Darini House Shela Village Lamu Island

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Darini House Shela Village Lamu Island is part of the Moon Houses which are privately owned. The house is located in the pristine village of Shela on Lamu Island off the northeastern coast of Kenya. Shela village is set on the edge of Shela Beach which is 13 kilometers long. The old renovated Swahili house was built in pure Swahili style and fitted with antique furniture.

Darini House Shela Village Lamu Island has 3 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Each room has a study area, mosquito net, and private balcony. 

Darini is an ancient Swahili house in Lamu Town. Newly renovated, the majestic old stone house now has a private garden with a pool amidst the traditional red beams and vidakas (decorative shelves in the thick stone walls).

The house is on a self-catering or catered basis where they can cook their own meals or have the cook prepare meals for them.

Guests can select their meals from the guideline menu and may enjoy their meals in the private dining area or on the terrace. The cooks, stewards, and managers are entirely devoted to your service.

Your cook is trained to do all your food errands and prepare all meals for you. You can select your meals from the guideline menu and you will be served in your private dining area. Food is charged at cost and recorded in a book of accounts.

Guests get to relax and awe at the breathtaking Lamu sun-downers or take trips on traditional Swahili dhows at their own pleasure. 

Items included in your stay include; Airport transfers, Cook, and 2 room stewards/waiters for every 3 guests, an On-location manager who can assist you to organize local activities, Laundry service & Wi-Fi.

The Moon Houses are the legacy of famous flying doctor Anne Spoerry, also known as Mama Daktari. One of the Moon Houses is still named Mama Daktari after the late doctor. Anne Spoerry’s Sailing Doctors was set up in her honor. Additionally, the Moon Houses supports various local initiatives, including another medical organization, called Safari Doctors.

Activities available in Lamu Include; Sunset Dhow, Visit to Lamu Old Town, Henna Party, Lamu National Museum, Clubbing, and Nightlife, Visit a Festival, Yoga, Takwa Ruins, Floating Bar, Snorkelling, etc

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Darini House Lamu Accommodation Prices

2023 Accommodation Rates Per Night Include:

Airport transfers + Services of a Cook and 2 Room Stewards/ Waiters for every 3 Guests + Unlimited Wifi Internet Connection + Local Welcoming gifts & Laundry

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Rate Per Week – Whole House
(year-round) Occupancy 5 Guests

11th Jan 2023

10th Jan 2024

2,040 US Dollars


* 25% Deposit to make the reservation, 75% due prior to arrival
Meal System: Self-catering. Cooks do all the shopping and cooking for the clients
* 20th December – 10th January 2024 bookings have fixed rates and also a minimum of 7 nights stay
* Darini House offers an on-location manager, who will assist guests to organize all local activities (boat rentals, excursions, and tour guides) with the right people offers an on-location manager,  will assist guests to organize all local activities (boat rentals, excursions, and tour guides) with the right people

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