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“Your Tusker, Sir ….” blurp …

Tough is the life of a waiter at The Charming Lonno Lodge. To keep up with guests’ expectations, special skills are required 🙂

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The fishermen of Watamu

Everybody knows that Watamu is an old fishing village, but the information ends here. Are these fishermen “real”? What are their origins, how are they organized and how do they live?

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Is TripAdvisor wrong?

Ok, that’s right, we’re a “small hotel”, we only have 8 rooms & suites, and that means that we’re never crowded. And our Restaurant is reserved to staying guests, so you don’t risk to share your well deserved holiday with a noisy party. But .. let’s be realistic: the first Small Hotel in Kenya? C’mon, […]

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Kenya Residents special offer

Are you a Kenya resident? Stay at Lonno Lodge and get 25% OFF for the ongoing #MakeItKenya campaign! No minimum stay required.

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Sailboat and birds on the ocean

Fly & Stay package

Two nights (3 days) in Watamu on the coast of Kenya from Ksh 43,500 per person in half-board, Nairobi-Malindi return flight and transfers included!

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Please, do not disturb

This is the typical door sign you’re probably already familiar with, so common in all the hotels around the world, but not here at The Lonno Lodge. It is very often the only protection you have when you want to rest a little bit longer or you want some privacy, but not here at The […]

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Malindi Airport

How to find a flight to Watamu

A list of all the available options to reach Malindi (or Mombasa) by flight and then to Watamu with our private shuttle or with public transportation.

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Female Solo Traveller Offer

One of our stunning Deluxe Double Room completely for you, with no supplement for single occupancy, cuddled and pampered by our renowned traditional Lonno Lodge hospitality, at the special rate of only KSh 12,500 per night!

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Roof terrace at Lonno Lodge

Is your weekend too short?

If your weekend is too short, add another day. For free! Stay three nights, and only pay for two!

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Tsavo East Safari private 4wd

Beach & Safari Package

7 nights in full board including one within Tsavo East, and a 2 days game drive in a 4Ă—4 off-road vehicle with driver at your exclusive use, from USD 1,459 pp sharing

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Watamu rocks among Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award Winners!

Tripadvisor 2017 Travelers’ Choice Award Winners have just been published, and you know what? Watamu rocks! Yes, that’s right, Watamu is not only one of the 25 2016 best beaches of the whole African continent, but its hospitality has been recognised by TripAdvisor travellers as one of the best in Kenya. In almost every category of the Travelers’ […]

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A 2017 full of laughs, love and friendship

A 2017 filled with laughs, love and friendship. This is our wish for the new year that is coming, and we really hope to see your life filled with laughs and joy, with as many friends as possible, and so much love around you.

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