Manda Bay

Manda Bay resort is situated on one of the idyllic islands that make up the Lamu archipelago. It’s an exclusive resort surrounded by wonderful views of soft white sandy beaches and the beautiful landscape of the Indian Ocean, providing the perfect retreat for both families and honeymooners.

Fact Sheet

Location: North-Western tip of Manda Island

Unique Features: This resort is located on an island that is part of the Lamu Archipelago.

Seasons: Closed from April 15th to July 14th.

Languages Spoken: English and Swahili.

How to get there: Lamu Airstrip (25 minutes by boat) and Manda Bay private airstrip for private charters. There are daily flights operated by Air Kenya and Safarilink from Nairobi.


  • 11 Beachfront cottages – 11 double rooms.
  • 5 sea-view cottages – 5 twin rooms.
  • Game room, swimming pool, laundry service, water sports center, and shop.
  • Central dining room, sitting room, and bar.

Drinks Policy: Soft drinks, beer, house wines, and non-luxury spirits are included in the room rates. Champagne, special wines, and luxury spirits are additional.

Activities: Windsurfing, Laser sailing, snorkeling, mangrove trips, water skiing, kayaking, fly fishing, bird walks/drives, cultural visits, excursions to Lamu, Dhow excursions, scenic flights, shopping, spa treatments, and massages.