The main gate of the Arabuko Sokoke Forest is only 20 minutes drive away from the Lodge, making it one of the favorite short trips among our guests. A good 4WD vehicle is advisable, if it’s a Landrover it’s even better. Landy rules!
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.
Have you ever dreamed of scuba diving in warm, tropical waters surrounded by brilliantly coloured tropical fish? Or wished to encounter the oceans’ huge fish and dolphins up close; or to see the fabulous colours of a coral reef, and all the fascinating invertebrates and crustaceans for yourself; or even meet a sea turtle face […]
Lonno Lodge has the privilege of being in Watamu, on the coast of northern Kenya, where the idyllic Indian Ocean offers warm hospitable waters, teaming with marine life. Watamu enjoys access to some of the most pristine marine ecosystems. Safe and exciting. Miles of pristine coral reefs, not only protect white sandy beaches, but provide […]