- luxury accommodation, Lamu Island, Kenya
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In the Old Stone town of Lamu, Umma house has been entirely restored.
Enter the house through the narrow streets of Lamu.
The main door, carved locally, repeats the traditional Swahili designs, and opens to the interior courtyard, with the dining and the swimming
pool, looking at the traditional zidakas (niches), and a bar.
A terrace overlooking the swimming pool, perfect for reading, playing,
or simply siesta, cooled by ceiling fans.
First floor, a twin bedroom, windows opening on the courtyard and the
swimming pool, with private dressing and shower bathroom.
Next, a double room, self contained, with an enlarged bed.
Stairs will take you to a private terrace, looking at the Old Stone town.
Second floor, suite bedroom cooled by open traditional arches, double
bed, private terrace, looking at the courtyard and the pool, large
The carved wooden windows, and the polished walls, makes Umma house airy and cools down the entire house.
One of the delight of the house, is the roof top terrace, where you
will relax on a traditional Swahili bed, large cushions, looking at
the Ocean, the Old Stone Town.
Your house steward will light the candles on the roof top terrace,
while you are enjoying the sunset.
A full equipped kitchen, where your house steward will prepare your breakfast.
Self catering basis. You can hire a Chef, on request, or get your
food delivered at home.
Umma can sleep 6 persons.
Electric batteries backup.
Solar hot water system.
Your house steward will welcome you at the airstrip and transfer you to your house.
We can also organize dhow excursion, sailing to discover the marvels of the archipelago, organize dinner on the dhow.