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Planning for the weekend

Did you survive last Monday Blues? Well, if you’re reading this, it is quite possible you did! And it’s now time to start planning for the weekend ūüėČ . Here we go: get a flight on friday morning from Nairobi to Malindi, on arrival our private van will pick you up for a short ride […]

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Yes, we’re open!

You know the beauty of the green season? It’s that you’ll never see Watamu this green! That’s why it’s called Green Season ūüôā (it sounds like an old Arlo Guthrie song). In this period Watamu is quieter than usual, no crowd, no rush, perfect relax, wonderful flowers blooming and great rates¬†too. Did I mention our […]

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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’ […]

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A 2017 full of laughs, love and friendship

A 2017 filled with laughs, love and friendship. This is our wish for the new year that is coming, and we really hope to see your life filled with laughs and joy, with as many friends as possible, and so much love around you.

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Do you have games 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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A weekend on the beach

Do you know that you can leave Nairobi International Airport on Friday at 09:00 (very convenient!) and by noon be laying in the swimming pool sipping one of our cocktails while waiting for lunch? Three full days (2 nights) enjoying the renown Lonno Lodge hospitality. Check the¬†offer’s page on our website, rates from Ksh 39,900 […]

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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¬†:-). […]

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Roaring Forties

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

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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! ūüôā

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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 […]

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