Located on the ancient Arabian island-paradise of Lamu, Kipungani is one of Africa’s most remote, relaxing, and richly romantic coastal hideaways.
Overlooking the tranquil waters of the sheltered Kipungani Channel, on the remote southwestern tip of Lamu Island, Kipungani is a dream destination for those seeking a true away-from-it-all desert island holiday.After a 90-minute flight from Nairobi, you will be transferred from Manda Island by boat to the lodge.
Accommodation is in 14 spacious secluded chalets, sitting above the soft white sands of Kipungani Bay. The chalets are constructed from local materials, with mkeka grass floors and makuti thatch roofs woven by the residents of neighbouring Kipungani Village. Each chalet has freshwater showers, flush toilets, and separate dressing areas with wash basins.
Other facilities include a swimming pool, lounge, bar, dining room, guest library and a gift shop.
Activities include: Snorkeling and swimming with ‘Africa’s friendliest dolphins’ on the reefs of Kinyika and Manda Toto, Waterskiing and kayaking in the Kipungani channel, Sailing and sunset cruises aboard our Arab dhows, Barracuda fishing from beach, dhow or speedboat, Deep sea game fishing (please book in advance), Crab-catching excursions with expert fishermen, Bird walks around the property and beach dunes, Visits to Lamu’s historic mosques, markets and museums, Day trips to the ruined 14th century fort on Manda Island, Tours of local boat-building and mat-weaving industries.