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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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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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Do you have toys for kids?

“Do you have games for kids? Yeah, I mean, something like those garden plastic toys for my toddler, you know ..” Garden toys? In a place like Watamu? Here at The Lodge? Well, we have a section of the pool for the youngest ones, then we have all the beachlife you can dream of, we have […]

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photographer and model

A model and a photographer

Who’s the model and who’s the photographer? When on holiday, with the sea breeze and the relaxed atmosphere, you can choose to be one day taking pictures of your friends, and the following day modelling for them. Clearly, a perfect location like the Lonno Lodge .. helps a lot! 🙂

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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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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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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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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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Alisha and the Masai

From the reef, to the beach .. then the ocean

“Alisha and the Masai” is one of the pictures I love more. Maybe it’s the contrast of the colors, or the perception of the endless ocean. Or the view of the two tiny islands emerging from the water that you can only reach during low tide, directly from the shore .. It gives a sense of […]

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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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Lonno Lodge preparing for dinner

Ready for dinner

Tables set for dinner, are you ready to enjoy a drink waiting the sunset beside the swimming pool?

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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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