road to Peponi Hotel. Spend your time here exploring the unique town of Lamu, taking a Dhow trip or partaking in the water sports on offer.

Meals Included: Lunch and Dinner

2 nights in Mombasa Beaches staying at Peponi Hotel


Day 3 - 6: Manda Island

Today you will be transferred by boat (30 min) to Manda Bay, Manda Island, and an unspoilt, idyllic island of the Lamu archipelago. The lodge is made up of 16 comfortable and stylish cottages located on miles of uninhabited beach, all in keeping with the local landscape. Relaxation, water sports, dhow safaris and pampering, the activities are endless!

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

4 nights on Manda Island staying at Manda Bay


Day 7: Lamu Island – Nairobi City

After lunch you will be transferred by boat in time to catch the scheduled flight back to Wilson. A representative will then meet you and transfer you either for dinner before your international flight, or direct to the international airport for your journey home.


 

Prices and Inclusions

Prices

Please treat the prices shown as a price estimate. Your final price might go up or down following seasonal prices in the different lodges, camps and resorts. All prices indicated are per person, based on 2 persons sharing a room, and on estimated high season rates.


Rate Includes

  • Full Board Accommodation
  • Scheduled flights
  • Airport / Airstrip transfers
  • Laundry at Manda Bay
  • Membership of Flying Doctors
  • Non motorized water sports at Manda Bay
  • Half Day Tour

Rate Excludes

  • Any drinks
  • Laundry at Peponi
  • Any items of a personal nature
  • All statutory increases beyond our control
  • International flights into and out of Nairobi
  • Gratuities
  • Visa Fees
  • All motorized water sports and deep sea fishing

 

How To Book

  1. Contact a destination specialist

Whether you wish to book this holiday vacation or wish plan your holiday trip around this itinerary idea or you have other ideas, please do get in touch by filling the booking form below or online contacts page. If using our booking form or online contacts page, an And Africa Travel safari destination specialist will contact you by email to discuss your requirements.

  1. Discuss your requirements

Our destination safari specialists have the first hand knowledge about Africa, required to put your holiday plans into action. They can answer your questions, offer suggestions and advice to suit your tastes, needs, likes and budget.

  1. Refine your tailor-made custom itinerary

Your safari specialist will carefully design your holiday trip, creating a detailed itinerary which you will receive on email. Your safari specialist will answer any further questions you have and refine it until you are completely happy.

  1. Confirmation

Once you are satisfied with all the arrangements, we ask you to complete a booking form and pay a deposit of 40% of the total cost of your trip.

  1. Staying in touch

Even after booking, you’ll undoubtedly think of more questions. Feel free to call your safari specialist at any time. The same safari specialist will handle your trip from start to finish.

  1. The Online Booking Form

Please complete the enquiry form below in as much detail as possible and one of our safari specialists will respond to your enquiry within 24 hours (48 hours on a weekend) with free, no-obligation advice, or a quote if appropriate.

 

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