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Guests in Jacuzzi beside the swimming pool

Next Weekend in Watamu …

Enjoy a Suite at a discounted Deluxe Room rate including half board, yoga class and a relaxing massage for two. Share this special moment with your partner or a friend, relax your body and your mind away from your daily routine, and reward your senses with the renown Lonno Lodge cuisine.

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no more plastic bottles

Enough is enough.

According to a recent National Geographic research a whopping 91% of plastic isn’t recycled. Some 12% gets incinerated, and some 79% is in a landfill or sloughing off in the natural environment as litter. Guess what? At some point, much of it ends up in the oceans, the final sink.

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Rose Kwamboka

13 Tips to travelling green in Watamu

A green tourist is one who makes simple and seemingly small choices in order to lessen their negative impact on the environment. With my “leave a place better than you found it” as a guiding principle, here are some tips on how to be an eco-friendly traveller.

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Christina and Terry from Canada

Absolute Perfection

A wonderful review from two of our Canadian guests: “This lovely boutique hotel is nestled at the edge of Watamu and is a quick ride by tuktuk into town.”

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plastic & inox straws

Plastic straws? No more.

Look at these two cocktails. Do you see any difference? The two cocktails are identical, but the straws are not. The left straw is a plastic one, single-use straw. ⁣And the straw on the right? Stainless steel straws, basically like forks, and knives, and spoons .. same material. Use, wash, repeat.

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Beach & Tides

Stay 7 nights, pay for 5

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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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?

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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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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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