From November to April, during the monsoon season when the sea is calm and the fishing season is also at its peak, it is the best moment to experience a day of fishing with the fishermen of Watamu. No engine boats, no deep-sea fishing, only sails, wind, silence and hard work ..
Are you sure that you want to spend your holiday in a room you don’t like? Facing something you don’t enjoy? With a bed or a bathroom that’s not exactly what you expected to be?
Are you thinking of your next vacation, because the last one is already too far away in memories? This is the right moment to consider Kenya. There are not too many places in the world where you can have a wonderful beach holiday combined with a Safari, or climbing an icy mountain and go deep sea fishing within the […]
How would you like to be welcomed on your arrival in Kenya? You probably spent the night on the airplane, and maybe a few hours in airport waiting for your flight, only dreaming of the moment of your landing and arrival in Kenya, tired but happy to be here!
Walking in shallow water During daily low tide, you can simply walk around in shallow water and discover the huge variety of local sea life. Although this occurs at both Malindi and Watamu, walking on the coral reef at Watamu is much nicer because there are also small islands/rocks protecting the beaches. At low tide […]
Bio-Ken Snake Farm is a research center, which deals with reptiles, especially snakes and snake-bites. Located less than 5 minutes’ drive from Lonno Lodge, it houses the largest collection of snakes in East Africa and is open to the public all year round.
Watamu has been designated one of Kenya’s three most important nesting sites for sea turtles, with nesting and hatching occurring almost all year round.
A small and well deserved indulgence for female solo travellers to celebrate Watamu, in the most romantic getaway on the coast. A double room with no supplement for single occupancy and a complimentary full-body massage on top of the renowned traditional Lonno Lodge hospitality.
A really nice short promotional video on Watamu Marine Park shot by Tim Gordon, have a look at his other videos.
We found this lovely Thank You Card in one of our rooms, after the departure of the guests: “Dear Sylvia + Aldo, thank you so much for looking after us so well. We have enjoyed your beautiful paradise here. You made us feel very welcome and fed us too well! We will miss the view of the […]
Today we got this email from TripAdvisor: Congratulations! Lonno Lodge is a 2015 Travellers’ Choice Winner! Top Small Hotels — Kenya Top Hotels for Romance — Kenya Top Luxury Hotels — Kenya Top Hotels for Service — Kenya This elite honor is awarded to the top 1% of all hotels on TripAdvisor, based on reviews and […]
In Watamu everybody knows Stephen, the shoemaker. He has a shop, one of the most appreciated by tourists, on the white road to the beach, where he produces wonderful bags and shoes with his old Singer sewing machine