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Silvia and the kitchen team

Silvia and the kitchen team

Silvia and the guys behind Lonno Lodge renowned cuisine: international, vegetarian, swahili, gluten-free, kenyan, italian .. you can get them all! Check the menu at https://www.lonnolodge.com/menu/

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Beach & Tides

Stay 4 nights, pay for 3

Special offer: stay 4 nights, only pay for 3! Lonno Lodge Watamu is the most romantic getaway on the coast where taking a break with the ones you love.

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Watamu Beach. A Superlative Synthesis of Kenya’s Coast

Watamu Beach is part of Kenya’s 434 km of coastline, a continuous metamorphosis of scenery. Long, white sand beaches are interrupted by inlets which give rise to immense expanses of mangroves, low cliffs, bays, small archepelagos and deep inlets. Every tourist town in Kenya is characterised by one of these landscapes, not just Watamu with […]

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Courtesy kit at The Charming Lonno Lodge Watamu

A small step for a lodge, one giant leap for mankind ..

Ok, maybe a “giant leap for mankind” is a little bit too exaggerated :-), but we’re really proud of our new courtesy kit. We’ve been able to get rid of disposable plastic bottles in favour of aluminum bottles. And instead of disposable 30ml containers, we switched to recyclable 200ml dispensers and bottles. No more plastic […]

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Artisans in Hospitality

When talking about products, the difference between industrial and artisan is clear to all, but perhaps it is less clear when talking about the tourism sector. The hotel industry claims to offer a high level product, but often achieves only an standardized product that amazes with ‘special effects’ but that inevitably lacks attention to individual […]

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Gone fishing

Gone fishing!

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 ..

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A room with a view

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?

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turkish airlines

How to save money on your next flight to Kenya

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 […]

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Welcome to Lonno Lodge

Welcome to Kenya?

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!

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Walking in the shallow waters

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 […]

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