Blog

news from Watamu

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?

Read more

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, we […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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’ […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more
Kenya Masai Mara National Park

Matatu or 4WD on Safari?

Regular followers of our blog already know that we only offer 4X4 vehicles to our guests, through specialized agencies, when they’re willing to  experience their once-in-a-lifetime safari in the safest and most comfortable way. And looking at this picture we also understand why Kenya Tourism CS is intentioned to ban matatus from operating inside game parks :-). […]

Read more

Roaring Forties

Well .. being on the equator the definition “roaring forties” is probably not entirely accurate, but .. you get the idea 🙂

Read more
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! 🙂

Read more
lonno-lodge-privacy-on-the-beach-3

Enjoying a long weekend at the lodge

The beauty of a stay at The Lonno Lodge is that you can easily find a “private” beach right under the cliff, with no rush, no crowd, just privacy and beachlife :-). p.s. do you know that you can also enjoy a generous last-minute discount for your reservation? Check out the rates for the next weekend, you’ll […]

Read more
Go top