Kizingo

Top choice in Kipungani

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9 out of 10

The owners describe this beautiful spot as 'no news, no shoes', which says it all really. It's at the end of the 12km stretch of beach that begins in Shela (a little beyond Kipungani). The bar serves up refreshing cocktails, the food is healthy and hip, and hostess Mary-Jo always has great stories to tell.

There are miles of empty beach for lazing about, swimming with wild dolphins, kitesurfing and windsurfing. Only local materials have been used in the construction of the six spacious bandas (thatched-roof huts), which are simple but chic.

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Situated along the sandy Kizingo Beach on Lamu Island, Kizingo offers thatched-roof chalets with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Guests can go swimming with wild dolphins and help with turtle conservation. The spacious chalets feature a veranda with a swing bed, as well as indoor seating. The en suite bathrooms are equipped with a shower. From November to April, guests have the opportunity to swim with wild dolphins. They can also go snorkelling, or enjoy a massage. The lodge has dining room and bar, which serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. Kizingo is situated 14 km by boat from Lamu Town and from Manda Airport. Shela Village is 15 km away by boat.

Important information

Please note that there are no cars or roads on Lamu Island. The hotel can arrange a boat transfer to and from Manda Airstrip Lamu for USD 40 per boat, return.
Please inform Kizingo in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.


Features of Kizingo

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Pets

  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Other

  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Airport shuttle
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Internet services
  • Gift shop
  • Library
  • Snorkelling
  • Wifi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Beachfront
  • Kid meals

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box

Services

  • Laundry
  • Ironing service
  • Luggage storage

Activities

  • Massage

Internet

  • Free WiFi available
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