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Enjoying a long weekend at the lodge

The beauty of a stay at The Lonno Lodge is that you can easily find a “private” beach right under the cliff, with no rush, no crowd, just privacy and beachlife :-). p.s. do you know that you can also enjoy a generous last-minute discount for your reservation? Check out the rates for the next weekend, you’ll […]

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Female Solo Traveller

If you were to travel on your own .. what would you like to find in your room?

Are you a female solo traveller? Maybe you can help us. We understand that pricing is an important factor when choosing your travel destination, particularly if you’re travelling on your own but, when rates are similar .. what makes you select one offer respect to another one? Which services would you like to see included in the rate? […]

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checking pictures taken at low tide

Checking the pictures taken at low tide

Do you see those tiny islands in the background? You can easily reach them at low tide, simply walking, and so to discover the sealife populating this area. p.s. do not forget the camera :-).

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catch of the day

What’s this fish?

Anybody knows what’s the real name of this fish? Uhm .. no, I don’t think “Nemo” is his real name …

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Waiting For the Fishermen to Return

Waiting for the fishermen to return

Every day at 5 am the fishermen leave Watamu to fish through the day, following the tide, from April to November. And every evening the whole village is waiting for them on the beach.

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Roof terrace at Lonno Lodge

Roof Terrace

This is the sunbed on the private roof-terrace of our Top Tower Room, on the top of the observation tower. Full of activity, uh? 🙂
p.s. do you know this tower is the tallest building in Watamu?

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low tide in Watamu

Low Tide in Watamu

Do you see the beauty of Watamu? When it’s low tide you can simply walk to reach the tiny islands facing the coast, leaving directly from the shores and from your hotel. Low tide creates several ponds only a few feet deep, full of sealife, and you can enjoy it even when you’re not .. ergh .. ehm […]

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Watamu Life

Open Market

A traditional open market in Watamu, on the side of the road. Everything is set up in the morning, and then unset in the evening. Whatever they sell, colours are always part of the setting.

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bridge over mangroves in Mida Creek

.. like a bridge over troubled water ..

The Mida Creek boardwalk is a rope bridge over  the mangroves, leading to a wooden shelter to observe the birdlife of the creek. Not really “troubled water”, thou, but still a great song 🎵 🙂

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kanani primary school

Kanani Primary School

A short break between lessons is always a good moment to play with friends, at Kanani Primary School, Watamu.

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Fishermen on the Mida Creek

Fishermen on the Mida Creek

A quiet sunset on the Mida Creek, fishermen have all returned home, it’s dinner time for Watamu.

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Ava training our dogs to play dead

Ava with Paco and Black

Yesterday Ava, one of our youngest guests, was training Paco and Black, two of our dogs, to play dead. She was really successful, look at this, simply great! 🙂

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